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v - vegan / vc - vegan choice / ng - no gluten / ngc - no gluten choice
Please inform us of any allergies / dietary requirements before ordering. Every effort is made to accommodate guests with food intolerances and allergies.
With an open kitchen we are unable to guarantee that dishes other than (v/vc) will be completely allergen-free. Nuts are widely used in our kitchen.
TO BEGIN WITH
Wasabi Crusted Cashews v / ng / £5.50
Tingly wasabi hot and crunchy on the outside and creamy cashew within. Exceedingly moreish with drinks...
Tamari Seeds v / ng / £4.90
Tamari drenched slow roast pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Crunchy salty and utterly addictive.
Marinated Olives v / £5.50
Charred Aubergine Zhuganoush v / ng £4.90
Like baba ghanoush only better!
Kalamata Caper Crush v / ng £4.90
Velvety rich and salty...
Helluva Smoked Harrisa v / ng £4.90
Packed to the gunnels with smoked tomatoes and paprika, with ancho and Kashmiri chillies, carraway and anise, hot, heady, and delicious.
BREAD & CRACKERS
Fresh & Fabulous Herb Focaccia v £7.95
Our fresh and fabulous herb focaccia simply served with virgin olive oil and aged balsamic.
Hot & Herby Grilled Garlic Butter Focaccia vc £8.95
Toasty and herby grilled garlic focaccia, deliciously heaped with a salty garlic lemon zest and black pepper butter.
Deep Fried Lavash Tanoor Bread Crisps v / ngc £9.95
Heaped with a delicious dukka of cumin, coriander seed and sesame salt served with charred aubergine zhuganoush. like baba ghanoush only better!
It’s Hip to Dip v / ngc £15.00
Our Fresh & Fabulous Herb Focaccia and Crispy Fried Lavash Crackers, served with a dippy dunk selection including Charred Aubergine Zhuganoush, Kalamata Caper Crush and Helluva Smoked Harrisa
A Star Is Corn v / ng £10.95
Deep fried corn cakes rolled in smoked paprika bang spice, topped with avocado cream, chilli chelly jelly, served with bbq sweetcorn ribs and jalapeno corn cream, finished with fresh zesty oregano coriander and lime mojo
KFC v / ng £10.95
Korean fried cauliflower, rolled in tamari black vinegar molasses and sesame Szechuan, served with a delicious, smooth but tangy chestnut puree ume plum sauce, a kicking kimchi, soused daikon, and kale crisps.
Sergeant Feta £14.50
Griddled rocket pesto bread topped with minted grilled feta, served with kalamata tapenade, thick minty tzatziki and a salad of heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, rocket, and capers, finished with a splash of extra virgin olive oil lemon, heaps of fresh oregano, mint and parsley.
Hoi Sin Sesame Tofu vegan / ngc £10.95
Hot sticky tamari soaked tofu, deep fried rolled in plummy hoi sin and toasted sesame seeds. Served withTumeric pickled lotus root, ginger and daikon.
Terre à Tapas (To Share) vc / ngc £20.90 per person
Only served in multiples of two / Not suitable for guests with nut allergies.
A selection of dishes from around the menu to share.
KFC ( v / ng ) Korean fried cauliflower, rolled in tamari black vinegar molasses and sesame, served with kicking kimchi, a smooth but tangy chestnut ume plum sauce, soused daikon, and kale crisps. A Star Is Corn (v / ng) Deep fried corn cakes rolled in smoked paprika bang spice, topped with avocado cream, chilli chelly jelly, served with bbq sweetcorn ribs and jalapeno corn cream, finished with fresh zesty oregano coriander and lime mojo. Better Batter ( vc / ngc ) Soft buttermilk soaked halloumi dipped in chip shop batter, served with vodka spiked preserved plum tomatoes, sea salad tartar and finished with lemony Yemeni relish.
Charred Harrisa & Tomato Aubergine (v / ng) Packed to the gunnels with smoked tomatoes and smoked paprika with ancho and Kashmiri chillies, carraway and anise. Hot, heady and delicious with sumac chickpeas served on Zhuganoush, like baba ghanoush only better. Truffled Mushroom Walnut Puy Parfait (v / ngc) Rich and deliciously moorish, topped with clarified soft leaf herb truffle butter served with black onion seed shards. A Salad Of Sesame Ginger Dressed Carrot & Khol Rabi Threads (v / ng) Served with a smooth, tangy edamame, wasabi cashew yuzu pesto. Finished with puffed rice wakame cracker shards, dusted with a hibiscus, amchur and nori salt.
Fungi Town v £18.50
Tempura hen - of - the -woods and seared oyster mushroom scallops steeped in beefy kombu tea, savoury rich and delicious, served with fresh pea and parsley, barley orzotto and lemon cream, finished with salty samphire, sea purslane, tangy roscoff pickled onions and fennel oil.
Rosti Watercress & Oyster v / ng £18.50
Crispy fried potato, onion and garlic rosti topped with a seared, truffly thyme and oyster mushroom, served with black garlic aioli, watercress veloute, tender stem broccoli purée and charred florettes. Finished with peppery rocket, preserved lemon and smoked tomatoes.
Bao Wow Glazed Stuffed Buns vc / £18.50
Scrumptious steamed buns stuffed to the gunnels with Szechuan spring onion and ginger braised halloumi, glazed with black and white toasted sesame and white miso. Accompanied by kimchi Chinese cabbage, Lapsang Souchong pickled watermelon, miso chilli sauce. Vegan choice - As above with Szechuan mapo tofu.
Better Batter £18.50
Soft buttermilk soaked halloumi, dipped in chip shop batter, served with vodka-spiked preserve plum tomatoes, bright fresh pea mint hash with pickled quails egg, sea salad tartar and chubby chips, finished with lemony Yemeni relish.
Rosti Revisited ng / vc / £18.50
Crispy fried potato, onion and garlic rosti, topped with sautéed buttered spinach, finished with cream, garlic, parsley and nutmeg, topped with a soft poached egg and toasted mustard rarebit topping.
Vegan choice - All cream and butter elements replaced with coconut, nut or plant based butters and cheese replaced with marinated smoked tofu.
Aubergine Dengaku ng / vegan / £18.50
Soft succulent baked aubergine, drenched in white miso sweet ginger tahini marinade. Topped with a black and white sesame seed crust and toasted sesame oil. Served with a sesame ginger dressed salad of carrot and khol rabi. Served with a smooth, tangy edemame, wasabi and yuzu pesto. Finished with puffed rice wakame cracker shards, dusted with a hibiscus, amchur and nori salt. Also available as a starter size.
SALADS AND SIDES
Lip-Smacking Side Salad of Wasabi Cashew Yuzu & Basil Pesto v / ng £9.50
Served with sesame ginger dressed khol and carrot threads and mizuna served and crunchy wasabi roast cashews and hibiscus.
Smoked Tomato & Rocket Salad vc / ng £8.00
Leafy salad of rocket, lashings of herbs and smoked tomatoes, baked pumpkin with shaved Twineham Grange dressed with lemon and extra virgin olive oil scattered with roasted tamari pumpkin and sunflower seeds.
Pea & Mint Hash vc / ng £5.50
Pea & mint hash with creamed pea purée, lemon, parsley and peppered pea tendrils.
Sautéed Spinach vc / ng £6.90
Buttered sautéed spinach with cream, garlic, nutmeg and a parsley sauce, topped with rarebit.
PUTTING ON THE FRITS
Hot Salty Frits v / ngc £6.95
Served with aioli or ketchup.
Kicking Kimchi v / ngc £8.50
Hot salty frits tossed in lip-smacking hibiscus amchur nori sesame salt served with a kicking kimchi mayonnaise and miso chili sauce.
Smokey Scrunch Chips v / ng £8.50
Loaded with bang smoke salt, served with a pokey guacamole and jalapeño corn cream.
See ‘Top Dips’ on page 3 for more sides to add to whatever you wish!
Chilly Chelly v / ng £2.50
Hoisin Tofu v / ng £4.95
Kimchi Mayonnaise v / ng £2.50
Homemade Aioli ng / vc £2.50
v - vegan / vc - vegan choice / ng - no gluten / ngc - no gluten choice
Please inform us of any allergies / dietary requirements before ordering. Every effort is made to accommodate guests with food intolerances and allergies. With an open kitchen we are unable to guarantee that dishes other than (v/vc) will be completely allergen-free. For a nut allergy, we require 72 hrs prior notice.
FOOD ALLERGY ALERT Management advises that food prepared here and drinks may contain some of these ingredients: Wheat and Gluten, Nuts, Peanuts, Mustard, Soya, Sesame, Lupin, Celery, Garlic, Onion, Eggs, Milk, Alcohol, Sulphites, Sulphur Dioxide.