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.

Click here to view our tasty A La Carte venue

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.

STARTERS

ALEX’S TWICE BAKED CREAMY CHEESE SOUFFLÉ

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

MAINS

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

DESSERTS

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

(supplement£3.50)

 

Sunday Sample Menu
3 courses £35,00

Bloody Mary on us between 3-6pm throughout November

APERITIFS

jetty bites

A delicious selection of seafood nibbles £6.00 per person

TEMPURA VEGETABLES

A mixed selection with dipping sauce £5.00

Cockle Popcorn

Delicious cockle popcorn £4.50 each

TEMPURA PRAWNS

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

STARTERS

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

Mackerel

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

Spring Risotto

Pea and broad bean risotto
With new season Sopley asparagus

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

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

 

DESSERTS & Coupes

chocolate

Dark chocolate fondant with ginger crumb and  pistachio ice cream

Pannacotta

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

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

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

6 courses for £65 per person.

Amuse Bouche

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Topped with poached egg, truffle and Madeira sauce

Lobster and Truffle Ravioli

Served with peas, salsify, pea shoots and truffle oil emulsion

Catch of the Day

Aged Fillet of Beef

Greens, dauphinoise potatoes and red wine sauce

Pickled Pears

      with Isle of Wight Blue cheese and candied walnuts

Hot passion fruit soufflé

Served with passion fruit sauce

With a fantastic array of flavours why not let us decide the wines for you,
with a small glass to accompany each course £39.50

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

Or

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.

Enjoy a delicious 3 course Boxing Day Lunch available from 12pm-6pm for £55 per person.

Starters

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni

On a Bed of Avocado Salsa

Smoked Duck and Prawn Salad

With Chilli and Mango

Twice Baked Creamy Cheese Soufflé

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Topped with Poached Hens Egg

Crab Croquettes

With warm tartare sauce

Weymouth Scallops

With Sticky Pork Belly

Potted Jetty

Potted Crab, Mackerel and Shrimps

Mains

Fillet of Sea Bream

On a Crab and Tomato Risotto

Jetty Beef Wellington

With Traditional Garnish

Venison Dish

Veal Loin

With Smoked Bacon, Cockles and Creamy Mash

Whole Lemon Sole or Bream

With Greens and New Potatoes

Fillet of Halibut

With Truffled Potatoes, Crispy Oyster Mushrooms & White Wine Sauce

Festive Finish

Winter Fruit Parfait

Bread and Butter Pudding with Crème Anglaise

Winter Berry Trifle

Warm Chocolate Fondant

With Contrasting Ice Cream

Café Liegeois

Selection of 3 Local Cheeses or 5 cheeses

Join us on Christmas Day for a wonderful feast for £110 per person

Amuse Bouche

A White Bean Veloute Scented with Truffle

Starter

Ballotine of Duck

With Shavings of Foie Gras and Apple Syrup

To Follow

Fillet of Halibut

With Scallop and Oyster

Mains

Turkey with a Twist

The Leg Boned Stuffed, the Breast Slow Roasted, Basted with Sage and Thyme Butter

Festive Finish

Christmas Pudding Souffle

with Brandy Panna Cotta

Coffee and Miniature Mince Pies

Christmas Party Lunch Menu, 3 Courses £25 per person

Available Monday – Saturday lunchtime and  Monday – Thursday evenings between 6-7pm

This menu is available via pre-order only

Starters

Twice Baked Creamy Cheese Souffle – Alex’s Classic

Smoked Prawn and Squid Caesar Salad

Pheasant Sausage with Chesnut and Bacon

Mains

Turkey Jetty Style

Lemon Sole

Stuffed with Salmon Mousse, mashed Potato & Beurre Blanc

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Topped with poached Hens Egg

Festive Finish

Christmas Pudding with Brandy Panna Cotta

Winter Fruit Parfait

Chocolate Brownie with Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

Menu is available via pre-order only

Christmas Party Menu, 3 Courses £40 per person

Available Lunch or Dinner Monday-Friday

This menu is available via pre-order only

To Begin

Twice Baked Creamy Cheese Souffle

Jetty Hay Smoked Steak Tartare

Crab Croquettes

With Warm Tartare Sauce

Main Course

Turkey Jetty Style

Whole Lemon Sole or Whole Bream

With New Potatoes and Greens

Rare Haunch of New Forest Venison

With Venison, Chesnut and Cranberry Suet Pudding

Festive Finish

Christmas Pudding Souffle with Brandy Panna Cotta

Hot Chocolate Fondant with Black Cherry Gateaux

Winter Fruit Parfait

Menu is available via pre-order only

Christmas Party Tasting Menu, 6 Courses £65 per person

Available anytime Monday- Saturday

Amuse Bouche

Jetty Fish Soup

Hay Smoked Steak Tartare

Seared Weymouth Scallops

With smoked Cauliflower Puree and Raisin Jam

Duo of New Forest Venison

Rare Haunch and Braised Venison, Chestnut and Cranberry Suet Pudding

or

Halibut Fillet

With Truffle Potato and Crispy Oyster Mushrooms

Red wine Poached Pear

With Toasted Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Christmas Pudding Souffle

With Brandy Panna Cotta

Celebrate the start of 2017 with our 3 course New Year’s Day menu for £45 per person.

We will be open on New Year’s Day from 12-6pm

Starters

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni

On a Bed of Avocado Salsa

Smoked Duck and Prawn Salad

With Chilli and Mango

Twice Baked Creamy Cheese Soufflé

Wild Mushroom Risotto topped

With Poached Hens Egg

Crab Croquettes

With warm tartare sauce

Weymouth Scallops

With Sticky Pork Belly

Potted Jetty

Potted Crab, Mackerel and Shrimps

Mains

Fillet of Sea Bream

On a Crab and Tomato Risotto

Jetty Beef Wellington

With Traditional Garnish

Venison Dish

Veal Loin

With Smoked Bacon, Cockles and Creamy Mash

Whole Lemon Sole or Bream

With Greens and New Potatoes

Fillet of Halibut

With Truffled Potatoes, Crispy Oyster Mushrooms & White Wine Sauce

Festive Finish

Winter Fruit Parfait

Bread and Butter Pudding

With Crème Anglaise

Winter Berry Trifle

Warm Chocolate Fondant with Contrasting Ice Cream

Café Liegeois

Selection of 3 Local Cheeses or 5 cheeses

Enjoy a fantastic New Year’s Eve feast of 6 courses for £125 per person.

Amuse Bouche

Potted Jetty to Share

Potted Mudeford Crab, Mackerel and Poole Bay Shrimps

Terrine of Duck and Foie Gras

Slow Cooked Duck pressed with Foie Gras with Apple Jelly

Halibut

Fillet of Halibut with Creamy Leek Puree and Crispy Oyster Mushrooms

Trio of Meats

Loin of Lamb on Ratatouille, Fillet of Beef, with Dauphinoise Potato and Pork with Creamed Spinach, Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce

Isle of Wight Blue Cheese Salad

Red Wine Poached Pear with Blue Cheese Glaze, Roasted Walnut Salad

Sharing Plate of Desserts

Hot Chocolate Fondant, Iced Hazelnut Parfait and Winter Fruit Trifle

Make a Reservation

To enquire about making a reservation at The Jetty, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call: 01202 400950

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