Restaurant & Bar with Rooms

Nestled inside the beautiful Cranborne Chase on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset, we’re a true British country inn with an award-winning restaurant, a well-stocked and homely bar and eight elegant bedrooms for you to rest your head. Our passion lies in celebrating the heritage and sophistication of British countryside life, from its food to its fine traditions and unforgettable experiences. Come and stop by and discover the best of the country with us…

Expertly prepared food

Locally sourced, prepared and aged in-house - this is field to fork dining at its purest. With a love of game and the countryside, Head Chef Lloyd has developed his skills with us and has built a great team delivering country fresh cuisine for over 5 years.

Outside is the new inside

The world has changed. But our countryside and surroundings have always been glorious. Make sure when you visit the King John Inn you take a wander round our beautiful garden and see all the wonderful spaces you can enjoy a fabulous glass of wine, the finest local ales or the best fish and chips in all the land.

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