The Half Moon

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.

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  • Halloween Pumpkin Carving Competition at The Half Moon

    This afternoon was the last day to enter our pumpkin carving competition. We would like to thank all those who entered the competition. The entries received were very innovative and unique. The entries are shown below as well as on show in the pub. Please visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorite one last votes to be placed by 11:59 PM on the 31st of October the winner will be announced on Sunday the 1st of November.

  • Jinder at The Half Moon Sunday Session.

    On our second Sunday Session, Jinder proved to be a great hit. With his distinctive style of story telling, the singer song writer had the crowd at The Half Moon mesmerised.

    Alongside the great music, the hog roast went down a treat, and our cocktails were again very popular. Everyone commented as to how safe they felt during their visit to our Covid compliant luxury marquee.

    Tickets are selling well for next week for Endure Fort so don’t miss out on a great evening of entertainment, great food & drink!

    Buy your bubble – maximum of 6 – at