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DINNER MENU

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WHILE YOU’RE CHOOSING

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Gluten-free bread is available, please ask your server

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BLOOMER BREAD

with English butter –  3.50

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TOASTED BLOOMER BREAD

with tomato aioli – 4.00

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GARLIC BREAD

–  4.00
Add: Montgomery cheddar +0.75

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MIXED MARINATED OLIVES

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

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BEFORE YOUR MEAL

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WHITE PEACH MANGO OR PASSION FRUIT BELLINIS

– 7.50

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KIR ROYALE / NEGRONI / APEROL SPRITZ

– 7.50

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STARTERS

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SOUP OF THE DAY

Please ask server or see our specials board £6.50

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SMOKED BACON AND WALNUT CROQUETTES  (GF)

with a warm port and redcurrant sauce  £7

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TOASTED CRUMPETS

served with smoked chorizo and a fried duck egg £7

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ATLANTIC COD, SALMON, PRAWN AND MONTGOMERY CHEDDAR FISHCAKES

with Mornay sauce £8

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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

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

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

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BAKED WHOLE CAMEMBERT STUDDED WITH THYME (V)

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

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WILD MUSHROOM AND SAFFRON ARANCINI

with spiced tomato sauce and mixed leaves £8

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CHICKEN AND SMOKED GAMMON TERRINE WITH WILD MUSHROOM, CARAMELISED ONION

Served with a dill chutney and toasted sourdough bread £9

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SHELL ON KING PRAWNS IN GARLIC

Served with artisan breads £12

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BREADED WHITEBAIT

with tomato aioli and candied lemon £7

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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.

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MAINS

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SAUSAGE AND MASH OF THE DAY (GF)

Please ask server or see our specials board

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PIE OF THE DAY

Please ask server or see our specials board

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CATCH OF THE DAY

Please ask server or see our specials board

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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

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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

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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

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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

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14HR CIDER AND APPLE BRAISED PORK BELLY (GF)

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

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BEEF CAESAR SALAD

fillet steak, roasted romaine lettuce, confit heirloom cherry tomatoes, thyme sourdough croutons, warm Caesar dressing and Parmesan tuille £17

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PAN SEARED FREE RANGE SKIN-ON CHICKEN BREAST

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

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CONFIT DUCK LEG (GF)

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

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PAN SEARED FILLET OF WILD SCOTTISH SALMON SERVED (GF)

served with ricotta, fennel and broad bean risotto and chargrilled artichokes £15

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

served with Israeli couscous and herb oil £13

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PUMPKIN GNOCCHI (GF) (V)

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

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SIDES

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MASHED MARIS PIPER POTATO

– 3.00

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POMME FRITES

– 3.00

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KING EDWARD THICK CUT CHIPS

– 4.00

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ALE BATTERED ONION RINGS

– 4.00

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SEASONAL BUTTERED VEGETABLES

– 4.00 Please ask server

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BUTTERED GARDEN PEAS

– 3.00

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RATATOUILLE

– 4.00

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SAUTÉED FINE GREEN BEANS

– £4.00

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BUTTERED KALE

– £4.00

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MINTED NEW POTATOES

– £4.00

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DAUPHINOISE POTATOES

– £4.00

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SWEET BRAISED RED CABBAGE

– £4.00

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