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Monty's Inn New forest pub

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Lunch & Dinner Menu

The History

Here at Monty’s inn we are very proud of the food and drink we serve. This is why we choose carefully where of our ingredients are sourced. We grow our own fruit and vegetables in our kitchen garden. We use many local suppliers such as Pork from Pondhead farm in Lyndhurst, Real Ales from Ringwood brewery, beef from Alderstone Farm near Romsey, eggs from our own chickens and apples from The Pennington orchard.

Lunch at Monty’s

Served from 12.00pm to 2.30pm Monday to Friday and 12.00pm to 3.00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Dinner is served from 6.30pm to 9.30pm every day.

Pub opens from 11.00am to 11.00pm Monday to Sunday

Sample Menu

From the bakery

Available at lunchtime only and until 5pm on Saturday & Sunday
Cheese Ploughman’s £8.95
Served with a wedge of bloomer bread, homemade chutney, pickled onion, apple, celery & salad
Ham & Cheese Ploughman’s £9.95
Served with a wedge of bloomer bread, homemade chutney, pickled onion, apple, celery & salad
All sandwiches below are served on either white or brown bread with a side salad and Tyrell’s potato crisps
Free Range Egg and Cress £6.95
Crayfish & Rocket £6.95
Honey Glazed Smoked Ham & Pommery Mustard £6.95
Dorset Cheddar & Homemade Chutney £6.95
Rare Roast Sirloin with Horseradish £6.95
Smoked Salmon & Milled Pepper £6.95
Coronation Chicken £6.95


Freshly Made Soup of the Day £5.95
White or Brown Bloomer Bread                      
Homemade Local Pork Scotch Egg £6.95
Made with a Soft Boiled Egg from our Garden, With Spiced Apple Sauce and Dressed Rocket
Pan Seared Shetland Scallops £10.75
Served with black pudding, broad bean puree and pea shoots
Home-made Corned Beef £6.95
With Pickled Carrots, Celeriac Remoulade
and Hampshire Watercress
Crispy French Goats Cheese £6.95
Pickled beetroot, apple and beetroot puree and candied walnuts


Ringwood Ale Battered Haddock £13.95
With Cornish Sea Salt and Black Pepper Chips Crushed Peas, Tartare Sauce and Lemon
Monty’s Shetland Fish Pie £12.95
With a Boiled Egg, Glazed with Dorset Cheddar Cheese and Served with Local Seasonal Greens
Grilled Shetland Hake Fillet £16.95
With Lemon Fondant Potato, Artichoke Puree, Wild Mushrooms, Tender stem Broccoli and Crispy Mussels
28 Days Matured 10oz Hampshire Reared Sirloin Steak £21.95
Served with Grilled Mushrooms, Sauté Cherry Tomatoes and Hand Cut Chunky Chips
Wild Mushroom Sauce £3.75
Peppercorn Sauce £3.50
Garlic Butter £2.00
Monty’s Beef Burger  £15.95
Home Ground Hampshire Beef Burger with Spiced Tomato and Red Onion Relish, Smoked Bacon, Gruyere Cheese, Gherkin and Crispy French Fries
Pondhead Farm Pork Sausages £13.95
With Creamed Potatoes, Seasonal Greens And Onion Gravy
Monty’s Suet Pastry ‘Pie of the Day’
Cooked to order and served with your choice of Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables and Pan Gravy
Crisp Confit Pondhead Farm Pork Belly
Served with Bubble and Squeak, Caramelised
Apples and Cider Sauce
Monty's Chicken Caesar Salad £13.50
With Smoked Bacon, Gem Lettuce, Croutons, Parmesan, Anchovies and Caesar Dressing (made with Anchovies)
Risotto of the Day
Starter £6.95 Main £13.95
Roasted Rump of Dan Smith’s Lamb £17.95
With Dauphinoise potatoes, braised red cabbage with chestnuts and apricots crispy shoulder croquette and lamb jus.


Crusty Bloomer bread with Oil & Balsamic   £3.00
Fresh Mixed Olives                                             £3.95
Twice Cooked Chips                                           £3.75
Twice Cooked Chips with Dorset Cheddar     £4.25
Mixed Salad                                                          £3.50
New Potatoes in a Chive Butter                        £3.25
Fries                                                                       £3.50
Seasonal Vegetables                                            £3.50
Garlic Ciabatta                                                     £3.50
Garlic Ciabatta with Dorset Cheddar               £4.00
Beer Battered Onion Rings                                £4.25
A 10% service charge applies for parties over 8 people.



Wine List

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Sample Menu


Bottle / 500ml Carafe / 175ml Glass

Ayrum, Verdejo, Spain £17.50 / £12.50 / £4.50
An aromatic grape variety that shows floral notes with green apple and citrus on the palate
Berri Estates, Unoaked Chardonnay, Australia £19.00 / £13.00 / £4.75
A crisp style with a fresh, yet ripe lemon character with no oak ageing
Errazuriz 1870 Penuelas Block, Sauvignon Blanc, Chile £23.00 / £16.00 / £5.50
Shows concentrated flavours of herbs, cut grass and tropical fruit
Berri Estates, Unoaked Chardonnay, Australia £19.00 / £13.00 / £4.75
A crisp style with a fresh, yet ripe lemon character with no oak ageing
Errazuriz 1870 Penuelas Block, Sauvignon Blanc, Chile £23.00 / £16.00 / £5.50
Shows concentrated flavours of herbs, cut grass and tropical fruit
Fantinel, Pinot Grigio, Italy £24.50 / £16.50 / £5.75
Fresh and well-balanced with good depth and a long, attractive finish.
Sainte-Anne, Picpoul de Pinet, France £25.00
Citrussy southern French white made from the Picpoul grape
Mad Fish, Riesling, Australia £30.00
An aromatic lift of zested lime skin and citrus flower provides an enticing entry to the wine. The palate has an upfront burst of citrus and a crisp mineral acidity to finish
Toledana, Gavi di Gavi, Italy £35.00
This classy aristocratic Italian white is always a popular choice, crisp and dry showing refined richness of fruit flavours, and it complements food beautifully
Vionta, Albarino, Spain £36.00
Attractive perfume of mineral, spring flowers, lemon, and pineapple. Creamy-textured and fresh on the palate. A refreshing food friendly white wine
Villa Maria Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand £38.00
Intense gooseberry fruit nose and big flavours of concentrated zesty citrus fruit on the palate
Domaine Gilbert Picq, Chablis, France £42.00
 This Chablis is a classic example of a fresh, bone dry style with flinty character.
Joseph Mellot, Sancerre, France £44.00
Smooth, aromatic with crisp acidity, floral and mineral notes that make it an ideal choice to go with goat cheese or light fish dishes.
Bolla, Soave, Italy 37.5cl £15.00


Bottle / 500ml Carafe / 175ml Glass
Ayrum, Rosado, Spain £17.95 / £12.50 / £4.50
Delicate aromas of summer berry fruits with a soft finish
Lavande Rose, Rhone, France £25.00
A brief time with juice and skin together gives this delicate colour, delicious strawberry aroma and zingy freshness
Chateau de Beaulieu, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, France £28.00 / £18.50 / £6.60
A round full flavoured style with summer fruit flavours and hints of Mediterranean herbs


Bottle / 500ml Carafe / 175ml Glass
Ayrum, Tempranillo-Garnacha, Spain £17.50 / £12.50 / £4.50
Cherry-red very smooth with blackberry and plum fruit, light tannins with a smooth finish
Kleine Zalze, Cabernet Sauvignon, South Africa £22.00 / £15.00 / £5.40
An elegant wine with a perfect balance of soft tannins and dense fruit over opulent notes of blackcurrant with floral aromas like violet and a spiced, liquorice finish.
Errazuriz 1870 Teno Block, Merlot, Chile £24.00 / £16.00 / £5.75
Lovely juicy plums fruit character, with hints of spice on the smooth finish
Nederburg The Manor, Shiraz, South Africa £25.00
An abundance of prune, plum and cherry on the nose met with oak spice aromas on the palate
Callia Selected, Malbec, Argentina £26.00 / £17.50 / £6.10
A wine with sweet fruit, good depth of flavour, and a fruit-filled finish and nose aromas of cedar, spice box, lavender, and black cherry.
Castello do Montauto, Chianti, Italy £29.50
Ruby red in colour it has intense notes of violets on the nose with a well balanced palate
Don Jacobo, Rioja Crianza, Spain £30.00 / £20.00 / £7.00
A well-developed Crianza with lively aromas of spicy black cherry and liquorice. Smooth and warming with plenty of red berry fruit flavours, vanilla, oak and notes of exotic spices
Louis Tete, Fleurie, France £35.00
Wonderfully perfumed with juicy, ripe sweetness, cherry and chocolate flavours and a raspberry finish, with a touch of spiciness
Vavasour, Pinot Noir, New Zealand £39.00
An aromatic wine, which features black cherry, plum and anise spice with an elegant velvety finish
Domaine Regis Rossignol Changarnier, Burgundy, France £44.00
Pretty strawberry and crisp red cherry fruit on the nose. Dry, with plenty of ripe fruit
Chateau Vielle Tour La Rose, Bordeaux, France £48.00
This Merlot dominated Bordeaux creates fruitcake flavours with medium body integrated tannins and mineral freshness
Bolla, Valpolicella, Italy 37.5cl £18.00


Bottle / 75ml Glass
Errazuriz, Late Harvest Sauvignon, Chile £25.00 / £7.50
Nedenburg, Noble Late Harvest, South Africa £35.00
Dows Tawny, Portugal £35.00
Dows LBV, Portugal £49.00 / £6.50

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