Soup of the Day (v) 6.75
Red Onion Tart Tatin with Curd Goats Cheese, Rocket & Aged Balsamic (v) 7.95
Colchester Rock Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette                  3 for 5.40 | 6 for 10.80 | 9 for 16.20 | 12 for 21.60
Holcot Estate Wood Pigeon Breast, Confit Leg, Braised Savoy Cabbage & Blackberry Jus 7.75
Seared Diver Caught Scallops, Sweetcorn Puree, Blueberry & Crispy Pancetta 11.50
Burrata with Heirloom Tomatoes & Basil Dressing (v)(gf) 8.95


Dorset Crab Linguine, Chilli, Garlic & Wild Rocket 9.95/17.50
Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Sauce, Baby Spinach & Pecorino (v) (gf) 8.25/14.50
Grilled Squid with Lime, Coriander, Mint, Rocket & Chilli Oil 10.95/17.75
Mixed Vegetables Lasagne with Petit Herb Salad (v)(gf) 8.50/ 14.95


SEASONAL SALADS (Starter or Main)  
Heritage Beetroot, Feta Cheese, Lamb Lettuce, Romaine & Walnut (v)(g/f) 8.95/15.75
Artichoke Heart, Avocado, Ricotta & Green Salad with Walnut Dressing (v)(g/f) 8.75/16.50
Crispy Duck Salad, Watercress, Radish, Spring Onion, Sesame Seeds & Plum Sauce 11.50/16.75


Pie of the Day 12.95
Beer Battered Newlyn Haddock, Stealth Fries & Proper Mushy Peas 15.50
Roast Fillet of Turbot, Caramelised Jerusalem Artichoke, Red Onion & Shellfish Bisque 17.50
Fillet of Wild Halibut, Crayfish Risotto & Red Wine Reduction 20.95
Pan-Fried Fillet of Gurnard, Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables & Salsa Verde 16.95
Seared Loin of Holcot Estate Venison, Braised Red Cabbage, Celeriac Puree & Port Jus 19.95
Roast Goosnagh Corn-Fed Chicken, Tarragon Vinaigrette, Pomme Mousseline, Chillied
Hazelnut & Chive
Hereford Rib of Beef (for 2) Dauphinoise Potatoes, Green Beans, Mustard, Chimichurri,
Shallot & Bone Marrow Jus


Mash Potato 4.00
Stealth Fries 4.00
Brussel Sprouts with Bacon 4.00
Steamed Tender Stem Broccoli & Chantenay Carrot 4.00


Chocolate Delice with Pistachio Ice Cream 7.25
Autumn Fruit Crumble with Crème Anglaise   6.85
Bread & Butter Pudding with Custard 6.75


Selection of  Ice-Creams: Vanilla, Chocolate, Pistachio, Mint Chocolate Chip

1 Scoop 2.80 | 2 Scoops  5.50 | 3 scoops 6.25


Selection of Sorbets: Raspberry, Blackcurrant, Lemon, Mango

1 Scoop 2.80 | 2 Scoops  5.50 | 3 scoops 6.25


Artisanal British & French Cheeses, Pear Chutney & Pain aux Fruits le Notre

3 for 8.75 or 5 for 14.50

Puiligny St Pierre | Wigmore | Epoisse | Ossau Iraty | Perl Las



Should you have any questions regarding the ingredients or the preparation of our dishes, please ask a member of staff, especially if you have any allergies.

The Portman uses free range, organic or RSPCA approved produce from sustainable environments, wherever possible.
A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill

All Prices Are Inclusive of VAT

Head Chef - Eddie Kouadio