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Harden's says

Formerly, The Bridge House Hotel, this 13th century restaurant-with-rooms (and a secret walled garden) has been taken over by Chris Staines (ex-Foliage) and Silvana Bandini (ex-The Pig hotels); small plates or meals use Dorset produce to realise a globally wandering menu. Supper clubs and 'foodie breaks' are also on the menu.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“So lucky to have such a venue locally!” Formerly, The Bridge House Hotel, this 13th century restaurant-with-rooms (and a secret walled garden) was taken over by Chris Staines (ex-Foliage) and Silvana Bandini (ex-The Pig hotels) in early 2018 and it’s a spot that’s “particularly delightful in summer with its large outside area and conservatory”. Dorset produce is used to realise a high quality, eclectic menu of small plates – “delicious”, but the experience is sometimes let down by “staff lacking training”.

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Owner's description

Dating from 13th Century The Ollerod is a magical Dorset country house full of character – the product of generations of history passing through its doors. Originally a clergy house, it now has its own unique style. ‘Ollerod’ is the old Dorset dialect, from the times of Thomas Hardy, for the Cowslip.

 

Situated in the picturesque town of Beaminster, which borders 3 counties, The Ollerod is the perfect place to explore an incredibly beautiful, and untouched, part of England.

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.50 £23.00 £4.00 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
3 Prout Hill, Beaminster, DT8 3AY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑6 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑6 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑6 pm
Thursday12 pm‑6 pm
Friday12 pm‑6 pm
Saturday12 pm‑6 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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