Here at The Crown Inn, we offer our guests a large range of hearty pub classics, traditional grills & signature dishes such as our homemade pizzas & pies, along with light bites & snacks. We also offer an ever-changing seasonal specials board & tempting desserts to finish your meal! Much of our menu is homemade & utilises locally-sourced seasonal produce where possible.


Our delicious food can be enjoyed inside in The Library, in one of our other cosy dining areas, in the ‘Pure Drop Suite’ or in the ‘Hardy Room’, each of which offer their own disctinct character. Weather permitting, al fresco dining can be enjoyed within the beautiful walled garden & courtyard areas.


Food Served:

Monday – Saturday: 12:00pm – 2:30pm & 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm – 2:30pm & 5:00pm – 8:00pm


Our friendly, atmospheric bar area is suitable for a quiet drink with friends or perfect for a memoriable social gathering. We offer a varied selection of drinks, including award-winning Dorset-brewed Hall & Woodhouse Badger Ales, refreshing lagers and ciders, Guinness and a wine selection chosen collectively by the villagers of Marnhull.

In addition, we have an extensive range of spirits, liqueurs, Ports, sherries, brandies, top-self whiskies & gins, plus varied soft drinks and alcohol-free drinks. We’ve also a selection of freshly ground coffees & speciality teas to enjoy on their own or to round off a meal. Our warming hot chocolate with fluffy marshmellows also has great appeal on those colder days.

So, whether you dine with us, enjoy drinks with us or just pop in for a hot beverage, we’re sure you’ll have a quality & memoriable experience.


Be sure to check out our special evenings & events below:


Steak Night Tuesdays

Every Tuesday evening you can enjoy two 6oz sirloin steak meals for just £14.00 – a popular midweek treat!


The ‘Crown’ Sunday Roast

Every Sunday we serve our traditional plated ‘Crown’ Roast, our famous carvery done a little differently. Choose from three perfectly cooked meats or a nut roast, served with plenty of vegetables & all the trimmings. We also offer a Sunday menu of varying classics as an alternative to roast dinners. (Booking is always advisable)


Happy Hour – Monday – Friday 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Why not visit us for our ‘Happy Hour’ discounts on selected drinks. Perfect timing for a refreshing after work drink!


Gin of the Week – All Day, Every Day!

Enjoy a specially selected gin & tonic for just £6.00. Ask our team for this weeks choice.