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4 eggs three-course lunch. Starters include 402 castersugar } , _ , , . , . .. . iot asparagus spears with Sozplaintlour h H, d, .1, d ‘h. ,k‘ , d 1ozcocoa o an aise an L ic en an Zozunsaned Dune, mushroom crepezamongst the half ’chphonc: 031 220 0550 . . . dozenmaindishes are grilled pork Forthetilling. I) . “Ind . , ._ ,ld 1pimwhipping cream cut et inca ya os grayyvi h , b lar “in black cherries(smned) mushroomtartlets served on a bedof e afe a r kirgch celeriac straws. and roast quailwith t h a t ’s d i s t i n c t [y c 0 n t i n c n t a I

walnut stuffing. Take your pick from a selection ofdesserts. and part with just £4.95 for the lot. The bistro is open noon—2pm. Mon—Fri. and will cater for parties on—Sl).

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three discs with a carving knife. Whip the cream until it is very firm. Put the bottom disc on a serving dish. sprinkle with kirsch and spread with y . . . . cream and halfof the cherries. Place W“”““”"- “w C"‘Ph‘l‘L‘ '5 "” "95h

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