Restaurant – Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner & Private Dining

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.”

Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright

The Grange has been one of Dorset’s Favourite Restaurants for nearly Fifty years.

The head chef Simon Clewlow creates delicious menus using fresh, local, and seasonal produce – the emphasis is on taste and quality. The Trencherman’s Guide described The Grange as an elegant Dorset dining retreat with a clutch of awards”.

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From 7.30, last orders at 9.30 am.

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From 12.00, last orders at 1.30 pm.

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Sunday Lunch

From 12.00, last orders at 1.30 pm.

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Afternoon Tea

From 2.00 until 5.00 pm.

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From 6.30, last orders at 8.30 pm.

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Private Dining at The Grange

Private Dining

Lunch or dinner, Monday to Saturday.

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Our Restaurant Suppliers

Lawrence’s Cider, Corton Denham, Somerset | Christopher Piper Wines, Ottery St Mary, Devon | Hullaloos Soft Drinks, Were, Somerset | Viper Gin, Sherborne, Dorset | PIddle Beer, PIddlehinton, Dorset | Cerne Abbas Brewery, Dorset | Pothecary Gin, Dorset | Conker Gin, Dorset | Twisted Cider, Longburton, Dorset | Black Cow Vodka, Beaminster, Dorset | Somerset Cider Brandy Company, Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset | Jason and Emma’s Eggs, Milborne Wick, Dorset | Longman Dairy, North Cadbury, Somerset | Fine Food Company, Wincanton, Somerset | Taylors of Bruton Bakery, Somerset | Complete Meats, Axminster, Devon | Kingfisher, Brixham, Devon | J&R Foodservice, Exeter |

Wonderful steak, excellent service, staff were attentive and friendly, a good atmosphere; just a joy to dine

Anthony R

Opera in Oborne 23

Pre-opera suppers
Join us for a delicious meal to before Cosi fan tutte! 2 Course £29, 3 course £35. 5.30 pm, Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August.

Matinee Lunch
Lunch before the Saturday Matinee. 12.00, Saturday 5th August. A choice from our normal lunch menu.

Sunday Lunch before Opera in the Park
A delicious traditional Sunday roast to set you up for… well not very much…. just sitting back in the sun and listening to some beautiful music! 2 Course £24.5, 3 course £29.5. 12.00, Sunday 6th August.

Tel. 01935 813463 or email

Christmas Day Luncheon 2023
(fully booked, January 2023)

An institution at The Grange. A glass of champagne and canapés in the lounge, a delicious traditional Christmas lunch, followed by coffee and mince pies. Children’s menus are also available and include a gift from Father Christmas! Christmas Day lunch is served from 12.00 until 2.00 pm and we are open to non-residents.

A glass of Champagne and a selection of canapés

Amusé Bouche
Wild mushroom velouté, truffle oil G D Vg

First Course
Cocktail of Brixham crab and prawns, crisp lettuce, lemon and herb mayonnaise G D
Arancini of buffalo mozzarella, basil and sundried tomato, spiced pepper sauce Vg G
Terrine of pheasant, chicken and pigeon, homemade fruit chutney, granary toast G* D

Sorbet Course
Watermelon sorbet

Main Course
Traditional roast Dorset turkey with all the festive trimmings, seasonal vegetables, duck fat-roasted potatoes, pan gravy G D
Gratin of natural smoked haddock, salmon and prawns, seasonal vegetables and new potatoes G D*
Roasted heritage tomato, feta, spinach and basil tart, marinated vegetable and herb salad V D

Brandy-flamed Christmas pudding with brandy sauce G* D* Vg*
White chocolate and baileys crème brûlée with homemade honeycomb V G
Slate of speciality west-country cheese, quince cheese, biscuits & fruit G* V
(If you would like both dessert and cheese there will be a supplement of £7.50)

Coffee and mince pies

£95 per person
Children under 12 years – a gift from Father Christmas and child sized portions £40.00

Bookings are taken every half hour from 12.00 until 2.00 pm. The first time being 12.00 for 12.30 – you arrive at 12.00 for Champagne and Canapes in the lounge and will be taken to your table to start your meal at around 12.30 pm. Please enquire to find out what times we have left. We ask for a non-refundable deposit of £20.00 per person, when the booking is made.

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