Picture taken by Sarah Eames 03 of 2019

the sly fox is closed

Family and Dog Friendly Establishment!

Enjoy a drink and meal in the ambiance of Osmington. Nestled in South Dorset countryside, Osmington landscape is a classical coastal pastural chalk down-land and vales; that offers stunning breathtaking sea views. Come set foot on the old roman road and experience Osmington. 

Our restaurant is a family establishment that offers fresh food incorporated with locally sourced ingredients when possible, with the emphasis on quality. We have fashioned our menu with a variety of authentic dishes that will surely suit everyone taste. 

Our Mission is to bring back the Osmington family country Pub that offer fresh food and a variety of Dorset finest locally sourced ingredients when available.  This venue has struggled to keep its doors open over the last 10 years. It is our hope and dreams to restore the pub and restaurant back to it's former glory. However, we cannot accomplish it alone.  Thankfully, with the support of our  family, staff, and local community we hope to be successful in our endeavour . 

Learn More about Osmington

We are located in Osmington, Dorset along the Jurassic Coast. The Sly Fox is nestled in a small thousand years old country village with 16th century residential houses and cottages.  Less than one mile from our restaurant and pub is The White Horse; a hillside monument in Honour of King George III. 

Food Hygiene Rating


Food Hygiene Ratings in the UK cover all food-related businesses. Scoring is based on three categories Management, Hygiene, and Cleanliness of the restaurant. 

DOG friendly pub & Restaurant

Our pet policy: Dogs are allowed to bring their owners!

We are a pet friendly restaurant and pub.  We believe pets are beloved family members. We allow dogs in our garden and inside the pub. We only ask that you treat your dog to free dog biscuits and fresh water. Free nappy sacks are provided behind the bar. 

Meet Duke our beloved family pet.  He recommends the steaks and the roast beef, simply delicious!


the sly fox



 Come and join us for some of Dorset finest locally sourced  cider, ale. and spirits. We also have great selection of different types of wine, sparkling, and champagne. We are known for our Sunday Roast, Char-grilled Steaks, Homecooked Gammon Ham, and so much more; be sure to check out our menu. (The pub & restaurant is handicap accessible through the main entrance). 



Our pub is open from 10:00 am to 11:00  pm. We serve a variety of real ale and ciders, wine, and spirits. Mixed drinks and cocktails available. You are able to order food from the bar from noon  to nine o'clock. Our game room offers a  pool table, fruit machine, and flat screen television.



We have two large beer gardens. Our front garden overlooks the main road through the village.  Our back garden has a play area for children, and both garden are pet friendly. Both gardens are pet friendly.  Free nappy sacks available behind the bar. 


Large Function Room

Large Function room available for your special events for free with a minimum food and drink purchase. Feel free to contact us  for more information. Our car park is suitable for large coaches.


Dining Hall

Our dining hall is suitable for large bookings.  In order to provide you with the best  services. We   provide table services  in the winter months., and pay at the till during holidays seasons and summer months. Our dining room is wheel-chair accessible. We are currently serving food from 12:00 pm to 9:00 7 days a week. We are a fresh food venue. We highly recommend you book your reservation with a pre-order  to avoid any disappointment. If you have any questions. Please contact us. 



We have two children outdoor play area for kids up to the age of 12 located in the back garden. Enjoy  drinks and  a meal with your whole family in our garden.

Fresh Cut to Order Steaks


How Do You Like Your Steak Made?

Fresh Locally Sourced Ingredients


When available we 

use Dorset finest!

Traditional Sunday Roast


With all the trimmings. Served from 12:00 pm until its all gone! Booking Recommended!