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À LA CARTE MENU FRESH FROM THE JOSPER

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

Starters

Carpaccio of hogget lamb 9.5
Sliced super-thin with green tea noodles, cucumber & ginger pickle & Dorset Wasabi ice cream

Somerset Camembert (v) (n) 7.5
Crispy wedges with oozy centres, with poached pear & candied spiced walnuts

Homemade gnocchi (v) 7.5
“00” flour & potato dumplings, wilted New Forest mushrooms, spinach & red wine glaze

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

Tenderstem broccoli (v) 7
Josper-grilled, topped with fried duck egg & hollandaise sauce

Roasted root vegetable salad (v) (gf) starter 7.5 or main 11.5
With pomegranate & French dressing. Add fillet of home-smoked salmon (6.5) or Josper-grilled strips of chicken (6.5)

Chicken livers 8.5
Sautéed with house-smoked pancetta & redcurrant glaze

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

MEAT 20
Mixed British charcuterie: salami, bresaola, chorizo, saucisson, house slaw & pickles

VEGGIE 15
Roasted winter root vegetables, mushroom arancini, deep-fried halloumi, house slaw, hummus, beetroot tapenade & mixed marinated olives

FISH 17.5
Rollmop herrings, flaked home smoked salmon, crayfish popcorn, 2 deep-fried oysters, tomato & chilli relish, house slaw & pickles

Mains

Jenkins pork barbecue platter (gf) 15
Twice cooked belly of pork, seared tenderloin, pig tail croquettes & devilled kidneys with tobacco shallots & carrot & ginger purée

Lamb platter (gf) 16
farmhouse pie, grilled fillet (smoked & cooked on hay) with heritage vegetables & mushroom bread pudding filled with Blue Vinny cheese

Jacobs ladder (short ribbed beef) (gf) 16
24 hour braised short rib with polenta chips, root puree’s & aromatic BBQ sauce

Line caught Cornish monkfish 18
With locally made chorizo & smoked corn paella

Canoed whole seabass (gf) 16.5
With roasted new potato & mussels chowder

Corn fed chicken breast 14.5
with roasted chestnuts, baby turnips, kale & apple hash

Seasonal vegetable mixed grill (v) (gf) 12.5
with herb oil, horseradish crème fraîche & 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. 26
10oz sirloin – rarer the better. 25

Desserts (all 6.5)

Coconut panna cotta with mango salsa, dried pineapple & lemon sorbet (v) (go)

Chocolate pyramid, with praline & honey ice cream (gf)

Knickerbocker glory

Classic vanilla crème brûlée (v) (gf)

Poached peach, with bread & butter pudding, cinnamon ice cream (v)

Local cheeses with crackers & chutneys 9 or to share 16

(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.

MATT COOK

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.

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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.