Food & Drinks

at the Poacher Inn

Food

At the Poacher Inn, we serve food every day. From Monday to Friday we serve food 12 – 3pm and 5 – 8.30pm. On a Saturday, food is available right through from 12pm until 9.00pm.

On Sundays we serve our delicious Sunday roasts from 12 – 7pm.

Dining out at the Poacher Inn is a great way to spend time with friends and family whatever the occasion.

We’ve got your traditional pub favourites, mouth-watering flatbreads, and even a number of vegetarian and vegan options including our Cambodian street food curry.

Check out our full menu below:

Drinks

Here at the Poacher Inn in South Warnborough, we offer a wide range of real ales, lagers, ciders, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

We serve world lagers including Heineken and Birrra Moretti alongside other favourites such as Coors Light and Stella Artois. We also serve two real ales along with Thatchers Gold cider and Guinness!

Feeling gin-spired? We have a great selection of gins that go hand-in-hand with our tasty tonic range.

We also offer a selection of wines from all over the world – meaning we have something for everyone to enjoy.

Food Serving Hours:

Monday

12:00 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 20:30

Tuesday

12:00 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 20:30

Wednesday

12:00 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 20:30

Thursday

12:00 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 20:30

Friday

12:00 – 20:30

Saturday

12:00 – 20:30

Sunday

12:00 – 19:00

Our Main Menu

STARTERS

  • SOUP OF THE DAY (V)
    £4.75
    Warming soup with a freshly baked ciabatta roll.
  • PRAWN COCKTAIL
    £5.95
    Atlantic prawns in a rich seafood sauce served on a cos lettuce salad with farmhouse bread and butter.
  • STILTON AND GARLIC MUSHROOMS (V)
    £5.75
    Button mushrooms pan fried in a rich garlic, cream and Stilton sauce served on toasted ciabatta.​
  • CRISPY CHICKEN
    £5.75
    Tender chicken breast strips, hand coated in a crispy southern fried crumb with delicious chicken gravy.

MAINS

  • HUNTERS CHICKEN
    £9.45
    Chicken breast topped with bacon, melted Cheddar, mozzarella and BBQ sauce. Served with chunky chips and salad.
  • BAKED BEEF LASAGNE
    £9.25
    Minced beef slow cooked in a red wine and tomato sauce, topped with mature Cheddar cheese and a pesto drizzle. Served with salad and garlic ciabatta.
  • CAMBODIAN STREET FOOD CURRY (VE)
    £10.45
    Thai style curry with lemongrass, kaffir lime and coconut. Served with cauliflower and parsley rice and a tomato, rocket and onion salad.
  • STEAK AND ALE PIE
    £10.25
    Steak in a rich ale gravy served with chunky chips, garden peas and gravy.
  • COD AND CHIPS
    £10.95​
    Hand battered line caught cod served with chunky chips, a charred lemon wedge, garden or mushy peas and tartare sauce.
  • SEASONAL SALAD
    A fresh and crunchy seasonal salad base with a Mediterranean tabbouleh. Topped with your choice of:
  • Chicken
    £9.95
  • Garlic Chicken
    £10.25
  • King Prawn
    £10.95
  • BACON CHOPS AND FREE-RANGE FRIED EGG
    £9.95
    Served with chunky chips, grilled tomato, beer battered onion rings and garden peas.
  • 8oz SIRLOIN STEAK
    £14.50
    Seasoned and grilled sirloin steak with chunky chips, a grilled tomato, beer battered onion rings and garden peas.

BURGERS AND PATTIES

  • SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN BURGER
    £10.75
    Hand coated chicken breast in a southern fried crumb, with a cajun drizzle. Served in a toasted bun with lettuce, red onion and tomato. Served with chunky chips and coleslaw.
  • CHEESE AND BACON BBQ BURGER
    £10.45
    Our mouth watering 6oz beef burger with bacon, Cheddar, mozzarella and BBQ sauce, in a toasted bun with lettuce, red onion and tomato. Served with chunky chips and coleslaw.
  • BEETROOT AND HORSERADISH (V)
    £9.25
    A beetroot, carrot, horseradish and sunflower seed patty, topped with a sweet chilli sauce in a toasted bun with lettuce, red onion and tomato. Served with chunky chips and coleslaw.
  • CREATE YOUR OWN
    Add a topping to your burger for £1 each:

    Cheddar
    Stilton
    Free range egg
    Bacon
    Onion Rings
  • DOUBLE UP YOUR BURGER PATTY
    £2

FLATBREADS

Middle Eastern inspired flat bread with tabbouleh and seasonal salad

  • TANDOORI CHICKEN AND SPICED KETCHUP
    £9.45
  • BEETROOT, CARROT, HORSERADISH AND SUNFLOWER SEED MIX (V)
    £8.95

SIDES

  • BEER BATTERED ONION RINGS (V)
    £2.95
  • SEASONAL SALAD (V)
    £2.95
  • CHUNKY CHIPS (V)
    £2.75
  • SWEET POTATO FRIES (V)
    £3.45
  • COLESLAW (V)
    £1.95
  • GARLIC FLATBREAD (V)
    £3.45
  • SOUTHERN FRIED ONIONS (V)
    £2.45

DESSERTS

  • STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING (V)
    £5.25
    Deliciously sweet, date and black treacle sponge with West Country butter toffee sauce and creamy custard.
  • PASSION FRUIT CHEESECAKE
    £5.45
    Tropical and fruity cheesecake served with a raspberry drizzle and Jude’s gin and tonic ice cream.
  • KNICKERBOCKER GLORY (V)
    £5.25
    A retro classic of mixed fruit and ice cream served with whipped cream, a drizzle of raspberry and chocolate sauce topped with a flake.
  • CHOCOLATE TORTE AND RASPBERRY SOBERT (V)
    £5.45
    A rich velvety ganache on an almond sponge base served with a raspberry sorbet.
  • TRIO OF MINI DESSERTS (SMALLER PORTIONS OF):
    £6.95
    Chocolate Torte (V)
    Passion Fruit Cheese Cake
    Jude’s Gin and Tonic Ice Cream (V)
  • BUY ANY TEA OR COFFEE AND ADD ONE MINI DESSERT
    £1.95

OUR LUNCH MENU

LUNCH CLUB MEALS

Choose from 6 smaller portion classic dishes, served daily until 6pm for £6 each

  • HUNTERS CHICKEN
    Chicken breast topped with bacon, melted Cheddar, mozzarella and BBQ sauce. Served with chunky chips and salad.
  • BAKED BEEF LASAGNE
    Minced beef slow cooked in a red wine and tomato sauce, topped with mature Cheddar cheese and a pesto drizzle.Served with salad and garlic ciabatta.
  • GARLIC CHICKEN SALAD
    A fresh and crunchy seasonal salad base with a Mediterranean tabbouleh topped with crispy garlic chicken.
  • SCAMPI AND CHIPS
    Whitby™ wholetail scampi served with chunky chips, a charred lemon wedge, garden or mushy peas and tartare sauce.
  • BACON CHOPS AND FREE-RANGE FRIED EGG
    Served with chunky chips, grilled tomato, beer battered onion rings and garden peas.
  • BEETROOT AND HORSERADISH FLATBREAD (V)
    Freshly made flatbread topped with tabbouleh, seasonal salad and a beetroot, carrot, horseradish and sunflower seed mix.

SANDWICHES

Your choice of farmhouse, ciabatta or wrap, served with chips

  • CHICKEN AND BACON
    £6.75
    With mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.
  • HAND BATTERED COD FISH FINGERS
    £6.75
    With tartare sauce.
  • MATURE CHEDDAR, MOZZARELLA AND CHERRY TOMATO MELT (V)
    £5.75
  • PRAWN AND CAJUN SEAFOOD SAUCE
    £6.95

OUR Children’s Menu

Make a meal of it. Two courses for £4.95

Choose from 6 smaller portion classic dishes, served daily until 6pm for £6 each

Children’s Starters

  • DOUGH STICKS (V)
    £1.95
    Dough sticks served with melted garlic butter.
  • VEGGIE DIPPERS (V)
    £1.95
    Freshly cut vegetable sticks served with a chunky tomato dip.

Children’s Mains

  • PICKIN' CHICKEN
    £4.45
    Battered chicken breast pieces and chips, served with a BBQ dip.
  • 4OZ CHEESE BURGER
    £4.45
    A beef patty in a soft bun with Cheddar cheese, chunky chips and BBQ dip.
  • COD FINGERS
    £4.45
    Strips of cod fillet in freshly made batter, served with peas and chunky chips.
  • CHICKEN WRAPS
    £4.45
    Build your own: Chicken breast, floured tortillas, cheese, salsa, carrot sticks, cucumber, BBQ sauce and garlic mayonnaise.
  • MARGHERITA (V) OR PEPPERONI PIZZA TWIST
    £4.45
    Twisted pizza dough filled with tomato and mozzarella or tomato, mozzarella and pepperoni.

Children’s Desserts

  • DOUGHNUT STICKS (V)
    £1.95
    Served with a chocolate dipping sauce.
  • VANILLA ICE CREAM SUNDAE (V)
    £1.95
    Served with a wafer and a choice of strawberry or chocolate sauce.
  • CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (V)
    £1.95
    Served with Jude's vanilla ice cream.

OUR SUNDAY MENU

STARTERS

  • SOUP OF THE DAY (V)
    £4.75
    Warming soup with a freshly baked ciabatta roll.
  • PRAWN COCKTAIL
    £5.95
    Atlantic prawns in a rich seafood sauce served on a cos lettuce salad with farmhouse bread and butter.
  • CRISPY CHICKEN
    £5.75
    Tender chicken breast strips, hand coated in a crispy southern fried crumb with delicious chicken gravy.
  • STILTON AND GARLIC MUSHROOMS (V)
    £5.75
    Pan-fried button mushrooms in a rich garlic, cream and Stilton sauce, served on toasted ciabatta.

MAINS

  • TRADITIONAL SUNDAY ROAST
    £10.95
    We’re proud to serve a range of delicious Sunday roasts, perfect for bringing the family together. Served with all the trimmings, roast and mashed potato, Yorkshire puddings, seasonal vegetables and a rich gravy. Nut roast is available as a vegetarian option.

Sunday Sides and Snacking

  • SEA SALT & BLACK PEPPER POTATOES (V)
    £2.25
  • GARLIC AND ROSEMARY POTATOES (V)
    £2.25
  • PAPRIKA ROAST POTATOES (V)
    £2.25
  • THREE YORKSHIRE PUDDINGS (V)
    £2.95
  • FOUR PIGS IN BLANKETS
    £3.45
  • FIVE PORK, SAGE & ONION STUFFING BALLS
    £3.45
  • BRAISED RED CABBAGE (V)
    £2.45
  • CAULIFLOWER CHEESE (V)
    £2.45

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY MENU

  • Children's Sunday Starters
    All £1.95
  • DOUGH STICKS (V)
    Dough sticks served with melted garlic butter.
  • Children's Sunday Mains
    All £4.45
  • VEGGIE DIPPERS (V)
    Freshly cut vegetable sticks served with a chunky tomato dip.

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY LUNCH

Served with all the trimmings – Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables, roast and mashed potatoes and gravy

  • PICKIN' CHICKEN
    Battered chicken breast pieces and chunky chips. Served with a BBQ dip.
  • 4oz CHEESE BURGER
    A beef burger in a soft bun topped with cheese. Served with chunky chips and a BBQ dip.
  • COD FINGERS
    Strips of cod fillet in freshly made batter. Served with chunky chips and peas.
  • MARGHERITA (V) OR PEPPERONI PIZZA TWIST
    Twisted pizza dough filled with tomato and mozzarella or tomato, mozzarella and pepperoni.

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY DESSERTS

  • DOUGHNUT STICKS (V)
    All £1.95
    Served with a chocolate dipping sauce.
  • VANILLA ICE CREAM SUNDAE (V)
    All £1.95
    Served with a wafer and choice of strawberry or chocolate sauce.
  • CHOCOLATE BROWNIE (V)
    All £1.95
    Served with Jude’s vanilla ice cream.

OUR DRINKS MENU

ON DRAUGHT

Ask at the bar for our range of world and premium lagers and ciders.

CRAFT

  • GOOSE ISLAND IPA ABV 5.9% 330ML
    This India Pale has a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle and a long hop finish.
  • BREW DOG PUNK IPA ABV 5.6% 330ML
    Bursts of caramel and tropical fruit with an all-out riot of grapefruit, pineapple and lychee, precede a spiky bitter finish.

LAGER & CIDER BOTTLES

  • CORONA ABV 4.5% 330ML
    Crisp and refreshing taste. Served ice cold and with a wedge of lime.
  • BUDWEISER ABV 4.5% 330ML
    Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavourful, crisp American-style lager.
  • BECK’S ABV 4.8% 275ML
    Beck’s is a classic German-style pilsner with a robust, distinctive full-bodied taste, a fresh “hoppy” bouquet.
  • DESPERADO’S ABV 5.9% 330ML
    A distinctive combination of full bodied lager with a boost of Tequila flavour. A light & refreshing taste profile balanced with spicy and lemony notes for sweetness.
  • PERONI GLUTEN FREE ABV 5.1% 330ML
    This gluten-free beer uses exactly the same ingredients as regular Peroni Nastro Azzurro. A refreshing clean finish.
  • BULMERS ORIGINAL ABV 4.5% 500ML
    Bulmers Original is a light to medium bodied cider, representing a perfect blend of sweeter eating apples and sharper cider apples.
  • REKORDERLIG STRAWBERRY & LIME ABV 4% 500ML
    Authentic flavours of freshly picked strawberries. Served cold over ice with a squeeze of lime and a sprig of fresh mint.
  • REKORDERLIG WILD BERRIES ABV 4% 500ML
    Fresh and juicy with the flavour and fragrance of wild blueberries and raspberries. Served cold over ice and layered with raspberries and blueberries.
  • OLD MOUT KIWI & LIME ABV 4% 500ML
    Super fruity with kiwi and a hint of lime blossom. Bursting with sweet and tangy tropical fruit, kiwi and hints of key lime pie.
  • OLD MOUT PINEAPPLE & RASPBERRY ABV 4% 500ML
    Refreshingly light, exotic fusion of the natural sweetness of the pineapple and the tart raspberry.

Low Alcohol

  • BECKS BLUE ABV 0.0% 275ML
    Light, crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic alternative.
  • REKORDERLIG STRAWBERRY & LIME ABV 0.2% 500ML
    This cider perfectly embodies a Swedish summer with the authentic flavour of freshly picked strawberries.
  • HEINEKEN ABV 0.0% 330ML
    A balanced thirst quencher with refreshing fruity notes and a soft malty body.
  • GHOST SHIPABV 0.2% 500ML
    It has the same flavours and aromas as Ghost Ship 4.5% ABV.

Soft Drinks

  • J20 275ML
    Choose from Orange & Passion Fruit or Apple & Raspberry.
  • R WHITES RASPBERRY 330ML
    Tangy raspberry and refreshing lemons Perfect, and low calorie too!.
  • SAN PELLEGRINO 330ML
    Choose from Orange or Lemon.
  • APPLETISER 275ML
  • ROBINSONS CRUSHED LIME & MINT
    Delicious Crushed Lime & Mint fruit cordial. Sourcing only juicy limes then expertly blended with a hint of mint. Also available with soda, just ask.
  • ROBINSONS RASPBERRY, RHUBARB & ORANGE BLOSSOM
    Our berries and rhubarb are handpicked and perfectly paired with orange blossom for a floral hint. Also available with soda, just ask.
  • RED BULL 250ML
    Choose from Original or Sugar Free.

PREMIUM GINS

  • WARNER ELDERFLOWER 40% ABV
    A beautifully balanced gin that is smooth, sweet and delicately fragrant with summer elderflower. Enjoy over ice or in a refreshing G&T – summer in a glass. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic.
  • WARNER RHUBARB 40% ABV
    A big hit of rhubarb, soft citrus, pecans and caramel. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Ginger Ale.
  • WHITLEY NEILL PARMA VIOLET 43% ABV
    A Luxurious handcrafted gin of exceptional quality with bright vibrant flavours of juniper followed by a herbaceous floral note from the violet. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic.
  • SLINGSBY DRY 42% ABV
    An initial burst of refreshing citrus from the grapefruit base gives way to juniper before a very smooth herbaceous sweetness, led by sweet cicely and a light green tea scented with jasmine blossom. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic.
  • SLINGSBY RHUBARB 40% ABV
    Initial sweetness of rhubarb and raspberry followed by the bitter tang of the pink grapefruit citrus base. A tart rhubarb finish rounds off the drink leaving an unforgettable flavour on the palate. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Ginger Ale.
  • BOMBAY SAPPHIRE 40% ABV
    Aromatic with bright citrus notes. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic.
  • WHITLEY NEILL RASPBERRY 43% ABV
    An invigorating tartness from Scottish raspberries, complemented perfectly by undertones of liquor ice and coriander for a well-rounded finish. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic.
  • GORDON’S PINK 37.5% ABV
    Crafted to balance the refreshing taste of Gordon’s with the natural sweetness od raspberries and strawberries, with the tang of redcurrant. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic.
  • OPIHR 40% ABV
    Pronounced ‘o-perr’. Strongly spiced with a warmth of black pepper and cubebs. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Ginger Ale.
  • BROCKMANS 40% ABV
    Juniper is complemented by unique blueberry and blackberry flavours the deliver a distinctive fruit taste. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Ginger Ale.
  • HENDRICK’S 41.4% ABV
    Delightfully infused with cucumber and rose petal. Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic.
  • TANQUERAY SEVILLA 41.3% ABV
    A unique distilled gin made with bittersweet Seville oranges, orange blossom, natural colour and flavours, as well as other fine botanicals. Perfect with Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic.
  • TANQUERAY 43% ABV
    Clear and poignant juniper aromas with a light spice Perfectly matched with Fever Tree Indian Tonic Water.

PREMIUM RUMS

  • SAILOR JERRY 40% ABV
    Caribbean-style rum with vanilla, lime and other spices. Like a true sailor rum, it’s strong but goes down smooth. Enjoy with cola or ginger beer.
  • KRAKEN 40% ABV
    The Kraken is strong, rich, black and smooth, the first imported black rum from the Caribbean. Enjoy with cola or ginger beer.
  • DEAD MAN’S FINGERS SPICED RUM 37.5% ABV
    A Caribbean rum blended with spices which warms the cockles, stirs the soul and sets you up fair for whatever the wind blows in. Enjoy with cola or ginger beer.
  • PREMIUM SPIRITS DESERVE A PREMIUM MIXER

    FEVER-TREE TONIC WATER
    FEVER-TREE LIGHT TONIC WATER
    FEVER-TREE GINGER ALE
    FEVER-TREE MEDITERRANEAN TONIC
    FEVER-TREE ELDERFLOWER TONIC
    FEVER-TREE MADAGASCAN COLA

COCKTAILS

  • GIN AND ELDERFLOWER SPRITZ
    Clean and crisp flavours of Gordon’s Gin combined with Bottlegreen Elderflower cordialand topped up with a refreshing San Pellegrino Lemon.
  • WOO WOO
    A sweet favourite, mixing Smirnoff Vodka, Archers Peach Schnapps and cranberry juice.
  • LONG ISLAND ICED TEA
    Olmeca Tequila, Bacardi Carta Blanca Rum, Cointreau and Gordon’s Gin mixed with cola.
  • CRANBERRY, APPLE AND ELDERFLOWER COOLER MOCKTAIL
    Bottlegreen Elderflower cordial mixed with apple juice and cranberry juice.

WHITE WINES

  • CHARDONNAYTIERRA DEL REY
    Ripe pineapple and peach with fresh citrus and tropical flavours.
  • PINOT GRIGIO VALLADE, IGT DELLE VENEZIE, ITALY
    Crisp and fresh with lemon aromas and a clean aftertaste.
  • CHENIN BLANC FALSE BAY, SOUTH AFRICA
    Fine mineral and apple notes with honey, greengage and lemon.
  • VIOGNIE PATRIARCHE PÈRE & FILS, FRANCE
    Golden and full with delicate floral and peach aromas.
  • PICPOUL DE PINET DOMAINE LA SERRE, LANGUEDOC ROUSSILLON, FRANCE
    Crisp and dry with notes of peach, melon and a mineral edge.
  • SAUVIGNON BLANC WAIPARA HILLS, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND
    Notes of melon, nettle, fresh citrus and grapefruit with a refreshing finish.
  • PETIT CHABLIS VIBRANT’ LA CHABLISIENNE, FRANCE
    Clean and fresh with citrus, orchard fruit and vanilla notes.

ROSÉ WINES

  • WHITE ZINFANDEL SUTTER HOME, USA
    Sweet strawberry and watermelon aromas, light in alcohol and calories.
  • PINOT GRIGIO ROSÉ CANALETTO, IGT DELLE VENEZIE, ITALY
    Citrus fruit overtones and plenty of refreshing berry flavours.
  • PROVENCE ROSÉ DIAMARINE CÔTEAUX VAROIS, PROVENCE, FRANCE
    Pale with fresh redcurrant and citrus peel aromas and an elegant finish.

RED WINE

  • TEMPRANILLO VINA ARROBA, SPAIN
    Soft and dry, full of delicious ripe red fruit flavours.
  • MERLOT PASO DEL SOL, CHILE
    Soft and smooth with vibrant plum and red berry flavours.
  • SHIRAZ RUNNING DUCK, SOUTH AFRICA
    Vanilla, caramelised sugar, oak and spice. Organic. Free Trade. Vegan.
  • CÔTES DU RHÔNE DOMAINE DES AVAUX, RHÔNE, FRANCE
    Plum, black forest fruit and hints of jam with sweet spices and soft tannins.
  • PRIMITIVO DESIRE LUSH & ZIN, PUGLIA, ITALY
    Rich and velvety with plum, red cherry, spice, vanilla and coffee.
  • PINOT NOIR WAIPARA HILLS, WAIPARA VALLEY, NEW ZEALAND
    Bramble fruit, cherry, spice, soft tannins and a bright finish.
  • MALBEC ALTA VISTA ESTATE PREMIUM, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA
    Layers of black berry and plum with a rich body and hints of chocolate and toast.

BUBBLES

  • LUNETTA PROSECCO, ITALY
    Light and fruity with apple, peach and stone fruit hint.
  • LUNETTA PROSECCO ROSÉ, ITALY
    Dry with red berry characters, soft and approachable.
  • CANALETTO PROSECCO, ITALY
    Apple, lemon and grapefruit characters with wisteria and acacia aromas.
  • BERNARD REMY CARTE BLANCHE, FRANCE
    Full bodies with fresh lemon aromas and a creamy mousse.
  • LAURENT PERRIER BRUT NV, FRANCE
    White peach and honeysuckle with rich grapefruit citrus notes.