Breakfast in Winchester - Forte Kitchen

Escape to our secret upper room

Cooking up rustic British food, our kitchen is at the heart of everything we do. Simple food is prepared and cooked with love and passion, creating exciting, flavoursome food without any fuss or frills. We want people to enjoy our food as much as we enjoy cooking it.

Below are some sample dishes and prices. Please note  to keep things fresh and interesting these are liable to change.

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Breakfast menu

Served daily until 11am



Full English £9.50

Pork Sausage, Smoked Streaky Bacon, Egg, Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Field Mushroom, Baked Beans, Toast

(Add Black Pudding £1)


Vegetarian Breakfast £8.75

Eggs, Field Mushrooms, Slow Roast Plum Tomatoes, Baby Spinach, Baked Beans, Toast


Smoked Streaky Bacon & Maple Syrup

Blueberries, Greek yogurt & Maple Syrup

Roasted Banana & Salted Toffee Sauce


Oak Smoked Salmon, Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Spinach, Poached Eggs, Alresford Watercress & Sourdough Toast £10.95

Forte Granola, Greek Yoghurt, Berries & Honey £6.25

Poached Eggs, Crushed Avocado on Sourdough Toast £8.25


2 Kings Somborne Free Range Eggs, on Toast £5.25

Eggs Benedict, Poached Eggs, Wiltshire Ham, English Muffin & Hollandaise £8.50

Eggs Florentine, Poached Eggs, Wilted Spinach, English Muffin & Hollandaise £8.50

Eggs Royale, Poached Eggs, Smoked Salmon, English Muffin & Hollandaise £8.95

Hot Smoked Chalk Stream Trout, Poached Eggs, Béarnaise, Watercress Muffin £11

Scrambled Eggs Smoked Salmon on Granary Toast £8.75

French Toast, Crispy Bacon, Maple Syrup £7.50


1 FILLING £5.75 / 2 FILLINGS £6.25 / 3 FILLINGS £6.75


Smoked Streaky Bacon

Fried Eggs

Field Mushroom

Freshly Blended Smoothie £3.75

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Lunch menu

Served daily 12pm-3.30pm



Homebaked Bread, Dukkah, Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil and Balsamic £4.75

Roasted Nuts, Harlequin Olives and Salted Crisps £3.75

Chargrilled Flatbreads – Harissa Hummus, Romescu, Tahini Yogurt, Roasted Cauliflower & Mint £9.95



Soup, Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia £7.50

Ham Hock Scotch Egg, Mustard Sabayon, Alresford Watercress £8.50

Fried Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast, Creamed Spinach, Pecorino, Pine Nuts, Mizuna £9.95

(add poached egg £1)

Rump of Hampshire beef, potato rosti, watercress, horseradish sour cream, beef sauce   £15.95

Hot Smoked Mackerel, Poached Eggs, Spinach, Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Sourdough Toast  £11.75

Beer Battered Loin Cod, Hand Cut Chips, Pea Puree & Tartare Sauce £12.75

Hand Pressed Hampshire Beef Burger, Soft White Bun, French Fries & Red Cabbage Coleslaw £12.50

(add Cheddar £1/add Smoked Streaky Bacon £1)

Orange & Honey Roast Ham, Fried Kings Somborne Eggs & Hand Cut Chips £11

Pan Roasted Hake, Cauliflower, Kale, Croquette Shrimp and Caper Butter £14.75

Tomato & Mixed Bean Stew, Mozzarella, Pesto, Garlic Focaccia £12



On White, Granary, Sourdough, or Gluten Free Bread
Served with Alresford Watercress, Frisse, and pickled shallots 

Add French Fries £2.75

Chicken, Bacon, Crushed Avocado £8

Hot Smoked Trout, Romescu, Boiled Egg, Rocket £8.95

Confit Duck Toastie, Cranberry, Wensleydale £8.25

Welsh Rarebit, Sourdough Toast £7

(Add Fried Egg £1)


Hand Cut Chips £3.75

French Fries £3.25

Alresford Watercress, Frisse, Pickled Shallots £3.50

Red Cabbage Coleslaw £2.50

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Afternoon tea



Cream Tea for 2, Mixed Berry Jam, Clotted Cream, Large Pot of Tea £8.50
Fruit Scone Mixed Berry Jam, Clotted Cream £3.15
Toasted Teacake, Mixed Berry Jam £2.65
Affogato £4.75
Forte Signature Macarons £3.95
Chocolate Brownie £3.15


Chocolate Pave, Hazlenut, Macaron  £8

Apple, Cinnamon & Golden Sultana Cake, Toffee Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream £7

Affogato with Lemon & Pistachio Biscotti £4.75

Selection of Ice Cream and Sorbet £3.50

Forte Signature Macarons £3.95