Food

Starters
Mains
Desserts
Starters
Mains
Desserts
Starters
Mains
Side Dishes
Jacket Potatoes
Sandwiches
Kids Menu
Sunday Roast
Buffet Menu
Function Options
Nelson's 3 Course Set Menu - Starters
Nelson's 3 Course Set Menu - Mains
Nelson's 3 Course Set Menu - Desserts
Celeriac and Parsnip Soup with toasted hazelnuts and white truffle oil

served with a cumin and cheddar scone

Pulled Ham Hock, Pistachio & Apricot Terrine

served wit a pickled shallot, apple salad, smashed scratchings & dijon Mayo

Oak Smoked Salmon, Shaved Fennel & Clementine Salad

served with toasted pine nuts & caper vinaigarette

Pan fried Wild Mushromms on Sourdough Toast

served with bearnaise sauce & poached egg

Roast Breast of Turkey wrapped in Smoked Bacon with Sage & Onion Stuffing

served with roasted garlic & herb potatoes, selection of vegetables & red wine gravy

5 Spice Slow Roast Dorset Pork belly with Spiced Apple Chutney

served with roasted garlic & herb potatoes, selection of vegetables & red wine gravy

Braised Shin of Beef & Vegetable Casserole in a Red Wine & Rosemary Gravy

served with cheddar & shallot mash, blackberries & parsnip crisps

Pan Roast Fillet of Salmon, Celeriac 3 Ways and Ruby Chard

served with a chervil, preserved lemon & confit garlic dressing

Butternut Squash& Roasted Chestnut Risotto

with crispy sage, ricotta & white truffle oil

Classic Christmas Pudding

served with vanilla custard & brandy butter

Hayley's Gluten free Dark Chocolate Brownie with Clementine Compote

served with almond brittle and clotted cream ice cream

Sherry & Pannetonne Trifle

served with candied orange

Selection of Cheeses, Mrw Fudges Crackers, Apple & Celery

served with spiced apple chutney

Celeriac, Parsnip & Potato Soup with Toasted hazelnuts & White Truffle Oil

served with a cumin & cheddar scone

Pulled Ham Hock, Pistachio & Apricot Terrine, with a Pickled Shallot & Apple Salad

served with smashed scratching's & dijon Mayonnaise

Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail with Marie Rose Sauce & Bloody Mary Jelly

served with granary bloomer

Wild Mushroom & Confit Shallot Tart with a Mulled Pear & Stilton Salad

sevred with toasted walnuts & fir tree honey vinaigarette

Roast Breast of turkey Wrapped In Smoked Bacon With Sage & Onion Stuffing

served with roast garlic & herb potatoes, selection of vegetables & red wine gravy

5 Spice Slow Roast pork Belly with Spiced Apple Chutney

served with roast garlic & herb potaotes, selection of vegetables & red wine gravy

Sirloin of Beef with Yorkshire Pudding

served with roast garlic & herb potatoes, selection of vegetables & red wine gravy

Pan Fried Fillet Of Sea bass on Spinach & Ricotta Tortellini

served with a lobster bisque

Sweet Potato, Mushroom, Chestnut & Kale Wellington

served with roast garlic & herb potatoes, selection of vegetables & vegetarian gravy

Classic Christmas Pudding

served with vanilla custard & brandy butter

Hayley's Gluten free Dark Chocolate Brownie with Clementine Compote

served with almond brittle & clotted cream ice cream

White Chocolate & Baileys Cheesecake

Vanilla & Cinnamon Poached Pear with Winter Berry Sauce

served with Toasted Oat & Honey Clusters

Selection of Cheeses with Mrs fudges Crackers, Apple & Celery

served with spiced apple chutney

Tomato, Roast Red Pepper & Basil Soup with rosemary foccacia £5.50

Buffalo Mozzerella and Beef Tomato Salad with guacamole, pesto, balsamic glaze £5.50

Slow Cooked BBQ Ribs in a rich smokey sauce £6.50

Joes Homemade Spicy Beef Chilli on potato crispies, tomato salsa, guacamole & sour cream £6.50

Atlantic Prawn Cocktail with homemade marie rose sauce and brown bread £6.95

A Selection of Artisan Breads, Marinated Olives, olive oil, balsamic & dukka seasoning £5.50

Breaded Halloumi Fries served with tomato salsa & mixed leaves £5.50

Salt n Pepper Squid with mango & red pepper salsa & mixed leaves £6.95

Beer Battered Fish of the Day, triple cooked chips, homemade tartare Sauce, peas or seasonal Salad £11.95

Breaded Wholetail Scampi, Triple Cooked Chips, homemade Tartare sauce, peas or seasonal salad £11.95

Slow Cooked Chilli Con Carne with steamed basmati rice, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos and tortilla chips £11.95

Slow Cooked BBQ Pork Ribs with triple cooked chips, confit plum tomato, flat mushroom & onion rings £15.95

8oz Rib Eye Steak with triple cooked chips, flat mushroom, confit plum tomato & onion rings £16.95

Add Au Poivre or Stilton Sauce for £1.95

Harissa Marinated Chicken Breast on a bed of mango, raisin, almond and coriander couscous with a lime and curry yogurt £13.95

Crispy Bubble Bobble Red Shrimp Tortillas with mango roast red pepper & chilli salsa, salad & sweet potato fries £14.95

Chicken Club Salad char-grilled chicken breast, crispy bacon, boiled egg, avocado, garlic croutons, cherry tomato, mixed leaves & ranch dressing £11.95

Jalfrezi Spiced Chickpea Falafel in a smokehouse bun, curried lime yogurt; salad & sweet potato fries £11.95

Hand Pressed 100% Beef Burger or Char-grilled Chicken Breast Burger with smoked bacon, monteray jack cheese, caramelized onion chutney in a texas smokehouse bun with salad & fries £11.95

Sweet Potato, Aubergine, Roast Red Pepper & Coconut Curry, steamed basmati rice, coriander & toasted almonds, mango chutney & flatbread (V) £12.95

Chorizo, Salami & Parma Ham Pizza on a thin crust base £11.95

Roasted Cherry Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella, Olive & Caramelized Red Onion Chutney Pizza on a thin crust base £9.95

PLATTER for 2; Cod Goujons, Bobble Shrimp, Scampi & Salt n Pepper Squid, trio of dips and flat breads £15.95

PLATTER for 2; Anti Pasti - Salami, Chorizo, Parma Ham, Olives, Buffalo Mozzarella, trio of dips & flatbreads £15.95

FRIES £2.50

CHEESY FRIES £2.95

GARLIC BREAD £2.50

CHEESY GARLIC BREAD £2.50

SIDE SALAD £2.50

SWEET POTATO FRIES £3.25

MARINATED OLIVES £3.25

THE NELSON’S SLAW £2.95

MANGO, RAISIN, ALMOND & CORIANDER GIANT COUSCOUS £3.25

Served Lunch Time Only - Monday to Saturday

Loaded Jacket Potatoes served with a Dressed Seasonal Salad and Choice of Filling £6.95 each

CHILLI CON CARNE

ATLANTIC PRAWN WITH HOMEMADE MARIE ROSE SAUCE

CHEESE & BEANS

CORONATION CHICKEN

MOZZERELLA, BEEF TOMATO & PESTO

Char-grilled Chicken Burger £6.95

with fries

Hand Battered Fish £6.95

with fries, beans or peas

Breaded Scampi £6.95

with fries, beans or peas

Homemade Chicken Nuggets £6.95

with fries, beans or peas

100% Beef Burger £6.95

with fries

Mini Margarita Pizza £6.95

Breaded Halloumi Sticks £6.95

with fries

At The Nelson Tavern we Pride ourselves on our award winning Sunday Roast.

We offer a different selection of meats to choose from such as Beef, Lamb, Chicken and Dorset Pork Belly.

All Our Meat is locally sourced from Neal's Butchers. We Offer a normal main portion for £11.95 which allows you to have a selection of one type of meat with all the trimmings.

We also provide a bigger option which is famously know as our Big Boy Roast, this allows you to choose between three different types of meat and have all the trimmings to go with it £14.95

At The Nelson Tavern we are definitely a family oriented Pub and we also do a kiddies portion of Sunday roast for the little ones. £6.95

• Handmade Pork & Tarragon Scotch eggs

• Handmade Sage & Onion Sausage Rolls

• Harissa & Yoghurt Marinated Chicken Wings

• Char- Grilled Aubergine, Feta, Chilli & Mint Wraps

• Oak Smoked Mackerel, Cream Cheese & Chive Blinis

• Selection of finger Sandwiches

• Butternut Squash & Sage Arancini Balls

• Selection of Cup Cakes

The Full Nelson - Full Buffet, 3 Course Meal, Glass of prosecco p/person, Half a bottle of wine p/person and Canapes. £44.95 Per Head

This Is normally used for wedding receptions however it can be used for other events or functions you wish to put together, we like to accommodate everyone. Any queries just speak to Joe.

Nelson’s Hog Roast - Neal's Butchers Slow Roasted Hog served with Handmade Sesame Brioche Rolls, mixed seasonal salad, slow baked jacket potatoes and the Nelson’s star anise infused red cabbage slaw, chilli and lime corn on the cob. £10.95 p/head or £1050 for 100 people

Terrine: Pressed ham hock & parsley terrine, pickled vegetables, spiced apple chutney served with rosemary focaccia

Soup: Sweet Potato, butternut squash & coriander soup, chilli oil and a cumin and cheddar loaf

Vegetarian: Buffalo mozzarella and beef tomato salad, basil pesto, pea shoots and a balsamic glaze

Meat: Roast Confit chicken breast, thyme potato fondant, fine beans, wild mushroom and tarragon sauce

Fish: Pan fried hake, crushed new potatoes, wilted spinach, sauce vierge and parma ham crisp.

Vegetarian: Asparagus, pea and bacon bean risotto, crispy poached egg with lemon oil.

Apple tart tatin with clotted cream ice cream.

Gluten free chocolate brownie, mixed berries, coulis and vanilla pod ice cream.

Hayley’s Pimms jelly fruit salad and raspberry sorbet.

Served Lunch Time Only - Monday to Saturday

Freshly made sandwiches on White or Brown Bloomer served with The Nelson’s Slaw & Seasoned Fries £7.95 each

HOMEMADE FISH FINGERS with Baby Gem Lettuce and Homemade Tartare Sauce

ATLANTIC PRAWN with Homemade Marie Rose Sauce, Beef Tomato & Baby Gem Lettuce

ROAST BEEF with Dijon Mustard Mayonnaise, Gherkins& Monteray Jack Cheese

CHICKEN CLUB with Smoked Bacon, Boiled Egg, Beef Tomato, Baby Gem Lettuce & Ranch Dressing

BUFFALO MOZZARELLA with Beef Tomato, Pesto & Mixed Leaves

CHEDDAR CHEESE Caramelized Red Onion Chutney and Mixed Leaves

Food serving hours

Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 21:00
Sat: 12:00 - 21:00
Sun: 11:00 - 20:00