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Welcome to The Phelips Arms

...And welcome to our website!

Set in the peaceful and picturesque hamstone village of Montacute, a 5 minute drive off the A303, The Phelips Arms is a 17th century pub full of character and charm. At the heart of the community, we have lots of events each month including live music, cocktail nights, book club, bingo and more!

We serve delicious home-cooked traditional pub fayre at reasonable prices, as well as Palmers fine ales, Dorset Orchards cider and a selection of lagers, wines and soft drinks. Comfortable seating inside with a warm, cosy fire lit in the winter or enjoy sitting in our beautiful beer garden in the summer. We also have a private function room and skittle alley.

Offering accommodation upstairs in several lovely rooms, The Phelips Arms makes a great base for exploring the area and its many attractions, from the Elizabethan splendour of Montacute House to the high octane attractions of the Haynes International Motor Museum.

We'd love to welcome you to The Phelips Arms in person. We hope you’ll come and visit us soon for a relaxing drink, a lovely home-cooked meal, an overnight stay – or all three! 

Ann & Charles

Latest news

Join us for local band - Garage Band who will be making their debut performance here at The Phelips! Saturday 6th August 8:30 in our beer garden.

Female lead singer covers band playing great music from today going back to the 60's. They cover Motown, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop - something for everyone! Song list is full of great "get up and dance" tunes. 

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Opening Times

Pub Opening Hours

Monday   Closed (except bank holidays - daytime only)

Tuesday                        12noon - 3pm & 6pm - 10pm

Wednesday                   12noon – 3pm & 6pm - 10pm

Thursday                       12noon – 3pm & 6pm - 10pm

Friday                            12noon – 3pm & 6pm - 11pm

Saturday                       12noon - 11pm

Sunday                          12noon – 6pm 

Lunch & Dinner

Monday    Closed (except bank holidays - lunchtime only)

Tuesday                          12noon - 2:30pm & 6pm - 9pm

Wednesday                    12noon – 2:30pm & 6pm - 9pm

Thursday                        12noon – 2:30pm & 6pm – 9pm

Friday                              12noon – 2:30pm & 6pm – 9pm

Saturday                         12noon – 3pm & 6pm – 9pm

Sunday carvery              12noon – 3pm 

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Whats on?

We've got lots lined up for you this summer! 

From Sunday 3rd July will be doing a BBQ in our garden instead of a Carvery from 12noon - 3pm throughout the summer. 

Our next live music will be on Saturday 6th August with local band - Garage Band! 8:30 in our beer garden. Check our events page for details.

And on Bank Holliday Monday 29th August we are delighted to welcome back Hugh Budden and The Blue Chords in our beer garden! An afternoon not to be missed!

Join us for our next Book Club evening on Tuesday 16th August. The books to be discussed at this next meeting are Beekeeper in Aleppo by Christy Lefteri, This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay and The Hunt for the Nightingale by Sarah Ann Juckes. Come along if you'd like to take part. The Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Stay tuned for new events - like our FaceBook page to stay up to date and help us spread the word...

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Serving Times

Lunch is served Tuesday - Friday from 12noon - 2:30pm. Saturday 12noon - 3pm and Sunday carvery from 12noon - 3pm (last booking 2:30). In July and August, there will be a BBQ instead of a carvery.

Dinner is served from 6:00pm - 9:00pm Tuesday - Saturday evenings.
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