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Phone bookings: +44 (0)1935 317 555/  We will require a £10 per person deposit for bookings of 8 or more guests / Bookings for 11 or more can be accommodated in The Fox Room as a private dining room and a minimum spend applies / For our Covid-19 dining policy please click here

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Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, our grade II listed pub is set amongst rolling hills and woodland, 4 miles from Beaminster.

Undercover seating can be booked online. Seating without cover can be booked on the day or is available for walk ins. We cannot take bookings for uncovered seating in advance due to the unpredictable weather! We look forward to seeing you soon.

Open 6 days a week, The Fox Inn serves the best of British seasonal produce. Settle in by the open fire with bar snacks and a real ale or dine on locally sourced food and drink in the Garden Room with a wine list championing British winemakers.

We are Hiring! We have vacancies for Full and Part time staff in positions front and back of house. Apply Online 

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Bill's Annexe and Castlewood Annexe

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Book a stay in the heart of the Dorset countryside.

Bill’s Garden Annexe, named after Mark’s grandfather, is the very first of our rooms at the pub. Designed by Mark himself, you will enjoy a home from home experience with an honesty bar of local food and drink. Our stunning room features a king-size bed, roll-top bath and huge walk-in shower, complete with beautiful Bramley toiletries to use during your stay.

The Castlewood Annexe is a unique and luxurious duplex to the rear of The Fox Inn. The grapevines from the Devonshire vineyard Castlewood adorn the private entrance to the lounge. Upstairs you will find a stunning en-suite bedroom with Bramley toiletries to enjoy during your stay.

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Private Dining

Mark's Kitchen Library

Book Mark’s Kitchen Library for unique private dining experience.

Surrounded by Mark’s personal collection of over 2,000 cookery books, antiques and curiosities, you and your guests will dine in front of the Aga, feasting on local seasonal produce.

Our private room seats 10 people around our large country kitchen table, with a choice of 3 feast menus created by Mark.

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Curry Club
Wednesday nights

Curry Club

Who doesn’t love a mid-week curry? Our Indian-inspired dishes use the best of local seasonal produce. A mini-feast for 2 people, you’ll enjoy sharing starters and mains and an individual pudding to finish. Our Curry Club runs from November through to March every Wednesday night.

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A unique dining experience

Mark's Kitchen Table

Join Mark in his Charmouth home for an afternoon of great food, flowing wine and plenty of conversation. Pull up a seat at Mark’s stunning kitchen island as he talks about local producers, his life in food, foraging and, it goes without saying, a fishing tale or two.

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