"For me this gastro pub is all about the food... I've eaten here countless times - it took me a good 6 months to try something other than the beef burger it's that good! So many of the main courses are delicious, I would absolutely recommend The Dispensary."

The Dispensary Menu

Chef patron David Cambridge and his team create inspired dishes using the freshest and finest ingredients. Combined with our selection of ales, fine wines and cocktails, these menus will ensure you visit The Dispensary again and again.

The menu below is a sample only and subject to change based on the availability of fresh ingredients.



Nocellara Olives – £3.50

Bowl of Salamini – £4.00

Bread with Home Churned Butter and Cornish Sea Salt – £2.50




Potted Duck Confit with Toast, Date and Fig Chutney – £7.00

Asparagus with Fried Duck Egg and Butter Sauce – £8.00

House Smoked Meat Board, Date and Chilli Marmalade – £9.50

Bufala di Mozzarella, Confit Tomato, Basil and Black Olive Oil – £9.50





Inspired by seasonal ingredients, the following have been created by
chef owner David Cambridge, sourced locally and cut in house.

Kiln Smoked Salmon, Watercress and Sun Blush Tomato Salad with Cucumber Relish – £7.50

Roast Best End of Spring Lamb, Potato Dauphonaise and Red Wine Jus – for two to share: £48.00
Due to the proportions of this dish they will take longer to prepare. Please discuss timing with your waiter




The Dispensary Steak Burger – £12.50
With house relish and Dispensary Chunky Hand Cut Chips
(add Cheddar, Stilton, Swiss Cheese, Streaky Bacon, Fried Hens Egg – £1.50 each)

Pie of the Day – £14.50
With Short Crust Pastry with Chunky Hand Cut Chips or Olive Oil Mash

Spiced Chicken Breast – £11.00
Cajun Spices, Greek and Yoghurt Dressing and Hand Cut Chips

Wild Mushroom– £13.50
Open Ravioli of Wild Mushrooms and Baked Ricotta, Burford Brown Egg

Market Fish of the Day – MP

Smoked Salmon Fishcake – £15.00
Wilted Spinach, Hollandaise Sauce, Poached Hens Egg

Flat Iron Chicken Escalope – £12.50
with Mama’s Panzanella Salad

Rib of Beef – £22.50
Dry-aged Scottish country farm served with French fries and watercress béarnaise or garlic butter





Truffle and Parmesan Hand Cut Chips – £5.00

Wild Rocket with Parmesan Shavings and Balsamic – £5.00

Garlic Butter Mushrooms – £3.00

Panache of Vegetables – £3.00

Chef’s Selection Steamed Finished in Butter

Dispensary Hand Cut Triple Cooked Chips – £3.80
Three times cooked chips, fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside

French Fries – £3.80





Rhubarb and Ginger Crumble with Chantilly Cream – £7.00

Lemon Posset with Shortbread Biscuits – £6.50

Vanilla Pannacotta, Drunken Blueberries – £6.50

Dispensary Handmade Cake – £4.50

Cheese Selection – £8.00
All our cheese comes from small farm house producers where possible

Sorbets and Ice Creams – £1.50/£4.50

Dark Chocolate Cherry Truffles – £1.50

Salted Caramel Truffles – £1.50



For today’s market list please see our blackboard or ask a member of staff

We prepare our menu using a wide range of ingredients. If you require information regarding allergens or you suffer from an allergy please speak to your server before you order your meal.Your server will inform our chefs so they can take steps to minimise the risk of allergens cross contaminating your meal during preparation and service.


© The Dispensary 2018 | Telephone 020 7977 0486 | | 19a Leman Street, E1 8EN
Pub opening hours Monday to Friday 11.30am - 11.00pm | Dining hours Monday to Friday 12.00pm - 09.00pm (last orders 08.45pm)