Forte Kitchen Menus

Just a stone’s throw from Winchester’s high street you will find our multiple award winning restaurant, Forte Kitchen. Serving breakfast & lunch, and we also cater for private events – our hidden gem awaits your ascent.

Cooking up rustic British food, using quality local ingredients.

Our kitchen is at the heart of everything we do. Simple, yet flavoursome food is cooked and prepared fresh to order; with love, by our highly skilled chefs, and served by our passionate team in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We hope that you 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

Monday – Saturday
09:00 – 12:00

09:00 – 14:30


Full English £15.00
Pork Sausage, Streaky Bacon, Field Mushroom, Egg, Slow Roast Tomato, Baked Beans, Toast
(Add Black Pudding £2.00)

Sweetcorn Fritters (v) £13.75
Poached Eggs, Red Pepper Ketchup, Rocket, Tomatoes
(Add Streaky Bacon or Halloumi £2.00)

Vale Farm Eggs £12.00
Benedict | Florentine (v) | Royale
Home Baked Watercress Muffin, Hollandaise Sauce, Alresford Watercress

Chorizo & Scrambled Eggs £12.50
Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Herbs, Toasted Bun

French Toast £12.00
– Crispy Streaky Bacon, Maple Syrup
– Vanilla Yoghurt, Fresh Berries, Maple Syrup (v)


Vegan Breakfast (ve) £14.00
Potato Rosti, Avocado, Slow Roast Tomatoes, Baked Beans, Spinach, Field Mushrooms, Toast

North African Eggs (v) £12.25
Poached Eggs, Harissa and Herb Tomatoes, Garlic Yoghurt, Spiced Flatbread
(Add Merguez Sauce £2.00)

Crushed Avocado (v) £13.50
Sourdough Toast, Watercress, Poached Eggs
(Add Streaky Bacon or Feta Cheese £2.00)

Wheat Free Porridge (v) £8.00
Baked Apple and Raisin Compote, Cinnamon

Vale Farm Eggs On Toast (v) £7.25
Poached | Fried | Scrambled
(Add Cold Smoked Trout £4.00)


Streaky Bacon | Sausage | Mushroom | Egg | Smoked Trout | Avocado | Cheese

1 Filling £7.50
2 Filling £8.50
3 Fillings £9.50
4 Fillings £10.50


Scotch Pancakes £11.25
– Smoked Streaky Bacon, Maple Syrup
– Blueberries, Vanilla Yoghurt, Jam, Maple Syrup (v)

Freshly Blended Smoothie £5.25
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Freshly Blended Milkshake £4.75
Chocolate | Banana | Strawberry | Vanilla


Pain Au Chocolat £4.75

Croissant £4.75
Forte Mixed Berry Jam

Forte Cinnamon Bun £4.00

Vegan Granola Bar £3.25
Gluten Free Oats, Coconut Icing, Fruits, Nuts, Seeds

Various Cakes and Bakes On Display In The Hatch

A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to all bills. 100% of all cash tips and service charges go directly to staff. Please let your server know of any allergies or intolerances.

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Lunch Menu

Monday – Saturday 12:00 – 15:30


Rosemary & Garlic Focaccia (v) £5.00
Smoked Tomato Butter

Grilled Flatbreads (ve) £5.00
Harissa Hummus

Spiced Nuts & Olives (ve) £4.00
Spiced Mixed Nuts & Kalamata Olives


Big Bowl Of Soup £9.50
Forte Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia

Ham Hock Scotch Egg £10.50
Watercress, Piccalilli

Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast (v) £14.50
Creamed Spinach, Pine Nuts, Mizuna, Old Winchester
(Add Poached Egg £2.00)

Hampshire Beef Burger £14.75
2 Smashed 4oz Hampshire Beef Patties, Brioche Bun, Pickles, Baby Gem, Slaw, Fries, Burger Sauce
(Add Cheese or Streaky Bacon £1.75)

Roast Duck Salad £16.00
Carrots, Mooli, Coriander, Cashews, Bok Choy Soy, Ginger and Lime Dressing
(Add Crispy Fried Egg £2.00)

Honey and Orange Roast Ham £14.00
Fried Vale Farm Eggs, Hand Cut Chips

Pan-friend Corn-fed Chicken £15.50
Tomato and Butter Bean Stew, Salsa Verde, Cavalo Nero

Sweet Potato Falafel Salad (ve) £14.00
Harissa Hummus, Avocado Puree, Quinoa

Chickpea and Butternut Stew (ve) £14.50
Aubergine, Coconut, Coriander, Flatbread


Hand Cut Chips (ve) £4.75

French Fries (ve) £3.75

Oregano and Feta Hand Cut Chips (v) £6.25

Coleslaw (v) £2.50


Rocket Salad and Pickled Shallots
(Add French Fries £3.25)

Harissa Hummus and Tomato Sandwich (ve) £10.00

Croque Monsieur £11.50
Honey Roast Ham, Bechamel Sauce, Mature Cheddar
(Add Fried Egg £2.00)

Vale Farm Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich (v) £9.50
Alresford Watercress


All Kids Meals Come With a Complimentary Juice

4oz Cheeseburger £8.50
Brioche Bun, French Fries

Ham, Egg and Chips £7.00

Cheese Toastie £6.50

Kids Ice Cream £3.00

A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to all sit in tables. 100% of all cash tips and service charges go directly to staff. Please let your server know of any allergies or intolerances.


Fruit Scone £3.50
Mixed Berry Jam, Clotted Cream

Cream Tea for Two £9.50
Mixed Berry Jam, Clotted Cream, Pot Of Tea For Two

Chocolate Brownie £3.50

Chocolate Chip Cookie £3.00

Vegan Granola Bar (gf & ve) £3.25

Forte Cinnamon Bun £3.75

Cake Of The Day £3.50

Cake and Ice Cream £4.50

Banana and peanut Muffin £3.50

Lemon and Polenta Cake (gf & df) £3.50

A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to all sit in tables. 100% of all cash tips and service charges go directly to staff. Please let your server know of any allergies or intolerances.


Our Selection Of Char Loose Leaf
Small Pot £3.75 | Large Pot £7.75

Winchester Breakfast

Earl Grey

Green Tea


Winchester Fruit Basket


Apple and Ginger




Dorset Builders Brew


Hot Chocolate £4.00

Luxury Hot Chocolate £4.75

Kids Apple Juice £2.00

Fruit Juices £3.50
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Freshly Blended Milkshakes £4.75
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Freshly Blended Smoothie £5.25
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Fresh Orange Juice £4.50

Hampshire Hill Farm Juices £2.75
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Homemade Lemonade £4.50

Sparkling Elderflower £3.75

Ginger Beer £3.50

Mighty Brew Kombucha £4.75
Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

Coke/Diet Coke £3.15

Hildon Still Water | Sparkling Water (330ml | 750ml) £2.50 | £3.95 


Americano £3.25

Cappuccino £3.50

Latte £3.50

Flat White £3.35

Espresso £2.50 | £2.75

Macchiato £2.65 | £2.85

Babyccino £2.25

Mocha £3.95

Iced Latte £3.85

Iced Mocha £3.95

Flavoured Syrups £0.50

Oat Milk | Coconut Milk | Soya Milk £0.25


All Bottled Or Canned In Various Sizes

Flower Pots Beer (500ml) £5.75
Perridge Pale 3.6% | Gooden’s Gold 4.8% | Busters Best 4.2%

Camden Hells Lager (330ml) £4.75

Aspall Cider (330ml) £5.75

Peroni (330ml) £4.50

Thatchers Non Alcoholic Cider 0% (500ml) £5.75

Peroni Non Alcoholic 0% (330ml) £4.00


Belini £8.50
Peach | Strawberry

Bloody Mary £9.00

Bucks Fizz £8.50

Twisted Nose Gin and Tonic £7.50 | £11.50

Spiced Rum and Ginger Beer £7.50 | £11.50

Tanqueray 0% Gin and Tonic £6.50 | £10.50

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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 and 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, and 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 and our other sustainability efforts please ask a member of our team.