Upper Deck

A vibrant, atmospheric restaurant and alfresco terrace, both with stunning views across Christchurch Harbour. Serves up traditional British and world favourites, all expertly cooked using locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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“The Upper Deck is all about food that you want to eat, and come back for, again and again”, says Chef Patron, Alex Aitken. 

Afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea at Harbour is an indulgent and tasty treat. Featuring pretty pastries, homemade scones and delectable cakes, alongside fabulous finger sandwiches and savoury snacks.

It’s the perfect accompaniment of a flute of fizz or a dangerously good cocktail or two!

Served Monday to Saturday from 3:30pm until 4:30pm.

Sample menus

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Opening times

Monday to Friday: 7am - 10.30am
Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 10.30am
Monday to Saturday: 12pm - 2.30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
Afternoon tea
Monday - Saturday: 3.30pm-4.30pm
5pm - 10pm
last seating 8pm
Bar opening hours
Open all day until 10pm

Private dining

Come dine with us

Private dining can be accommodated either in the atmospheric ‘The Library’ room, seating up to 16 guests, or ‘The Orangery’ room seating up to 24 guests, with views of the harbour.

Alex and his team have created a number of additional menu options exclusive to private diners. You may create your own bespoke set menu, opt for one of our fixed-priced, set menus. There's also Alex's ever-popular ‘Bring me Food’ menu, with dishes delivered platter-style to the centre of the table for communal feasting. Private diners may also select from the restaurant’s a la carte menu.

If you still can’t find the menu you want - ask Alex to create you one!

About the Chef

Alex Aitken, Chef Patron for The Jetty, is one of the South of England’s most respected chefs and a thirty-year veteran of cooking in the New Forest. 

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Treat someone special

Make unwanted gifts a thing of the past. Treat someone special to an experience they’ll love and remember – like an exquisite gastronomic dinner or a sumptuous afternoon tea.

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