Behind The Scenes… Meet Chris Chatfield, Head Chef

Introducing new Head Chef, Chris Chatfield. Chris is extremely talented and passionate, and he absolutely loves what he creates, like watching an artist! Following stints in London, he returned to where his heart lies in the West Country and Chris has worked at some of the area’s best…The Horn Of Plenty (4 Star, 3 Rosette), Islington Country House Hotel (3 Star, 2 Rosette), Celtic Manor Resort Wales (3 Rosette) and Langdon Court Hotel (4 Star, 2 Rosette). Once you have tried his food, you will understand our well founded excitement!

Chris has created our Local to Lyme menu which celebrates the best of  local and seasonal produce. Enjoy two-courses and a glass of wine for just £19.50. Available lunch and dinner, Monday to Thursday.

Local to Lyme Sample Menu

First Course

Soup of the Day homemade bread

Chesil Smokery Hot Smoked Mackerel Scotch Egg beetroot, apple gel GF

Locally Shot Pigeon Kiev orange granola, puy lentils, smoked honey and mustard

Main Course

Locally Landed Hake chestnut puree, Trill Farm fennel, polenta, local shellfish sauce GF

King Oyster Mushroom Chideock Champignons ragout, pickled mushroom, garlic & thyme potatoes VG GF

Slow Cooked West Country Pork Belly potato terrine, salt baked swede, burnt apple, Trill Farm kale, cider sauce GF


Warm Dorset Apple Cake apple sorbet

Chocolate Orange Cream blood orange gel, lemon sorbet GF

Goats Cheese Mousse caramelised pears, millefeuille, candied walnuts

2 courses £19.50 includes a small glass of white or red house wine
(Available for lunch and dinner, Monday to Thursday)

Posted on October 16th 2019

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