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The Italian Farmhouse

Traditional Victorian pub with a separate Italian restaurant

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year

New landlord Mark Hird now runs what used to be the Clarence Villa. It remains the home of Sonnet 43 Brewhouse, named for "How do I love thee?", the famous poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who was born locally in 1806.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Monday to Thursday 12–2, Friday to Saturday 12–9, Sunday 12–8
  • Dinner: Monday to Thursday 5–9, Friday to Saturday 12–9, Sunday 12–8

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

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