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The Dorset Arms

Closed Now: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 23:00
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This was only the second time that we have had the pleasure of staying at The Dorset Arms but we... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Gerry C
Eastbourne England
Lovely pub

Enjoyed a good meal and drinks at this very attractive pub. We sat in the garden room but I think... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
East Budleigh, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

This was only the second time that we have had the pleasure of staying at The Dorset Arms but we were immediately made to feel most welcome with a warm. friendly greeting from Emily who served us in the well-stocked Bar. This time we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal and drinks at this very attractive pub. We sat in the garden room but I think patrons should be told if they are eating there. We didn’t mind but would have preferred to be in the main restaurant. The oysters were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We lunched with friends. As always, the Dorset Arms is difficult to fault. It was very busy but the service was friendly and efficient and the food up to its usual high standard.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful stay made special by the lovely Emily and Henry. Great food warm welcome. Will be back for another stay to explore more

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Our room was above the pub and was large and comfortable. The staff was very helpful and anticipated any concerns we might have had. Our private bathroom was across the hall, but no other guests were staying, so it was no problem, and they provided...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Stayed overnight and for breakfast. Beautiful cottage room accommodation - clean, everything catered for. Friendly and helpful staff. Fabulous breakfast - good quality and excellent value all round. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My husbands sister & brother-in-law, asked us if we wanted to go for lunch, I hav’nt been here for years, we have forgotten what a wonderful pub this is. And we weren’t disappointed. The staff were fantastic & the food was lovely, a good menu...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We have recently moved into the area and have driven past this pub many many times. Finally we booked today for a Sunday roast. We were not disappointed and were very impressed with every aspect. The food, service, surroundings and staff were all excellent and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mbrackpool
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Warm welcome, dog friendly. Stopped for a drink, based on size of restaurant looks popular. Pub small and cosy. Beer garden as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank eyer72
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is quite an upmarket pub with prices to match. There were 20 of us who lunched here after our walk. The service was pretty good but I asked for my burger to be well done and it wasnt. However I did not complain at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Carole T
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