Forte Kitchen Menus

Forte Kitchen, a multiple award winning restaurant on Parchment Street, Winchester City Centre. We serve quality local ingredients cooked by our highly skilled chefs, fresh to order, and served by our passionate team in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our award winning restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and we also cater for private events. Just a stone’s throw from Winchester’s high street is an unassuming doorway with a glimpse of stairs, our hidden gem awaits your ascent.

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 12pm


Full English £10.50
Pork Sausage, Smoked Streaky Bacon, Egg, Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Field Mushroom, Baked Beans, Toast
(Add Black Pudding £1.50)

Vegan Breakfast £10 (ve)
Potato Rosti, Avocado, Slow Roast Tomatoes, Baked Beans, Spinach, Field Mushrooms, Toast

Sweetcorn Fritters £9.50 (v)
Poached Eggs, Red Pepper Ketchup, Rocket
(Add Crispy Bacon £1.50)


Smoked Streaky Bacon & Maple Syrup

Blueberries, Yogurt, Jam & Maple Syrup

Peanut Butter, Banana Ice Cream & Caramel Sauce



Crispy Streaky Bacon & Maple Syrup


Oak Smoked Salmon £12
Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Spinach, Poached Eggs, Watercress & Sourdough Toast

Crushed Avocado £9.50
Poached Eggs on Sourdough Toast
(Add Streaky Bacon £1.50 | Smoked Salmon £1.50)

Wheat Free Overnight Oats £7.50 (v)
Granny Smith, Pistachio, Dried Cranberries

Forte Honey & Cinnamon Granola £7.50 (v)
Banana & Mango Yoghurt, Puffed Rice


Vale Farm Eggs on Toast £6

Vale Farm Eggs £10
Eggs Benedict | Eggs Florentine | Eggs Royale
Home Baked Watercress Muffin & Hollandaise Sauce

Smoked Salmon £10
Scrambled Eggs on Granary Toast


Sauce | Bacon | Eggs | Mushroom

1 Filling £6.50
2 Filling £7
3 Fillings £7.50

Freshly Blended Smoothie £4

Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour


Freshly Blended Milkshakes £3

Chocolate | Banana | Strawberry

All Breakfast Add Ons £1.50

Genius Gluten Free Bread Available, Please Let Your Server Know Of Any Allergies Or Intolerances
100% Of All Tips Go Directly To Staff

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Lunch Menu

Served daily 12pm-3.30pm


Hand Cut Chips £3.75 (ve) 

Watercress Salad & Pickled Shallots £2.50 (ve)

French Fries £3.50 (ve)

Flatbreads & Dukkah £3 (ve)

Coleslaw £2.50 (v)

Hand Cut Chips, Oregano, Feta & Garlic £4.75 (v)


Soup £8

Tandoori Spiced Salmon Scotch Egg, Dill and Lemon Yoghurt & Watercress £9.50 

Curried Potato & Spinach Scotch Egg £9.50 (v)
Spinach & Coriander Salad, Lime & Mint Yoghurt

Chalk Stream Hot Smoked Trout Salad £12
New Potatoes, Pea, Baby Gem, Green Beans, Boiled Egg, Mustard & Dill Dressing

IVB Hampshire Rose Beer Battered Cod £13
Hand Cut Chips, Pea Puree & Tartare Sauce

Jackfruit & Chickpea Stew £11 (ve)
Preserved Lemon, Coriander, Yoghurt, Toasted Almonds & Grilled Flatbread

Fried Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast £11 (v)
Creamed Spinach, Pine Nuts, Mizuna & Pecorino
(Add Poached Egg £1.50)

Orange & Honey Roast Ham £12
Fried Vale Farm Eggs & Hand Cut Chips

Spinach, Pea, Courgette & Orzo Pasta Salad £12 (v)
Pine Nuts, Goat’s Cheese & Pesto Dressing

Harissa Spiced Lamb Rump £16
Crispy Belly, Israeli Couscous, Peas, Feta & Labneh

8oz Hand Pressed Beef Burger £13
Brioche Bun, Pickles, Cos, Coleslaw, Fries & Burger Sauce
(Add Cheese £1.50 | Add Bacon £1.50)


Choose From White, Granary, Sourdough, or Gluten Free Bread
Served with rocket salad & pickled shallots
(Add French Fries £2.75)

Open Chicken Sandwich £9/£5
Grilled Sourdough, Baby Gem, Mayo, Gherkins & Parsley  

Vale Farm Free Range Egg Mayonnaise £7 / £4 (v)
Alresford Watercress 

Crispy Cod Sandwich £8.50 / 4.50
Pea Puree, Tartare Sauce & Pea Shoots


Mezze  £6
Vegetables, Flatbread, Hummus & Labneh

4oz Cheeseburger £8
Brioche Bun, French Fries & Coleslaw

Crispy Cod, Hand Cut Chips, Peas £7 

Honey Roasted Ham, Egg, Hand Cut Chips £6

Flatbread Pizza, Salad £5 (v)
Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto

Genius Gluten Free Bread Available, Please Let Your Server Know Of Any Allergies Or Intolerances
100% Of All Tips Go Directly To Staff

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Afternoon Tea


All Our Cake Are Freshly Baked In Our Kitchen

Cream Tea For Two £9.50
Mixed Berry Jam, Clotted Cream & A Large Pot of Tea

Affogato with Lemon & Pistachio Biscotti £5.25

Teacake With Homemade Jam £3.50

Chocolate Brownie £3.50 

Pancakes £4 / £8
Fresh Berries, Greek Yoghurt & Maple Syrup
Or Peanut butter, Banana Ice Cream & Caramel Sauce

Scone £3.50
Mixed Berry Jam & Clotted Cream

Forte Signature Macarons £3.95

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Drinks Menu


Our Selection Of Char Loose Leaf
Small Pot £3 | Large Pot £5.50

Winchester Breakfast

Earl Grey

Green Tea

Red Bush

Winchester Fruit Basket


Apple & Ginger




Builders Brew
Dorset Tea Bag


Traditionally Roasted From Dorset Coffee Company

Americano £2.65

Cappuccino £2.95

Latte £2.95

Flat White £2.95

Espresso £2.25 / £2.50

Macchiato £2.45

Babyccino £2.25

Mocha £3.10

Iced Latte £3.50

Iced Mocha £3.50


Hot Chocolate £2.95

Luxury Hot Chocolate £3.50

Kids Juices £1.30

Fruit Juices £2.15

Fresh Milkshakes £3

Fresh Orange £2.95

Freshly Blended Smoothie £4

Homemade Lemonade £3.50

Sparkling Elderflower £2.75

Cornish Orchard Ginger Beer £2.35

Fever Tree Tonics £1.75

Coke / Diet Coke £2.95

Glass Of Milk £1.25

Hildon Still / Sparkling Water £3.95 / £2.50


All Bottled Or Canned In Various Sizes

Pistonhead Larger £3.50 (330ml)

Brooklyn Lager £4 (330ml)

Aspall Cider £4.75 (330ml)

Peroni £3.75 (330ml)

Itchen Valley Beers £5 (500ml)


Bloody Mary £8

Bucks Fizz £7

Peach Belini £7

Virgin Mary £4.50

Twisted Nose G&T £5.45 / £8.50

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Wine Selection


175ml | Bottle

Soñadora Organic Airén / Verdejo £20
Spain S / V | A Crisp, Fresh Blend Of Verdejo & Airén With Aromas Of Apples & Pears, Along Side Freshly Cut Grass & Exotic Fruits On The Palate

Terre Del Noce Pinot Grigio £6.30 / 22.50
Italy S / V | Elegant, Dry Pinot Grigio With Apple & Banana Fruit Aromas, Floral Lift In The Mouth & A Clean, Crisp Finish

Picpoul De Pinet St Clair, Beauvignac £25
France V  | 
Elegant Aromas Of Citrus, Pear & White Flowers & A Crisp, Mineral Palate Ideally Suited To Seafood

Pulenta Estate VIII £7.50 / £28
Argentina S | 
Ripe Tropical Fruits Are Complemented By A Fresher, Citrussy Element, Whilst The Oak Gives Toasted Almond & Coconut & A Beautiful Rounded Texture. The Perfect Combination Of Elegance & Richness

Coopers Creek Sauvignon Blanc £30
Marlborough, New Zealand S | Vibrant Gooseberry, Passionfruit & Nectarine Backed With Hints Of Herbaceousness. Impressive Weight Of Flavour On The Palate With Richness & Texture & A Long Finish


175ml | Bottle

Les Lauriers Grenache / Carignan £20
France S / V | A Soft & Silky-Textured Red, With Vibrant Flavours Of Plum, Cherry & Cassis. Succulent & Smooth, With A Hint Of Mediterranean Herbs To Enliven The Finish

Morandé Pionero Merlot Reserva £6.30 / £22.50
Chile S | 
Smooth Ripe Plum & Raspberry Fruit With Some Savoury Cinnamon Spice & A Neat Medium-Bodied Texture, Finishing On Notes Of Dark Chocolate

Podere Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Umani Ronchi £25
Italy S / V |
Youthful & Juicy, With Flavours Of Plums & Morello Cherries. The Palate Is Full-Bodied With Robust Tannins & A Fruit-Filled, Yet Dry Finish

Finca La Colonia Colección Malbec Norton £7.50 / £28
Argentina S / V | 
Deep Red Colour With Violet Hues. Aromas Of Ripe Red Fruit, Cassis & Black Pepper, With More Fruit & A Touch Of Spice On The Palate. Elegant & Smooth With A Long Finish

Promesa Rioja Crianza £30
Spain S / V |
A Classic Style of Rioja, With Strawberry, Blackberry & Rhubarb Fruit Flavours Taking On A Vanilla & Cocoa Smoothness During Twelves Months In Oak Barrels


175ml | Bottle

Casa Canevel Prosecco Extra Dry £6.96 / £27.50
Italy S / V | Supremely Drinking Prosecco: Soft, Aromatic & Fresh With The Perfect Balance Between Crisp Apple & Floral Blossom Notes, Carried By The Gentle, Seductive Mousse

Cottonworth Classic Cuvée £42
V | 
Refined, Creamy Sparkling Wine Offering A Brilliant Balance Between Chalky, Fruity / Floral & Yeasty, Bready Notes. The Mousse Is Extremely Fine & The Palate Dry Without Being Austere. With Impressive Richness On The Finish

Champagne Drappier Cart D’Or Brut £50
France S / V / CN |
Delicate Aromas Of White Peach, Quince & A Touch Of Spice. The Dry, Elegant Palate Shows An Impressive Degree Of Concentration, Along With Fine Bubbles & A Long, Crisp Finish


175ml | Bottle

Terre Del Noce Pinot Grigio Rosé £6.30 / £22.50
Italy S / V | Jam-Packed With Ripe Strawberry & Raspberry, With Far More Structure & Intensity. The Finish Is Long, Lingering & Clean With A Fine Acidity

Saint-Roch Les Vignes Rosé, Les Maîtres Vignerons De St Tropez £30
France | A Pale Salon Hue With Notes Of White Peaches & Lychees On The Nose. Fresh & Lively On The Palate, Fairly Light In Body, With A Refreshing Dry Finish

S | V | CN
Sustainable | Vegan | Carbon Neutral

The reality of climate change has brought our planet’s health to the forefront of our minds & we feel it is important to try to understand how the production of what we consume can affect our surroundings. At Forte Kitchen we are as passionate about the wines we serve as we are about the food, & so each of our wines have been carefully selected with a focus on sustainability, not just With the vineyard but throughout the entire process from grape to glass. For more information on this & our other sustainability efforts please ask a member of our team.