We try to cater for every taste and we like to use fresh local produce, salads and sea food sourced from local waters, and the Devon and Cornish coast
We can cater for events such as company meetings or corporate lunches
We have an outdoor covered area for alfresco dining or drinks with a lovely log burner for those winter nights.
We work hard to keep the food and drinks flowing. We are even open on christmas morning for a festive celebration and one before the roast goes in the oven.
We have a modicom of spaces avaialable for tents and tourers
Some of our menu items are suitable for take away.
We pride ourselves on good quality food and service. We offer varried and changing menus with a wide choice of food and drinks.
We wish you a warm and happy welcome and hope you enjoy your visitMatt, Zeta and team
A village inn situated 1.5 miles behind the ruins of Corfe Castle, in the picturesque village of Church Knowle in Dorset. Full of olde world charm & character, with lovely inglenook fire places and a brick alcove that used to be the original farm house kitchen oven. The village inn is situated in a valley surrounded by the beautiful rolling Purbeck hills, a walkers paradise with plenty of pub walks.
The main bar has a welcoming coal and log fire during the winter months, originally a barn and cheese loft with traditional farmhouse tables and seating for around 40 people. With natural Purbeck stone walls, High vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, decorated with pictures, interesting items from a bygone era. Books, brass, copper, board games, and a cabinet full of unusual by gone items this houses the bar servery, and our popular Wine Shack. Bespoke menus are available and designed to suit your event and within your budget. Please ask to speak with Matthew or Zeta for more information.
There is a formal dining area subject to weather under a Canopy. With formal dining tables and comfortable chairs for around 30 people. Set on Astra Turf and surrounded with tubs of flowers, subject to availability on a first-come-first-serve basis. Full menu and table service. Our garden with spectacular views over the Purbeck hills has large 6 seat traditional pub benches for families and people to dine out side. Our Garden is only for people to consume food and drinks purchased at the New Inn. Dogs are welcome in this area, kept on a lead. Please ask at the bar if you require water or food for your pets.
Comments from some of the people who have wined and dined with us.
We loved our stay at the nearby campsite and to top it off the food and wine at The New Inn was exquisite! Thank you New InnDave Dubois
We tried a few places during our stay but nothing beat the New Inn.Steve Wallace
We just had drinks at the New Inn one lovely afternoon, but i must say we were tempted by the menu.Louise Davis