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Restaurant at The Piddle Inn

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Bar, British, Pub, International
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Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QF, England
+44 1300 348468
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Today
18:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Showing 52: English reviews
Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked a table here for my mum's 75th birthday. As we entered the bar a local was being asked to leave as he was drunk and he was shouty. We were ignored for ten minutes before we asked if we could be seated, I had to order drinks from bar as no one came to our table. Menu... More 

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Thank emailmunk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Where do I start,Great food and wonderful service.nice and cosy in a quaint little village.very generous servings and food was cooked perfectly,waitresses were very polite and attentive.would recommend to anyone looking for a quality place to eat.

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1 Thank Darren C
Dorset, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I always check the reviews of others when I have had a bad experience and in fairness the reviews are on the whole positive, but I don't think that any were for a Sunday. On arrival we were told only Sunday roasts were available either beef or Pork, fair enough quality over quantity I thought. Well what arrived is one... More 

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Thank incentiveTravelman
Buxton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Good tasty food, good portion size and always hot. Friendly efficient staff. Pleasant environment. I don't eat meat but there was enough variety on the menu and a wonderful pudding menu.

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Thank jean h
Essex
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135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were staying nearby and decided to try this restaurant on the hoof. Wow we were not disappointed in the least. Service was excellent and our waitress and landlady gave us a potted history of the pub. The food was fantastic. Hot, well served and excellent value for money. I would recommend the specials board. Our wine was simply lovely... More 

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1 Thank EssexDavidos
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

After staying at The Piddle Inn a few months ago and feeling so welcome and having such a pleasant stay, we decided to come back, so very pleased we did. The staff couldn't have been more helpful or friendly. Fantastic food and good value for money. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Anonymous123210
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Empty pub,skeleton staff,beer was off,prices changed according to who served you...landlady obviously oblivious to the customers needs,,,in a word,LACKLUSTRE!

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Thank nanasgirl2017
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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795 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

A really interesting baguette with brie and cranberry. A poor and bland tuna sandwich. Wonderful, crispy chips. Very unadventurous and boring side salad. Abba very loud (you may or may not like this). Extremely quiet. Good and friendly service. So? A mixed review. At £22 including a glass of red wine and pint of excellent Piddle Ale, the value is... More 

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1 Thank OlderGuy1956
Surrey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

When the pub is fairly empty during the summer holidays, it should have rang alarm bells. Food was poor and clearly not made fresh - I would think brought in ready made and desert not even defrosted. My first and last visit. There are much better pubs than this in the area. Do not understand the other reviews. Alot of... More 

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Thank Susan P
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We ordered cod, chips and mushy peas. My husbands fish was lovely and fresh. However my fish was tough to eat and had obviously been cooked twice. It was inedible. I had to leave most of it. The mushy peas had a crust on top and the chips were just about hot. To be fair we didn't complain (my husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piddletrenthide, Dorchester DT2 7QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester  >  Piddletrenthide
  • Phone Number: +44 1300 348468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?