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


Olives marinated in herbs de provence

Selection of mixed breads

Soup of the day served with crusty baguette

Local pheasant & pistachio terrine, served with black grape chutney & toasted sourdough baguette.

Sauté of wild mushrooms, fresh thyme & brandy cream sauce, served on toasted brioche.

Deep fried spicy chorizo & Ashley Chase Coastal cheddar potato cake, with a flame roasted tomato & chilli jam.

Grilled halloumi cheese, topped with homegrown beetroot and red onion chutney, rich balsamic reduction & autumn salad leaves.

Smoked haddock & salmon chowder, served with fresh crusty baguette & butter.

Honey roasted duck breast salad, rich spiced plum chutney and seasonal leaves.

Garlic & chorizo king prawns, served with fresh crusty baguette.


Roast breast of corn fed chicken, colcannon mash, wild mushroom & tarragon cream sauce.

Roast rump of Cattistock lamb, dauphinoise potato, tenderstem broccoli, rich red-currant jelly infused jus.

Slow roasted confit duck leg, creamy mash potato & braised red cabbage, topped with caramelised red onion, light veal jus.

Chorizo crusted hake fillet, sauté new potatoes, green beans & sun blush tomatoes, drizzled with lemon oil.

Twice cooked Somerset pork belly, glazed with honey & fresh sage, pan fried new potatoes, red onions & sugar snap peas, apple & cider jus.

Grilled fillets of sea bass, buttery crushed new potatoes, homegrown spinach & tenderstem broccoli, Lilliput caper lemon butter.

Roasted butternut squash & wild mushroom gnocchi, tossed with toasted pine nuts, topped with Parmesan shavings & fresh basil.

Jurassic Coast 8oz sirloin steak, truffle and parmesan chips, roasted flat mushroom & tomato, served with bearnaise sauce.


Seasonal vegetables - £3.50

Hand cut chips - £3.50

Hand cut cheesy chips - £4.00

Hand cut cheesy chips & bacon - £4.50

Garlic bread - £3.50

Cheesy garlic bread - £4.00

Tossed mixed salad - £3.50

Truffle and Parmesan Chips - £4.25

Tenderstem broccoli - £3.00

Wok fried green beans & baby shallots - £3.00

Buttered spinach - £3.00

French Fries - £3.50

Dauphinoise potatoes - £3.00

Creamy mash potato - £3.00

Mixed Bread - £4.25

Olives marinated in herbs de provence - £3.50

Children's Dishes

Chicken nuggets with hand cut chips & a choice of baked beans or peas

Freshly carved ham egg & hand cut chips

Breaded fish goujons with hand cut chips & peas

Beef burger served with chips & a choice of baked beans or peas

Cheese burger served with chips & a choice of baked beans or peas

Tomato & cheese french bread pizza

Penne pasta in tomato & basil sauce with garlic bread slices

All children’s meals are £6.95


Vanilla cheesecake topped with caramelised bananas and toffee sauce, served with banana ice cream.

Rich chocolate torte served with a black cherry compote and clotted cream.

Sticky ginger pudding served with a rich rum caramel sauce and rum and raisin ice cream.

Apple, pear and blackberry crumble served with custard

Roasted pineapple crème brulee served with a spiced shortbread biscuit
New Inn cheeseboard; A selection of West Country cheeses served with biscuits, chutney & apple.

Please see our blackboard for our fantastic selection of ice cream & sorbets

Fancy something sweeter? We also have a dessert 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
lattes, cappuccino, espresso & even liquor coffees!