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EAT IN OR TAKEAWAY 01308 862364

Menus can be subject to change depending on suppliers and availability etc

We serve Sunday lunch 12-3 (close at 4 ) and offer three roasts ( have a trio if you can't decide ) as well as fish and vegetarian options. 

We are open all day Saturdays and serve breakfast 10 -12 



SUNDAY 10 MARCH 2024 12 – 3 close at 4



Smoked salmon and prawn cocktail 7.50

Ham hock parsley terrine 7.50

Warm tomato bruschetta on toast with feta cheese (v) 7.50



Roast Beef, Chicken, Lamb or Nut Roast 13

Can’t decide? Have a trio. (add £2)

Served with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese, carrots, broccoli, a stuffing ball and lashings of gravy


Seafood pasta with a creamy white wine sauce 13

Vegetarian lasagne served with garlic flatbread (v) 12



Chocolate brownie and New Forest ice cream 7.50

Lemon meringue pie with ice cream 7.50

Apple pie with custard






(£9 to include a small wine, half a beer or a soft drink)

Add £2 for chips

Sausage and caramelised onion

Somerset Brie with cranberry (add bacon £1)

Bacon lettuce tomato

Cheddar cheese, chutney and lettuce

Tuna sweetcorn mayo

Ham, cheese and Little Gem lettuce



3 EGG OMLETTE with chips £10 (gf)

You name it, if we have it, we will put it in! Just to give you some ideas: tomato, cheese, onion, red pepper, mushroom….



TAPAS – choose 4 for £10

Salt and pepper squid

Garlic chilli prawns

Tempura prawns

A Beaminster banger with chorizo, tomato and paprika

Garlic mushrooms




Coronation chicken

Sausage, chorizo, tomato, paprika

Chicken, chorizo in creamy wine sauce

Tuna cheese melt

Cheddar cheese and baked beans (add ham £1)

Creamy mushrooms






2 COURSES FOR £15. Wed- Sat lunch (dishes in YELLOW) and a starter or pudding

Vegetable Lasagne  (v) £11

Served with chips or garlic bread


Vegetable Curry £12 (gf) (v)

With rice, naan and mango chutney


Palmers Beer Battered Fish £12 / £7.50

OR Haloumi £11 (v)

with chips and peas.


Make Your Own Beef, Chicken or Veggie (v) Burger £7

Add chips or bacon or cheese or coleslaw £1.50

Add onion rings or tomato 50p


Cider Apple Banger £7.50 / £12

Specially made for us by butcher Nick Tett = 10” pork in cider with apple and wholegrain mustard. Seasonal vegetables and onion gravy


Ham, Egg and Chips £7.50 / £12 (gf)


Tarragon Chicken £14 (gf)

In a creamy white wine sauce with seasonal

vegetables and new potatoes


Seafood Platter £14

Salt & pepper squid, battered cod, tempura prawns, garlic prawns, blanchebait, chips and



The Red Lion Tower Burger £14

Made with a 6oz beef patty, pulled pork, hash brown, tomato, Monterey Jack cheese, lettuce, onion rings, house sauce, chips and coleslaw.


Fillet of Sea Bass £14 (gf)

Pan fried with lemon caper butter and served with a delicious warm potato salad.


Homemade Pie of the Day

See the specials board.


Steak of the Day

See the specials board.

Blue cheese or pepper sauce £1.50. Three prawns £2.50


designed for 2, or one if you are really really hungry,

Steak, pork chop, cider apple banger, Danny's garlic herb chicken, faggot, onion rings, jacket potato or chips, coleslaw or vegetables, pickled cucumber



We can adapt some dishes to suit allergies - please tell us before ordering.






CHOCOLATE BROWNIE with New Forest ice cream (gf)


STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING with ice cream or custard


KNICKERBOCKER GLORY: probably the best in the world!!


Three scoops of NEW FOREST ICE CREAM, vanilla, chocolate, salted caramel, strawberry


Seize the moment: remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.  ERMA BOMBECK

The Red Lion BREAKFAST MENU served Saturdays 10 – 12

Traditional Breakfast £9

Free range egg, bacon, Beaminster banger, tomato, mushroom, hash brown, baked beans, black pudding, granary toast.


Vegetarian Plate £9 (v)

Free range poached egg on granary toast with guacamole plus veggie sausage, tomato, mushroom, hash brown, baked beans.


3 Stack Pancake with Maple Syrup £5 (v) Add £2 for bacon


Eggs Benedict £8

Free range eggs, ham and hollandaise sauce on granary toast.


Eggs Florentine £7 (v)

Two poached free range eggs and guacamole on granary toast with hollandaise sauce.


Kedgeree £9

A hearty brunchtime meal of smoked haddock, boiled egg, rice and curry flavours.


Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon £8

Served on granary toast


Eggs Royale £8

Two poached free range eggs, smoked salmon and hollandaise on toasted granary


Haloumi, Eggs and Tomato £8 (v)

served on granary toast



Bacon Buttie £3.50


Egg on Toast £3.50 (v)


Mushrooms on Toast £4 (v)


Toast with Marmite or marmalade £2

Drinks at THE RED LION – a Palmers pub so we have draught ales, lagers and Sheppey's cider as well as a carefully chosen wine list, wide choice of gins and other spirits.

We have Peroni 0% and fabulous bottled ciders from Sheppey's one of which just happens to be alcohol free


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