Here at The Crown Inn we offer our guests hearty pub classics with regular specials and our signature pie & fish board, all cooked by first principle with locally sourced produce.


Delicious food is served all day in the library restaurant, cosy bar areas near to roaring log fires in the winter, The Hardy suites for a touch of history, or in the beautiful walled secret garden for al fresco summer dining.

Our food service hours are Monday – Thursday 12:00 – 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday 12:00 – 9:30pm, Sunday 12:00 – 9:00pm.

Come and visit us for one our regular food specials:


Sunday Carvery


Each Sunday we serve our traditional Crown Carvery in sittings between 12:00 – 2:00pm, 2:00 – 4:00pm & 6:00 – 8:00pm. Choose from four perfectly cooked meats or a nut roast with all the trimmings. We offer a limited Sunday menu for those that fancy one of our classic meals instead. To finish, enjoy one of our temping desserts and a  cup of freshly ground Italian coffee. We can get very busy, booking is always advisable.


Community Breakfast


On the first Saturday of every month we offer guests a buffet style full English breakfast for just £6.00 per head including self-service tea/coffee – A great opportunity to catch up with the community.


Steak Night


Look out for our regular special of two 6oz Sirloin steak meals for £12.00. Upgrade by adding one of our homemade classic steak sauces.


We offer a range of award winning Dorset brewed Hall & Woodhouse Badger Ales, refreshing lagers, draft & bottled country ciders and a carefully selected wine menu, chosen collectively by the villagers of Marnhull.

In addition, we offer a wide range of soft drinks, spirits, liqueurs, ports, Sherries, brandies & top shelf whiskies. A selection of teas & freshly ground filter coffees are also available and of course our warming hot chocolate with fluffy marshmallows, perfect for those colder days.


Why not visit us for ‘Happy Hour’ on selected drinks between 4:00 – 6:30pm


Gin Night


Gin Gin – Chin Chin. On the first Friday of every month we host our gin night. Choose from our impressive selection of 50 gins, so either stick to your old favourites or try something new. ‘Gin Night’ special prices apply.