Suppliers and Partners
The Half Moon is incredibly proud to be able to source the vast majority of our Food and Drink from local suppliers. Not only are they local, they are award wining, world-renowned and sustainable – often family run – businesses. Keeping it West Country!
Awarded ‘Gold’ in the Taste of the West, ‘Dining Pub’ category. Our Menu is constantly being updated – weekly – to ensure we bring you the very best in locally sourced seasonal produce. We have a close relationship with all our suppliers and work with them on the menu each week. Download now and then make a booking using our Table Plan or “Half Moon at Home” Delivery Service.
Beer and Cider
Palmers ales win awards. Beer drinkers love them. They enjoy the distinctive taste and delicious character and the refreshing, thirst-quenching qualities of Palmers traditional ales. They love the fact that Palmer's are among the UK’s very best small independent brewers. And that they’ve been brewing fine ales in Bridport, West Dorset since 1794.
Meat and Game
Fossil Farms specializes in providing the highest quality farm raised game and all-natural meats in the country.
Perfecting the art of traditional cheese making for over forty years though the recipes and methods go back much further – over 600 years in fact. It’s the dedication to these time-honoured traditions that make Ford Farm Cheddars some of the finest in the world.
Clipper believe that every cup of tea counts. All Clipper products are made with pure, natural ingredients and a clear conscience. Every cup you drink means they are able to keep doing the good stuff to support people and the planet. Dorset's original Tea Company.
Fruit and Veg
Graingers are dedicated local family-run business that has been providing quality food to Dorset for more than 25 years, a real gem in the local food community.
Olives Et Al
Olives et al are the snack connoisseur's olive connoisseur! They begin with the finest ingredients, use original recipes (many handed down through the generations), add a bucket of passion to make some of the best food you are ever likely to taste.
From Dorset With Love
Chutney and Sauces
Including the superb (and vegan) Dorsetshire Sauce, From Dorset With Love take chutneys and sauces to the next level - they use only the finest ingredients in their award-winning artisan preserves, made with love in their kitchen in the heart of the Dorset countryside.
Lyme Bay Winery
A diverse range of wine styles and flavours from Lyme Bay Winery high-quality, award-winning and traditional yet innovative alcoholic drinks. Drink it in and drink up!
The infamous Black Cow Vodka - made from milk... ...Generations of cheese makers (they still make amazing cheese) realised how much milk was being wasted. And after a barn storming brain storming session to figure out what to do with the waste milk... ...the world's first pure milk vodka was born! Smoother than smooth.
Gourmet nut & seed recipes are handcrafted using a unique process which involves roasting them in their own natural oils for a healthier and tastier alternative. Filbert’s Fine Foods has been tempting the taste buds of fine food aficionados far and wide since 2010, winning over 40 taste and food industry awards along the way.
Dairy and Grocery
Established more than 40 years ago, Roberts Food Service are a Dorset family owned business. They help provide The Half Moon with an extensive range of fabulously high quality products.
Gelato and Sorbet
At Baboo Gelato ice cream is handmade using fresh, seasonal fruit to produce sensational, mouth-watering flavours like no other. Each batch of our artisanal ice cream is carefully prepared from scratch in Bridport, Dorset, using succulent fruit, local organic milk and lashings of dedication. The result is an intense, natural flavour of ice cream.
Beer and Cider
Dorset Orchards Ciders were born out of a long standing friendship between John Palmer and David Sheppy, sixth generation Master of Cider from Sheppys, in Taunton. With David’s expertise, and apples sourced from close to the Old Brewery in Bridport, three traditional ciders were crafted. First Press, Orchard Gold and Orchard Haze.
The superb Conker Gin is a refreshing take on a classic London Dry – Distilled and bottled at Dorset’s first gin distillery, Conker Gin embodies the spirit of the county, blending British wheat spirit and New Forest Spring Water with botanicals from across the Dorset coast and New Forest. Or try Cold Press - The coffee liqueur for true coffee lovers. No flavourings or imitation – just Grade 1 forest grown speciality Ethiopian and Brazilian coffees, a touch of demerara sugar and distilled British wheat spirit.
West Country Catch
Fresh Fish and Seafood
Supplying quality fresh fish to restaurants and wholesalers in and around Dorset, Devon and Somerset. Based in Weymouth Dorset, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey and north of the Isle of Portland. West Country Catch watch the seas, the weather and the catch minute by minute to provide the very best in locally caught fresh fish and seafood.
Chutney and Sauces
Ajar Of have been making jams, marmalades, chutneys and other condiments for over five years, inspired by the Dorset surroundings and nature, Ajar Fuse locally grown produce wherever possible, including of course the world (in)famous Dorset Naga Chilli!
Jurassic Coast Meats
Meat and Game
Specialising in English Rose Veal and grass fed, free range Aberdeen Angus Beef, Jurassic Coast Meats take pride using traditional agricultural methods of farming to maintain a very high standard of animal welfare and to sustain the environment. Cattle are free to graze in vast clover-rich pastures over the Dorset countryside and grow at a natural pace, resulting in the extraordinary texture and incredible flavour meat.
Penguin Army is a friendly and energetic company that takes pride in its work. It blends creativity with results; professionalism with a caring attitude; quality with low cost. They helped us build thsi website!