Just great food!

At the New Inn, West Knighton, we are proud of our homemade pub grub, using wherever possible only the best of local ingredients. We can cater for a quick lunch or a group booking.

Please see below for a sample selection of Head Chef John Shrigley's menu.

We also have a good selection of Wines, Lagers, and Beers to compliment your meal. We also offer a selection of dishes for children and the usual side dish options. To our knowledge, all our foods are GM and Nut free unless otherwise stated. Our food is freshly cooked, please allow preparation time during busy periods. 

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John Shrigley

Head Chef


Homemade soup of the day with crusty baguette - £4.75

Deep fried Cajun calamari, served with our home grown leaf salad & sweet chilli mayonnaise. - £6.95

The New Inn handmade pork pie, studded with black pudding, apple & pear chutney. - £7.50

Dorset mature cheddar & spring onion tartlet with a flame roasted tomato & basil chutney. - £6.95

Chicken liver & wild mushroom parfait, balsamic & roasted shallot jam, toasted sour dough bread served with our home grown leaf salad. - £7.00

Classic Caesar salad, bound with fresh anchovies, croutons & parmesan shavings, topped with oak smoked chicken breast. - £7.25 starter/£12.00 main

Deep fried Thai scented salmon fish cakes, mango & chilli puree, served with our home grown leaf salad. - £7.50 starter/£12.25 main

Sauté of button mushrooms, Dorset black garlic butter, toasted focaccia pillow, rocket & sunblush tomato salad. - £6.95

A selection of black & green olives marinated in herbes de provence - £3.00

Selection of mixed breads = £2.50


Pan roasted chicken roulade, filled with mozzarella cheese & sunblush tomatoes, on a bed of linguine pasta, tossed with rocket & spicy chorizo, drizzled with basil oil. - £14.95

Slow roasted confit of pork belly, champ mash, grilled black pudding, topped with pear & cider chutney, with an Orchard Pig scented jus. - £16.95

Baked fillet of Salmon, sauté of Cornish new potatoes, asparagus, crayfish & lemon butter, served with the “bosses” home grown spinach, = £14.95

Five spiced confit of Creedy Carver duck leg, wok fried noodles, spring onions & pak choi, toasted sesame & teryaki glaze. - £15.50

Roasted flat mushroom, topped with halloumi cheese & red onion jam, classic Niscoise salad, Provençal herb dressing. - £11.00

Portland dressed crab, on our own home grown leaf salad, boiled egg, fresh toasted olive oil focaccia or proper chips. - £14.50


Seasonal Vegetables

Homemade Chips

Homemade Chips with Cheese

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Garlic Bread

Tossed Mixed Salad

Olives marinated in herbes de provence

Selection of mixed breads

Children's Dishes

Chicken Nuggets with homemade chips & a choice of beans or peas. - £6.50

Macaroni Cheese with garlic bread. - £6.50

Freshly carved ham, egg & chips. - £6.50

Beef Burger served with chips & a choice of beans or peas - £6.50


Raspberry, lime & Prosseco posset, served with a white chocolate crisp short bread cookie. - £6.95

Nutella cheesecake topped with crushed toasted Hazelnuts, served with Craig’s Farm vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce. - £6.95

Sticky toffee apple pudding with a butterscotch sauce & Craig’s farm plum ice cream. - £6.50

Pimms summer fruit jelly with a blackberry coulis & blood orange sorbet - £6.50

Mille Feuille stack with local strawberry compote, Chantilly cream & Craig’s Farm raspberry meringue ice cream - £7.10

Rocky road & toffee popcorn brownie, with a white chocolate sauce & Craig’s Farm salted caramel ice cream - £6.95

New Inn Cheeseboard; A selection of West Country cheeses served with cheese biscuits, chutney & apple. - £7.95

Ice Creams & Sorbets – Please see our blackboard for our fantastic selection of Craig’s Farm Dairy Ice Cream & Lovington’s Sorbets.

Or why not add a shot of our house port to accompany your dessert for £2.10? Fancy something sweeter? We also have a desert wine, Elysium Black Muscat.
Elysium is Greek for Heaven…. try it poured over ice cream for the ultimate after-dinner treat! We also offer freshly ground coffees from lattes, cappuccino, espresso & even liquor coffees!