IT’S the pub housed inside the recreation of a former tidal mill which boasts a dish by a three Michelin star chef on its menu.

Former Southampton schoolboy Simon Rogan, previously named Britain’s top chef by the Good Food Guide, has created a delicious seasonal Shepherd’s Pie for Cams Mill at Fareham.

He is the President of the UK team heading to The Bocuse d’Or, the world’s most prestigious cooking contest, and every dish sold will raise funds to support their efforts.

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Simon Rogan, who started his career cooking chips and kebabs in a Greek restaurant in Bedford Place and now boasts top restaurants in London, Windermere and Hong Kong, told the Daily Echo: “Spring is a fantastic season for British produce and I’ve created a pie that’s packed with flavour and fits the pub food menu perfectly.

“I’m a great believer in using the finest local ingredients as they make all the difference when it comes to taste.

“I can’t wait to see my dish on the menu and hopefully raise significant funds to help secure that place on the podium for Team UK.”

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A destination for Fareham’s foodies, Cams Mill promises fresh, seasonal produce, crafted into some rather special dishes including Pan-Seared Chalk Stream Trout from the River Test, Chalcroft Farm Beef Burger and buffalo milk ice creams from Laverstoke Park Farm.

As much as possible, chefs at the pub use Hampshire produce, supporting local growers and producers while reducing the journey from field to plate.

The Fuller’s pub, which includes Frontier, HSB and London Pride, among the cask ales on tap, opened its doors for the first time in 2013.

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With a large oak framed barn and beautiful views of the estuary as part of the lush green Cams Hall Estate, it was built to give the feeling of a restoration project. More than 50,000 300-year-old tiles were cut and fitted by hand.

The brickwork is constructed of reclaimed Fareham red bricks and renovated timber, exposed oak beams and 1920’s decor give it a traditional look.

With a large patio garden that seats up to 60 guests, Cams Mill is the perfect place for soaking up the summer sun. In the winter, it boasts real log fires.

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The popular quiz night, including a hot buffet, is due to return soon.

A mezzanine, with capacity for 50 seated or 60 standing, is often used for weddings, celebrations, business meetings and other private functions.

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