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The Half Moon



Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset  SP7 8BS

Contact UsTel. 01747 852456
MapClick Here For Map.
TypePubs in Shaftesbury.
Pub Explorer Reference54070.
Pub Opening TimesMonday - Saturday 11am - 11pm.
Sunday 12noon - 10.30pm.


Function Room

We can section off an area of the pub to cater for occasions such as funeral gatherings or use a whole room which can cater for up to 50 people. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.


Traditional British Pub Food, all freshly prepared and cooked to order using many ingredients sourced from regional suppliers, served from our own main menu. Specials also available.

MEAL TIMESDaily 12noon - 9pm.


OUTDOOR FACILITIESLarge Walled Beer Garden with giant umbrellas & lighting, Large Outdoor Children's Play Area, Very Large Car Park, Disabled Car Parking.
GENERAL FACILITIES Wheelchair Access, Easy Access Toilet, Baby Changing Facility.
OTHERChildren Welcome, Dogs Allowed outside and in the bar on a lead, Coach Parties Welcome by prior arrangement, Debit and Credit Cards accepted except Amex or Diners card.
Half Moon, Shaftesbury

The Half Moon is situated on the main A350, a ten minute walk from the outskirts of Shaftesbury. Local attractions include Longleat at Warminster and Bath which is 45 minutes drive from here. Outside there is a large walled garden with a sizeable play area to keep our younger visitors occupied whilst the adults soak up the summer sun and enjoy some uninterrupted conversation. The pub itself is open plan with an air of spaciousness. It is L-shaped and you can sit wherever you like, even just for a drink. We serve quality food from our own main menu and there is a good choice of wines or real ales, if preferred, to complement your meal. Our reputation is such that you will be sure to return when you have tasted our delicious food. See you soon.