Expired Pre-Conference Dinner – Birmingham, 21 Nov 2019

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  •  21 November 2019
     7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Any members arriving in Birmingham on Thursday 21 November for the next day’s conference are very welcome to join us for an informal dinner at The Lost & Found, at 7.30pm. The cost is £40 per head for three courses with wine, and a glass of prosecco on arrival.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please book and pay by FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER.  We may be able to accommodate more bookings after that date, subject to availability – email us at admin@mhla.co.uk

The restaurant has provided us with its seasonal set menu with a choice of five options for each course (below). Please choose your starter, main and dessert when you book.

The Lost & Found is a few minutes’ walk from the conference venue, the MacDonald Burlington Hotel. The hotel is reserving rooms for MHLA members for Thursday 21 November on a first-come-first served basis at £102 including breakfast. Book directly with the hotel on 0344 879 9019, quoting MHLA as the reference.

SPICED CARROT & GINGER SOUP topped with toasted sunflower seeds and garlic oil (v)
CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT with a cranberry relish and sliced toasted sourdough
GRILLED SMOKED MACKEREL with a beetroot and horseradish purée, goats’ curd and a pickled apple & dill salad
WILD MUSHROOM & THYME PÂTÉ with a caramelised red onion chutney, served with toasted sourdough (ve)
MULLED PEAR, WALNUT & CHICORY SALAD with a blue cheese dressing (v)

All dishes come with a selection of star anise roasted carrots & maple-glazed parsnips, braised spiced red cabbage,
and roasted sprouts & kale for the table.
ROASTED TURKEY BREAST chestnut & apricot stuffing, fluffy roast potatoes and pigs in blankets
CAULIFLOWER STEAK topped with Welsh cheese rarebit with a sage & onion crust (v)
SLOW-COOKED TREACLE CURED BEEF BRISKET served with horseradish mash
CHESTNUT MUSHROOM & LENTIL PIE topped with cauliflower and potato mash (ve)
GRILLED FILLET OF SEABASS with crushed new potatoes, spinach, caper, shallot and tarragon butter

DARK CHOCOLATE POT with blackberry Chantilly cream, honeycomb & freeze dried cherries (v)
CRANBERRY & ALMOND TART with toffee sauce & clotted cream (v)
WARM STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING with butterscotch sauce & cinnamon crème anglaise (v)
CHRISTMAS PUDDING with spiced fruit compote & brandy sauce (v)
COOKIE LOAF CAKE with red berry coulis & vegan vanilla flavour ice cream (ve)


Venue Phone: 0121 643 9293

Venue Website:

8 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, , B2 5RS