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The Inn at Cranborne

5 Wimborne Street, Cranborne BH21 5PP, England
+44 1725 551249
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Wimborne Street, Cranborne BH21 5PP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the staff, the service, the beer and the food they are simply all amazing. Great non chain pub.

Thank andrewgardiner1975
JEDG64, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Great Evening From the team a big thank you!!!! Regards The team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table here for four on Sunday last, although we needn’t have; the restaurant and bar were virtually deserted. We were warmly received and shown to a nice table and offered drinks immediately. For starters two had the cheddar cheese soufflé while the...More

Thank MarkHardaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived Tuesday to warm welcome and cozy room. The decor is delightful and both the room and bar area are pleasant and welcoming, so we booked a meal in the restaurant for 7.30. My husband and I both ordered the steak pie with fries and...More

Thank Butterfly004
JEDG64, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Butterfly I couldn't agree more!!! I don't know if it was your bad luck or owes that caused so much to go poorly for you!! The shower completely failing is due to the mixer cartridge inside the mixer tap failing with no notice after...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

As I business owner myself I understand how much we value our customers opinion. I was recommended to stay here by a friend but would never want to deal with them again. Their booking system doesn’t work and requested that I stay on the wrong...More

Thank Angels1989
JEDG64, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear Unreasonable response... We received your booking you made on our website many days before your stay. When you booked you ticked a box saying you understand the T&Cs just below the dates you had chosen and the rates you were charged. This was the...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had an overnight stay here with friends for a visit we were making in the area. The booking arrangements were easily done on the phone and the manager extremely helpful. The rooms were clean, comfortable and well designed. The food and bar service were...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We have visited this pub for many years but were very disappointed by the reaction of the landlady to an unfortunate accident. A young waiter unfortunately knocked a full 250 ml glass of wine into the lap of one of our friends, soaking all of...More

7  Thank pgi
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here while working in Bournemouth, lovely inn, friendly staff, food was amazing, can’t wait for my next stay.

Thank sh1942
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting this pub for years as it is half way between salisbury and our family in Wimborne. They had a new young bar man working tonight. He, unfortunately, knocked a full 250ml glass of rose wine down my lap! We all understand...More

6  Thank LHW24
Reviewed 9 September 2018

enjoyed 2 night stay, staff very helpful, food superb locally sourced and cooked to perfection will stay here again

Thank Raymond W
JEDG64, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank our so much! See you soon we hope. You looked so relaxed when you left.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

I left a review Brian P "Quality of food Disappointing" previously. However, we have revisited The Inn again recently and are pleased to report it is now business as usual. We had an excellent lunch, great quality food and service and have no hesitation in...More

Thank Brian P
JEDG64, Owner at The Inn at Cranborne, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Many many thanks for this Brian. Yes we had a rubbish few days which was terrible for all. Thank you so much for feeding back we are back on our usual track.

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Joshua B
28 April 2015|
Response from Jane - The Inn ... C | Property representative |
Hello We are open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We hope to see you soon. Regards Jane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Wimborne Street, Cranborne BH21 5PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Cranborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 551249
  • E-mail
Silver in the B&B Inn Award at The 2014 Dorset Tourism Awards, within this 16thC building, the friendly team describe it as a proudly traditional Dorset country Inn used by travellers and locals with all food sourced from within 30 miles. Amongst the wood burning stoves, cosy corners and locals chatter you will find hearty interesting food, lovingly restored bedrooms featuring large beds with snuggly duvets and a choice of pillows and fabulous en-suite bathrooms with powerful showers, some roll-top baths and Bramley products. Alongside the 30 Mile Menu enjoy a local Real Ale, a selection of 11 wines by the glass,a bottle of wine from a small vineyard or a maybe let the hours slip by over The Inns famous small batch gin selection. The Inn at Cranborne is a focal point of the delightful village of Cranborne, set as it is in the heart of Cranborne Chase with its ample opportunities for fishing and shooting. The area is also great for cycling and walking, with the Hardy and Jubilee trails right on our doorstep as well as access to Cranborne Estate walks. Dogs welcome too! It is a short drive to the New Forest, the beautiful Jurassic Coast and the sandy beaches of Bournemouth. Wimborne, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Shaftesbury and many gardens and historic places are within an easy drive.
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