ASPARAGUS, DORSET ARCTIC CHARR AND TROUT NOW AVAILABLE FRESHLY IN
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE ARRIVAL OF OUR NEW SPRING MENU
INCLUDING WEEKDAY SPECIALS, SMOKED FISH PLATTERS, SALADS AND PLAT DU JOUR
ENGLISH ASPARAGUS IS HERE NOW COME AND TRY ONE OF OUR SPRING/SUMMER SPECIALS?
WHY NOT COME AND JOIN US FOR ONE OUR DELICIOUS SUNDAY ROAST LUNCHES AND COMING VERY SOON WITH A SUMMER TWIST
CURRY NIGHT WEDNESDAY 22nd MAY
LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY 24th MAY
BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY BBQ
MONDAY 27th MAY
BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL FATHERS DAY WEEKEND
FRIDAY 14th JUNE - SUNDAY 16th JUNE
AFTERNOON BBQ SATURDAY 15th JUNE
AUGUST 26th BANK HOLIDAY BBQ AND JAZZ
with Ricks Jazz Band
CERNE ABBAS CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS- WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPCOMING EVENTS!
Here at The Royal Oak you can expect a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere as soon as you step through the door. We pride ourselves on delivering delicious, great quality food in our charming 16th century pub with a smile to boot!
Why not come and warm yourself by the open fire and try a pint of locally brewed Cerne Abbas Beer, or one of our new lagers. Relax in the beer garden under the grapevines with a glass of wine.
We also serve teas coffees and Dorset apple cake as well as bacon and sausage sandwiches made with or own freshly baked bread
The pub is open every day for food from 12.00 to 2.30pm & 6pm to 8.30pm.
Sunday we are open for food 12.00 to 5.00pm & 6pm till 8.30pm.
Our menu offers an exciting combination of traditional and innovative food using locally sourced produce providing a genuine taste of Dorset. We serve your favorites like our steak & ale pie with Stilton, fish & chips, daily fish specials or local venison and apple faggots. There is something for all tastes.
From starters to desserts where you can sample Duncan's traditional 1560’s sticky toffee pudding and the signature white chocolate raspberry cheesecake - definitely worth saving room for!
WATCH OUT ALSO FOR SPECIAL EVENINGS AND REGULAR THEMED EVENTS
Daily specials regularly changing with seasonal produce and fresh ingredients
Fillet of Hake served on a bed of saute potato with a champagne prawn
Plat du jour £9.95
Pesto Bass fillets served on a bed of mediterranean vegetables £16.50
Fresh fillet of cod coated in our own beer batter £13.50
REGULAR DAILY SPECIALS INCLUDING PRAWN & CRAYFISH, SEA BREAM, BASS, SCALLOPS, CRAB & DORSET ARCTIC CHARR
Booking is recommended. Call us on 01300 341797
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Perfect to start or as a light snack
£2.95 / £4.95
Crusty French stick, served with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar.
Balsamic onion chutney, topped with goat's cheese, served with dressed mixed leaves.
Served with a tangy fruit chutney & toast.
Served with a fresh mixed leaf salad garnish & tartare sauce.
New Forest mushrooms cooked in a creamy garlic sauce, served with a small crusty loaf
A range of dishes to suit every taste
Fresh crispy beer battered fish, served with triple cooked chips & garden peas
Succulent breast of chicken topped with our own chilli &Dorset cheddar, served with chips & a fresh mixed leaf salad garnish.
New Forest mushroom risotto served with garlic bread
Wild mushrooms, spinach & sugar snaps, cooked in a vegetarian carbonara sauce. Served with garlic bread.
Served with salad & either triple cooked chips or garlic bread
add bacon for £1.00
Tender chunks of prime steak, slow cooked in a rich ale sauce with a puff pastry top served with new potatoes or triple cooked chips & seasonal vegetables or beans Why not add Stilton to the pie for £1
Home made caramelised onion and prime steak burger, served with salad, French fries & tomato relish.
Add cheese & bacon for £1.50
A classic dish with a modern twist, plump juicy prawns & crayfish tails served on a bed of fresh mixed leaf salad with our tasty marie rose sauce
Prime Ribeye steak cooked to your liking. Served with triple cooked chips, mushrooms, peas, tomato & onion rings.
Served with garlick bread or chips with a salad.
Blue cheese sauce
Brandy & mushroom sauce
Sample menu - please see dessert board in pub for daily desserts
Home made treacle tart to a recipe from the 1920's.
A sticky toffee pudding made to an old family recipe belonging to Duncan dating back to 1560.
This delicious signature cheesecake is made with a Hobnob biscuit and butter base. Served with fresh raspberries and white chocolate runout.
A choice of ice cream served by the scoop, all our ice creams come from Dunstable farm. See our dessert board for a wide range of lovely flavours from clotted cream vanilla to bakewell, honeycomb to double chocolate
A selection of creamy stilton,Cornish Brie, mature cheddar,served with a selection of biscuits,real ale chutney,and pickled onion
Menu available 12.00pm - 2.30pm Monday - Saturday alongside mains menu
£10.95 / 16.50
A single Ploughman's or a sharing Ploughman's for two. A choice of ham or ham and cheese includes a generous portion of home baked ham, together with mature Cheddar, Stilton and Brie, apple, celery, chutney, pickled onion, served with a salad garnish and a choice of white or brown baton and butter.
Generous portion of hand carved gammon, free range fried eggs, served with triple cooked chips.
Breaded whole-tail Scampi served with triple cooked chips, peas and tartare sauce
Tender chunks of prime steak, slow cooked in a rich ale sauce with a puff pastry top, served with new potatoes or chips & seasonal vegetables or beans. Add Stilton for £1.
A home made caramelised onion and prime steak burger, served in a brioche bun, with salad, French fries & tomato relish. Add cheese (Cheddar or Stilton) and bacon for £1.50.
Home made cauliflower cheese served with salad & either triple cooked chips or garlic bread. Add bacon for £1.
Apricot & goat's cheese nut roast, served with new potatoes, vegetables & gravy.
A choice of Tuna mayonnaise; Prawn with Marie Rose; Brie, bacon and cranberry; Bacon and blue cheese; Cheddar and chutney; Ham and chutney, Bacon lettuce and tomato.
Served with French fries and salad on a choice of granary or white baguette.
A choice of Tuna mayonnaise; Prawn with Marie Rose; Baked beans & cheese; Cheddar cheese; Bacon & Brie; Bacon & blue cheese; Cheddar & onion.
Served with salad.
Includes a scoop of ice cream for dessert
Macaroni cheese is served with garlic bread. Goujons and Sausages are served with chips and a choice of garden peas or baked beans
Served with chips and a choice or garden peas or baked beans