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Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU, England (Formerly Halfway Inn)
+44 1929 480402
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Worthing
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a short break in Dorset, and after a busy day visiting local Dorset attractions we were looking for a place to eat and have a well earned drink. The Halfway Inn is an extremely welcoming, warm cosy pub/restaurant which ticks all the boxes.

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Thank Vinny64
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we are delighted that a trip to our pub enhanced yourvidit to beautiful Dorset. More 

Swanage, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table by phone, arrived and stood around waiting for someone to show us our table. As this didn't happen we found our own. We were a party of 6 and our grandchild had fallen asleep so we lay him on our bench seat. The landlord came over 5 minutes later to tell us that we needed to move... More 

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2 Thank Chezneyhawks
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

We are very disappointed that you posted this review as it is not a true recollection of events. You booked by phone during a busy Sunday lunch and were allocated a table in the bar area, which was the only table available as all others had been booked and specifically requested. When you arrived you were told which table was... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great traditional Sunday roast . Choice of pork beef chicken and lamb with all the trimmings..our group had a variety of meats and agreed all the food very tasty, altho one suggestion was that the pork would have been nicer had it been more thinly sliced. The staff were busy but made us feel very welcome and the... More 

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Thank Lynn S
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. We are glad that you and your dog enjoyed your visit. Please do ask next time if you would prefer thin sliced meat, as we carve toorder and can easily accommodate your request. More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read all the reviews of pubs within striking distance of Swanage in Dorset and this one stood out in spite of it being around seven miles away so we booked for a Sunday night celebratory meal. Staff were energetic and upbeat, working excellently well as a team and incredibly friendly. Meals were served quickly and were very generous portions. Atmosphere... More 

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Thank Nick C
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Great review we will look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, lovely venue and good menu. Food nice, but nothing special. Would return and would recommend. Beware of the times food is served but a nice little pub with plenty outside seating.

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AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a 4* review. We are glad that you would return and would recommend us. Just a note our summer opening hours start on 1st April, when we will be open from 11am every day and will serve food all day starting at 12noon. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got married yesterday (04/03/17) at Corfe Castle Railway station,and had our reception at The Halfway in the fire room.The venue,service,and food was superb,Many thanks to Jamie,Hayley,Chile and the rest of the team for making our day really special.Our guests all enjoyed their food,the beer.wine and champagne flowed well and effortlessly,and Hayley even did a great job of decorating our... More 

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AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Glad we helped make your special day even more special. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable lunch with friendly service and a good choice of food. I had fish & chips which was very tasty and a good size. Everyone in our party enjoyed what they ordered & we will definitely return.

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AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We will look forward to your next visit. More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Staff were friendly and helpful and the traditional 'pub grub' was very good and a fair price. Would not hesitate to recommend .

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Thank Chris P
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Great news! Thanks for the recommendation! We will look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here yesterday after a morning by the sea. Pure chance as we had never been here before. So friendly and great menu choice. I had the pork belly which was wonderful and a very generous portion. My husband had the fish which looked very appetising and he thoroughly enjoyed it. No room for pud which was a shame... More 

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AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We will look forward to serving you again on your next visit. More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with our children here mid week. The food was really great and very reasonably priced. The log burner was going which made it very cosy & welcoming. Great staff behind the bar & the chef cooked the food to perfection! We had burgers and fish & chips. The portions were plentiful and very tasty, highly recommend.

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AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU, England (Formerly Halfway Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480402

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?