Food and drink
Examples of menus

Pie at the Blacksmiths
  • Soup of the day, fresh bread £4.50
  • Brown-butter pumpkin with goats cheese and sage £6
  • Thai crab cake, fresh crab, dill and sweet chilli and lemon mayonnaise £7.50
  • Hoisin duck, steamed bao buns, spring onion & coriander £6.50
  • Pan seared scallops, apple and cider veloute, crispy black pudding £7.50
  • Pulled beef taco, guacamole, refried beans, lime, chipotle dressing £7
Salmon at the Blacksmiths

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

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

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

  • Salt beef, gherkins, English mustard and rocket, £7
  • Honey roasted ham, smoked cheddar and compote £6.50
  • Portobello mushroom, pesto, beef tomato and Gallybagger cheese £6.50
  • Prawns, smoked salmon, Marie Rose sauce £6.50

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

  • Roast Lamb
  • Roast Pork
  • Roast Beef
  • Or a trio of meats if you can’t make up your mind!
  • Homemade Apricot & Nut roast

All served with homemade giant Yorkshire pudding, roast and new potatoes and fresh vegetables. Gluten free Yorkshire pudding and gravy available.

£8 child £11 adult

  • Yates Islander beer battered cod, chips and peas £8.50/£12
  • Honey glazed ham, free range eggs and chips £7.50/£10
  • Scampi, chips, peas and homemade tartare sauce £7/£10
  • 10oz chicken breast, chips and salad £12. Please choose from:
    • Garlic and red onion;
    • Creamy peppercorn and brandy sauce;
    • New Yorker, bacon, BBQ, mozzarella
  • Omelette, Choice of up to three fillings: ham, tomato, mushrooms, Brie, Cheddar, red onion compote. With chips and salad £8

Fish and chips at the Blacksmiths

  • Confit duck leg, red wine jus, cavolo nero puree, tenderstem broccoli, house potatoes £13
  • Mariners Pie - cod, salmon, smoked haddock, prawns in a white wine sauce topped with cheesy mashed potato. With fresh bread & tenderstem broccoli £13
  • Local butcher's sausages, herb mashed potato, red cabbage, crispy black pudding, cranberry, red wine gravy £12
  • Spiced Mediterranean vegetable flat-bread, chipotle mayonnaise, feta cheese, skinny fries £12
  • Newchurch pie (Rob’s signature dish) shortcrust pastry pie, filled with slow-cooked lamb-shank meat, spinach; house potatoes and vegetables £8/£13
  • Roasted chicken, lemon and thyme risotto, with rocket and parmesan £7/£l2
  • Slow roasted pork belly, cider jus, grilled apple, herb mash and seasonal vegetables £8/£14
  • Chicken caesar salad, crispy bacon, croûtons, parmesan and crispy egg yolk £7/£l2
  • Rowridge Farm beef burger, crispy bacon, applewood cheddar, lettuce, tomato, brioche bun & skinny fries, garlic aioli & tomato salsa £12


All served with flat mushrooms, beef tomato, onion rings, chips and salad.

  • 8oz Fillet £25
  • 10oz Rump £17
  • 8oz Sirloin £19
  • Mixed grill: steak, gammon, chicken, lamb, pork, Cumberland sausage, fried egg £18

Steak sauces: peppercorn & brandy, blue cheese, garlic butter sauce £2.50

Newchurch Pie at the Blacksmiths


Black burger at the Blacksmiths

Little Farriers menu

Menu for under 10’s all £5.50

  • Chicken breast, mashed potato, vegetables & gravy
  • Fresh cod fillet, mash & peas
  • Real chicken breast chicken nuggets, chips & beans
  • Three cheese pizza, chips & beans
  • Sausages, mash, peas & gravy
  • Burger & chips
  • Chicken New Yorker (chicken, bacon, BBQ sauce, mozzarella) chips & salad
  • Children’s 1 scoop ice cream £1.75/ £2 scoop £3.50
  • Mini puddings also available: strawberry pavlova; banana waffle & peanut crunch; or crumble & custard. All £4

Light bite versions of our main meals are also available, see smaller prices in the main menu.

Menu designed by Scarlett Burrows aged 3 (who loves her Daddy's cooking)

Scarlett's horses

All home-made with a little TLC

  • Apple & summer berry crumble with custard £6/£4
  • Chocolate fondant, chocolate sauce, raspberries, vanilla bean ice cream £6
  • Belgian waffle, bruléed bananas, almond praline, vanilla ice cream £6/£4
  • Strawberry pavlova, chantilly cream £6/£4
  • Classic tiramisu with coffee ice cream £6
  • Blacksmiths cheeseboard – Isle of Wight blue, soft & gallybagger, grapes, apple, crackers & chutney £8
  • Selection of local Calbourne ice cream: 2 scoops £3.50 3 scoops £4.75

Pavlova at the Blacksmiths

Champagne & Sparkling

  • Prosecco Frizzante, Casa Defra, VENETO, ITALY. A fruity, easy drinking style of Prosecco with a light fizz. 200ml: £6.75 Bottle: £20.00
  • Brut Classic Cuvée, Hambledon, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND. Fantastic fizz from England's oldest commercial vineyard. Bottle: £50.00
  • Rosé Classic Cuvée, Hambledon, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND. A rich, textured blend of 90% Chardonnay & 10% Pinot Noir. Bottle: £60.00
  • Brut Yellow Label, Veuve Cliquot, CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE. The perfect balance between power and finesse. Bottle: £60.00


Crisp & Fresh

  • Pinot Grigio, SICILY, ITALY Orsino. Crisp, rounded and refreshing with citrus fruit character. 175ml: £4.75 250ml: £5.75 Bottle: £16.00
  • ‡ Picpoul de Pinet, Château Petit Roubié, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Light, crisp & dry with aromas of flowers & white peach. Bottle: £23.50
  • Assyrtiko Domaine Lyrarakis, CRETE, GREECE. A seriously impressive rich, mineral white to pair with fish. Bottle: £25.00

Delicious & Juicy

  • Marsanne / Viognier, Xavier Roger, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Juicy apricot & peach flavours with a pleasingly long finish. 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.25 Bottle: £18.00
  • Gavi, Ke Bonta, PIEMONTE, ITALY. A rich fruity wine with the intense flavours of citrus & peach. Bottle: £23.00
  • Chenin Blanc, Kraal Bay, SWARTLAND, SOUTH AFRICA. Lovely bottle, even lovelier wine! Fresh apple and melon palate. Bottle: £19.50

Zesty & Aromatic

  • Grüner Veltliner, Zero G, WAGRAM, AUSTRIA. Light yet intensely flavoured, with a hint of white pepper & spice. Bottle: £27.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, Mayfly, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND. A very classy, refined style of Marlborough that you are sure to love. 175ml: £5.75 250ml: £7.50 Bottle: £22.00

Classic & Elegant

  • ‡ Sancerre, Christian Dauny, LOIRE, FRANCE. Classic, grassy Sancerre with tremendous clarity & purity. Bottle: £32.00
  • Chardonnay, Les Argelières, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Ripe apples & hints of vanilla and nuts with a buttery note. 175ml: £5.25 250ml: £6.50 Bottle: £19.00
  • ‡ Meursault 2015, Les Tillets, Jean Javillier, BURGUNDY, FRANCE. Javillier’s wines are opulent & generous, classically Burgundian. Bottle: £50.00


  • Pinot Grigio Rosé, Belfiore, VENETO, ITALY. A delicate, fruity wine with a pleasing finish. 175ml: £4.75 250ml: £5.75 Bottle: £16.00
  • ‡ Grenache Rosé, Mas de Longchamp, RHONE, FRANCE. Delicious, crisp, pale rosé from southern Rhône. Bottle: £22.00
  • White Zinfandel, Spring Creek, CALIFORNIA, USA. Refreshing ripe strawberry and watermelon. 175ml: £4.75 250ml: £5.75 Bottle: £16.00


Soft & Silky

  • ‡ Pinot Noir The Walnut Block, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND. Delicate red fruits & savoury characters, balanced by gentle acidity. Bottle: £33.00
  • Cabernet Franc, Les Argelières, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE. Soft, sweet fruit; black cherries and blackberries, with a silky finish. 175ml: £5.25 250ml: £6.50 Bottle: £19.00
  • Merlot, Las Condes, VALLE CENTRAL, CHILE. Full of juicy, soft fruit character, typical of a good Merlot. 175ml: £4.75 250ml: £5.75 Bottle: £16.00

Smooth & a Little Spicy

  • Nero d'Avola, Palazzo del Mare, SICILY, ITALY. Super smooth Italian red with good depth of flavour. Bottle: £17.00
  • Malbec, El Tesoro de Las Montanas, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. Full bodied with flavours of blackberry, damson spice & pepper. 175ml: £5.50 250ml: £6.75 Bottle: £20.00

Fulsome & Robust

  • Shiraz / Viognier, The Vintner, LANGHORNE CREEK, AUSTRALIA. A rich, full flavoured palate of blackcurrant with velvet tannins. 175ml: £5.00 250ml: £6.25 Bottle: £18.00
  • Zinfandel, Heritage, De Loach, CALIFORNIA, USA. A hearty, juicy and spice-infused red that will please and intrigue. Bottle: £30.00

Classic & Mature

  • ‡ Bordeaux Supérieur, Château Couronneau, BORDEAUX, FRANCE. Wonderfully ripe summer fruits backed up by a creamy texture. Bottle: £26.00
  • Rioja Crianza, Bodegas Muriel, RIOJA, SPAIN. Aged for 12 months in American oak, this is classic Rioja. Bottle: £21.00
  • Listrac Medoc 2005, Château Forcas Dupré, BORDEAUX, FRANCE. A ripe left-bank claret that shows style and richness. Superb vintage. Bottle: £50.00

Dessert & Fortified

  • Monbazillac, Christian Roche, Sud Ouest, France. A wonderfully rich, sweet wine made from Semillon and Muscadelle. 100ml: £3.00 375ml Bottle: £15.00
  • Late Bottled Vintage Port, Porto Poças, DOURO, PORTUGAL. Richly decadent, full bodied and with lovely tannin structure. 50ml: £3.50 750ml Bottle: £35.00

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

‡ signifies an organic wine.

£21 per person for two courses (coffee not included); or £26 for 4 courses, including coffee as a course.


  • Cream mushroom of soup, wild mushrooms, crème fraiche
  • Beets, goats cheese croquettes, radish & watercress
  • Smoked salmon terrine, lemon & horseradish cream
  • Venison & black pudding scotch egg, celeriac remoulade
  • Roasted fennel, orange, Pinenut & quinoa salad


  • Brownrigg’s turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing, roast potatoes, fresh vegetables
  • Hake fillet, crab herb crust, lobster hollandaise, new potatoes winter greens
  • Pan-fried pheasant breast, parsnip puree, parkin, red wine jus, fresh vegetables
  • Root vegetable tart Tatin, redcurrant glaze, garlic mash, kale
  • Pink roasted Striploin of beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, fresh vegetables


  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy sauce
  • Sticky toffee pudding, date & coffee puree, banana ice cream
  • Chocolate delice, Chantilly cream, raspberrys
  • Lemon curd & pistachio Eton mess
  • Isle of Wight cheeses, biscuits, chutney
  • Vegan brownie with vegan vanilla ice cream