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.
The wait is FINALLY over. We’re open 6 days a week and can’t wait to see you!
Please note you’ll need to book in advance, either online or via the phone, for all food and drink visits.
We’ve also made some changes to keep you safe. For more details of what to expect when you visit, please click here.
Please note that our guest bedrooms will remain closed for now, but we’ll let you know when they can be safely reopened in due course.
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
We think ours are the best (apart from Mum’s!) and we spend all week looking forward to them. Freshly roasted every Sunday morning and served with seasonal veg, Yorkshire pud, roasties and gravy, homemade in our kitchen.SEE OUR FULL MENU
Forum Lager, brewed exclusively for H&W pubs, has undergone a temporary re-brand to ‘Unlock’d Lager’, with 10p from every pint sold going to one of our local pub charities. So when you try it you’ll be doing your bit to help the local community during these difficult times.SEE ALL OUR DRINKS
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