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Beautiful inn with popular ales and dishes

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year

Dating from 1723, the White Lion is a beautiful stone-built, creeper-clad Dorset inn. The bar is cosy with beams, flagstones and an open fire. Here you will find a range of real beers and ciders, and menus drawing on the wealth of quality local produce.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12–2, Sunday 12–4
  • Dinner: all week 6–9

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Otter Amber, St Austell Tribute
  • Real ciders: Thatchers, Rich's Farmhouse

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


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


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

Off A303, opposite B3092 to Gillingham.

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