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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.

** Voted Best Pub of the Year at the Trencherman’s Guide Awards 2022** 

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.

Vote for us – Nominated Best Pub in the Dorset & Somerset Muddy Stilettos Awards 2022

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Bill's Annexe and Castlewood Annexe

Stay with us

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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Adam Sweet

Live music 26th May

Every month we will be welcoming an array of singers and bands to bring live music to the pub. No need for a ticket and no entry fee. Just pop along to enjoy the incredible acts were have in store over the coming months for you.

Join us at the pub on Thursday 26th May for an evening with Adam Sweet

Independent guitarist and singer-songwriter Adam Sweet marked his evolution into a fully-fledged blues-rock artist with the release of his second studio album ‘Sink or Swim’ in 2020. With brooding ballads and rollicking rootsy rock he delivers honest tales of loss, longing and hope as he continues to carve out his own territory between classic rock, blues and Americana.

Pop in for a drink in the bar or book for dinner.

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May 25th 7pm

THE PIG takeover

Our latest event welcomes hosts Robin Hutson, James Golding and Ollie Hutson to The Fox for a takeover on May 25th.

For one night only, Chef Director James Golding will join our team in the kitchen to prepare a four-course meal of local seasonal produce, and dishes that can be found in their second cookbook, due to be released on 12th May.

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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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A unique dining experience

Mark's Kitchen Table

Join Mark in his Charmouth home for an afternoon or evening 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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