The Crown Inn Dorchester Dorset


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Situated in the beautiful village of Puncknowle close to Chesil beach and five miles from Bridport The Crown is a traditional thatched 16th century Inn serving homecooked food real ales good wines and a great selection of other drinks

Friendly and welcoming, The Crown is popular with walkers, families and dog owners, who’s four legged friends are welcomed with open paws inside the comfortable pub with its roaring log fires. Leather sofas and traditional pub games entice you to relax
and enjoy your drink or food at leisure.

Regularly changing with the seasons, The Crown's menus are of the highest quality, balancing the hearty flavours of good traditional British food with Chef's specials using, local quality ingredients, the result being satisfying dishes to suit all tastes. Wherever possible the kitchen sources produce from local suppliers, not only for its main menus but also in its regularly changing specials and desserts. Light bites, snacks and Crown Tapas slates are an option for those of you on a fleeting visit!

In the summer, there is a lovely garden, overlooking the Bride Valley, for you to relax in the sunshine, savouring a long, cool drink. Its mature shrubs and lovely views, offer a peaceful world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

For those travelling, you might consider booking on of the en-suite rooms for the night - The 3 rooms, with ensuite and private facilities along with their old beams and iindows looking out over the old church, ensure you are relaxed and comfortable. You may be greeted by the bells ringing on a Sunday but, other than that, you should sleep peacefully! - Oh, and if you want to bring the whole family, dogs are welcome in the room too!

Breakfast is available in the room for you and is included in the cost – Dorset Cereals, cornflakes, muffins, fruit, yoghurts and oat bars are all there along with fresh milk and juice in your very own fridge. A selection of teas and drinks finishes the breakfast offering. A Dorset cooked breakfast can be booked in advance at an extra cost of £7.50 per person – please call us to book this before arrival as we run a small team and need to make sure we have someone on hand to cook your breakfast!


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Contact Details

The Crown Inn
Church Street
T: 01308 897711