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 also offer a lovely range of tempting desserts!


Our delicious & satisfying food can be enjoyed inside in The Library, in one of the other cosy dining areas, in the ‘Pure Drop’ suite 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:


Monday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Tuesday – Thursday: 12:00pm – 3:00pm & 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday – Saturday: 12:00pm – 9:30pm

Sunday: 12:00pm – 8:00pm


Other regular dining events include:


Sunday Lunch

Each Sunday we serve our traditional plated ‘Crown’ Roast Lunch – takeaway 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)


Steak Night is back!

Every Tuesday evening from 5 pm, you can enjoy two 6oz sirloin steak meals for just £14.00 – a popular midweek treat.


NEW – Wednesday night is Burger Night
Every Wednesday between 5 pm – 8 pm. Choose from our special Burger Night range (see separate menu below) starting from just £7.95 or add extras to build your own!

Why not visit us for ‘Happy Hour’ on selected drinks too: 5pm – 6pm Monday to Thursday & 4pm – 6pm on Friday


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.


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.


Only Available Weds, Thurs, Fri

Only Available on Weds