The Castleman Hotel & Restaurant

The Castleman Hotel & Restaurant


0.5 miles
Chettle, Blandford Forum, DT11 8DB

Contact Restaurant

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 15:08 -- Administrator
To contact NAME please use the form below. For all urgent enquiries, including reservations and cancellations, please call the restaurant directly. If you’d like to contact Food & Drink Guides, please click here.

Want to make a booking?

This restaurant doesn't have the facility to book online. Perhaps you'd like to try one of these similar nearby restaurants:


The Museum Inn

Modern British
1.1 miles from here

King John Inn

2.7 miles from here
View All
Occupying a former dower house nestled in the quiet village of Chettle, this superb hotel and restaurant retains a loyal following of friends, neighbours and discerning diners in the know.

Drinks and menus are offered in the snug panelled bar or in the Blue Room, a high-ceilinged drawing room with ornate mouldings and antique furniture. In the light and elegant dining room, all tables are positioned next to fulllength windows overlooking the lovely grounds. The modern British menu, which changes daily, features game, fish and vegetarian dishes prepared by chefs Barbara Garnsworthy and Richard Morris (chef profile page 63). We began with potted smoked salmon terrine with cucumber mayonnaise and a crab and Parmesan tart on delicate salad leaves, both of which were delicious. Our main courses were perfectly cooked fillets of grey mullet on a bed of roasted vegetables, and a flavoursome confit of Devon duck leg, which was wonderfully succulent and melded perfectly with a sherry vinegar dressing and Puy lentils. The pudding menu is extensive; baked white chocolate cheesecake with warm chocolate sauce, and a quince and apple frangipane tart proved faultless choices. After dinner, coffee is served in the very comfortable drawing room or the adjoining library.

The Castleman Hotel & Restaurant has the quiet confidence of an establishment that knows exactly how to offer the perfect dining experience.
+2The Castleman Hotel & Restaurant
Open: Mon-Sat 7pm-9.30pm; Sun 12.30pm-2pm, 7pm-9.30pm

Similar restaurants nearby