In addition to the standard menu daily Specials are also available. Call 01243 572477 for details
as they change frequently
Soup of the day with chunky granary or white bloomer Westbourne bakery bread 6.95
Large marinated olives with ciabatta 4.45 (V)
Whitebait with homemade tartare sauce and a wedge of fresh lemon 6.95
Light and crispy fresh calamari with garlic and lemon mayonnaise 7.40
Potted crab and brown shrimp with toastes ciabatta 7.20
Baby Camembert baked with fresh rosemary and garlic with toasted ciabatta and olive tapenade 7.55
Chestnut mushrooms in tomato, garlic, red pepper and herb sauce with toasted ciabatta 7.25(V)
Seafood platter - large crevettes, potted crab, marinated white anchovies, smoked salmon with fresh garlic and herb mayonnaise and ciabatta. 17.95
Chef’s handmade pie of the day served with either baby potatoes and seasonal vegetables or chips and garden peas. 12.95
Corn fed supreme of chicken served with a chestnut mushroom and tarragon sauce, saute potatoes and broccoli 14.95
Local asparagus and garden pea risotto with baby leaf spinach, poached free range egg and
parmesan 13.75 (vegan option available on request)
Fresh Scottish haddock in crispy light batter with hand cut chips, mushy or garden peas and
homemade tartare sauce. 14.50
Wholetail breaded scampi served with salad, homemade tartare sauce and chips. 12.95
Smoked salmon, prawn and avocado salad with fresh lemon mayonnaise 13.95
Warm chicken and Dorset bacon salad with Caesar dressing, homemade croutons
and shaved parmesan 12.95
Grilled goats cheese and roasted beetroot salad with a balsamic glaze 12.95
Old House Burgers - 12.95
Prime 8oz steak burger with melted blue cheese or smoked Dorset cheddar and chilli jam or mature cheddar. (add bacon 2.00)
Breast of chicken in panko breadcrumbs cooked in garlic butter with crispy lettuce and mayonnaise.
Grilled Halloumi with charred red pepper and sunblush tomato pesto (optional sweet potato fries)
All served in a Westbourne bakery floured bap with skinny fries and homemade coleslaw
Lighter lunch options
Sandwiches and ploughman’s – made with hand cut Westbourne bakery granary or bloomer bread, all served with garnish.
Prawn and avocado open sandwich with lemon mayonnaise 7.50 with fries or mug of soup 9.40
Chicken, Dorset bacon, avocado and shaved parmesan open sandwich with Caesar dressing 7.50 with fries or mug of soup 9.40 (both open sandwiches are available as a closed sandwich for takeaway)
Traditional Closed Sandwiches choice of fillings - 6.60 with fries or mug of soup 8.50
Torn ham hock with homemade coleslaw. Roast beef and horseradish. Smoked salmon and cream cheese. Bacon, brie and cranberry (available toasted). Mature English cheddar and ham hock (available toasted)
Ploughmans platter - 10.50 choose two items from the following:
Cheddar, Brie, Smoked cheddar, Blue Cheese, Pâté or Ham hock served with homemade coleslaw, pickles, salad garnish and crusty bread.
Portion of chips 3.00 Cheesy chips 3.80 Sweet potato fries 3.00 Cheesey chips with crispy bacon 5.20 Garlic bread 3.00 with melted cheese 3.80
To maintain the best quality our dishes are created using produce from local suppliers where possible.
If you have any food or drink allergies please speak to a member of staff before ordering.