The Half Moon, Melplash


…come on in, take the weight off!

Situated only 2 miles north of Bridport is the Half Moon in Melplash, Dorset. Surrounded by countryside, our menu offers something for everyone specialising in steaks and game, all sourced in close locality of West Dorset.

We offer the perfect space to eat fresh, fun and exciting food, whilst serving great Palmers ale which you can enjoy by the fire side or in our beer garden.

Don’t forget our takeaway and delivery is available every Thursday to Saturday evenings and Sunday roast lunches!

Half Moon at Home

Live music and so much more!

Take a look at the Calendar to see what Events we have coming up. We are constantly responding to the latest government guidelines and legal restrictions in regard to COVID-19. Alas, this means our including our specially developed Sunday Session’s – great live music in a safe but fun environment, are currently on hold. However, please check back regularly for updates.

Half Moon Events

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Latest News
  • Dorset Tourism Awards 2020 Finalist

    What a way to begin 2021 – with the announcement from Dorset Tourism that we have been shortlisted as finalists for Pub of the Year! To say we are over the (Half) Moon (pun intended!) is an understatement.

    We are so proud of our incredibly hard-working & talented team who have helped us take our delivery & takeaway offering to the next level during this lockdown and those last year. They also provide an outstanding welcome, wonderfully warm customer service, and truly amazing food when we are able to trade in the traditional way!

    Congratulations to all the other finalists – to be shortlisted – we have all done very well.

    We will be sure to keep you posted when the results are announced early next month.

  • Congratulations to our New Years’ Eve winner!

    To say Thank you for our support from our takeaway customers, we ran a competition throughout December to win a new years eve takeout on us.

    All you had to do was to be in it to win it. So if you placed a takeaway or delivery order online by December 24th of 2020.

    Using a random number generator our winner was picked to be number 65, Steff Toms.

    Congratulations from all at the Half Moon we hope you enjoy your order on us.

    Keep an eye out on social media and here for more takeaway and delivery competitions in the new year, 2021.