We have sourced a mix of artisan cheeses, charcuterie and seafood from local producers and suppliers. The following is a selection of what we may hold when you visit.
We have cheeses and charcuterie from across the south of England, France and Italy, most from small producers. We think our mix of cheeses has something for those who know what they like and others with a sense of adventure.
Our shellfish is sourced locally, including the famous Poole Bay oysters.
Isle of Wight Soft
White surface mould-ripened, pasteurised cheese
Semi-soft made with Guernsey milk, creamy and peppery
Hampshire cow’s milk with nutty & mushroom notes
Runny with age, this sheep’s milk cheese has floral notes
Oldest soft cheese in the world. Very creamy & buttery
Dorset Blue Vinney
Made in Sturminster Newton,. Crumbly, rich & creamy
Isle of Wight Blue
Made in Arreton Valley from a single herd, soft & veiny
Speckled with blue veins, strong but sweet flavours
A rich blue taste, smooth buttery texture with a melt in the mouth flavour, without the harshness associated with some other blue cheese.
A cheese with an exquisite, nutty flavour, shot through with
Wookie Hole Cave Aged Cheddar
Produced from a traditional recipe & local herds in West Dorset
Produced using 2 ancient methods for a mix of creaminess & zing
Smoked cheese with a rich red rind &amber core from Annatt
Nettle-wrapped, semi-hard cheese made from Cornish milk
Includes a mix of garlic, cider & herbs giving a unique flavour
Washed Rind Cheese
Washed in rose water for a floral flavour and bouncy texture
Tomme de Savoie
A rustic cheese with notes of citrus, mushroom & nuts
Rosary Ash Goat Cheese
A young cheese with mousse-like texture & hints of lemon
Fruity & sweet cheese from the French Haute-Savoie Region
Pungent & robust dating back to the 16th Century
South Coast Suppliers
Wild Fennel Saucisson
Rosemary & Garlic Saucisson
English Summer Herb Saucisson
Venison, Sour Cherry & Pistachio Saucisson
Ebony Farm Lamb, Preserved Lemon Saucisson
Kentish Blue Saucisson
Dry-cured Paprika Loin
Dry-cured Pork Collar
Our famous fiery ‘Nduja Spreading salami
Look out for some seasonal specials.
We source our seafood from local suppliers and, where possible, try to ensure that shellfish is from Poole and Dorset waters.
If you are a fan of oysters, you’ll love ours, straight from Poole Bay and yours to eat as you like, a splash of lemon or tabasco are favourite. Wash them down with a glass of champagne, a crisp white wine or even a glass of stout.