A La Carte

At The Elderflower, we take great pride in sourcing the best local produce to incorporate them in a myriad of dishes created to follow the feel of the seasons. The Elderflower boasts many national and local accolades, having gained 3 AA rosettes and been voted Hampshire’s Chef of the Year in 2017. We have also been twice voted best menu in Hampshire and commended in the Michelin, Harden’s and Good Food guides. Head Chef Andrew thrives on bringing new flavours together and constantly reinventing the menu.

Please note that due to the format of the menu and to avoid disappointment, we will need to know your dietary requirements at the time of booking.

This is a sample menu.



  • Pea & Ham7.50

    pea mousse, crispy bacon, goat's curd snow, spring onion & ginger

  • Escargot a la Lymington11.00

    garlic braised whelks, crispy chicken skin, sweet garlic, watercress

  • Fish Soup8.50

    prawn toast, smoked taramasalata, scallop roe emulsion

  • Bouquet Of Flowers8.00

    floral turnips, fennel cream, grape & verjus


  • Five gold rings£15.50

    saffron pickled swede, crispy onion rings, haricots blanc, Mont d'Or

  • Six geese a laying£26.50

    roast goose, liver & dark chocolate pâté, parsnip & white chocolate, red cabbage

  • Seven Swans A Swimming (Are protected By The Queen So Instead...)£25.00

    sturgeon, lobster mousse, champagne & scallop roe velouté, Exmoor caviar


  • Roast Pollock25.00

    shellfish, sea spaghetti, sea vegetables, shellfish emulsion

  • Skate Wing Meuniere 24.50

    orange braised chicory, cauliflower variation, liquorice sauce

  • Mackerel Meets The Forest23.00

    mackerel variation, smoked oyster, pine & parsnip, pickled mushroom

  • Grilled Ribeye Steak26.50

    wild mushrooms, confit onion petals, sweet garlic puree, hand cut chips

  • Celebration Of Duck24.50

    roast heritage carrot, nasturtium root, prune & chocolate sauce

  • Roast Rack Of Lamb26.00

    sauteed pied de mouton, baby leeks, saffron polenta, cedar jus


  • Passionfruit Souffle12.50

    roast banana ice cream, passionfruit & Malibu sauce

  • Chocolate Pave9.50

    chocolate mousse, chocolate textures, chocolate & eucalyptus sorbet

  • Rhubarb & Custard8.50

    poached rhubarb, vanilla creme patissiere, rhubarb & stem ginger sorbet

  • Baked Mont Blanc8.00

    chestnut parfait, nougatine, snowball cocktail

  • French & British Cheese Journey13.50

    biscuits, pickled fruits