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Museum Inn

FARNHAM, Blandford, DT11 8DE

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Victorian archaeologist General Augustus Pitt-Rivers was responsible for the Oxford museum collection that bears his name, and for extending the partly thatched Museum Inn. While there is a solid pub foundation to proceedings with ham hock terrine with red onion chutney and toast, there are also excursions over the Channel for pheasant Normandy-style, braised in local cider, or into Med territory for aubergine and feta schnitzel on red pepper coulis. Fish specials from the day-boats are chalked on the board, and a section of standards offers smoked haddock and salmon fish pie with gruyère-gratinated mash, or honey-mustard glazed ham and chips. Dessert might be rice pudding ritzed up with passionfruit.

Further information

Tel: 01725 516261
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern, Traditional British
Chef: Neil Molyneux
Number of seats: 69
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £13.95
Sunday lunch: £15.50-£16.50
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.



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Off A354 between Salisbury & Blandford Forum
Nearest station: Tisbury, Salisbury

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