Robert Ndungu
Award Winning Food at The Acorn Inn: Interview with Head Chef Robert Ndungu

Head Chef at The Acorn Inn, Robert Ndungu, talks about the hotel’s recipe for success and creating a menu that’s seasonal, sustainable and utterly delicious.

14th December 2017

Dorset food
Dorset Food: The Best Local Produce to Try on Your Next Trip

From farmers' markets filled with locally grown fruit and vegetables to breweries that swear by centuries-old recipes, Dorset is home to some of the finest British produce. With abundant farmland and a long coastline filled with fish, the county is never in short supply of mouth-watering ingredients. If you’re visiting Summer Lodge or The

22nd May 2017

The Best Dorset Breweries and Brewpubs

Home to dozens of different independent breweries, innumerable traditional pubs (as well as modern gastropubs), and a relaxed atmosphere that goes splendidly with some suds, Dorset is an ideal destination for brew-y getaways. Begin your journey at The Acorn Inn, where you’ll find you won’t have to travel far to come face-to-face with a refreshing

08th May 2015

The Best Gastro Pubs in Dorset
The Best Gastro Pubs in Dorset

If there’s one thing the British do well, it’s a good old-fashioned watering hole. Discover some fantastic, historic taverns and coaching inns.

30th March 2015

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How To Make The Ultimate Sloe Gin

Come autumn, the blackthorn trees are teeming with berries, which could only mean one thing: it’s time to start making sloe gin. Similar in appearance to blueberries but larger in size, a fruitful bounty of sloe berries can be used to make a seriously tasty and refreshing tipple, perfect for the onslaught of chilly autumnal

18th September 2014

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