The New Inn, West Knighton is reputed
to have been started by the village blacksmith, George Voss, back in or about
1851. He was listed in the papers of the time as blacksmith and beer retailer.
By the 1861 cencus he is listed as a publican of the Three Horses and 10 years
later the cencus lists the pub as the New Inn, the name carried through to
the peaceful Dorset village of west Knighton, our English Heritage listed
public house offers lcals and visitors a warm welcome. Whether it’s for Bed and Breakfast or to enjoy a
refreshing ale, a cup of coffee and a sandwich, or pub lunch, near Dorchester,
whilst enjoying some of the scenic country walks in the area. Our kitchen s run
by one of the areas outstanding Chef, John Shrigley, well known to many, John
has a great passion for food and is highly regaurded. Nicknamed the legend by
some, John wants to ensure that you have a memorable dining experience; he
sources as many local ingredients as possible and believes all food should be
freshly prepared. Call into see John and let him prepare you a superb meal, you
won’t be disappointed and you’ll love his food. Let s know if you are planning
a special occasion for a loved one.
Come and enjoy Sunday
Lunch carvery in our purpose built spacious restaurant, which is open to
everyone. Whether its for a special
occasion, party, or a delicious freshly prepared Sunday Lunch. Sunday Carvery
is served with a choice of meats, seasonal veg, roast potatoes, homemade Yorkshire
puds and topped off with delicious homemade gravy for only 11.95 per person.
Served until 3pm. The ideal stop off after a Sunday morning stroll. Also keep
an eye out for the Quiz nights, when the locals in West Knighton get together
to challenge each other.
We have also added an
additional 5 en-suite well appointed letting rooms to provide quality Bed &
Breakfast, giving 8 in total. These new rooms are finished to the owner’s high
standards, and compliment the character of the original New Inn public house.
To book your weekend, or holiday, away with us please call us on 01305 852349.
Quality accommodation just outside Dorchester, Dorset.
We have a skittle
alley which can be used for private functions if required, please ring as
Whatever your reason
for coming to west Knighton, make sure you call I and see us.
You cant miss us, were
the only pub in the village!