Selborne Arms Menu

The pub is currently closed until further notice

Welcome to the Selborne Arms! Our food is prepared fresh to order so please bear with us during busy times. All these meals are available for takeaway too! We hope you will enjoy your visit. Be assured we are doing everything we can to keep you, our staff and our family safe and we hold the highest possible food hygiene rating. Stay healthy everyone! Thank you for your support, patience and consideration while we work within current guidelines.

Please read our guidance about entry to the pub and don't forget to book a table if you want to sit inside or under cover. View our menu and drinks list here or request a paper copy when you arrive. If you have reserved a table we will be over to take your order. If you are sitting in the garden please head into our Hanger Bar through the green door in the corner behind the Garden Room at the rear of the pub and follow our one-way system round and back out to the garden. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A TABLE BEFORE HEADING INSIDE TO ORDER! Please try to order takeaways in advance. 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL TAKEAWAYS!

Christmas 2020

Phone : 01420 511247
Available between 12 - 2pm and 6.30pm - 8.30pm


Cauliflower Buffalo 'Wings' with ranch sauce

Our own Welsh Rarebit
on toasted homemade bread with our own Green Tomato Chutney

Tel Aviv Baked Eggs
with tomato & pepper ragout and yogurt

Somerset Goats Cheese wrapped in Parma Ham
served warm on a bed of leaves with our own rocket and hazelnut pesto

Small portion of Tossed Salad of Smoked Duck
(see below)


Homemade Shepherd’s Pie - a combination of traditional mince and our slow cooked, aromatice specied pulled lamb, topped with buttery Mash
With fresh buttered vegetables.

Seared Salmon, Miso Butter, Nori Puree
with Soba Noodles, Shimeji Shitake, Shiso Leaf with pickled ginger, sesame soy dressing
- or replace the Salmon with Smoked Tofu for a delicious Vegan alternative!

Our Own Battered Haddock Fillet
With chips and mushy peas

Char grilled 8oz Rib Eye Steak
With chips, lemon-dressed watercress and grilled tomato

Homemade Steak & Ale Pie
With chips or buttered new potatoes and fresh vegetables

Homemade Jerk Chicken and Roasted Corn Pie
With chips or buttered new potatoes and fresh vegetables

6oz Beef burger
In sesame seed bun with little gem lettuce, tomato and dill pickle
- with chips or salad £8.50
- with cheddar / stilton / egg / bacon add £1.50 per item
- with extra beef burger (to make it 12oz!) add £4

Pork and Apple Burger
locally made burger in a sesame seed bun with kimchi mayonnaise, sage and onion stuffing, lettuce and tomato
- with chips or salad £9.25

Venison and Redcurrant Burger with caramelised spiced red onion
in a sesame seeded bun
- with chips or salad £9.25

Homemade curry - Beef & Potato Tamil Nadu
With steamed rice and mini garlic and coriander naan breads

Calved Liver with Bourginonne sauce
with buttery mashed potato and fresh vegetables

Tossed Salad of Smoked Duck breast
Winchester cheese shavings, leaves, herbs, sun-blush tomatoes, toasted pine nuts

Wholetail Breaded Scampi & Chips
With salad garnish

Deep fried breaded Whitebait
On a bed of seasonal leaves with cherry tomatoes and lemon

Savoury Sweet Onion, Wild Rocket and Goats Cheese Cheesecake
With a tossed salad of mixed leaves, sweet herbs, shaven apple, cranberries and toasted pine nuts, with orange oil

Handmade Cornish Pasty
£4.50 / with chips or salad £7.50

Homemade Quiche
£4.50 / with chips or salad £7.50


Chips £3
Cheesy chips £3.75
Crusty bread £2
Mixed veg £3
Side salad £3


Chicken bites; Fishfingers; Sausages
With chips and beans or salad

Lunchtime Bites

Jacket Potatoes £7.50
Choose up to 2 fillings from the following:
Cheddar; Ham; Coleslaw; Tuna mayonnaise; Prawns in Marie Rose sauce; Baked beans

Paninis (not pressed) £7.50
Bacon & Brie; Brie & Tomato; Roast Beef & Horseradish; Tuna mayonnaise; Ham; Ham & Cheese; Cheese & Pickle; Prawns in Marie Rose sauce

Traditional Ploughmans
mixed leaves, bread, pickle, apple, tomato, grapes, celery, pickled onion
Choose from Cheddar; Cornish Brie; Winchester Cheese; Somerset Goats Cheese; Stilton; Ham
1 item £9 / 2 items £12 / small portion (1 item only) £6

Sunday Roast

Sirloin of Beef, served pink (unless requested well done) with gravy, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and fresh vegetables
£14.50 / Small portion £7.50


Sticky Toffee Pudding

Treacle Tart

Tarte au Citron

Blueberry Bakewell tart (vegan)

Summer Pudding

Lemon sponge pudding

All can be served with custard or fresh cream or ice cream

Homemade Chocolate Brownie with vanilla ice cream

Ice cream

all our regular ice cream is from Meadow Cottage Farm
Cones - single scoop £2, double scoop £3.50
Bowl - 1 scoop £1.75; 2 scoops £3.25; 3 scoops £4
Flavours - Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry; Butter Toffee; Jamaican Rum & Raisin; Coffee; Morello Cherry
Also available - Dairy free vanilla; Raspberry Sorbet; Lemon Sorbet

All prices include VAT at 5%.

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Please note our real ale is available for takeaway at a reduced rate of £3 per pint (£2.50 if you bring your own container)

Wine by the glass:
Dominio de la Fuente Tempranillo (Spain, Organic) 175ml £5.60, 250ml £7.75
Big Bombora Shiraz (Australia) 175ml £5, 250ml £7.20
Two Ridge Trail Merlot (Australia) 175ml £5.60, 250ml £7.75
Beaute du Sud Malbec (France) 175ml £6.20, 250ml £8.50

Bantry Bay Chenin Blanc (S. Africa) 175ml £5.60, 250ml £7.75
Crescendo Pinot Grigio (Italy) 175ml £5, 250ml £7.20
L'abeille Picpoul de Pinet (France) 175ml £6.20, 250ml £8.50
Flor del Fuego Chardonnay (Chile) 175ml £5, 250ml £7.20
Finger Post Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand) 175ml £6.20, 250ml £8.50

Blushmore Zinfandel (Italy) 175ml £5, 250ml £7.20
Torre Alta Pinot Grigio Rose (Italy) 175ml £5.60, 250ml £7.75

Prosecco Bel Canto (Italy) Bottle £25, 20cl bottle £8.50
Selborne Brut (England) £42
Selborne Rose (England) £45

Range of gins, whiskies, spirits and mixers available

Real ales available
Ringwood Fortyniner, Bowman Swift One, 3 x guest ales

Draught Lager - Fosters, Kronenbourg
Draught Cider - Mr Whitehead's Equinox, Hogs Back's Hazy Hog
Hobgoblin IPA
Bottled Lager - Peroni 620ml, Hop House 13 650ml, Beck's Blue (alcohol free)
Bottled Cider - Mr Whitehead's Cirrus Minor, Mr Whitehead's Heart of Hampshire, Bulmers Original, Bulmers Crushed Berries and Lime

Other alcohol - Crabbies Ginger Beer

Soft Drinks (draught) - Hartridges Cola, Diet Cola, Lemonade, Lime juice, soda
Soft drinks (still) - Orange juice, Pineapple juice, Tomato juice, Apple & Mango, Orange & Passionfruit, Apple & Raspberry, Cranberry, Mr Whitehead's Apple Juice, Ribena
Soft drinks (sparkling) - New Forest Sparkling Water, Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Appletiser, Ginger Beer, Elderflower Presse

Teas - PG Tips, Tetley Decaf, Camomile, Earl Grey, Peppermint, Organic Pure Green Tea
Coffee - Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Espresso

All prices include VAT at 5% (20% on alcohol)

Food Availability Times


Served 12 noon to 2pm Monday to Sunday
Takeaway : 12 noon - 2pm Wednesday - Sunday


Served 6.30pm to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday
Takeaway: 6pm - 8pm Wednesday - Sunday

Christmas food
As above except for the following dates:
25th December - no food
26th December - 12 noon to 2.30pm only
31st December - 12 noon to 2.30pm only
1st January - 12 noon to 3pm only


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!


Battered Haddock, chips and mushy peas
Battered Haddock, chips and mushy peas
Steak and kidney pies
Steak and kidney pies
6oz Beef Burger with Chips
6oz Beef Burger with Chips