The Sailor's Return

01305 854441



Welcome to our Family run business nestled in the tranquil village of East Chaldon Dorset. The Sailor's Return is a traditional thatched country pub full of little characterful nooks and crannys for you to relax in. Our goal is to maintain a traditional bar atmosphere alongside a cosy restaurant offering a small fresh menu focused around local, seasonal produce.

Our Food
Main Menu

There are ever changing daily specials to reflect the local seasonal produce

Sample Specials Menu
Our Wine List
Find Us
Google Map of chaldon herring
Opening Hours

Closed All Day
Tuesday - Friday
12:00 to 14:30
18:00 to 23:00
(food served until 14:00 and 21:00)
12:00 to 23:00
(food served until
14:00 and 21:00 ish)
12:00 to 22:30
(food served all day)

Hours Subject to Change on Bank Holidays


Please make a reservation to avoid disappointment, we have limited space and can be very busy throughout the year.

01305 854441


We welcome well behaved dogs in the bar area (Except Friday nights) but not through in the snug and restaurant.


Weekly Events

Quiz night
Through the winter months

Pie Night

Local Suppliers

We aim to source our produce as locally as possible.
Our fish and shellfish comes fresh from either the Miller family, long standing fishermen from Lulworth Cove, Samways of Bridport and Seafresh of Poole.

We are lucky to have some great meat suppliers in the local area, one of which is B Curtis in Wareham. We aim to source the best quality available.

During the game season we have a great local supply straight from Purbeck, where the largest European population of Sika dear roam.

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