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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Latest News
  • Dorset Food Drink and Farming Award – We Won!

    2020 has been a challenging year – to say the least!

    One high was being nominated by our amazing customers and supporters for the Best Dining Experience to Go. We were notified that we were in the final three and were over the (half) moon!

    Today we were notified that we had won our Category – We are the best dining experience to go! Well you knew that already – but it is great to have been given this award.

    Thank you to all our hard working team who have helped make this possible. Thank you to our customers who nominated us. Well done to all of the category finalists.

    Don’t forget that our takeaway and delivery menus are still going strong and are super easy to order –

    And thank you for your continued support!

  • Christmas Day Delivery Service Launch

    Today is the day we are launching our Christmas Day Delivery service. This service is only available on the 25th of December between 12 and 2:30 PM. This exciting menu will feature some traditional dishes with our Half Moon Melplash flair alongside some real mouthwatering treats. Check out this menu on our website – just follow the link below – Please note, we only a limited amount of slots available so book early to avoid any disappointment!

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    Alternatively you can use the button below which will take you to straight to the ordering page

    Christmas Day Delivery

    Please note, we cannot unfortunately take orders over the phone as we require all the delivery information and orders to be collated digitally to give the best service we can.