Sit outside on our sunny terrace, looking across Chesil Beach to the sea, with a glass of good wine in your hand.
At Moonfleet Manor, food is seasonally sourced, deceptively simple, and all the better for it. Here, we like to celebrate the bounty of nature in all its forms, from veg garden harvest to south coast seafood. The terrace is a perennial suntrap, but even on more ‘British’ days, you can enjoy the fabulous views across the Fleet from inside the restaurant.
Our ingredients are rigorously tested for quality and provenance. Favourites include Brixham scallops, Fossil Farm beef and Foots Farm eggs. We also have a kitchen garden, which produces over 40,000 items of produce for our dishes each year. If you’d like to know more about what goes into our menus, please do ask – we’re always happy to talk food stories and food miles.
Served from 7.30am-10am in the restaurant, with a range of help-yourself options, including yoghurt, fruit and pastries. If you’re gathering energy for a busy day ahead, we also serve a traditional cooked breakfast with a choice of meat or veggie.
On a Sunday, you’ll find a three-course feast of seasonal lunch options to choose from, including homegrown veg and local meat. There’s even an hour of complimentary childcare in our Four Bears Den (just let us know in advance).
We serve a delicious afternoon tea daily (from 2.30pm to 4.30pm), which includes homemade scones, finger sandwiches, savoury bites, and a selection of cakes and pastries. Make it even fancier by adding a glass of award-winning Hambledon sparkling wine.
Lunch and dinner
Our a-la-carte menu has been specially designed to work whenever and wherever you’d like to tuck in. Come for lunch between 12pm and 2.30pm, or dinner from 5pm. You’ll find a dedicated children’s menu with popular options like pasta, curry and wraps, but we can also provide a half-sized version of most things on the adult menu too, giving little ones lots of choice.
Especially for summer, we’re excited to be opening a pop-up pizzeria in the hotel’s garden. From 29th May to 5th September (Monday to Saturday), we’ll be serving freshly made pizza using local ingredients, as well as those picked from our own patch.
Perhaps you’re a simple cheese and tomato lover, or maybe you’re keen to branch out a little. Options include Dorset goat’s cheese and red onion, and a Dorset deli meats pizza. Add garlic bread and award-winning Purbeck ice cream for afterwards, and you may just have the perfect end to a very busy day.