October 9th, 2018

Christmas Party Menu 2018

Available from Saturday 1st December until Saturday 22nd December


To start


Local venison terrine with sloe gin jelly and warm toast

Lemon risotto cakes with smoked salmon and horseradish cream

Twice baked souffle topped with melted camembert and cranberry relish

 Sweet potato and blue cheese soup and homemade bread




Traditional roast turkey with cranberry and pancetta stuffing

and pigs in blankets

Warm mushroom and thyme dauphinoise potato tartlet

Beef short ribs braised in red wine with root vegetables and garlic crust

Roast fillet of lemon sole with prawn and saffron chowder

Pan fried duck breast with pomegranate glaze and orange sauce




Traditional homemade Christmas pudding with brandy custard

Espresso martini cheesecake with coffee syrup and vanilla ice cream

Chocolate and hazelnut pavlova with chocolate sauce

 and honeycomb cream

Mulled winterberry brulee with cinnamon shortbread

Trio of regional cheeses with biscuits and fig jelly



2 courses £21.50     3 courses £26.50


£5 non-refundable deposit required per person at time of booking

Please contact us on any dietary requirements and children’s menu


October 9th, 2018

Enjoy a six-course Austrian themed taster menu in the relaxed surroundings of The White Lion whilst Musica da Camera perform music by Lehar, Stolz, Strauss, Porter and Gershwin.
£37.50 pre-bookings only

telephone 01747 840866 for tickets and additional information

Dolly Day Success

June 26th, 2014

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A big thank you to all the volunteers involved in ‘Dolly Day’ on 28th June. Over £1100 was raised on the day for MacMillan.

Thanks to all the entertainers who gave up their expertise free of charge and extra special thanks to Emma Trueman and Graham Poulter for all their time organising the event.

Live Music

November 22nd, 2011


Sample Menu

June 1st, 2011

To Start

Homemade soup of the day £5.50

Mere potted hot smoked trout served with crackers £6.50

Dorset pate with chutney and toast £6.50

Appetiser board (to share) – feta cheese, olives and spiced nuts £6.50

Creamy garlic mushroom bake £7.00

Crispy filo prawns with sweet chilli dip £7.50



Pub Classics

Beer battered cod with chunky chips, homemade tartar sauce and minted crushed peas £12.00

The white lion burger – pure beef burger with mozzarella cheese, served in a brioche bun with burger relish, pickled cucumber, chunky chips and salad    £12.50

Homemade curry of the day with rice, mango chutney & poppadum £11.50

Barclay’s prime 8oz sirloin steak, served with grilled tomato, mushrooms,

 salad and chunky chips £17.00

Homemade steak and kidney pie, served with chunky chips and peas £13.00



Pork, mushroom and brandy stroganoff with rice £14.00

Local venison faggots with rosemary and redcurrant gravy, mash and peas £13.50

Creamy chicken and chorizo gratin topped with cheddar, salad and new potatoes £13.50

Wild mushroom tortelloni with mushroom sauce and melted goats cheese,

 salad and garlic doughballs £13.50

Seafood salad of prawns in marie rose sauce, scottish smoked salmon

 and large crevette prawns £14.00