The White Hart
548 Caundle Street, Bishop’s Caundle, DT9 5FP
A classic country pub and kitchen, The White Hart is nestled in the tranquil village of Bishop’s Caundle, surrounded by open fields and thatched cottages. Having been taken over by a new team, The White Hart now boasts a tasty menu of homemade British classics as well as an exciting calendar of upcoming events, including charity quizzes and steak nights. Award-winning chef Matthew Schofi eld knows the value of sourcing fresh, high-quality ingredients and strives to incorporate as much local produce as possible into his dishes. To begin your meal, whet your appetite with juicy chicken skewers with homemade peanut satay sauce or opt for deep-fried popcorn cockles with tangy chilli vinegar. When choosing your mains, you’ll be spoilt for choice: the selection includes steak and Prophecy ale pie with rich gravy and flaky beer-battered fish and chips, while the chef’s recommendations include a pulled jackfruit burger and a sumptuous Thai green curry bowl. To accompany your meal, order a pint of real ale from the bar or enjoy a glass of specially selected wine. In the summer, the beer garden provides a sunny spot in which to dine al fresco and is perfect for guests with pups, while on cooler days you can settle in the dog-friendly bar area. For those planning private events the function rooms are ideal for anything from wedding celebrations to offi ce parties.