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The JettySalcombe, South Devon

The hotel’s stylish new restaurant, The Jetty, takes full advantage of its waterfront location, with award-winning Chef Alex Aitken creating enticing menu concepts.

Serving local and seasonal dishes, with fish landed daily and a local larder of delicious seasonal produce on its doorstep, The Jetty offers an exceptional Salcombe dining experience.

Our Chefs combines expert knowledge with a passion for local ingredients, to create outstanding seasonal food.

View our 360º virtual tour of The Jetty Restaurant.

Opening Times

Open early – late, drinks served all day.

Breakfast served 7:30am until 10:30am
Lunch served 12pm – 2.30pm

Afternoon Tea served 3.30pm -4.30pm.
Dinner served 6pm – 9.30pm

Please note: during the months of June, July & August dinner service ends at 10pm.

Our Menus

Chef Alex Aitken has designed the menus using seasonal, local produce. Below you’ll find a selection of sample menus, with some dishes subject to the availability of local ingredients.

Sample Menu

Whilst You Wait


With sweet chilli sauce


With sweet chilli sauce


Crab, shrimp, smoked mackerel

Yealm River Oysters Hot or cold £2.50 each

Raw or tempura batter

Cockle pop-corn £5

Cockles lightly floured


With crispy chicken pieces in spiced flour


Selection of Jetty seafood nibbles

Pickled cockles £5

Pickled in cider vinegar, fennel & spice


Jetty nibbles for the carnivore


Crab Benedict £7.50

Warm toasted muffin, with crab meat,
soft poached hens egg & hollandaise sauce

HArbour fish soup £7.50

Rich aromatic fish soup with chunks of fish and seafood,
croutons, grated Parmesan & aioli

Alex’s Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé £8.00

Glazed with Cheddar cheese
Add Salcombe crab £11

Crispy Salt & Pepper Squid £7.00

salt & pepper squid, mixed leaf salad

Scallops, Apple & Bacon £10

Seared scallops, bacon, cider pickled cockles &
Smoked cauliflower puree

Seared Tuna £8.50

Avocado, cucumber salad with
Roasted pine nuts & herb oil dressing

Wild Mushroom Risotto £7.50

Risotto of wild mushrooms topped with poached hens egg
With Madeira & truffle sauce

Ham Hock Terrine £6.00

braised ham hock, whole grain mustard,
pickles, salad, crostini


Jetty On A Plate £26.95

South coast fish and shellfish with
Fennel, tomato, herbs & Beurre blanc

Cutlet of Monkfish £22.50

creamed mashed potato, seasonal greens,
caper & brown shrimp beurre noisettee

Cod & Crab £23.50

Cod fillet topped with Devon crab
Crushed peas and creamy mashed potato, beurre blanc

Fish And Chips

Sustainably sourced fillet of fish in beer batter
Fat chips, crushed peas and tartare sauce

Haddock £13
Cod £15

Locally reared Ruby Red Beef £25.95

seared Pave of fillet, beef feather blade & Ox cheek,
braised onion & beef dripping crumb, spring greens

Duck & Squid £22.50

duck breast, squid, confit duck leg,
crushed new potatoes, spinach, fine beans

Pork Duo £22.50

confit pork belly, braised cheek, mashed potato
creamed savoy cabbage & bacon

Locally Reared Steaks

fries, mixed leaf salad, grilled tomato
béarnaise, peppercorn or red wine sauce

10oz Rib eye steak £24.95

8oz Fillet steak £.29.95


Buttered news, mashed, fries or chips £3.50
Avocado, bacon, pine nut salad £4.50
Peas, Bacon & Cabbage £4.50
Seasonal greens £3.50
Market vegetables £3.50
Onion rings £3.50

If you are concerned about any food allergies or intolerances, please speak to any member of the team. All prices include VAT.

Discretionary gratuity of 10% is added to the total bill and divided fairly between the staff and independently from the business

Don’t miss out on our mouthwatering dessert menu!

Sample Menu


Homemade shortbread biscuit

Chocolate and Mango £6.95

Warm chocolate brownie, fresh mango, mango sorbet

Cherry Clafoutis £6.50

Boozy cherries, raspberry sorbet


Classic crème brûlée

Strawberry Buttermilk Panna cotta £6.95

Fresh strawberries, mint syrup

Dark Chocolate Fondant £7.95

Salcombe Dairy salted caramel ice cream

Spiced Poached Pear £6.50

Salcombe Dairy ginger ice cream

Crunchy Peanut Butter Parfait £6.50

Roasted nut crumb, rich Belgium chocolate


Please ask the crew for today’s selection

A Selection of Cheeses

Please see our cheese menu for today’s selection
2 cheeses £5.50
4 cheeses £9.50
5 cheeses £12.95


 the jetty cream TEA & sCONES

Plain and fruit scones served with clotted cream & jam with your choice of teas.
£8.50 per person


Served with a selection of sandwiches, freshly made scones, clotted cream & jam and a selection of homemade cakes.
£15.95 per person

the jetty sparkling AFTERNOON TEA

Served with a selection of sandwiches, freshly made scones, clotted cream & jam and a selection of homemade cakes with a glass of sparkling wine.
£21.95 per person


Served with a selection of sandwiches, freshly made scones, clotted cream & jam and a selection of homemade cakes with a glass of Champagne.
£25.50 per person

Join us at The Jetty for our fantastic new Terrace menu featuring snacks, salads, sandwiches, bowls and boards, afternoon tea and seafood classics!


View the sample menu below.

Please note: we do not take table reservations for outside on the terrace.

Click to view our sample Terrace menu.

Sunday Lunch
2 courses £19.95
3 courses: £24.95


Prawns and Aioli £5.50

Yealm River Oysters £3.00

Tempura Vegetables £4.95

A mixed selection with dipping sauce

Smokey Bloody Mary £8.25

Rene Brisset 125ml £9.95

Tempura Prawns £1.75 (each)

With sweet chilli sauce

Lombard 1er Cru Rose £11.95


Alex’s Twice Cheese Soufflé

Glazed with Cheddar cheese

Greek Salad

Feta, olives, tomato and cucumbers

Watercress & Potato Soup

With a wedge of sour dough

Jetty Prawn Cocktail

With a Jetty twist, spiced Marie rose sauce

Ham Hock Terrine

Pickled vegetables & watercress

Wild Mushrooms on Toast

Wild mushrooms & spinach, sourdough

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni

With avocado salsa

Potted Shrimp

Cajun, crisp salad, croutes

WarM Squid Salad

With tomato and caper

Salcombe Harbour Bouillabaisse

With Parmesan, rouille

Roasts & Mains

Roast West Country Sirloin of Beef

With traditional roast garnish

Whole Sole (£4.50 supplement)

With crushed new potatoes and spring greens

Braised Pork Belly

With roast trimmings, apple puree

Fish & Chips

Haddock, chips, tartar sauce, crushed peas

Whole Bass (£4 supplement)

Served with a light butter sauce

Seafood Cassoulet

Selection of seafood, beans, chorizo, peas

Braised Shoulder of Lamb

With roast trimmings

Cod & Crab

Fillet of cod with fresh Salcombe crab herb crust,
crushed peas, mash potato and butter sauce


Dark Chocolate Brownie

With honeycomb ice cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Salt caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

Selection of Artisan Cheeses

Selection of 3 cheeses (or 5 cheeses supplement £3.50)

Peanut Butter Parfait

With roasted nut crumb, rich chocolate

Apple Crumble

With crème anglaise

White chocolate rice pudding

Raspberry compote

Bread & Butter pudding

With vanilla ice cream

Lemon Posset

With raspberries

Some dishes may contain nuts, dairy, wheat or garlic traces. all prices are inclusive of VAT. A discretionary gratuity of 10% is added to the total bill and divided fairly between the staff and independently from the business. If you are concerned about any food allergies or intolerances, please speak to any member of the team, who will be delighted to assist.

Enjoy two delicious courses for only £17.50 per person at The Jetty.

Available Monday – Saturday lunchtimes 12.00-2.30pm
Monday – Thursday early evenings


Crayfish and Prawn

Tian of crayfish, prawn and avocado, rocket salad


Twice baked creamy cheese souffle baked with a cheese crust (v)

Taste of Salcombe Crab

Beignet, bisque and crab meat

Crispy Egg

Crispy hens egg, asparagus and Parmesan shavings

Watercress and Pea

Watercress and pea soup, pea shoots and herb oil



Plymouth Mackerel

Brined and torched fillets, chorizo, spinach, samphire and Lyonnais potatoes

Spring Lamb

Roasted rump of lamb, wild garlic, asparagus, broad bean and confit potato

Sea Bream

Pan roasted sea bream fillet, Spring vegetable risotto truffle and Parmesan


Seared and roasted breast, Spring squash, white bean and lentil cassolette


Roasted Spring squash, Quinoa, pinenut, confit onion and pepper crust



Cornish Rhubarb

Panna cotta, jelly and candied walnuts

Roasted Nectarine

Honey roasted nectarine, basil crème fraiche, meringue and marmalade flapjack

White Chocolate

Iced parfait, pomegranate consommé, pistachio crumb


Choose from a local soft, hard or blue cheese, biscuits and chutney (add cheeses £2.50 each)

Ice Creams

Trio of Salcombe ice creams, tuille biscuit

2 courses £17.50

3 courses £22.50


If you are concerned about any food allergies or intolerances, please speak to any member of the team, who will be delighted to assist. Discretionary gratuity of 10% is added to the total bill and divided fairly between the staff and independently from the business

The mince used in the Bolognese and meatballs are 100% pure steak mince with no salt or added seasoning.                         

                       1 course: £5.00      2 courses: £6.95       3 Courses £8.95


Garlic bread

Vegetable Crudités


Messy spaghetti

with tomato sauce, Bolognese or meatballs

Butchers finest sausage

with fries served with peas or Heinz baked beans

Grilled chicken fillets

veg and potatoes… you choose

Jetty fish & chips

Flat bread pizza

with a choice of toppings. Cheese and tomato, ham and pineapple or rocket and Parma ham or choose your own


Salcombe Dairy ice cream

Mixed fruit and ice cream sundae

Chocolate brownie


Simply delicious £25 – a three course menu of great simple food

prawn cocktail

Prawns, Crunchy Lettuce, Egg
And Spicy Tomato Mayonnaise

Chicken Bacon And Mushrooms

Plump Chicken Breast, Creamy Wild Mushroom
And Bacon Sauce, Greens And Potatoes

Lemon Meringue

Lemon Sorbet, Whipped Cream, Lemon Curd
Crushed Meringue And Limencello

Our favourites £35 – Or your favourites in a great menu to share a celebration, a meeting or just with friends

Cannelloni Of Smoked Salmon

A Leaf Of Smoked Salmon Filled With Smoked Salmon Mousse Avocado Salsa

Fillet Of Beef Wellington

The Finest Beef Fillet, Wrapped In Mushroom Duxelle
And Puff Pastry. Served With Red Wine Sauce

Sunken Chocolate Souffle

Rich Dark Chocolate, Flavoured With Orange
Served Warm With Clotted Cream

Alex’s Gastronomic Menu £45 – Our chef patron Alex Aitken earned Michelin Stars in the New Forest, the Gastronomic menu brings his dishes to your table

Carpaccio Of Beef

Salcombe Bay Lobster

New Potatoes And Pea Veloute

Lamb With Morel Mushrooms

And Chicken Mousse

Whipped Brie

With Crisp Croutons Apricot Chutney

White Chocolate And Strawberry

Terrine Coated In Praline

Alternative Dishes are available please ask.


Try one of our fabulous cocktails!

Click to view our Cocktail Menu. 

View our eclectic Wine List

Make a Reservation

To enquire about making a reservation at The Jetty, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call: 01548 845 083

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Private Dining

We have a number of spaces available to book for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From celebrations to intimate gatherings, we promise to turn every special occasion into an unforgettable experience.

The Jetty has been designed to complement larger groups in its restaurant, and can seat up to 20 guests with large booth style seating. Perfect for a birthday celebration, anniversary or dinner party, we’d recommend our ‘Group Dining’ menu for a fun and relaxed private dining experience.

For larger parties, we have our larger Marine Room, catering for up to 120 guests for your event, wedding or celebration. We can work with you to create a bespoke menu for any event or party. Call one of the Events Team on 01548 845081 for more information and to book one of our exclusive spaces…

How to book

To enquire about hosting a group dining event at The Jetty restaurant, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call us on: 01548 845 083

Thank you. Your enquiry has been sent.