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" ... Strongly recommended. We came here as strangers but left as friends... "
John and Mary , Frome



Soup of the day (v) (gf) £5.50
Homemade soup of the day, served with our own freshly baked bread

Crab and lobster bisque £7.95
Rich and creamy lobster bisque made with locally caught lobsters and fresh hand-picked crab, served with our own freshly baked bread.

Baked camembert (v) (gf) £8.50
Individual baked camembert served with garlic, rosemary and our own real ale chutney & freshly baked bread

Spicy cayenne hot wings £7.50
Served in a buttery hot sauce with a Dorset chunky blue cheese dip

Creamy Dorset blue vinny cheese & garlic mushrooms served on freshly baked ciabatta (v) (gf) £7.50

Dorset crab and prawn cocktail £8.95
Hand picked local crab and prawns in classic Marie rose sauce with freshly baked bread and lemon

Tasting board for two to share £18.95
Taster selection of our starters to share, spicy chicken wings, camembert, creamy Dorset blue vinny cheese & garlic mushrooms

Lite Bites (Served until 5 pm)

Baked potato served with a dressed salad and filled with either:
Crab and prawn cocktail £9.95
Cheese and beans (v) (gf) £7.95
Chilli con carne (gf) £8.95

Chicken goujons £9.50
Breaded breast of chicken served with a dressed salad, rustic chips & sweet chilli sauce

Dorset crab sandwich £10.95
Mango, chilli & lime mayo, dressed salad and crisps

Dorset cheese and ham ploughmans (gf) £11.95
Local cheeses, ham, pickles, olives, freshly baked bread and artisan butter

Dorset mixed cheese ploughmans (v) (gf) £11.95
A Farmers lunch with local cheeses, pickles, olives, freshly baked bread and artisan butter

Ciabattas (Served until 5 pm)
Served with a dressed salad and crisps

Crispy chicken, bacon and cheddar cheese, spicy mayo £8.95

Fresh Dorset crab (df) £10.95
mango, chilli & lime mayo

Brie and real ale chutney (v) £7.95

Children’s menu
(for under 12’s) £7.50

Served with rustic chips or jacket potato with beans, peas or salad
Local butchers sausages (df)
Breaded fish fingers
Homemade beef burger
 (gf) (df)
Cheese and tomato pizza
Scotch rump steak 4oz
 (gf) (df)
Chicken breast goujons

Kids sundaes (v) (gf) £2.95
Choose two ice cream flavours with fun toppings 
White Chocolate
Mint chocolate

Kids meal with a Kids sundae £8.95
See choices above

Side Orders

Dirty fries, chilli beef, melted cheese & jalapeños £6.00
Freshly baked bread, artisan butters and balsamic olive oil £4.50
Garlic bread £3.00
Cheesy garlic bread £4.00
Homemade coleslaw (v) (gf) £3.00
Beer battered onion rings (v) £3.00
Buttered mushrooms (v) (gf) £3.00
Mixed dressed salad £3.00
Rustic chips / jacket potato / buttered new potatoes (v) (gf) (df) £3.00
Layered rustic cheesy chips (v) (gf) £4.00
Homemade peppercorn sauce (gf) £3.00
Chunky blue cheese dip (gf) £3.00
Sweet chilli / piri piri sauce
(v) (gf) (df) £2.00


Lightly battered cod and chips £14.95
Local beer battered cod loin with rustic chips, peas & homemade tartare sauce

See our specials for locally sourced fish of the day

Buttermilk Chicken £14.95
Marinated breast of chicken coated in panko breadcrumbs, served with melted mozzarella, spicy tomato sauce, rustic chips and dressed salad

Woodland mushroom and brie wellington (v) £14.50
Woodland mushroom, spinach & sautéed onions enhanced with fresh brie wrapped in a golden pastry, served on a balsamic glaze, with rustic chips and dressed salad (contains hazelnuts)

Grilled 10oz gammon steak (gf) (df) £14.95
Topped with fried egg and pineapple, served with rustic chips and peas

Steak and Studland ale pie £14.50
Puff pastry topped pie, served with rustic chips and peas

Homemade Aberdeen beef burger £12.95
In a brioche bun, fresh salad leaves, beef tomato, gherkins and our own burger sauce with coleslaw, onion rings and rustic chips

Add smoked cheddar, mature cheddar or blue Vinny cheese £1.50
Add smoked back bacon £1.50
Add chilli con carne £2.00
Double up your burger £2.50

Wild mushroom stroganoff (ve) £12.95
Creamy sauce and white rice served with garlic bread

28 day aged Aberdeen Angus steak
Cooked to your liking with buttered mushrooms, grilled tomato, beer battered onion rings, rustic chips
Rump steak (gf) (df) £18.50
Ribeye steak (gf) (df) £22.95
Sirloin steak (gf) (df) £23.95

Surf and turf (gf) £24.95
Rump steak and grilled king prawns with garlic butter

Heavenly Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding £6.50
Served warm with cream or white chocolate ice cream

Blackberry and apple crumble (v) (gf) £5.95
Served warm with cream or custard

Gooey chocolate pudding (v) £6.50
Served warm with vanilla ice cream

Double chocolate brownie (vegan option available) £6.95
Served warm with white chocolate ice cream

Trio of ice creams and sorbets (v) (gf) £5.95

Vanilla White chocolate
Mango and passionfruit sorbet
Mint chocolate

Extra cream or custard (v) (gf) £1.50

Hot beverages

Espresso £2.20
Americano £2.40
Cappuccino £2.60
Latte £2.60
Macchiato £2.50
Café Mocha £2.70
Hot Chocolate £2.80
Pot of Tea (for one) £2.10
Flavoured Tea available, please ask for selection


Please speak to our staff about the ingredients when ordering your meal.

(v) Vegetarian
(ve) Vegan
(gf) Gluten free
(df) Dairy free


We are not a gluten-free restaurant and cannot guarantee that cross contamination will never occur. We have processes in place to minimise that happening but there is a great deal of gluten in the air and on our work surfaces. Our non gluten menu is prepared on the same grill. If you are a Celiac and/or highly sensitive please advise the person taking your order and know that we will do our best but cannot guarantee your order will not touch gluten somewhere in the process.
Wherever possible our fresh ingredients are sourced locally including all our meat which comes from Curtis high class butchers, Wareham.

We do not serve fast food but quality fresh food cooked to order as quickly as possible