WHILE YOU’RE CHOOSING

Gluten-free bread is available, please ask your server

BLOOMER BREAD

with English butter –  3.50

SELECTION OF ARTISAN BREADS

with English butter, oil & balsamic and tomato aioli £5

MIXED MARINATED OLIVES

with sweet peppers, silver skin onions, chilli and cumin –  4.00

GARLIC BREAD

–  4.00
Add: Montgomery cheddar +0.75

BEFORE YOUR MEAL

WHITE PEACH MANGO OR PASSION FRUIT BELLINIS

– 7.50

JACQUART BRUT MOSAIQUE

– 7.50

KIR OR KIR ROYALE

– 7.50

APEROL SPRITZ

– 7.50

NEGRONI

– 7.50

Or ask if we can make your favourite cocktail……..?

STARTERS

CELERIAC AND WALNUT SOUP

Served with Swiss cave aged Gruyere croutes £6.50

SMOKED BACON AND WALNUT CROQUETTES  (GF)

with a warm port and redcurrant sauce  £7

TOASTED CRUMPETS

served with smoked chorizo and a fried duck egg £7

ATLANTIC COD, SALMON, PRAWN AND MONTGOMERY CHEDDAR FISHCAKES

with Mornay sauce £8

STEAMED SUFFOLK MUSSELS

With cider, leeks and shallots

With Belgian golden ale and lightly curried

With white wine, shallots, garlic and clotted cream £7/£13

THE NOW MYTHICAL ‘FORESTERS’ 14HR BRAISED BBQ BABY BACK RIBS

Served with crackling and sesame  ½ rack £7  full rack £14   stupid rack £21

BAKED WHOLE CAMEMBERT STUDDED WITH THYME (V)

Served with garlic toasts and a fig and date chutney £8.50

BURNT APPLE GNOCCHI

on creamed goats cheese with petit salad £8

WILD PHEASANT TERRINE

 with Scotch whiskey butter and toasted sultana and fennel bread £9

SHELL ON KING PRAWNS IN GARLIC

Served with artisan breads £12

BREADED WHITEBAIT

with tomato aioli and candied lemon £7

ENGLISH CHARCUTERIE BOARD

Multiple award winning handmade artisan English charcuteries from Dorset: air-dried beef, air dried pork loin, air dried ham and smoked mutton. Served with pickled parsnips, piccalilli, smoked anchovy butter and rosemary and potato bread  £9.50 for one person or £18 for two.

MAINS

SAUSAGE AND MASH OF THE DAY (GF)

Please ask server or see our specials board

CATCH OF THE DAY

Please ask server or see our specials board

BLACK FEATHER TURKEY PUFF PIE

with sage and onion stuffing, pigs in blankets, sautéed Brussels with lardons and chestnuts and dripping roasted potatoes £18

LINE CAUGHT, ALE BATTERED ATLANTIC COD

served with crackling, garden pea and fresh mint puree, tartar sauce, caramelised lemon and served with thick-cut King Edward chips……and scraps!!    £14 GF batter can be provided

8OZ, 28 DAY AGED CALEDONIAN RIB EYE STEAK (GF)

served with pomme frites; confit portabella mushroom, caramelised onion, roasted cherry vine tomatoes and jus – £24- add peppercorn, mushroom or garlic sauce £1.50

8OZ SWEET POTATO, BLACK QUINOA AND THREE-BEAN VEGETARIAN BURGER (V)

with guacamole served in a double seeded cream brioche bun and skinny frites £11

6OZ, DRY AGED CALEDONIAN RIB EYE BURGER

with Montgomery cheddar cheese, served in a double seeded cream brioche bun with our king Edward thick cut chips £12 Add: Salad, Smoked bacon, Wookey hole cave aged Cheddar rarebit, black pudding, double yolk fried egg, onion rings. £1.25 per topping

14HR CIDER AND APPLE BRAISED PORK BELLY (GF)

Served with Kentish cobnut mash, red cabbage puree, sautéed fine green beans and jus £16 

BRAISED OX CHEEK

with rosemary fondant potato, salsify, fine green beans and a wholegrain mustard jus £17 GF

PAN SEARED FREE RANGE SKIN-ON CHICKEN BREAST

with tarragon rosti potato, smashed carrot and swede, basil roasted heirloom tomato and jus £16

CONFIT DUCK LEG (GF)

black truffle and sage dauphinoise potato, butter & acacia honey roasted parsnips with a port and juniper sauce £18 

ROASTED FILLET OF NORTH SEA TROUT

served with star anise sautéed new potatoes, samphire, and a saffron, champagne and dill sauce £16.50 GF

ROASTED BELL COURGETTES STUFFED WITH MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLES AND HERBS  (GF) (V) (VE)

served with Israeli couscous and herb oil £13

PUMPKIN GNOCCHI (GF) (V)

served with roasted tomato sauce, tender stem broccoli and toasted pine nuts £12

SIDES

MASHED MARIS PIPER POTATO

– 3.00

POMME FRITES

– 3.00

KING EDWARD THICK CUT CHIPS

– 4.00

ALE BATTERED ONION RINGS

– 4.00

SEASONAL BUTTERED VEGETABLES

– 4.00 Please ask server

BUTTERED GARDEN PEAS

– 3.00

RATATOUILLE

– 4.00

SAUTÉED FINE GREEN BEANS

– £4.00

BUTTERED KALE

– £4.00

MINTED NEW POTATOES

– £4.00

DAUPHINOISE POTATOES

– £4.00

SWEET BRAISED RED CABBAGE

– £4.00