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

À la carte menu

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

We plan to change this menu on a regular basis, for our range of favourite Josper cooked dishes we have a classics menu.


Whilst you are deciding

Crispy salted pork crackling & Dorset apple (gf) 4.5

Poole bay oysters 1 for 3 | 3 for 8 | half doz for 15
“Kilpatrick” Josper baked with BBQ sauce & bacon bits (gf)
or shallot & red wine vinegar & Tabasco (gf)

Handmade runny Scotch egg 4.5
Ask for today’s filling & chutney

Artisan breads & olives with aged balsamic (v) 5


Carpaccio of lamb 9.5
Super-thin slices of fillet of aged lamb hogget with warm mustard, garden herb & rosemary sauce, served with lemon couscous & Mediterranean vegetables

Somerset Camembert (v) (n) 7.5
Camembert wedges wrapped in crispy filo pastry and fried until gooey & creamy in the middle, served with candied pecan nuts & dressed with New Forest micro herbs

Roasted summer beetroots (v) (gf) 6.5
Josper roasted New Forest red & yellow beetroots served with horseradish crème fraîche, citrus vodka jellies & orange vinaigrette

Chef’s soup of the day (v) (go) 5
Always fresh, always vegetarian… served with a chunky hunk of freshly baked bread

Seafood ravioli 8.5
Pasta parcel filled with mixed seafood, surrounded by chilled tomato consommé & basil ice

Avocado, quinoa & broad bean salad (v) (gf) starter 9 or main 13.5
Fresh avocado & peeled broad beans, quinoa & mixed salad leaves dressed with low fat lemon vinaigrette.
Try it topped with fillet of Josper roasted sea trout (add 6.5) or roasted free-range chicken strips (add 6.75)

Chicken, ham & green peppercorn terrine with Mum’s chutney (gf) 9
Pressed terrine made with free-range chicken, ham hock & pickled green peppercorns, served with Mum’s pickled chutney

Sharers (ideal for 2 as a starter, or 1 as a main)

FISH 17.5


Saddle of lamb (gf) 17.5
Boneless rump of hogget lamb, served pink, with shoestring fries & chickpea, cucumber & tomato relish

Whole Poole Bay plaice (gf) 15.5
Josper baked whole local plaice, dressed with a warm garlic, parsley & red wine vinegar sauce, served with new potatoes tossed in butter & fennel tops

Josper roasted pork chop (gf) 14.5
Marinated in local honey, chilli & coriander, French trimmed & Josper roasted with fresh pineapple & ginger mojo & warm Mauritian pickled slaw

Whole sea bass 16.5
Josper baked locally caught whole sea bass, served with giant Moroccan spiced couscous

Corn-fed chicken breast (gf) 13.5
Josper roasted breast of corn fed chicken, with fondant potato, smoked sweetcorn & tarragon vinaigrette

Vegetable mixed grill (v) (gf) 12.5
Josper oven roasted seasonal vegetables with herb oil and served with deep fried halloumi

Josper oven grilled locally butchered steaks (gf)
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

10oz rump – tasty, not tender. 19
10oz ribeye – well marbled, best cooked medium. 24
10oz sirloin – rarer the better. 21

Desserts (all 6.5)

Gooseberry fool with shortbread biscuit (v) (go)

Mascarpone & yoghurt panna cotta with berry jelly lighthouses (gf)

Knickerbocker glory

White and dark chocolate crème brûlée (v) (gf)

Peach strudel with crème anglaise & vanilla ice cream (v)

Local cheeses with crackers & chutneys 9 or to share 16

(v) vegetarian dish or option available, (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.