A stunning bar / restaurant in the heart of Poundbury
Built in 2016 by the Duchy of Cornwall but operated by Hall & Woodhouse, the pub is named after the Duchess of Cornwall at the direct request of the Prince of Wales and was opened by the Prince and Duchess. The pub contains many artefacts from the Woodhouse family including a Dorset oak bookcase from West Lodge (the Woodhouse family’s home in the 20th century); the great brewing copper that forms the entrance is taken from the King & Barnes brewery which Hall & Woodhouse acquired in 2000. The Badger glass (created by Dorset glassblower Stuart Wiltshire) is the largest hand-blown glass in the world.
The building is split into sections over three floors and is designed around the Woodhouse family and their interests and passions. Downstairs you’ll find the Copper Bar and the Pantry with long bench style seating for a more relaxed experience. Moving up the grand central staircase is the dining room with its open kitchen and then to top it all off, outside is our beautiful terrace, the perfect place to relax on a sunny evening.
We’ve Made Some Changes to Keep You Safe
Your safety and enjoyment are our main priorities, so we’ve worked hard to introduce a range of measures to keep you safe, simply click on the link below to view all of the changes and our special safety video.SEE ALL OUR CHANGES
Fancy trying a Ginger Spritz or even a warm G&T this Winter? Or perhaps you’d like to stick with a classic such as Mulled Cider. Whatever your tipple, we’ve got you covered.See drinks menu
We have roaring fires, cosy seating, delicious belly-warming food… and dogs are always welcome. Need we say more?Make a booking
We have outdoor tables which can be used by guests in any season! These tables cannot be booked online so just pop in and see us and we’ll seat you if we can.Plan your visit
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