Down in our Kitchen Garden

Eating at THE PIG is truly a one-of-a-kind experience

The kitchen is overseen by Chef James Golding whose two key lieutenants aren't their sous chefs but forager and kitchen gardener.

Uncomplicated and simple British garden food, true to the micro seasons and influenced by the forest and coast, with the emphasis squarely on fresh, clean flavours.

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Sample Menu

PIGGY BITS - £3.95

Mr Bartlett's Honey & Mustard Chipolatas 
Karma Ham & Dorset Olives 
Saddleback Crackling & Apple Sauce
Brock Eggs & Colman's Dressing 


Spenwood Cheese Straws
THE PIG's Mushroom Vol Au Vents
Old Winchester Risotto Balls
Garden Shoots & Smoked Salt 


Purple Sprouting Broccoli 
Soft Boiled Egg & Gentleman's Relish £8

Wood Roasted Golden Beetroot 
Thyme Yoghurt & Toasted Seeds £8/£16

Cauliflower Cheese 
I.O.W Blue, Hazelnuts & Cavolo Nero Relish £8/£16

Chicory & Blue Vinney Salad 
Walnuts & Wholegrain Mustard Dressing £7/£14

Jerusalem Artichokes 
Spenwood Cheese & Herb Pesto £8/£16

'Zero Mile' Mushroom Risotto  
Oyster Mushrooms & Old Wichester £8/£16



The 'Tomahawk' Pork Chop 
Roasted Beetroot & Creamy Mustard Sauce £22

Hampshire Wood Pigeon
Crushed Parsnips & Blackberry Sauce £17.50 

Whole Plaice On The Bone 
Pink Fir Potatoes & Brown Butter Sauce £19

Pork & Leek with Buttered Greens £18

Brixham Cod Fillet 
Crushed Peas & Lemon Butter £20

Mr Barlett's Pork Faggot 
Bashed Neeps & Buttered Kale £18.50

Smoked Haddock & Poached Egg
Leeks & Mustard Hollandaise £18

Braised Mutton & Caper Sauce 
Minted Broad Beans £19


GARDEN & SIDES - £3.95

Walled Garden Salad
Tobacco Onions
Beef Dripping Roast Potatoes 
Garden Rocket & Old Winchester 
THE PIG's Bashed Neeps
Pot of Thrice Cooked Chips
Crushed Mint Peas

PUDDINGS - £7.00

Warm Earl Grey Scented Chocolate Torte
Earl Grey Ice Cream & Chocolate Sauce

Lemon Basil Posset & Shortbread 
Macerated New Forest Strawberries


Get Togethers in The
Green Room

Our private dining room, known as The Green Room is located on the ground floor of the hotel and is perfect for smaller parties. The room can sit up to a maximum of 14 people on one table.

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Come forage with us...

Guiding you to some of the deepest and most secret areas in search of wild mushrooms.

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An activity the whole family can enjoy whilst providing fresh air and good exercise. Our forager will take you on a light-hearted and educational experience through the forest or along the coast finding, identifying and collecting wild edible food.

In the Spring the walks can include a hedgerow harvest such as wild salads and vegetables and through the Autumn we forage for fruits, nuts and berries. On a trip to the coast you can gather seaweed and shellfish.