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

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.

Be the first to try our incredible new A La Carte menu.  Book your table now

Click here to view our tasty A La Carte menu

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

Click here to view our Jetty “Catch of the Day” menu

Monday – Saturday lunchtimes
Monday – Thursday evenings 6pm-7pm
1 course £17.50, 2 courses £22.50, 3 courses £25.95

View the sample menu below.

Please note this is not available on Valentine’s Day – 14th February 



Bream Ceviche

with Apple and Potatoes Salad

Stir Fried Beef

with Asian Style Salad

Grilled Mackerel Fillet

with Pickled Beetroot Salad and Horseradish Crème Fraiche


Roast Pollock Fillet

with Creamy Savoy Cabbage and Bacon

Bream Fillet

with Crab Orzo Pasta

Plaice Cutlet

with Parmentiere Potatoes, Wild Mushrooms and Greens

Calves Liver

with Champ Mash Potatoes, Greens and Red Wine Sauce


Mango Pannacotta

with Berry Compote and Ginger Crumb

Milk Chocolate Parfait

served with Roast Peanuts and Raspberry Sorbet

Sticky Toffee Pudding

with Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream

Or why not try all 3 with an Assiette to share



Sunday Sample Menu

Join us and enjoy 3 courses for £35 per person



jetty bites

A delicious selection of seafood nibbles £6.00 per person


A mixed selection with dipping sauce £5.00

Cockle Popcorn

Delicious cockle popcorn £4.50 each


Dipping sauce £2.00 each

Treviso Prosecco 125ml £7.95

Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006 125ml £29.95

Champagne ‘René Brisset’ Cuvée nv 125 ml £9.50

Lombard Brut Premier Cru Rosé 125 ml £10.95


Jetty Bouillabaisse

Served with rouille, parmesan and croutons

Steak Tartare

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

Bream Ceviche

Served with a potato, anchovy,
Apple and fennel salad

Chicken Wings and Scallops (£2.50 Supplement)

Seared scallops and spiced chicken wings
With salted mango and a hot and sour sauce

Alex’s Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé

Twice baked creamy cheese soufflé (v)

Crab Benedict

Mudeford crab on toasted muffin
With poached egg and Hollandaise sauce


Grilled fillet of mackerel
Served with beetroot, orange salad and rocket pesto

Spring Risotto

Pea and broad bean risotto
With new season Sopley asparagus


Roast Beef

Roast sirloin of beef served pink with traditional roast garnish

Trio of Pork

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


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

Lamb with Tomato

Loin fillet of lamb cooked pink, tomato & anchovy tart,
Polenta chips, basil and lamb sauce

Sea Bream

Solent sea bream fillet
Served with a shellfish ratatouille

Cod and Crab

Butter poached cod
Served with a shellfish broth and crab dumplings

Jetty Fish Pie

Jetty style fish and prawn pie
Served with greens

Stone Bass Tapenade

Fat fillet of stone bass topped with olive tapenade
Served with grilled fennel, red peppers &
tomatoes, olive oil & lemon juice




Dark chocolate fondant with ginger crumb and  pistachio ice cream


Blackberry pannacotta with berry compote and blackberry sorbet

“The Sunday Pud”

Sticky Toffee Pudding with salt caramel ice cream

Passion Fruit Parfait

Served with passion fruit sauce

Lemon and Meringue Coupe

Lemon Sorbet, whipped cream, lemon curd and crushed meringue

Café Liégeois

Coffee ice cream, whipped cream and coffee syrup
Ice creams and sorbets

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)

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

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



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


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

Alex’s twice baked cheese soufflé

With glazed Dorset Cheese


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

A light delicious collection of jetty dishes to be enjoyed by the whole table

6 courses for £65 per person.

Click here to view our Tasting Menu.

Try our delicious dessert menu with an accompanying dessert wine.

Château d’Yquem 2006 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!
£37.50 per glass

Fantastic Talisker whisky from Isle of Skye . Enjoy Neat 25ml £5.00 or in one of the Classic Cocktails £9.50

Sours, Old Fashioned, Julep, Manhattan – just name it and we make it.

Hot passion fruit soufflé

Passion fruit soufflé served with passion fruit sauce £9.00

Sommeliers choice – Seigneurs de Monbazillac, Monbazillac France 2013£5.95

Warm chocolate fondant

With toasted marshmallows and peanut butter ice cream £8.95

Sommeliers choice – Aleatico, Salice Salentino Dolce, Italy 2012 £7.95


Sommeliers choice – Pedro Ximenez Sherry, Spain 2012 £7.50

Apple Tart Tatin

With prune and Armagnac ice cream £8.95

Sommeliers choice – Pineau Des Charentes, Jules Gautret, France £5.95

 Piña Colada Baked Alaska

With mango and lemon grass sauce £7.50

Sommeliers choice – Jurancon Guirouilh France 2012 £6.95

Lemon and Cheese

Lemon meringue cheese cake with raspberry sauce

and poached candied lemon £7.95

Sommeliers choice – Tokaji Late Harvest, Oremus, Hungary 2014  £ 7.50

Oops, I`ve Dropped My Ice Cream

Think, a delicious cornetto, but dropped in sand, thankfully edible sand £7.50

Sommeliers choice – Château Fayau Cadillac Bordeaux France 2011 £6.50

Selection of Artisan Local Cheeses with Fudges Biscuits

3 cheeses£8.50/5cheeses £13.50

To complement we have a superb selection of 3 ports for £23.50

Jude’s Ice Creams and Sorbets £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:

Click here to view.

Celebrate Christmas at The Jetty.

From Christmas parties to Christmas Day we’ve got indulgent menus to delight you this Christmas.

Read our Christmas Brochure for more information.

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Call: 01202 400950

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