The JettyChristchurch, Dorset

Alex Aitken has really enjoyed putting together the menus for The Jetty. The food is impeccable; with fresh fish caught and landed daily from Mudeford Quay, seafood including local oysters, lobster and shrimps, as well as superb grilled fish.

Opening Times

The Jetty is open 7 days a week

Monday – Saturday
Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm and Dinner 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Sunday
12 noon to 8.00pm

Our Menus

The philosophy to Alex’s cooking is the produce, it’s spontaneous, local and sustainable. Below you’ll find a selection of sample menus, with some dishes subject to the availability of local ingredients.

WHILST YOU CHOOSE

The Ultimate Aperitif – Vintage Champagne
Enjoy a glass of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006 and receive a complimentary 10g of caviar for £29.95

jetty bites £6.00 per person

This has become a firm favourite at The Jetty a selection of seafood nibbles

SPICED TEMPURA VEGETABLES £5.00 PER PERSON

A selection of tempura vegetables with dipping sauce

potted jetty £5.00 per pot or £12.00 for all 3

Potted jetty classics: Mudeford crab, Poole Bay shrimp & Mudeford mackerel

TEMPURA PRAWNS £2.00 each

Tempura prawns served with dipping sauce; how many would you like?

OYSTERS HOT OR COLD £2.75 EACH

Oysters how you would like them; with shallot vinaigrette or dipping sauce?

cockle popcorn £4.50

A new Jetty favourite, even better with vinegar

STARTERS

WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO £9.50

Wild mushroom risotto served in a Kilner jar
Topped with poached hens egg and a Madeira and truffle sauce

alex’s twice baked cheese soufflé £8.50

With glazed Dorset Cheddar Cheese (v)

jetty bouillabaisse £8.50

Selection of Fish “from the quay” and shellfish
Served with rouille, parmesan and croutons

Jetty Sashimi £11.00

Sea bass lime and sea salt, tuna wasabi dressing
Scallop mizzo and ginger, salmon, smoked roe salt

jetty fruits de mer served cold £17.50/£29.50

Smoked salmon, oyster, octopus, squid, scallop
Mussels, crab and rape seed mayonnaise
Add ½ Isle of Wight lobster £19.00 supplement (subject to availability)

SMOKED DUCK SALAD £9.50

Smoked duck breast with pickled pear
Confit lemon and shavings of foie gras

Octopus £9.50

Octopus carpaccio lemon and parsley, grilled octopus
Slow cooked octopus with chilli and lime

weymouth scallops £12.95

Seared scallops with artichoke puree
Artichoke and parmesan crisps, parmesan foam and truffle dressing

hay smoked steak tartare £12.00

Prime dry aged fillet, smoked in hay, hand chopped with seasonings
Served with hens egg yolk

JETTY FRUITS DE Mer served hot £17.50/£29.50

Prawn, oyster, mussels, scallop, clams, squid, crab
Served in a spicy tomato, chilli and garlic sauce
Add ½ Isle of Wight Lobster £19.00 supplement (subject to availability)

MAINS

SZECHUAN Chicken & Prawn Stir-Fry £19.95

Strips of chicken breast, marinated in soy with ginger chilli & sake
Stir fried with bok choi, cashew, peanuts and egg fried rice

stone bass £23.95

Fillet of stone bass with creamy leeks and bacon
With a herb crusted mini shellfish pie

SUCKLING PIG £23.50

Roasted suckling pig scented with marjoram
Served with a sausage, prawn and bean Stew

cod and crab £22.50

Butter poached cod
Served with a shellfish broth and crab dumplings

RIBeye Steak £25.00 or Fillet of Beef £29.50

Served with frites, béarnaise sauce and salad
Add foie gras £5.00 supplement

Jetty Mix Fish Grill £24.50

South Coast fish and shellfish served on the bone
With fennel, tomato, herbs and garlic with seaweed mayonnaise

Spiced Monkfish £22.95

Spiced and roasted monkfish on the bone
Served with a shellfish ratatouille

Jetty Veal Milanese £23.95

Thin veal steak coated in breadcrumbs and cooked in foaming butter
With a caper and shrimp brown butter sauce served with truffle macaroni

Venison and Celeriac Charlotte £24.50

Rare loin with a celeriac charlotte filled with braised venison
Served with smoked mash and a port and redcurrant sauce

Catch of the Day

Please see our separate menu for the full list of fantastic seafood today as
Much as possible “off the quay”

SIDE ORDERS

POTATOES £3.75

Buttered new potatoes, frites, dauphinoise, mash or cheesy mash

GREENS £3.75

We know everyone loves their greens, ask what we have today!

RATATOUILLE £3.95

Add shellfish £2.50

WILD MUSHROOMS £5.50

Sautéed wild and exotic mushrooms

crab salad £5.95

Mudeford crab, avocado, pea, chilli, mint and yoghurt dressing

Truffle macaroni £4.95

Macaroni cheese infused with fresh truffle

 

If you fancy letting us decide your wine or you just wanted to have some fun with food let us know and we organize a little taste of something to go with each course – small taste £9.95, glass with each course £19.95 or let us know if you fancy something special!

Our selection of great seafood
As much as possible “off the quay” and from around the West coast

ROCK OYSTERS FROM POOLE BAY

Why not try with Dorset’s very own Black Cow Vodka!

Classic on ice with mignonette £2.75 each

Angels on horseback £2.75 each

In tempura batter £2.75 each

SEAFOOD

Cornish Mussels Marinière or with Tomato and Chilli Sauce  £8.95

Bridport Rock Salmon “Fish and Chips” £14.50

Brixham “Sea Robin” Gurnard with White Beans Olives and Chorizo £18.50

Bridport Fish Cutlet with Greens, Mash Potato and  Caper Shrimp Beurre Noisette
Turbot £24.50 / Brill £18.50

Cornish Wild Sea Bass Fillet Grilled with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic
served with Greens, New Potatoes and Beurre Blanc Sauce £24.50

Isle of Wight Lobster served hot or cold with salad
Whole £37.50 / Half £19.50

WHOLE FISH

Whole Sea Bream Roasted with Chilli and Garlic Served with
Greens and Beurre Blanc £21.50

Whole West Coast Fish Served with Greens and Beurre Blanc Sauce
500g Plaice £17.95
400g Lemon Sole £22.50
400g Dover Sole £23.50
600g John Dory £26.50

Monday – Saturday lunchtimes
Monday – Thursday evenings 6pm-7pm (not available on February 14th)
1 course £16.00, 2 courses £21.50, 3 courses £25.00

STARTERS

ALEX’S TWICE BAKED CREAMY CHEESE SOUFFLÉ

MOULES MARINIÈRE

MACKEREL ESCABECHE

With a potato and dill salad, radish, apple and fennel

BEETROOT AND GOAT CHEESE RISOTTO

 

MAINS

SMOKED HADDOCK AND SPRING ONION LINGUINI

PLAICE CUTLET

With wild mushrooms, pearl onion and sautéed potatoes

CALVES LIVER

with bacon and sage lentils in red wine sauce

BREAM FILLET

With roasted pumpkin cous cous and basil dressing

DESSERTS

MANGO PANNACOTTA

With mango sorbet

RASPBERRY PARFAIT

With crushed meringue

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING

With caramel sauce and salted caramel ice cream

£59.50 per person
A light delicious collection of jetty dishes to be enjoyed by the whole table

Amuse Bouche

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Wild Mushroom Risotto

Served in Kilner jar topped with poached quail egg
And a Madeira and truffle sauce

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Weymouth Scallop

Artichoke puree, artichoke and parmesan crisp,
Parmesan foam and truffle dressing

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Catch of the Day

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RARE LOIN OF VENISON

Greens, Dauphinoise potatoes and red current sauce

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Pickled pears

with Isle of Wight Blue cheese and candied walnuts

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APPLE AND BLACKBERRY CRUMBLE soufflé

With such a fantastic array of flavours why not let us decide the wines for you,
With a small glass to accompany each course just £35.00.

 

If you are concerned about any food allergies or intolerances, please speak to any member of the team, who will be delighted to assist. All prices are inclusive of vat. discretionary gratuity of 10% is added to the total bill and is divided fairly between the staff and independently from the business.

Enjoy 3 delicious courses at The Jetty this Easter Sunday

£40 per person

Sample menu

aperitifs

Jetty Bites

A delicious selection of seafood nibbles (£6.00 per person)

Tempura Vegetables

A mixed selection with dipping sauce (£5.00)

Tempura Prawns

With a dipping sauce (£2.00 each)

Poole Bay Oysters

Hot or Cold (£2.75 each)

STARTERS

Jetty Bouillabaisse

Our version of the classic Marseille dish
Served with rouille, parmesan and croutons

Terrine of Smoked Mackerel

Layers of leeks, smoked mackerel and saffron potatoes
With a light gribiche sauce

Alex’s Twice BakedCheese Soufflé

Creamy soufflé baked twice
With a glazed cheese crust

Crab and Asparagus

Warm crab tart topped with asparagus
A soft poached egg, hollandaise

Lobster Macaroni

A new Jetty classic, our favorite macaroni cheese
With lobster and a brandy cream sauce

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni

A leaf of smoked salmon, filled with smoked salmon mousse
Served on an avocado salsa

Weymouth Scallops

Seared Weymouth scallops with artichoke puree,
parmesan and truffle

Duck and Squid

Crispy fried duck confit with Asian salad
and seared fresh squid

MAINS

Stone Bass and Shellfish

Fillet of stone bass seared on the plancha
With a mini shellfish pie

Cod and Crab

Fat fillet of cod topped with a crab and herb crust
Served with creamy mashed potato, crushed peas and butter sauce

Grilled Butternut Squash

With truffle “mac & cheese” (v)

Sea Bream Ratatouille

Fillet of local sea bream grilled
Served with shellfish ratatouille

Hake and Ham

Fillet of hake wrapped in prosciutto
Served with ‘peas a la Francaise’

Vegetarian Wellington

With beetroot and quinoa

ROASTS & CATCH

Jetty Beef Wellington

Fillet of beef wrapped in duxelle and
pastry with traditionalroast garnish

Roast Meadowbrook Pork Belly

With black pudding crackling,
apple sauce and traditional garnish

Guinea Fowl

Roast breast of guinea fowl
With bread sauce and traditional garnish

Whole Lemon Sole

Whole lemon sole grilled with greens,
new potatoes and beurre blanc

Turbot Cutlet

Dorset turbot served with mash,
greens and a caper shrimp beurre niosette

Dover Sole (supplement £5.00)

Whole Dover sole served
with greens and mash and a beurre blanc

DESSERTS & COUPES

Classic Brûlée

Classic crème brûlée served with shortbread

Chocolate Fondant

Warm chocolate fondant
Served with contrasting ice cream

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and butter pudding
served with blackberry snowball

Hot Passion Fruit Soufflé

Hot passion fruit soufflé with hot passion fruit sauce

Café Liégeois

Coffee ice cream, coffee syrup, whipped cream and coffee liqueur

“Lemon Meringue”

Lemon sorbet, meringues, whipped cream, lemon curd, limoncello

Ice Creams and Sorbets

A selection of ice creams from Purbeck

Selection of Local Artisan Cheeses

3 cheeses (or 5 cheeses supplement £3.50)

 

Some dishes may contain nuts, dairy, wheat or garlic traces. all prices are inclusive of vat. Discretionary gratuity of 10% is added to the total bill and divided fairly between the staff and independently from the business.

Sunday Menu
3 courses £29.95

APERITIFS

jetty bites

A delicious selection of seafood nibbles £6.00 per person

TEMPURA VEGETABLES

A mixed selection with dipping sauce £5.00

TEMPURA PRAWNS

Dipping sauce £2.00 each

oysters

Hot or cold £2.75 each

Harbour Sparkling Classic Cuvée nv Gusbourne Estate £7.95

Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006 125ml £29.95

Champagne ‘Rene Brisset’ Cuvée nv £9.25

Lombard Brut Premier Cru Rosé £10.95

STARTERS

Moules marinières

Served with garlic courte

RISOTTO

Beetroot risotto and chives goats cheese

CURED SALMON

Home cured salmon with leaf salad
Crispy capers, horseradish cream and sour dough toast

HADDOCK

Smoked haddock and spring onion linguine

Alex’s Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé

Twice baked creamy cheese soufflé (v)

Scallops (supplement £4.50)

Seared scallops with artichoke puree, artichoke
And parmesan crisp, parmesan foam and truffle dressing

Hay Smoked Steak Tartare

Prime dry aged fillet, smoked in hay, hand chopped with seasonings
Served with hens egg yolk

Mackerel Escabeche

Served with a potato and dill salad
With radish apple and fennel

roasts & MAINS

Jetty Beef Wellington

Fillet of beef wrapped in duxelle and pastry
Served with traditional roast garnish

Trio of Pork

Slow roast pork belly, pink tenderloin, black pudding hash
With traditional roast garnish

Chicken

Roast chicken breast and leg with stuffing
Bread sauce, game chips and roasted root vegetables

PARTRIDGE

Roasted partridge served with beetroot puree, game chips
Root vegetables and bread sauce

Fish & Chips

Cornish hake fish & chips with crushed peas and tartare sauce
(Hake is officially the most sustainable fish on the south coast)

Cod

Fillet of cod served in a lentil and miso broth
With pak choi and vegetables

Sea Bream

Pan fried bream fillet with sautéed potatoes, wild mushrooms
Pearl onions, bacon and mussels

Spiced Monkfish (supplement £2.95)

Spiced and roasted monkfish on the bone
Served with a shellfish ratatouille

DESSERTS & Coupes

chocolate

Dark chocolate fondant with ginger crumb and  pistachio ice cream

Pannacotta

Blackberry pannacotta with berry compote and blackberry sorbet

Parfait

Cherry parfait with crushed meringue and cheery sauce

“The Sunday PUD”

Rice pudding with roasted plum compote

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Served with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream

Café Liégeois

Coffee ice cream, whipped cream and coffee syrup

Ice creams and sorbets

A selection of ice creams from Jude’s ice creams

Selection of local artisan cheeses

3 cheeses (or 5 cheeses supplement £3.50)

A light delicious collection of Jetty dishes to be enjoyed by the whole table, our Mini Gastro menu consists of 5 fantastic courses for £27.50 per person.

Available Monday-Saturday lunch and Monday-Thursday dinner.

TORTELINI OF MUDEFORD CRAB

Peas, beans and pea shoots truffle emulsion

SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN WINGS

With tiger prawns and salted mango

MISO MARINATED COD

Water chestnuts, sugar snap peas and shitake mushrooms

SADDLE OF LAMB

Anchovies, polenta chips

APPLE TART TARTIN

Goat’s cheese and thyme ice cream

Sample Menu
If you are concerned about any food allergies or intolerances, please speak to any member of the team, who will be delighted to assist

STARTERS

WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Madeira Sauce and shavings of Old Winchester cheese

PICKLED PEAR AND BLUE CHEESE SALAD

Pickled pear, Isle of Wight blue Cheese Salad with Caramelised Hazelnuts

Alex’s twice baked cheese soufflé

With glazed Dorset Cheese

MAINS

Truffle Macaroni

Macaroni Cheese infused with Fresh Truffle

vegetable STIR-FRY

Selection of Vegetables with Bok Choi, Cashew, Peanuts  and Egg Fried Rice

Warm Salad

Warm salad tomatoes, fennel, peas,
And Broccoli with shavings of Old Winchester cheese and Croutons

Try our delicious dessert menu with an accompanying dessert wine.

Château d’Yquem 2003 the most famous dessert wine in the world
So good, it is the only wine in Bordeaux to be given a status above first growth!
£35 per glass

Apple and blackberry crumble soufflé

Topped with crumble, blackberry sauce and custard ice cream £8.50
Sommeliers choice – Jurançon, Clos Guirouilh, Jurançon France 2011 £6.95

warm chocolate fondant

With griottine cherries, cherry sorbet and cherry granola £8.50
Sommeliers choice – Maury 1928 Solera, Maury France £7.95

Pears, prunes and Armagnac

Pear tatin with prune and Armagnac ice cream £7.95
Sommeliers choice – Pineau Des Charentes, Jules Gautret, France £5.95

Ginger bread and “boozy” plums

With crème fraiche ice cream £7.50
Sommeliers choice – Riesling, Heggies Vineyard, Australia 2012 £9.50

Espresso martini sabayon

With stracciatella ice cream and almond biscotti  £7.95
Sommeliers choice – Pedro Ximenez, Mira la Mar, Spain £7.50

Iced honey and hazelnut parfait

With toffee popcorn crunch and salted caramel sauce £7.50
Sommeliers choice – Château Fayau Cadillac Bordeaux France 2011 £6.50

Selection of artisan local cheeses with fudges biscuits

Choose 3 or 5 cheeses – to complement have a selection of the sommeliers choice
3 – £7.50 / 5 – £11.95
To complement we have a superb selection of 3 ports for £23.50

jude’s ice creams and sorbets

Choose from a selection of flavours £6.00

We have an extensive wine list at The Jetty, so there is something to suit every palette!

Prices for white, red and rose wines below are written as follows bottle / 125ml / 250ml

View our Wine List here.

View our list of great and favourite special wines:

white

Saint Veran, Domaine de Fussiacus,
Burgundy, France 2009 £65.00

Saint Romain, Thierry et Pascale Matrot,
Burgundy, France 2011 £69.50

Te Koko, Sauvignon Blanc, Cloudy Bay,
New Zealand, 2013 £75.00

Beaune Clos du Dessus des Marconnets, Domaine Pierre Labet
Burgundy, France 2010 £79.50

Meursault Santenots 1er Cru, Domaine Marquis d’Angerville
France 2012 £119.50

Meursault-Blangy1er Cru, Thierry et Pascale Matrot
Burgundy, France 2009 £125.00

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, Bonneau du Martray,
Burgundy, France 2003 £179.50

Criots Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru, Potel
Burgundy, France 2005 £250.00

Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru, Domaine Faiveley,
Burgundy, France 2009 £295.00

 

red

Pinot Noir, Cloudy Bay, Marlborough,
New Zealand 2015 £59.50

Le Volte, Dell’ Ornellaia, Tuscany,
Italy 2013 £65.00

Château de Lamarque, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux,
France 2003 £65.00

Château Batailley, Pauillac 5th Growth,
Bordeaux, France 2007 – £85 / 2000 – £105.00

Geyserville, Ridge Vineyards, California,
U.S.A 2013 £95.00

Gevrey – Chambertin, DomaineRossignol Trapet, Burgundy,
France 2007 £95.00

Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste, Pauillac, 5th Growth Bordeaux,
France 2004 £95.00

Napanook, Dominus Estate,
Napa Valley, California 2008 £105.00

Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru, Domaine de L’Arlot,
Burgundy, France 2012 £110.00

Châteauneuf Du Pape, Château Beaucastel,
Rhône France 1997 £115.00

Château Calon Ségur, Saint – Estèphe, Bordeaux
France 2002 – £125.00 / 1996 – £135.00

Amon-Ra Unfiltered Shiraz, Ben Glaetzer, Barossa Valley,
Australia 2012 £125.00

Château Latour à Pomerol, Pomerol, Bordeaux,
France 2002 £125.00, 2002 – £135

Château Magdelaine, Saint Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux,
France 2002 £129.50

Château Hosanna, Pomerol, Bordeaux,
France 2003 £149.50

Vegas-Sicilia, Valbuena 5’, Ribera del Duero,
Italy 2010 £165.00

Barolo, Chiara Boschis, Piedmont,
Italy 1996 £180.00

Ornellaia, Bolgheri, Tuscany,
Italy 2005 £250.00

Monte Bello, Ridge, California,
USA 2011 £250.00

Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, Robert Arnoux, Burgundy,
France 2003 £250.00

Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido, Bolgheri,
Italy 1994 – £250.00 / 2008 – £275.00

Château Cheval Blanc, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru,
Bordeaux 2006 £495.00

Château Latour, Pauillac, 1st Growth Bordeaux,
France 1989 £550.00

Penfolds Grange, Barossa Valley,
Australia 1982 £500.00

Magnums

Malbec, Ruca Malen,
Mendoza, Argentina 2013 £79.50

Meinert ‘Synchronicity’ Cabernet Sauvignon – Merlot – Pinotage,
Stellenbosch, SA 2012 £105.00

Psi Pingus, Dominio de Pingus,
Ribera del Duero, Spain 2013 £115.00

Nuits-Saint-Georges, Domaine Alain Michelot, Vieilles Vignes,
Burgundy, France 2010 £160.00

Chateau Potensac, Medoc,
Bordeaux, France 2005 £150.00

Amon-Ra Unfiltered Shiraz, Ben Glaetzer,
Barossa Valley, Australia 2012 £245.00

Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Pauillac, 1st Growth,
Bordeaux, France 1996 £950.00

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