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The Fontmell


On the A350, between Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum is The Fontmell, a stylish and comfortable country pub, complete with a stream flowing between the bar and the dining room. Linger over a pint of one of the weekly changing guest ales at the bar, or curl up on the sofa and peruse the newspapers. Most visitors and guests cannot resist chef/patron Tom Shaw's frequently changing menus which feature flavour packed dishes such as goats' cheese soufflé with wild mushroom ragout; pan-fried pork belly with langoustines, caramelised cauliflower and cumin purée; or pan-fried sea trout with spinach, samphire, crab fritter and prawn bisque. From Monday to Thursday a set menu is available at lunchtime.

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Tel: 01747 811441
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Keystone Mallyshag, seasonal ale, rotating guest ales


All day all week


Children welcome.
Dog friendly.
No coach parties catered.
Bedrooms available.



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Halfway between Shaftesbury & Blandford Forum, on A350

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