The very latest seasonal flavours, fresh fish and desserts to die for!

Restuarant menu

Chef Matt’s seasonal à la carte menu brings you the best of our local suppliers when they are in season.

It also includes sharing platters, steaks and your favourite Josper cooked classics.


Poole Bay oysters 1 for 3 | 3 for 8 | ½ doz for 15
“Kilpatrick” Josper baked with BBQ sauce & bacon bits or shallot & red wine vinegar & Tabasco

Winter Waldorf salad of celery, apple & Dorset Blue Vinny, Hampshire baby watercress 8

Hot smoked juniper & ember gravlax with pickled cucumber, dill leaves, Josper-smoked hummus & flat bread 9

Rabbit faggot with crushed peas & red wine jus 8.5

Chef ’s soup of the day always fresh, always vegetarian, with a chunky hunk of freshly baked bread 5.5

Local pig terrine with homemade crab apple jelly, Melba toast & dressed endive 8.5

Baby vegetable salad with wild rice (vegan) 7
add fillet of house hot smoked gravlax salmon, or Josper-grilled chicken (add 6.5)

Local goats cheese & pressed watermelon with aged balsamic glaze & dressed herb leaves 7.5


Meat – Selection of Hampshire mixed charcuterie, homemade rabbit faggots & pig terrine, house slaw & pickles 25

Vegan – Breaded tofu with kimchi dressing, chickpea & spinach salad, homemade lentil & herb sausage, mushrooms cooked in sherry & herbs, house slaw, hummus, roasted beetroot tapenade & mixed marinated olives 19.5

Fish – Hot smoked juniper & ember gravlax, local dressed crab, clams, mussels & Poole Bay oysters on ice with homemade seaweed bread 35


(served 12-5pm except on Sunday when roast is king)

All served with a choice of bread & house crisps. Please see our sandwich board for today’s selection.


Fish & chips, craft beer battered sustainable fillet, fat chips, house tartare, crushed peas 13

Urban Guild burger, aged West Country chuck steak, onion jam, slaw, smoked bacon, Somerset cheddar, brioche, fat chips 13

Tempura halloumi & vegetables with chips & dipping sauce 11.5

Josper-roasted leg of rabbit stuffed with black pudding with haricot bean stew, finished with rich red wine jus 16.5

Josper-smoked & braised Jacobs Ladder (short rib) warm winter slaw, served with beef-fat-fried parmentier potatoes & aromatic bbq sauce (contains Nuts please advice the team so we don’t add them) 17.5

Josper-roasted Halibut with home pickled cabbage leaves, fennel & barley risotto 18.5

Bourbon whiskey & maple glazed Josper-roasted chicken with homemade hash browns & Josper-roasted baby vegetables 15.5

Josper-roasted West Country lemon sole served with tartare sauce & buttered new potatoes Market Price

Beer-braised pork belly with fondant potato & Josper-roasted fennel & cauliflower 17

Homemade lentil & herb sausage with sweet potato mash & roasted parsnips cumin seeds 13.5


Josper oven grilled locally butchered steaks

10oz rump – tasty, not tender 19

10oz ribeye – well marbled, best cooked medium 26

10oz sirloin – rarer the better 25

16oz t-bone – best medium-rare to medium 45

All served with grilled tomato, flat cap mushroom, watercress & hand cut chips. Choose from black peppercorn, creamy blue cheese, classic Béarnaise sauce, or red wine jus. (note: the blue cheese sauce is not gluten free, but we can grill a slice of blue cheese instead x)

Bar snacks

Josper-grilled bread & dips 5

Olives 4

Salted pork crackling with apple sauce 4.5

Handmade Scotch egg with chutney – (ask for todays choice) 4.5

Whole Josper-baked Somerset Camembert with crusty bread 9.5

Homemade sausage roll (ask for today’s flavour) 3.5

West Country chilli beef nachos 5


Hand cut chips 3.5

Skinny fries 3

Broccoli with Hollandaise 4

Beer battered onion rings 3

House salad 4

Beer for Chef after work 4


Forced rhubarb & buttermilk parfait 6.5

Pineapple tarte tatin with pumpkin ice cream 6.5

Apple bavois with cinnamon crème anglaise 6.5

Rum baba with vanilla ice cream and our bourbon toffee sauce 6.5

Local cheeses with crackers & chutneys for one.. . 9 or share 16

Why not try our vegan & healthier desserts from our belly friendly menu.

(v) vegetarian dish or option available, (n) contains nuts, (gf) gluten free, (go) gluten free option available – please ask your server. If you have any allergen queries then just ask and we will gladly advise.


Head Chef

I enjoy developing kitchens & menus, and trying new dishes out. I love using local seafood and still think its some of the best in the world.

I enjoy developing kitchens & menus, and trying new dishes out. I love using local seafood and still think its some of the best in the world.


Open seven days a week

Breakfast daily 9.00am - 11.00am    Lunch 12.00pm - 5.00pm    Evening 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Breakfast daily 9.00am - 11.00am
Lunch 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Evening 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Whether you're popping in for a Sunday lunch with family, a bite to eat with friends or a romantic dinner for two, you can book a table with us.