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 – Sunday
09:00 – 12:00

BREAKFAST

Full English £12.50
Pork Sausage, Smoked Streaky Bacon, Egg, Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Field Mushroom, Baked Beans and Toast
(Add Black Pudding £2.00)

Vegan Breakfast (ve) £11.50
Potato Rosti, Avocado, Slow Roast Tomatoes, Baked Beans, Spinach, Field Mushrooms and Toast

Sweetcorn Fritters (v) £10.50
Poached Eggs, Red Pepper Ketchup, Rocket
(Add Crispy Bacon £2.00)

SCOTCH PANCAKES £9.00

Smoked Streaky Bacon and Maple Syrup

Blueberries, Yogurt, Jam and Maple Syrup

Toasted Pecan Nuts, Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Maple Syrup

 

FRENCH TOAST £9.50

Crispy Streaky Bacon and Maple Syrup

HEALTHY CHOICES

Oak Smoked Salmon £12.50
Slow Roast Plum Tomato, Spinach, Poached Eggs, Watercress and Sourdough Toast

Crushed Avocado (v) £10.00
Poached Eggs, Sourdough Toast, Watercress
(Add Streaky Bacon or Smoked Salmon £2.00)

North African Eggs (v) £10.00
Spiced Flatbread, Poached Eggs, Garlic Yoghurt, Harissa, Tomatoes and Herb Salad
(Add Merguez Sausage £2.00)

EGGS

Vale Farm Eggs on Toast £6.75

Vale Farm Eggs £11.00
Eggs Benedict  |  Eggs Florentine  |  Eggs Royale
Home Baked Watercress Muffin and Hollandaise Sauce

BREAKFAST SANDWICH

Sauce  |  Bacon  |  Eggs  |  Mushroom

1 Filling £7.00
2 Filling £8.00
3 Fillings £9.00

Freshly Blended Smoothie £4.50

Ask Your Server For Today’s Flavour

 

Freshly Blended Milkshakes £4.25

Chocolate  |  Banana  |  Strawberry  |  Vanilla

All Breakfast Add Ons £2.00

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 – Sunday 12:00 – 15:30

SHARERS AND SIDES

Hand Cut Chips (ve) £4.25

New Potato Salad, Watercress and Creme Fraiche (v) £3.75

French Fries (ve) £3.75

Flatbreads and Dukkah (ve) £3.50

Coleslaw (v) £2.50

Hand Cut Chips, Oregano, Feta and Garlic £5.25

LUNCH MAINS

Soup £8.00
Hobbs House Sourdough

Crispy Potato Scotch Egg £9.50
Curried Mayo and Wilted Spinach

Beer Battered Cod £14.50
Hand Cut Chips, Pea Puree and Tartare Sauce

Fried Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast (v) £12.00
Creamed Spinach, Pine Nuts, Mizuna and Parmesan
(Add Poached Egg £2.00)

8oz Hand Pressed Hampshire Beef Burger £14.00
Brioche Bun, Pickles, Baby Gem, Slaw, Fries and Burger Sauce
(Add Cheese or Streaky Bacon £1.50)

Roast Lamb Rump £19.00
Courgette, Potato, Peas, Garlic and Salsa Verde

Pan Fried Gnocchi £13.50
Roasted Broccoli, Gorgonzola, Toasted Hazelnuts, Gremolata and Rocket

Honey and Orange Roast Ham £13.00
Fried Free Range Eggs and Hand Cut Chips

Hot Smoked Chalk Stream Trout £11.50
Watercress Muffin, Poached Eggs and Bearnaise Sauce

Welsh Rarebit on Sourdough Toast (v) £9.00
Rocket Salad and Pickled Shallots
(Add Fried Egg £2.00 | French Fries £2.75)

SALADS

Miso Glazed Chicken Salad £13.00
Pak Choi, Rice Noodles, Soy, Ginger and Lime

Harissa Spiced Aubergine £12.00
Labneh, Israeli Couscous, Fresh Herbs, Feta Cheese and Pomegranate

Hot Smoked Mackerel Salad £13.00
New Potatoes, Boiled Egg, Watercress, Creme Fraiche Dressing and Dill

KIDS MENU

4oz Cheeseburger £6.50
Brioche Bun and French Fries

Sausage, Chips and Beans £6.50

Kids Mezze  £5.50
Veggie Sticks, Flatbread and Hummus

Kids Flatbread Pizza and Rocket Salad £5.50
Mozzarella, Tomato and Pesto

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.

TREATS

Scone, Clotted Cream and Jam £3.50

Cream Tea £9.50

Brownie £3.50

Choc Chip Cookie £2.75

Oat Fruit and Nut Cookie (gf) £2.75

Peanut and Banana Muffin (ve) £3.50

Chocolate Cake (gf) £3.50

Lemon Drizzle £3.50

Apple Slice £3.50

Iced Cinnamon Bun £3.50

Cake Of The Day £3.50

Cake and Ice Cream £4.50

TEA

Our Selection Of Char Loose Leaf
Small Pot £3.50 | Large Pot £6.00

Winchester Breakfast

Earl Grey

Green Tea

Red Bush

Winchester Fruit Basket

Jasmin

Apple and Ginger

Chai

Chamomile

Peppermint

Builders Brew
Dorset Tea Bag

COFFEE

Traditionally Roasted From Dorset Coffee Company

Americano £2.95

Cappuccino £3.25

Latte £3.25

Flat White £3.15

Espresso £2.25 / £2.50

Macchiato £2.45/£2.65

Babyccino £2.25

Mocha £3.65

Iced Latte £3.65

Iced Mocha £3.65

SOFT DRINKS

Hot Chocolate £3.50

Luxury Hot Chocolate £3.75

Kids Juices £1.75

Fruit Juices £2.50

Fresh Milkshakes £4.25

Fresh Orange £3.25

Freshly Blended Smoothie £4.50

Homemade Lemonade £3.75

Sparkling Elderflower £3.15

Cornish Orchard Ginger Beer £2.50

Fever Tree Tonics £1.75

Coke/Diet Coke £3.15

Hill Farm Juices £2.50

Hildon Still/Sparkling Water £3.95 / £2.50

BEER, LAGER & CIDER

All Bottled Or Canned In Various Sizes

Pistonhead Lager (330ml) £3.75

Camden Pale Ale (330ml) £4.50

Aspall Cider (330ml) £4.75

Peroni (330ml) £3.75 

Doombar (500ml) £4.75

COCKTAILS

Bloody Mary £8.00

Bucks Fizz £8.00

Peach Belini £8.00

Virgin Mary £4.50

Twisted Nose G&T £5.45 / £8.50

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Wine Selection

WHITE WINE

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

RED WINE

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

WHITE SPARKLING

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

ROSE WINE

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

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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.