The Plume of Feathers

(103 Reviews)
Half Moon Street, Sherborne, South West England, DT9 3LN
Italian, European
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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:00.

Restaurant description

With a history stretching back to 1590, The Plume of Feathers is a beautiful example of a lovingly preserved British inn with a modern menu. Relax in snug surroundings and indulge in sumptuous Italian recipes complemented with fine wines from across Europe.

The Plume of Feathers menu is perfect for sharing, with two to three plates per person letting diners experience a great selection of flavours. Start off with a rhubarb negroni, then sample the pig head ravioli with sage butter and balsamic vinegar, or arancini balls stuffed with beetroot and gorgonzola. Tastes of the local area are showcased with the Dorset charcuterie and cheeses, there are River Exe mussels with arrabbiata sauce, and baby pizzas with sumptuous toppings.

Classic Italian desserts at The Plume of Feathers in Dorset include tiramisu, limoncello cheesecake and gluten-free gelato. Over 30 Italian wines are served by the glass, and there are Italian beers served as well.

A charming fusion British and Italian dining, The Plume of Feathers is opposite the world-famous Sherborne Abbey, and a 5-minute walk from Sherborne Rail Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Plume of Feathers
(based on 103 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (20)
  • business (15)
  • child friendly (8)
  • dinner (86)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (39)
  • lunch (58)
  • luxury (4)
  • private dining (23)
  • romantic (30)
  • trendy (19)
  • value (21)
  • views (10)
  • By Karen H from Leeds
    29 July 2020

    Great ambience and surroundings. Very tasty and creative dishes Fabulous selection of wines by the glass!

  • By David M from Sherborne
    25 July 2020

    Excellent food; excellent service. Covid driven restrictions well managed by the staff and not an inconvenience,

  • By Nicki C from Somerset
    25 July 2020

    Great to be back in one of our favourite restaurants. Food was excellent, as always. Despite social distancing the restaurant was friendly and accommodating. This place never fails.

  • By Julia W from Templecombe
    24 July 2020

    I went with my 29 year old son who immediately proclaimed it brilliant - a combination of his 2 favourite environments - pub and Italian food! I could not rate the experience more highly. We felt welcome from the start. I was driving so ordered the Nogroni to start - a Negroni without the gin which was surprisingly delicious! The service was top notch (even when one of our courses went to the table next to us!). Definitely recommend the meat balls. Loved the idea of Italian tapas which is what it is. We were seated in the front room so had a fantastic view of the Abbey. All in all we had a really good evening and are looking forward to returning

  • By Tim P from Sherborne
    24 July 2020

    Excellent, as always, with an improving atmosphere now more people are dining out

  • By Barbara E from Sherborne
    22 July 2020

    We had a wonderful lunch at the Plume of Feathers they coped wonderfully with the current situation.

  • By Dave H from Sherborne
    11 July 2020

    Very well presented tasty food from a fair sized menu, we have eaten here previously but this was our first time post Covid, the safety measures were effective but not too intrusive and the staff are well up to the challenge, all in all a very pleasant experience that we shall be repeating soon.

  • By Sarah B from Yeovil
    7 March 2020

    Lovely food as usual Except the cauliflower salad was way saltier then normal and for to mention it it must have been very salty as I am a salt fan...

  • By Robert D from Sherborne
    18 February 2020

    Exceptional food as always - service variable depending on personnel on duty. The salted rosemary potatoes the Fregola and the venison ravioli are exceptional.

  • By Simon R from Sherborne
    14 February 2020

    Amazing on every level

Restaurant Location Map
The Plume of Feathers
Half Moon Street, Sherborne, South West England, DT9 3LN

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