The Dell

Nestled in a dell surrounded by majestic beech trees and (hopefully!) drenched in sunshine, ‘Boycie’ the bus turned café, ‘Ricicle’ our wood-fired pizza oven and our safari-tent Beech Bar are looking forward to meeting you. Fine local ales and cider, sourdough pizza and glorious views await you!

Opening hours (may vary):

Friday – 4-9pm

Saturday – 8-11am and 12-9pm

Sunday – 8-11am

*Please pre-order pizzas for group bookings of 8+ people*


The famous South Downs Way is near by and there are a number of circular walks and cycle routes mapped out to guide you around the stunning countryside.


The famous Meon Valley Springs is approximately 2 miles away where there is fishing for the expert or instruction for the amateur.


If you fancy a good walk followed by a pint of good local ale and extremely good food this is the place to go. Very pretty beer garden (complete with chickens). Sunday afternoons grab a pizza made freshly in the wood fired outdoor pizza oven.
01730 829244
Closed Mondays.

Actually called the White Horse but named so due to its lack of sign and difficulty to find! Good food, reasonably priced. Fantastic selection of Real ale and good sized garden.
01420 588387

Within a 45 minute hill top walk complete with stunning views Ye Olde George Inn is ideal for lunches – serving decent food and real ale.
01730 823481

The same 45 minute hilltop walk you will the Izaak Walton. Located in the heart of the village and beside the River Meon, good food and selection of ales including Doom Bar!


Located between the villages of East and West Meon, Cedar Valley is well placed for pubs, village shops and an award winning local butcher – Buckinghams Artisian Butchery 01730829663.

There are also plenty of activities including visits to the houses of Jane Austin in Chawton and Gilbert White in Selborne.

For younger members of the family there is the Watercress Line in Alresford and at certain times of the year the chance of a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. Slightly further afield is Paultons Park with the new exciting Peppa Pig World.

It takes half an hour to get to Goodwood – famous for horse and motor racing and there are several meetings throughout the summer. Goodwood also has 2 golf courses and there are many other courses within easy reach.

The pretty market town of Petersfield is 6 miles away and markets are held in the square every Wednesday and Saturday. The historical city of Winchester with its magnificent cathedral is 12 miles, Chichester is about 18 miles, and Portsmouth with the historic naval dockyard is only 12 miles.  From Portsmouth Harbour you can hop on board a ferry and do a day trip to the Isle of Wight.