Food and drink
Examples of menus

Pie at the Blacksmiths
  • Soup of the day with fresh bread £5.50 (Gluten-free option available on request)
  • Bao buns. Choose from:
    • Hoi sin duck, spring onions, coriander
    • Spicy fried chicken, siracha mayo, pickled red onion
    • Wild mushrooms, teriyaki, lime (Vegan option available on request)
    All priced at 6.95 each (two per portion)
  • Popcorn Cauliflower, garlic & lemon mayo £6.50
  • Prosciutto, fig & rocket salad with shaved Pecorino & honey truffle vinaigrette £6.50
  • Pan-seared scallops, roasted squash purée & pancetta £7.50
Salmon at the Blacksmiths

All served with pickles, apples, chutney, celery and fresh bread

  • Honey roasted ham and salt beef £10
  • Isle of Wight cheese £10

  • Newchurch pie (Rob’s signature dish) Slow cooked lamb shank, oak smoked garlic. spinach & redcurrant gravy, house potatoes, vegetables £14 / £8.50
  • Pan fried seabass fillet, Panzanella salad, Isle of Wight tomatoes, olives, anchovies & toasted sour dough bread £15 (Gluten-free option available on request)
  • 12hr BBQ beef brisket, smoky BBQ sauce, corn on cob with feta & lime, red cabbage slaw, skinny fries £14.50
  • Roast pork belly, black pudding croquette, cider gravy, apple sauce, herb mash & vegetables £14.50 / £8.50 (Gluten-free option available on request)
  • Feta, pinenut & spinach filo pie, garlic sauce, tenderstem broccoli & house potatoes £13
  • Chicken katsu curry, crispy chicken breast, coconut rice, katsu sauce, pickled vegetables, coriander £13.50
  • Tofu katsu curry £13.50 (Vegan option available on request)
  • Chicken Caesar salad, crispy bacon, croutons, parmesan & crispy egg yolk £13 / £8

Newchurch Pie at the Blacksmiths

 

Served with skinny fries and salad, and a choice of white, wholemeal and gluten-free bread

  • Beef brisket, gherkins, English mustard & rocket £7
  • Honey roasted ham, smoked cheddar & pickle £6.50
  • Grilled mushroom, beef tomato & cheddar £6.50
  • Prawns, smoked salmon, Marie-Rose sauce £7.50

Roast dinner served every Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm, subject to availability.

  • Roast chicken breast
  • Roast pork belly
  • Roast beef brisket
  • Or a trio of meats if you can’t make up your mind!

All served with homemade giant Yorkshire pudding, roast and new potatoes and fresh vegetables.

All priced at £8.50 child, £13 adult, trio (a piece of each) £16

  • Yates’s Islander beer battered cod, chunky chips, peas, homemade tartare sauce £13 / £8.50
  • Honey-glazed ham, free range eggs & chips. £11 / £8 (Gluten-free option available on request)
  • Scampi, chips, peas & homemade tartare sauce £11 / £8
  • Omelette, with your choice of up to three fillings from: ham, tomato, mushrooms, Brie, Cheddar & red onion compote. With chips and salad £10 (Gluten-free option available on request)
  • 10oz chicken breast, chips and salad £12 (Gluten-free option available on request). Choose a topping from:
    • Garlic and red onion butter;
    • Creamy peppercorn and brandy sauce;
    • New Yorker (homemade BBQ sauce, bacon & melted mozzarella)

Fish and chips at the Blacksmiths

  • 8oz Sirloin £21
  • The Blacksmiths mixed grill £25. Rump steak, lamb, gammon, chicken, pork, egg, and Cumberland sausage.
  • Both served with flat mushrooms, beef tomato, onion rings, chips and salad
  • Add peppercorn sauce / blue cheese sauce / garlic butter sauce / Bearnaise sauce £2.50
  • 16oz T-bone steak with black garlic butter, Bearnaise & peppercorn sauce, skinny fries & green salad £28 (Gluten-free option available on request) Rob recommends this steak is served medium rare.
  • Beef burger, crispy bacon, cheddar, brioche bun, garlic aioli, relish, skinny fries £12
  • Beetroot & chickpea burger, grilled halloumi, siracha mayo, sweet potato fries £12 (Vegan option available on request)
  • Blackened swordfish, red cabbage slaw, lime mayo, brioche bun, Cajun fries £13.50

Black burger at the Blacksmiths

  • Seasonal vegetables £3
  • Garden salad £3
  • Garlic bread £2.50
  • Garlic mozzarella bread £3
  • Frickles (fried pickles) £3
  • Sweet potato fries £3
  • Chunky chips £3
  • Skinny fries £3
  • Onion rings and garlic aioli £3

  • Fresh & fabulous strawberry pavlova, Chantilly cream, coulis £6.50 / £4.25
  • White chocolate & raspberry creme brulee, shortbread biscuit £6.50
  • Chocolate fondant, chocolate sauce, raspberries, vanilla bean ice cream £6.50
  • Apple & summer berry crumble, with custard £6.50 / £4.25
  • Baked salted caramel cheesecake, pretzels served with vanilla bean ice cream £6.50
  • Selection of Isle of Wight Minghella ice cream - 2 scoops £3.50 / 3 scoops £4.75
  • Dessert of the day £6.50 (please see the board)
  • Blacksmiths cheeseboard: Isle of Wight Blue, Isle of Wight Soft and Gallybagger £8.50

Pavlova at the Blacksmiths

Champagne & Sparkling

  • Prosecco Frizzante, Casa Defra, VENETO, ITALY. A fruity, easy drinking style of Prosecco with a light fizz. (V) 200ml: £ 7.00 Bottle: £22.00
  • Brut Classic Cuvée, Hambledon, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND. Fantastic fizz from England's oldest commercial vineyard. (V) Bottle: £55.00
  • Rosé Classic Cuvée, Hambledon, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND. A rich, textured blend of 90% Chardonnay & 10% Pinot Noir. (V) Bottle: £60.00
  • Special Cuvée, Bollinger, CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE. Distinguished by its elegance and complexity. Bottle: £75.00

Whites

Crisp & Fresh

  • Pinot Grigio COLLINE TEATINE, ITALY A grown up PG, with a bit of weight & texture overlying the fruit. (V) 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.00 Bottle: £16.50
  • Picpoul de Pinet LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Light, crisp & dry with aromas of flowers & white peach. (V) Bottle: £23.50

Delicious & Juicy

  • Marsanne / Viognier LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Juicy apricot & peach flavours with a pleasingly long finish. (V) 175ml: £5.25 250ml: £6.50 Bottle: £19.50
  • Gavi PIEMONTE, ITALY Beautifully light flavours of pear, apple and a touch of white peach. (V) Bottle: £23.50
  • Chenin Blanc WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA. Packed with intense flavours of fresh apples wih a zingy bite. (V) Bottle: £18.00

Zesty & Aromatic

  • Albariño RIAS BAIXAS - SPAIN. A very elegant, citrus wine presenting a slight spritz. (V) Bottle: £25.00
  • Sauvignon / Colombard LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. An exquisite SB with prominent asparagus, ripe peach and exotic fruit. (V) 175ml: £5.50 250ml: £7.25 Bottle: £21.00
  • Riesling CLARE VALLEY - AUSTRALIA. Dry in style , showing plenty of lime & elderflower character. (V) Bottle: £27.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND. An exquisite SB with prominent asparagus, ripe peach and exotic fruit. (V) Bottle: £30.00

Classic & Elegant

  • Sancerre LOIRE, FRANCE. Crisp, steely and fresh with notes of mown grass, herbs and citrus. Bottle: £40.00
  • Chardonnay LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Ripe apples & hints of vanilla and nuts with a buttery note. (V) 175ml: £5.50 250ml: £7.00 Bottle: £21.00
  • Meursault 2016 BURGUNDY, FRANCE. Opulent and fruity but with great finesse on the palate. Bottle: £65.00

Rosé

  • Pinot Grigio Rosé COLLINE TEATINE, ITALY. Light copper, fruity wine with a pleasing finish. (V) 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.00 Bottle: £16.50
  • Rioja Rosado RIOJA, SPAIN. Fresh, crisp, round and fruity - a touch of class. (V) Bottle: £22.50
  • Zinfandel Rosé CALIFORNIA, USA. Refreshing ripe strawberry and watermelon. (V) 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.00 Bottle: £16.50

Reds

Soft & Silky

  • Cabernet Franc LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Soft, sweet fruit; black cherries and blackberries, with a silky finish. (V) 175ml: £5.25 250ml: £6.50 Bottle: £19.50
  • Pinot Noir DANUBE, BULGARIA. A silken Pinot Noir with flavours of red fruit and a hint of vanilla. Bottle: £23.00
  • Merlot VALLE CENTRAL, CHILE. Full of juicy, soft fruit character, typical of a good Merlot. (V) 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.00 Bottle: £16.50

Smooth & a Little Spicy

  • Negroamaro/Primitivo PUGLIA, ITALY. Super smooth Italian red with good depth of flavour. (V) Bottle: £20.00
  • Malbec MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. A harmonious Malbec, full of blueberry, blackcurrant and plum flavours. (V) 175ml: £5.50 250ml: £7.25 Bottle: £21.00

Fulsome & Robust

  • Shiraz SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA. Soft, rounded and easy drinking with balanced fruit and spice. (V) 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.25 Bottle: £18.50
  • Côtes du Rhône Villages RHÔNE, FRANCE. An excellent example of CDR - bold fruit, smooth & weighty. Bottle: £26.00

Classic & Mature

  • Cuvée l'Emotion BORDEAUX, FRANCE. Super smooth Claret from a fantastic year, this is drinking wonderfully. Bottle: £25.00
  • Rioja Crianza RIOJA, SPAIN. Aged for 12 months in American oak, this is classic Rioja. (V) Bottle: £26.00
  • Pessac Léognan 2013 BORDEAUX, FRANCE. Second wine of Dom. de Chevalier - great texture, depth and purity. Bottle: £55.00

Dessert & Fortified

  • Cadillac BORDEAUX, FRANCE. Strong aromas of honey, apricots and spice overlaid by ripe peaches. 75ml: £3.50 375ml Bottle: £17.50
  • Late Bottled Vintage Port DOURO, PORTUGAL. Richly decadent, full bodied and with lovely tannin structure. 75ml: £3.50 750ml Bottle: £35.00

125ml also available. Our wines are listed by style & body (so lighter, more delicate wines are shown first)

(V) signifies a vegan-friendly wine.