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


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

Poached Eggs, Smoked Streaky Bacon, Wilted Spinach & Sourdough £8.25

Scrambled Eggs Smoked Salmon on Granary Toast £8.75

Baked Egg, Chipotle Beans, Spinach & Chunky Sourdough £9.50

(Add Chorizo £1)


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

Mixed Pitas, Black Olive Tapenade, Harissa Hummus, Tzatziki, Baba Ganoush £9.95



Soup of the day with Rosemary Focaccia £7.25

Ham Hock Scotch Egg, Alresford Watercress, Frisse, Mustard Sabayon £8.25

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

Slow Cooked Hampshire Beef Short Rib, Mash, Savoy, Beef Sauce, Gremolata £15.95

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

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

Tomato Mixed Bean Stew, Mozzarella, Chipotle Oil, Garlic Focaccia £12

Honey & Orange Roast Ham, Fried Free Range Eggs & Hand Cut Chips £10.75

Hand Pressed Hampshire Beef Burger, Soft White Bun, French Fries & Red Cabbage Coleslaw £12

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

Pan Roasted Hake, Croquette, Celeriac, Kale, Brown Shrimp & Caper Butter £14.50



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

Add French Fries £2.75

Crispy Chicken, Tomato Salsa, Mozzarella on Focaccia £6.95

Kings Somborne Egg Mayo & Alresford Watercress £6.75

Ham Hock Croque Monsieur/Madamme £8/£8.95

Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Pickled Cucumber £8.95


Hand Cut Chips £3.75

French Fries £3.25

Alresford Watercress, Frisee, Apple Salad £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
Cake of the Day £3.15


Chocolate Pave, Raspberry, Clotted Cream  £7.50
Lemon Curd, Blueberry Sponge, Torched Meringue, Whipped Cream, Macaron £7
Affogato with Orange & Hazelnut Biscotti £4.50

Forte Signature Macarons £3.50
New Forest Vanilla Ice Cream, Toffee Sauce £3