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Nibbles and Light Bites

(to share between two)
Julia’s homemade breads, balsamic oil    £2.95
Olives    £2.95
Breads, olives, Parma ham    £9.50
Ploughman’s lunch (Cheddar, ham, boiled egg, gherkins, chutney, crusty bread)    £7.95
Sharing board (homemade breads, scotch egg, olives, cheddar, smoked salmon, charcuterie)    £17.50


Smoked haddock & sweet chilli fish cake, braised leeks, caper & lemon beurre blanc         £6.95 / £12.95
Brocolli & Stilton or carrot & cumin soup, homemade bread       £5.75
Ham hock & chicken terrine, chutney, toasted brioche       £7.50
Fricassée of lambs’ kidneys, black pudding & wild mushrooms     £7.95
Steak tartare, horseradish ice cream    £10.50
Dorset snails, parsley & garlic butter     £7.50 (6 snails)
Hand-picked Portland crab, citrus salad, lemon mayonnaise, croûtes     £9.50
Free-range pork scotch egg, parsley aioli      £5.95

Main Courses

Abbot’s Elm cheeseburger, hand cut chips, spicy tomato pickle, mustard mayonnaise    £13.50
Calf’s liver, braised red cabbage, crispy bacon, grain mustard mash, onion jam     £17.50
Roast fillet of cod & broad bean risotto    £17.50
Julia’s fish pie, broccoli almondine     £13.50
Roast chump & braised shoulder of lamb, Dauphinoise potato, ratatouille, mint jus     £22.50
Slow-braised daube of beef, horseradish mash, roast veg      £16.50
Chicken, leek & mushroom pie, roast veg & mash or chips   £12.95
Potato & onion puff pie, goats’ cheese curd, beetroot purée, sorrel nâge    £13.95
Spiced vegetarian burger, hand cut chips, spicy tomato pickle, mustard mayonnaise    £10.50

28-day hung British beef, chips, mushrooms, tomato
10oz ribeye    £23.00    6oz fillet    £24.00   8oz fillet    £29.00
Sauces    £2.00   (bearnaise; pepper; blue cheese)

Choice of omelettes, salad, hand cut chips     £10.50
(cheese; mushroom; ham & pea; smoked haddock; kidney) 


Side Orders

Hand cut chips    £3.25    Roast winter vegetables    £3.25    Mash    £3.25     Braised Red Cabbage    £3.25    Green Salad    £3.25


Milk chocolate panna cotta, white chocolate sorbet, pistachio tuille     £6.95
Caramelised lemon tart, cherry sorbet    £6.95
Panettone & orange curd baked Alaska    £6.95
Crème brûlée     £6.95
Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream    £7.50
A choice of homemade ice creams & sorbets    £2.25  per scoop
Trio of cheeses, celery, crackers, grapes    £8.50   Cheeseboard (to share between two)    £16.00


Some of our dishes will contain one or more allergens. Please ask to speak to Chef Julia  before ordering if you have specific allergies or intolerances.  


Menu du Jour
3 courses - £17.50 2 courses - £13.95

Confit duck leg salad, poached egg
Large flat mushrooms on
black olive toast

Fillet of hake, braised potatoes
Cavalo Nero, parsley butter
Slow-braised pork cheeks, apple & shallot tagliatelle

Orange & Grand Marnier pancakes, clotted cream
Somerset brie, grapes, crackers