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The Half Moon

The Half Moon Inn | Melplash, Bridport DT6 3UD, England
+44 1308 488321
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“duck breast” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Half Moon Inn | Melplash, Bridport DT6 3UD, England
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

I had a drink there with my girlfriend , nice pub but would be nicer if it was run my people who understand that the customer comes first , hope renovations happen all round

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Lorddanebury, Ex Tenant at The Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

This pub is closed now

Reviewed October 20, 2017

Called here for lunch one day had a small fish and chips with a glass of wine for one and a pint which as good the food was OK but as for the landlady a lesson in manners would be good.

Thank paulthorp12
Lorddanebury, Owner at The Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

My response must be shown The Half moon closed for good on 18th October ,because of works the brewery are doing so this comment can not be true .Plus the Landlady has not been at the Pub for month as away Please remove this comment!!!!

Reviewed September 14, 2017

Staying locally we were delighted to stumble across the Half Moon. Excellent hosts, imaginative and delicious fresh food, smallish menu with ample choices, in lovely surroundings, thoroughly enjoyable, Thank you.

Thank jacavery
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Staying locally so we called at the pub to eat with family. Having chosen our meals we were then told that there was only 1 portion of the beef bourgignon, so we had to choose again. The mushroom stroganoff was lukewarm and lacked a lot...More

5  Thank Viv N
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We made a very last minute booking for a family Sunday lunch and they were able to accommodate us and our dog! The decor was lovely and took us by surprise as you would never guess from the outside. The food was delicious and fresh....More

1  Thank Becky J
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Rather late in writing this review as we visited early August but as the food was so good I thought I should do it. I had the fish and chips which was not the average pub fish and chips, crispy batter and 2 types of...More

Thank PeterHTA
Lorddanebury, Owner at The Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thankyou for your kind comments We hope to see you again Sallie Adams

Reviewed September 9, 2017

We came for Sunday lunch and were greeted in very friendly fashion. My sister loved the lamb which was cooked just as she liked it. I had the fish, which was a tad on the dry side, but the little dish of vegetables was exactly...More

Thank DJMaxwell
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We have driven past this picturesque Inn many times with the intention of eating there at some point - which we eventually did on Saturday . Why haven't we visited earlier??? A beautiful little gem of a place, lovely decor, pleasant friendly staff and a...More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

On the off chance I called up to see if there was any space for 4 plus highchair for Sunday lunch as everywhere in town was full and they managed to squeeze us in. We were not disappointed in the slightest, My sister had the...More

Thank Jess H
Lorddanebury, Owner at The Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

Thankyou for your great comments Hope to see you soon!!!!!

Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at the half moon. Great & accommodating service. Food was delicious & suitably priced for the quality. Crevettes were particularly good!

Thank MrsH4rr1s
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Eat-it-up-wor-Edna
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Eat-it-up-wor-Edna | Reviewed this property |
Wow! What a response to my question. Publicly threatening to take legal action against a customer for their opinion (and sending it from a 'Lord' to try the make it more intimidating) is certainly a novel approach to public... More
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ChilliPepper1
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Dan C |
No. The previous couple now run The Anvil Inn and have done since April/May this year. They no longer have anything to do with The Half Moon, which has been under new management since 23rd May this year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Half Moon Inn | Melplash, Bridport DT6 3UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 488321
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Description
Sallie and Paul Adams welcome you to this tastefully furnished, intimate country restaurant and pub.
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