Selborne Arms Food


Served 12 noon to 2pm Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 3pm Sundays


Served 7pm to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 7pm to 8.30pm Sunday

Christmas Menu

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Main Menu

Available lunchtimes & evenings


Warm toasted homemade Ciabatta with Sun Blush Tomatoes and Basil, served with fruity olive oil and 12 year aged Balsamic
Petite Soufflé Omelette of local free range egg with air dry cured ham and Winchester cheese, served in the pan
Pint of Shell-on Prawns with fresh lemon and our own Garlic Mayonnaise and Marie Rose dips
Baked Somerset Goats Cheese wrapped in Parma Ham, served on a bed of seasonal leaves and topped with our Hazelnut, Rocket and Parsley Pesto
Welsh Rarebit, made with Olde Sussex Cheddar and Suthwyk Ale, toasted on our homemade white bread and served with our own green tomato chutney
Lightly poached free range egg served on Bubble and Squeak with a chive butter sauce
Homemade Soup of the day served with crusty bread

On the side

Caramelised Onion Red Wine Gravy £2.25
Chips £2.50
Our own creamy mashed potato £2.75
New potatoes £1.85
Fresh seasonal vegetables £2.00
Homemade Coleslaw £1.25
Basket of White Crusty Bread £1.95
Baked beans £1.10
Balsamic dressed salad of seasonal leaves, tomato and cucumber £2.25


Homemade Steak and Kidney Puff Pastry Pie with new potatoes and fresh vegetables or simply chips
Locally Handmade Pork Sausages and our own Mash with caramelised Onion Red Wine Gravy
Shepherd’s Pie, made with pulled 6-hour slow braised shoulder of lamb and topped with buttery mashed potato, served with fresh vegetables
Tossed Salad of Smoked Scottish Salmon, seasonal leaves and herbs, garlic and Winchester cheese-coated bread croutons, dressed with lemon oil and aged Balsamic, finished with cherry tomatoes
Starter 5.50 / main 9.25
Tossed salad of locally smoked Duck Breast, seasonal leaves, shavings of Winchester cheese and sun blush tomatoes, finished with toasted pine nuts
Starter 5.50 / main 9.25
Hampshire Beef Burger served in a sesame seed bap
Served medium rare or well done - with lettuce, tomato, dill pickle and homemade tomato and chilli jam on the side
6oz - 5.50
12oz - 9.25
Fried onion - 0.50
Fried egg; mushroom - 1.00 each
Bacon; welsh rarebit; cheddar; Stilton - 1.50 each
Chips - 2.50

Lunchtime Menu

Available 12 noon - 2pm (3pm Sundays)

Traditional Ploughmans

Olde Sussex Cheddar £6.95†
Cornish Organic Brie £6.95†
Winchester Cheese £6.95†
Hampshire Ham £6.95†
Mature Stilton £6.95†
Somerset Goats Cheese £6.95
Mixed (choose 2 items) £8.95
All our Ploughmans are served with mixed seasonal leaves, crusty bread, unsalted butter, celery, grapes, pickle, tomato, pickled onion, apple and pear.
† Small portions available at £5.25.

Crusty Baguettes £5.95

Bacon and Brie
Home-roast Beef and Onion
Local Ham
Prawn Marie Rose
Cheese and Pickle
Smoked Chicken and Avocado bound in mayonnaise
Why not have a bowl of today’s fresh homemade soup with your baguette for only £2 more!

Oven Baked Jacket Potatoes £5.95

Hampshire and Dorset -Local Ham and Mature Cheddar
Fisherman -Prawns in our own Marie Rose Sauce
Traditional -CheddarCheese and Fried Onion
Peasant -Homemade Coleslaw
Selborne Special -Smoked Chicken and Avocado bound in mayonnaise

Fried Snacks

Deep fried breaded Whitebait on seasonal leaves with lemon £7.50†
Whole tail breaded Scampi served with salad or chips£8.95†
† Small portions available at £5.95

Children’s Meals £4.95

Sausage, chips, and beans or salad
Fish fingers, chips, and beans or salad
Chicken nuggets, chips, and beans or salad

We also serve a Traditional Roast Sirloin of Local Beef, served pink, with Yorkshire Pudding, rosemary-roast potatoes, fresh vegetables and gravy
(Sunday 12 - 3pm only - subject to demand)
£12.95 / child portion £6.95

Food Availability Times


Served 12 noon to 2pm Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 3pm Sundays


Served 7pm to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 7pm to 8.30pm Sunday


Nick and Hayley Carter and all the staff welcome you to The Selborne Arms, located in the beautiful village of Selborne in the South Downs National Park.

The majority of the produce on our menus is from as close to our doorstep as possible. We have been keen supporters of the quality and welfare of our local produce since our arrival here in January 2001 and believe this can only add to your experience here with us.

All our food is prepared fresh to order so may take a little longer than usual during busy periods.

If you suffer from any allergies please do let us know and we will try to help in any way we can. We do not use any GM products.

VAT is included at 20%.

Service is not included.


Don’t forget to check out our specials and dessert boards!