Introducing evening specials menus

In addition to our fabulous new summer menu the chefs at Branksome Beach will be busy creating specials for our evening dining service. Each Thursday we will be bringing you a different weekly menu, featuring seasonal fish and seafood as the stars of the show; from mussels and lobster to whole fish and tiger prawns.

Don’t forget to book as we fill up quickly during July & August!

Sample Menu


Mackerel Paté
Fennel and tomato chutney and rustic bread

Parma Ham & Honey Glazed Fig
Rocket salad and balsamic reduction

Main Course

Moules Frites
Cornish mussels cooked in a white wine cream sauce with fries

Cod, tiger prawn, clams and mussels cooked in a tomato fish stew


Gooseberry Crumble
Served with lavender Créme Anglaise

Lightly Poached Strawberries in Lime Syrup
Served with lemon sorbet

New summer menu & evening opening hours

So along with sunshine and longer days the summer also brings a new menu and evening openings for Branksome Beach. Along with our famous favourites such as classic Fish and Chips and our popular Branksome Beach Burger we’ve added some brand new items for you.

Try our succulent Monkfish “Scampi” and Fries, our delicious Braised Pork Belly with celeriac remoulade or our  Confit Duck Salad with caramelised figs, orange, fennel and pine nuts. That’s just a selection of our newly created dishes and we’ve even created alcoholic ice-lollies just for adults! Choose from Mojito or Raspberry Vodka.

Don’t forget as of Thursday 22nd May we will be open 7 days a week until 10pm. With a selection of evening only specials and our 2 for £22 offer available until the end of June there’s no excuse not to pop down. 

Exclusive evening private hire

We are now offering evening private hire of our beautiful restaurant for 50 guests or more and will work with you and your budget to create a bespoke event or party. Branksome Beach is the perfect spot for a special occasion so get in touch for further information and to arrange a  a chat over your requirements.

Pizza! Perfect for sharing – £8.95

Our delicious thin & crispy flatbread pizzas are now available upstairs in the Terrace bar all day every day.  Perfect for sharing especially when washed down with something cold and refreshing we have  3 tempting varieties to choose from;

  • Mozzerella, tomato, basil, red onion,pesto, rocket and parmesan.
  • Smoked salmon, red onion, crème fraiche, caper, dill, lemon, rocket and parmesan.
  • Chorizo, Dorset rosary goats cheese, roasted red pepper, red onion,pesto, rocket and parmesan.

Please note that all prices are correct at time of publishing, please check with restaurant before booking as they may have changed  

We are recruiting now – Open day Monday 3rd March


We are holding a Recruitment Open Day on Monday 3rd March between 10am-4pm at Branksome Beach .

This is a fantastic chance to visit our restaurant, meet the staff and speak to our Management team  about current career opportunities within our Restaurant.

So if you are an experienced Waiter/waitress with great front of house skills and want to work in one of the best located restaurants on the South Coast then come talk to us

Meet our team at Branksome Beach

We’re excited to introduce you to the newest members of our team, Kate Cross and Ben Brown.

As our General Manager, Kate Cross heads up the crew. Having worked for the Banquets Group for five years, Kate successfully took on the running of Branksome Beach in summer 2013 and is a an experienced and valued member of our team.

“I’m excited to have be promoted to this new role and love working right on the beachfront. This is definitely one of the South Coast’s most impressive locations and I’m keen to make sure our service and food is as good as the view!”

Creating culinary delights is Ben Brown – an inventive and ambitious chef who we’re happy to have on board. Having trained at the Farnborough College of Technology, Ben worked for the Banquets Group for over eight years and has even cooked for restaurants in Australia and New Zealand. Whether home or away, Ben has always lived and worked by the coast and as such shares our passion for seafood – to our delight!

“It’s a dream to cook in a beachside restaurant – not only are the surroundings beautiful, but I’m also able to develop my passion for seafood. And luckily for me, the local catches are fantastic quality!”

We’re keen to keep you informed of our activities, so do check in with us regularly for our latest news. Or, to receive regular updates and offers, sign up to our mailing list here.