The Great Outdoors

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A Summer of Food & Live Music

2nd May 2016Rachel Borland

The bands will be playing from 3pm – 6pm at Bel & The Dragon Churt on the last Sunday of the month so be prepared for a full afternoon of entertainment. Bring a picnic blanket or make yourself comfortable on one of our benches or deck chairs.

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Root to Table: Laverstoke Park

25th April 2016Rachel Borland

“You are what your animals eat. Healthy soil means healthy grass, healthy animals, healthy meat and healthy people.”

This is the philosophy behind Jody Scheckter’s enterprise at Laverstoke Park Farm. Founded almost half a decade ago by the ex-Formula One driver, Jody wanted to make tasty, healthy food for his family and so he set out to do just that. Needless to say, he did not stop there, quickly deciding to make his food available for us all. With 2,500 acres of parkland, he was able to fulfill his ambition and luckily for us, they are located just a few miles from our door, in Hampshire.

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Taste of Spring

19th April 2016Rachel Borland

At Bel & The Dragon, we always celebrate the seasons. Here is just a selection of things to look forward to this spring – the countdown to summer has officially begun…

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Very, Very Special

5th October 2015Ronnie Kimbugwe

For many, finding the perfect turkey is the first step to a memorable Christmas. Whether you are joining us as a party of two or twelve, we have just the bird to crown your table over the festive period…

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Get Bloody Fit

29th September 2015Rachel Borland

Put the fun back into you workout with FIT ME Personal Trainer & Nutritional Advisor, Louise Tilley.

Enjoy a high energy group exercise session followed by the perfect cocktail to end a workout… The Bloody Caesar.

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The Glorious Twelfth

12th August 2015Rachel Borland

On many shooting estates the peaceful landscape stretches for miles but from today, The Glorious Twelfth, it will echo with the sounds of an aerial bombardment as the grouse are roused into flight by beaters. Of all the feathered game, grouse is considered King…

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Tickled Pink

5th August 2015Rachel Borland

Rosé wine is synonymous with summer – dry, refreshing and best served ice cold. For those who may be somewhat skeptical about this pink drink, the Provence rosés, served at Bel & the Dragon, are far from the mass-produced, sickly sweet varieties, that pervade the supermarket shelves.

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