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Museum Inn

FARNHAM, Blandford, DT11 8DE

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In a chocolate-box village, this part-thatched brick inn has all the trappings of a 17th-century building: flagstone floors, open fires, and low ceilings. Traditional it may look, and real ales are served at the bar, but this is a full-on gastro-pub with a modern menu of well-thought-out appealing dishes. Crispy hen's egg with duxelle, Roquefort and truffle soldiers - a luxuriant combination if ever there was one - gets things off to a flying start, and there might be lentil and smoked bacon soup in winter. Main courses are as well considered and effective: pan-fried fillet of sea bream with a casserole of butter beans, mussels, clams and chorizo, slow-cooked pork belly with braised red cabbage, mustard mash and apple sauce, and lamb three ways (roast saddle, sweetbreads and shepherd's pie) with haggis, neeps and tatties. Finish with a plate of chocolate: oozy fondant, mousse, orange fondue and ice cream.

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Tel: 01725 516261
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Open/closed

Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern, Traditional British
Chef: Jenny Jones
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £11.50
Sunday lunch: £11.95-£16.50
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
Museum Inn, Farnham

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12m S of Salisbury, 7m N of Blandford Forum on A354. Signed from A354 Salisbury Blandford Forum Rd
Nearest station: Tisbury, Salisbury

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