At every Screen Bites event there is an opportunity to win a wonderful raffle prize – a meal for two at one of the participating local pubs and restaurants listed below. These are special eateries who serve locally sourced food in seasonal menus.
Tickets will be available each evening and the winner announced just before the feature film.
The proceeds from the raffle go towards funding Screen Bites and the village halls venues.
THE GRANGE AT OBORNE
Sherborne, DT9 4LA. Telephone 01935 813463
Outstanding contemporary English food prepared by head chef Simon Clewlow. A beautiful 3 Star Country House Hotel and Restaurant, it has won two golds in the Taste of the West awards. It stands in the Dorset village of Oborne just outside Sherborne.
Prize: Meal for two
Chettle, Blandford, DT11 8DB. Telephone 01258 830096
The Castleman, an atmospheric country house hotel, is owned and managed by Barbara Garnsworthy, who is also head chef. Local sourcing is at the heart of the Castleman’s culinary style. Herbs, salads, vegetables and fruit are grown in the gardens, and you can even find out from which local farm you Sunday roast has originated.
Prize: Sunday lunch for two (value £52)
MORETON TEA ROOMS
The Old School, Moreton, Dorchester, DT2 8RH. Telephone 01929 463647
Moreton Tea Rooms occupies the old school rooms in Moreton and is the favourite destination for walkers, cyclists and people visiting Lawrence of Arabia’s grave – the cakes are displayed on his funeral bier! Chef Gordon Sutherland and his wife Kate have won many awards including Taste of Dorset Best Tearoom – twice!
Prize: A wonderfully special tea of two
THE TRUE LOVER’S KNOT
Tarrant Keyneston, Blandford Forum, DT11 9JG. Telephone 01258 452209
The True Lover’s Knot is a traditional pub, serving good beers and a menu that combines homemade food with more contemporary dishes. The fresh and locally sourced produce includes meat from the Tarrant valley, game from nearby Shapwick and lamb from the Blackmore Vale.
Prize: Meal for two