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Paul Putt - Chef Patron

Paul has been in the hospitality industry for over forty five years, during this time he has entered major competitions, reaching the final in both the Scottish and the British Chef of the Year Competition.


Paul is classically trained, having worked in hotels in Switzerland and Scotland. He was Head Chef in the New Forest at the renowned Montagu Arms Hotel, also working at the Michelin Star Gravetye Manor.


Paul lectured at Highbury College in Portsmouth, teaching Hotel and Catering. During this time he was involved in organising fund raising events with Albert Roux and Rick Stein, to enable students to visit and cook in France.

Paul and Agnes took over Splinters Restaurant in 2002 and he is now Chef Patron, working alongside his team creating fresh and imaginative dishes with a classic touch but modern flair.

Agnes Putt - General Manager

Agnes has been running the day to day of Splinters with Paul for 18 years. An excellent hostess with a keen eye and taste for a fine wine, she always makes sure you have the perfect meal.



Phone:  01202 483454



10.30am - 14.00pm

18:30pm - 22.00pm

Tuesday - Saturday

11-12 Church Street


BH23 1BW