In a quiet village on the River Bourne, this 17th-century inn was named after early Victorian lord of the manor, Sir Henry Malet. Fruit machine and piped music free, it has an enormous inglenook fireplace, and is bedecked with prints, trophies and myriad curiosities.
Closed: 25 December, 1 January
Days closed: Sunday evening
Opening times: 11–3 6–11 (Sunday 12–3)
Lunch: all week 12–2.30
Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6.30–9.30
Credit cards accepted
8 miles north of Salisbury on A338, 2 miles from A303.