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Dolphin Inn

Main Road, Hursley SO21 2JY, England
+44 1962 775209
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chips salad” (2 reviews)
“lasagna” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Hursley SO21 2JY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here with a group. Enjoyed good food - my strogonoff was large & tasty with extra steak strips. My wife had a baked potato. Service was good but mistakes were made with other members of the party. Felt staff didn't handle these issues well....More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to eat here often until the macaroni cheese disappeared off the menu. However we love the staff and the restaurant is lovely and relaxed, which is why I’m so disappointed with the meal I had. The fish was totally over cooked it almost...More

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at the Dolphin are typical pub grub, nothing too fancy but nothing bad either. Staff are always lovely :). However, please please sort your environmental thinking. The biggest example of this - why do condiments come in their own little plastic sachets, each...More

Thank chrisswirl
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A last minute decision saw us arrive at The Dolphin. For a Saturday evening it was quiet, the adults ordered burgers - American chicken one was ordinary and the double burger (with egg/bacon on) was v good. Our children also had burgers (from the kids...More

1  Thank Mr B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited for a meal late summer and was delighted with the service and food. At the same time the staff were putting out their literature on Christmas deals. We decided to make this our Christmas Break and I can say we made a very good...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub a good few times whilst staying in Hursley through December for work in Winchester. Lovely place with great atmosphere and decent selection of beers and spirits. The food was really nice and very well priced. Staff at the pub were absolutely fantastic...More

Thank Chrisw8601
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We booked a Christmas meal on 13 Dec at 6 pm. The main course arrived... my husband had a traditonal Xmas dinner. It was the plastic turkey... in other words not cooked on site. I ordered the almond crusted sea bass.. It arrived with no...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips was poor - bits of burnt batter served up next to it, clearly the fat hadn’t been changed in a while and horrible mushy peas. The pub did give us the dish for free but was still a disappointing meal. I had...More

2  Thank EmilyEllis
KSheridanTheDolphin, Owner at Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our family business. We pride ourself on our hearty home cooked food, so we were disappointed to read you did not enjoy your meals. We would like to offer you the opportunity to return to us for...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Enjoyed a Sunday roast dinner here, very nice fresh. Dessert was a huge apple crumble. My wine was very good. Only down side was there was no heating- there were a couple of lovely fireplaces, would have been nice if they had been lit up;...More

Thank Marie C
KSheridanTheDolphin, Owner at Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our family run business. We were thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you to The Dolphin again soon.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The room was very big with two sofas. The bed was upstairs and it was all lovely. For breakfast I had beautiful apple juice and a choice of cereals. My other half had the cooked breakfast and he loved it all. The staff were polite...More

Thank Nicola-Anne R
KSheridanTheDolphin, Owner at Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our accommodation. We have tried very hard over the past years to get it right and it would seem from your comments we are getting there. We look forward to welcoming you to The Dolphin again in...More

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Margaret K
12 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Hursley SO21 2JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Hursley
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 775209
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