Grilled asparagus & poached egg served with hollandaise sauce
Grilled asparagus & poached egg served with hollandaise sauce


Grilled asparagus & poached egg served with hollandaise sauce
Fine dining
Fine dining


Fine dining

The Montfort at Stanbridge Earls voted Best Afternoon Tea in Hampshire 2023 – Lux Magazine Awards 2023

Our all day dining menu, afternoon teas and Sunday roasts are refreshed with seasonal favourites throughout the year. Please see our sample menus below, although you can expect some seasonal variations when you visit.

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All Day Dining - Spring Menu

Smoked salmon tartare with capers, crème fraiche and sourdough
Pan fried plaice fillet with spring vegetable nage
Pineapple carpaccio mango salsa and passion fruit sorbet

Monday to Saturday



Grilled asparagus & poached egg served with hollandaise sauce (GF, V) 343kcal  £8.75

Smoked ham hock & cheddar arancini with red wine reduction 287kcal  £7.25

Smoked salmon tartare with capers, crème fraiche and sourdough (GF*, N) 245kcal  £8.25

Soup of the day with sourdough bread (GF*, V, N)  £6.50



Beer battered haddock & chips served with peas and tartare sauce
 Regular 1144kcal  £17.25
Small 1082kcal  £12.75

Pan fried calves liver & bacon mashed potato and onion gravy 921kcal  £17.75

Sirloin steak 8oz roasted mushroom and tomato, triple cooked chips and a herb garlic butter (GF) 949kcal  £27.00

King prawn & chorizo rigatoni served in a rich tomato, chilli and garlic sauce (GF*) 708kcal  £17.50

Chicken Milanese with bistro fries, rocket salad and a lemon butter sauce 690kcal  £14.00

Braised lamb shank with mashed potato, garden peas and a red wine gravy 988kcal  £22.50



Classic Caesar Salad with garlic croutons, pancetta, anchovies and a soft boiled egg (GF*)  
Regular 394kcal  £11.50
Small 279kcal  £9.00

add chicken (GF*)
Regular 710kcal  £16.50
Small 486kcal  £13.50

Butternut squash tagine served with preserved lemon cous cous, harissa and flaked almonds (VE, N) 438kcal  £15.00

Pan fried plaice fillet with spring vegetable nage (GF*) 276kcal  £17.50

Vegan linguine al limone lemon and parsley with a pea salad (GF*, V, VE) 686kcal  £11.75



House salad served with French dressing (V) 61kcal  £4.50

Seasonal vegetables (GF, V)  £4.50

Triple cooked chips 257kcal  £4.50

Bistro fries 254kcal  £4.50



Ice cream and sorbet selection (V, N) (per scoop)  £2.00

Gluten free sticky toffee pudding butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream (GF, V, N) 758kcal  £7.50

Passion fruit & white chocolate crème Brule shortbread biscuit (GF*, V) 590kcal  £7.50

Pineapple carpaccio mango salsa and passion fruit sorbet (GF, V, VE*, N) 203kcal  £7.00

Rhubarb Bakewell tart served with custard (V, N) 601kcal  £7.25

Afternoon Tea Menu


Monday to Saturday



Coronation chicken
Smoked salmon & cream cheese
Egg and cress (V)
Vintage cheddar and piccalilli (V)



Spring pea & goats cheese tartlet (V)



Lemon posset (V) (GF)
Victoria sponge (V)
Chocolate & hazelnut cheesecake (V)
Flavoured macarons (V)
Fruit scone/ Plain scone, jam & clotted cream (V)
Gluten free options available upon booking


Traditional package, including unlimited tea/ coffee -- £22.50
Sparkling package, including a glass of prosecco -- £28.50


Upgrades and alternatives may be available upon request.
 Please make any special requests at the time of booking.

Sunday Lunch - SAMPLE MENU


Sundays 12pm-3pm



Leek & wild garlic velouté, crispy poached egg, charred spring onions (v)

Confit duck rillette, pickled baby vegetables, bacon jam, toasted brioche

Beetroot cured salmon, avocado & wasabi emulsion, pickled radish, pomegranate, sesame tuile (gf)

Heritage tomato salad, burrata, kalamata olives, basil pistou, toasted breadcrumbs (v)



Vanilla panna cotta, honeycomb, poached strawberries (gf)

Almond & apple tart fine, calvados Chantilly, toffee sauce (v)

Dark chocolate torte, hazelnut praline, caramelized banana, clotted cream ice cream (v) (n)

British cheese selection, spiced pear chutney, homemade oatcakes, fudges crackers



Roast topside of Hampshire beef, Yorkshire pudding, horseradish cream

Garlic & rosemary marinated lamb, mint sauce (gf)

Slow roasted pork belly, apple sauce, crackling (gf)

Cornfed chicken breast, sage & onion stuffing

The Montfort nut roast, slow roasted tomato sauce (v) (n)

all served with roast potatoes, carrot & swede mash, braised red cabbage, cauliflower cheese and seasonal greens

Pan fried salmon fillet, crushed new potatoes, sea vegetables, crab bisque (gf)

Summer vegetable risotto, Old Winchester, wild garlic pistou, focaccia croutons (v)


(GF) Non-gluten containing ingredients, (GF*) Can be made with non-gluten containing ingredients, (V) Vegetarian, (VG) Vegan, (VE*), Vegan option available, (N) Contains nuts. 

Please advise our staff of any allergies or special dietary requirements prior to placing your order. We can help identify suitable dishes and provide a list of all dishes containing allergens. Adults need around 2,000 calories a day. Food is prepared in a traditional kitchen and may contain traces of nuts.



We offer the perfect venue for private lunches or early evening celebrations. Ask a member of our team for more details.


The Montfort gift vouchers make the perfect gift for family and friends and offers a truly memorable dining experience.


Booking is recommended for our Romsey restaurant.

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We continue to offer our delicious Sunday roast to collect from 12pm until 3pm.

Please call us to place your telephone order and arrange your collection time. All takeaway bookings must be placed by 5pm Friday and pre-payment is required. Please notify us of any dietary requirements.


Feel free to pop in for coffee, cakes or cocktails, available throughout the week in our bar and bistro.