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


Selection of mixed breads

Olives marinated in herbs de provence

Soup of the day served with crusty baguette

Asparagus & coastal cheddar tart, home grown leaf salad, roasted tomato & basil chutney

Potato rosti, topped with Portland crab mayonnaise with a chive & pea shoot salad

Crottin of Capricorn goats cheese, celeriac remoulade, bed of dressed leaves.

Chicken liver & wild mushroom parfait, toasted French baguette, roasted shallot & black pepper chutney

Pan roasted Bury black pudding, sauté of new potatoes & pancetta lardons, topped with sweet red onion jam

Kiln roasted oak smoked salmon, roasted beetroot, new potato & green bean salad, lemon crème fraiche, drizzled with beetroot glaze

Oven roasted spicy Sriracha king prawn skewer, spicy mango salsa


5 spiced confit of Creedy carver duck breast, stir fry vegetables & noodles, honey, soy & ginger dressing, topped with spring onion’s & toasted sesame seeds

Grilled fillets of Gilt Head Bream, sauté of Jersey Royal potatoes, new season English asparagus & cherry tomatoes, basil hollandaise

Roast rump of Dorset lamb, sauté of new potatoes, homegrown roasted beetroot & fine beans, topped with a basil & mint pesto, rich lamb glaze

Pan fried 8oz Jurassic Coast sirloin steak, parmentier potatoes with wild mushrooms, red onion & spinach, classic Au Poivre sauce

Roast breast of corn fed chicken, dauphinoise potatoes, wok fried fine beans & shallots, red wine jus

Baked fillet of salmon, sun blush tomato & basil linguini pasta, drizzled
with lemon oil

Slow roasted honey glazed pork belly, creamy leek mash, black pudding & a Somerset cider jus

Roasted garlic flat mushroom, topped with grilled Halloumi cheese served with sweet potato fries , homegrown garden salad (v)


Seasonal vegetables

Hand cut chips

Hand cut cheesy chips

Hand cut cheesy chips & bacon

Garlic bread

Cheesy garlic bread

Tossed mixed salad

Olives marinated in herbs de provence

Tenderstem broccoli

Wok fried green beans & baby shallots

Buttered spinach

French Fries

Dauphinoise potatoes

Creamy mash potato

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


New York baked cheesecake served with a blueberry compote & double cream

Rhubarb & vanilla panna cotta served with a finger of clotted cream short bread

Traditional Manchester Tart served with white chocolate soil & vanilla ice cream

Dark chocolate delice served with coffee ice cream & honeycomb pieces

Sticky toffee pudding served with a butterscotch sauce & clotted cream

New Inn cheeseboard; A selection of West Country cheeses served with biscuits, chutney & apple.