Here at The Crown Inn we offer our guests a large range of hearty pub classics, light bites & snacks, as well as regular specials, plus our signature pie & fish board selection; much of which is homemade & utilises locally-sourced produce where possible. We’ve also offer a lovely range of tempting desserts!


Our delicious & satisfying food can be enjoyed inside in the library restaurant or in one of the other cosy dining or bar areas, or in the ‘Pure Drop’ dining area or in ‘The Hardy Room’, each of which offer their own distinct character.


Weather permitting, al fresco dining is possible within the beautiful walled garden & courtyard areas.


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


Other regular dining events include:


Sunday Carvery


Each Sunday we serve our traditional ‘Crown’ Carvery – served in sittings between 12:00pm – 2:00pm, 2:00pm – 4:00pm & 6:00pm – 8:00pm, although take-away is also available. Choose from four 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 carvery. (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 tea/coffee – A great opportunity to catch up with friends & neighbours.


Steak Night


Every Tuesday evening from 5pm, you can enjoy two 6oz sirloin steak meals for just £12.00 – a popular midweek treat.


On the drinks front, we offer a very wide selection, including award-winning Dorset-brewed Hall & Woodhouse Badger Ales; refreshing lagers & ciders; Guinness & a wine selection chosen collectively by the villagers of Marnhull.


In addition, we offer a wide range of spirits, liqueurs, Ports, sherries, brandies & top shelf whiskies, plus various soft drinks & alcohol-free drinks. We’ve also a selection of freshly ground filter coffees & speciality teas to enjoy on their own or to round off a meal. Our warming hot chocolate with fluffy marshmallows also has great appeal on those colder days.


Why not visit us for ‘Happy Hour’ on selected drinks too – 4:00pm – 6:30pm Monday – Friday.


Gin Night


Gin Gin – Chin Chin! On the first Friday of every month we host our popular gin night, offering around 50 gins so you may stick to your old favourites or try something new. ‘Gin Night’ special prices apply.


So, whether you dine with us, or have drinks with us or just pop in for a hot beverage, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed.