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Lovely meal

We were staying at Sandford and decided to visit the clay pipe for sunday lunch. We visited in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
craftycaz
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Lovely as always

Great little pub. I go every year with a group of people with learning disabilities on holiday to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
indy010
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Sandford and decided to visit the clay pipe for sunday lunch. We visited in a large group and were sat in the room where the skittle alley is. The majority of us had the carvery, which I found well cooked and...More

Thank craftycaz
Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the carvery. This is traditionally cooked so does take up considerable time and space in our small kitchen, hence the necessity to only offer a smaller menu on a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little pub. I go every year with a group of people with learning disabilities on holiday to the park next door. The food at sandford is dreadful so every year we come to the Claypipe. The food is lovely. Simple, well cooked food. The...More

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Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello. Thank you for such a fantastic 5 star review. We are all so pleased that you enjoy your visits to The Claypipe and look forward to seeing you again. From all at The Claypipe Inn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although advertised as dog friendly, when we visited with our dog the only space available was a small room containing apparently unused pinball machines. Not welcoming at all. When we went to the bar to order we were told that the wait for food was...More

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Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not feel welcome, this would never be our intention. Our policy at The Claypipe is to allow dogs in certain areas, one of these contains, hopefully, a fully working pinball machine. Although, without...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We would of gone here 3 times whilst we stayed at the Sandford holiday park which is just a walk away. But only managed to get in here twice. The reason being their stupid seating plan. There are tables for people with children under 14...More

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Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our food and found the prices reasonable. We have seating for around 130 people at The Claypipe Inn but do allocate the 32 seats closest to the bar for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pub was recommended to us by past visitors. On walking into the pub we felt as if we were constantly being stared at by the people already sat in there. There didn’t seem to be many tables for 2 so we sat at a...More

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Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Although we are pleased that you found the staff friendly we are obviously disappointed that you felt that the atmosphere in the pub was less so. Normally we pride ourselves on how welcoming the Claypipe Inn is so must apologise for it appearing less so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent management very friendly staff,very good choice on menu of well cooked food,food and drink reasonably priced,situated right by Sandford caravan park,Accommodates families and couples, would recommend this pub to anyone

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Jane M, Manager at The Clay pipe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. From All at The Claypipe.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Poole every six months and stay at the holiday park resort next door. The food here is very good but there is a reasonable wait for food as it gets very busy. I always turn up early. I use their WiFi whilst...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying on Sandford holiday park and booked here for a friends 60th as they would accomadate young children. It was marvellous, super menu very friendly and helpful staff, was told there would be an hours wait for food but it came out of...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The Clay pipe inn is a very welcoming place. We were staying next door at the Sandford holiday park and used the pub twice. The staff are welcoming and the selection of drinks good. The food, I had steak, was lovely well cooked and hot....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the clay pipe inn Friday 14th September. Excellent meals, superb friendly staff. Staying at Sandford park, but meal at clay pipe inn was 100% better tHan the holiday park catering. Thoroughly recommend anyone to visit

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Denise S
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Response from stephenmaull | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we don’t have a dog
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paulapip69
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Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
This can vary. I would advise calling in advance.
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Alison B
15 April 2018|
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Response from 357wass | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, bearing in mind its right next to the holiday park I think they would be pleased with your business
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Ashlie G
2 December 2017|
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Response from scoobysoo17 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about gluten free meals but I am sure if you asked that they would accommodate your allergies, As for New Years Eve, we went last year and a great time was had by all! !!! I would advise booking early.
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Mike F
14 November 2017|
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
Hi We are currently selling Ringwood Razorback, Doom Bar and Black Sheep. After Black Sheep, London Pride will replace it. Sorry for the delay in replying to your question. Regards. Nigel
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