Let the festivities begin ………

The Dog and Crook is a magical place to celebrate your Christmas or to see in the New Year!!
A warm welcome awaits you, whether you are dropping in for a glass of mulled wine or a Christmas gin & tonic or for celebrating with a Christmas party / get together.
 Our festive menu is available from the end of November through to the end of December for large and small gatherings.


Christmas eve : Food Served 12noon – 7pm, bar open til late

Christmas Day : Open for drinks 12noon – 2.30pm

Boxing Day : Closed

2 courses for £18.95

3 courses for £22.95

xmas to start

  • To Start

  • Ham hock and pea terrine

    served with a real ale chutney and toasted ciabatta slices

  • Homemade roasted butternut squash and sweet potato soup

    served with warm ciabatta (V)

  • Crispy breaded whitebait

    served with tartare sauce and a wedge of lemon

  • Classic prawn cocktail with farmhouse brown bread and butter

    because it wouldn’t be Christmas without it!

xmas to follow

  • To Follow

  • Classic roast turkey or a vegetarian nut roast

    served with roast potatoes, honey glazed parsnips, seasonal vegetables, pigs in blankets and homemade stuffing balls

  • Pan-fried seabass fillets

    served with steamed vegetables, new potatoes and a lemon and tarragon butter

  • Roasted parsnip and peppercorn tart with cranberries, walnuts and stilton

    Served with new potatoes and steamed buttered vegetables (V)

  • 8oz Ribeye steak

    served with roasted root vegetables, dauphinoise potatoes and a red wine and cranberry jus (£4 supplement)

Xmas to finish

  • To Finish

  • Traditional Christmas pudding

    served with brandy sauce

  • Chocolate profiterole tower

    Served with Baileys infused whipped cream and chocolate sauce

  • Vanilla crème brulee

    with a side of shortbread rounds

  • Warm treacle Tart infused with lemon & ginger

    served with New Forest Ginger ice cream