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Take a Virtual Tour of the Restaurant

7-Course Taster Menu – Friday October 21

On arrival –  A 100ml glass of Vignerons des Terres Secretes Crémant de Bourgogne Blanc de Noirs Brut with canapes Smoked Salmon, avocado & Crab terrine with pickled baby vegetables, roasted langoustine mayonnaise & toasted rye bread. Served with 75ml Glass of Gladstone Sauvignon Blanc, Waipara, 2014 New Zealand Lobster consommé with crispy shellfish wontons. […]

Local Lobster evening – Friday October 14

On arrival A Glass of sparkling Kir served with canapés Starters Lobster & three cheese soufflé with a leek fondue & parmesan crisp Lightly curried Lobster & Portland Crab chowder with caramelised red onion and fennel seed bread Lobster ravioli with a rich shellfish broth Lobster, avocado & smoked Salmon terrine with a lemon jelly, […]

Shellfish Themed Menu – Friday 7 October

On arrival Canapés served with sparkling Kir Starters Tempura battered Portland Oysters with a julienne of oriental vegetables and a soy & sesame dressing Portland Crab & smoked Haddock chowder Potted Brown Shrimps with Melba toast, pickled chantenay carrots,   watercress mayonnaise and melba toast Cod & Crab fish cakes with angel hair noodles, chilli, […]

Christmas Party Menu (for tables of 20+)

On arrival Canapés & a glass of mulled wine Starters Roasted butternut squash & thyme soup with toasted pumpkin seeds & crème fraiche Gin & juniper berry cured Salmon gravlax, hot smoked Salmon croquette avocado mousse Ham hock terrine with watercress mayonnaise, caramelised walnut & beetroot frisee salad Pan fried Gambas (shell on) with a Thai red […]

Spanish Themed Evening Menu Friday 30 September

A glass of either Sangria or Sherry on arrival Starters Tapas Pan fried Gambas (shell on) with chilli, paprika & lime Char grilled red pepper stuffed with Bacalao (salt cod) bresaola, salami & Serrano ham Cuttlefish croquette with squid ink aioli  Deep fried Sprats with rouille & lemon Mains Valencian-style Paella ( Lobster, Squid, rice,chicken, […]

Autumn Themed Evenings

Back by Popular Demand Our Themed Friday Evening Menus September 30th Spanish Evening Four course menu with a glass of Sangria and canapés menu £39.95 per guest October 7th Shellfish Evening Four course menu with a glass of sparkling Kir with canapés menu £45 per guest October 14th Local Lobster Evening Four course menu with […]

Down at the Riverside this Summer

West Bay is always special but when the sun is shining it really is at its best.    Last week was very hot and sunny and we are all keeping our fingers crossed that this will continue for the rest of July and August. In August, to accommodate increased demand, we will be opening every day […]

Pan Fried John Dory with Wild Garlic & Hazelnut Crust, Squid Ink Risotto with Sauteed Samphire, Cockles & Broad Beans

Pan Fried John Dory with Wild Garlic* & Hazelnut Crust,  Squid Ink Risotto with Samphire Cockles & Broad Beans (Serves 6) By Head Chef, Tony Shaw *when not in season use fresh herbs eg.basil, parsley and coriander) Squid Ink Risotto 200g risotto rice 8g squid ink ½ onion, finely diced 2 cloves crushed garlic Small […]

A Right Royal BBQ

We’d  like to say a big thank you to everyone that braved the weather and attended our BBQ on the lawn to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.  We enjoyed your company  

“A Right Royal BBQ” Sunday 12 June

We are pleased to invite you to “A Right Royal BBQ” on the lawns of the Riverside (weather permitting) to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Sunday 12 June from 12 noon until 4pm. A delicious choice of local fish and shellfish will be cooked and served on the lawn. Come and enjoy a seafood […]