Jan & Stacey from Restaurant Roots

Restaurant Roots is a contemporary fine dining restaurant in Southbourne run by husband and wife team Jan and Stacey, specialising in tasting menu experiences to excite the senses.


What is your best-loved local ingredient?

One of our best loved local ingredient is New Forest Strawberries.

Our New Forest strawberry desert with elderflower and white asparagus

How would you use this at home?

The best home use is marinated with some sugar, lemon and mint, fresh vanilla ice cream.

What is your first choice dish to create and also to eat?

Our signature dish in the restaurant is Celeriac with preserved winter truffle ice cream, grapes and hazelnuts.


Do you have a favourite spot on the South Coast?

We love South Deep Cafe in Parkstone Bay Marina!

Thank you so much to Jan and Stacey for their time, if you haven’t experienced the wonderous tasting menu at Roots then I would really recommend paying them a visit. You can find out more information here.

As always, thank you for reading!







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