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The Langton Arms

High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
+44 1258 830225
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (12 reviews)
“petit fours” (5 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in on the off-chance and despite the bar being full, we enquired whether there might be a table for two available - really expecting this to be unlikely and we were delighted to be instantly shown to the last one!! The bar had...More

Thank Resurgam20
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Resurgam20, A tale of total happiness. Spur of the moment pub visits that turn into wonderful eating experiences in the deep Dorset countryside. A wonderful review full of fabulous compliments of everything you enjoyed with us, thank you so much for visiting anf taking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Langton for a second time. We brought friends who are real foodies and both they and we weren’t disappointed. We’d booked in advance for a Saturday evening. Very friendly welcome, we sat in the bar and chose our meals from the menu. Without...More

Thank pixiepop
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear pixie pop, Thanks for the lovely review of your dinner here a couple of weeks ago. Great to hear you all had a wonderful time and the food was outstanding. All local, all home-made with love & care and all definitely real food for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. The thatched cottages and thatched Langton Arms set the scene for a beautiful afternoon. Our friends joined us for a most delightful meal and environment. The staff were helpful, and extremely courteous. If you are looking for a tradition English pub in...More

Thank James B
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear James B Nothing better than a fab lunch with old mates. So good to hear that your idyllic spot in the Tarrant Valley delivered on all counts. Real food & nice people, life's simple pleasures not to be beaten. Thank you for the lovely...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were staying at Launceston Farm and we walked to this pub twice for Dinner. We were really impressed with the upmarket food and service was great. Food was really good and a nice environment.More

Thank SHOWTRAC
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SHOWTRAC, We love a subject line that gets straight to the point! Ate here, not once but twice and both times were great. Thank you for your custom and spreading the word. Glad you enjoyed your stay in pretty Tarrant Monkton and that we...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed to see that the bar had changed & we were now eating in a small area just before the restaurant. It was cold in there & a bit gloomy. The amuse-bouche was delicious as usual along with the very tasty bread. We...More

Thank judith-mcardle4523
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear judith-mcardle4523, Thank you for your honest and candid review. Sometimes it's hard to hear that we haven't lived up to expectations and not what we want at all. We had a little move around with the furniture to freshen that side of the pub...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Always at a loss where to take the good lady on a Saturday for lunch, and as it was such a fine day, I felt a drive into Dorset with the roof down was just the tonic. And so we ended up here at The...More

Thank homerLone
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear homerLone, Thank you for taking the time to review us on your visit last weekend, especially on personal recommendation. Glad to hear you enjoyed the bar ambience but sorry to hear the food wasn't up to scratch on this occasion. Our portions are normally...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We booked a meal to celebrate a special birthday. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed and made to feel that everything would be done to make this a very memorable occasion. We were not disappointed. The staff were fantastic, kind, attentive and happy...More

Thank richardconder
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear richardconder, Thank you for the glowing review of both food and service for your birthday celebrations, delighted it was such a success. Fantastic to hear all the lovely compliments about Alex in particular, will pass on your heartfelt thanks to him and great to...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

As it was a lovely late summer evening we decided to head for somewhere where we could get good food and enjoy it outside in the beautiful Dorset countryside - and the Langton Arms fits the bill perfectly. Nicely cooked local meat, fresh veg, good...More

Thank RedPete07
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear RedPete07 A great thing to do in early September, making the most of our (hopefully) Indian summer weather, albeit surrounded by Dorset fields and sheep. Thank you for the great review, always happy to hear that our local food & ale were just as...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were there an hour ago. Arrived at 5.30 ordered drinks said we wanted to have dinner but were told we couldn't order until 6pm. Were told we didn't need to reserve a table. Returned to the bar at 6pm were told to give it...More

3  Thank Lynnie11
thelangtonarms, Front Office Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Lynnie11 Our rather relaxed Ozzie barmen thought you were entirely happy having a drink before eating. We were ready at 6 on the dot for you, plenty of tables. They popped you on the cosy bench seat as couples love it & when he...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were a family group of 14 who had booked for lunch well in advance. The table in the conservatory had been well set up and was a good setting for a group. Some of the group had starters and they were all fine though...More

Thank Alfred S
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Alfred S Thank you for your candid review. We are having a few staff challenges and were a bit off the boil that night. We are trying very hard to sort things out in the kitchen, in the midst of silly season it has...More

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Roger B
26 October 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. We usually have three or four options on there at any one time plus some of the soup and starter options are veggie. Twice Baked Souffles,Baked Aubergine, Four Bean Chilli and Homemade Quiches are a few... More
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ChilliPepper1
6 August 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
HI there, we are very dog friendly. They can come in the Carpenters Bar and join you for drinks and dinner. We have dog snacks and a water bowl in there too. You can also have them in our B&B rooms overnight if you would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Tarrant Monkton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 830225
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  • This restaurant is at The Langton Arms
Description
In the heart of the Dorset countryside. An attractive 17th centry thatched inn occuping a peaceful spot in the village of Tarrant Monkton. The Langton Arms is a free house run with true care and offers a fine selection of drinks and outstanding real ales. We are renowned for its excellent food and offers a wide variety of interesting home made dishes. Family owned and run since 1992.
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