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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Set in it's own ground the Manor a peaceful haven. The owner's greet you like friends make you feel very at home. The food is to excellence and the trolley full of yummy puds is to die for. Exciting wine list and the service second to none. It's my three visit we are never let down. I did a sleep...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spacious rooms well appointed very comfortable beds an excellent restaurant I ate brill which had just been caught on the second night some delicate partridge breasts delicious crab, I tasted some halibut gratinee with chorizo all superb and then a might chariot of delicious puddings that change everyday. breakfast are very good I had smoked haddock with a delicately poached...

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England
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This hotel takes one back to how things used (and ought) to be; comfortable, stylish and welcoming without gimmicks or corporate nonsense. The food was delicious and service professional and efficient. The restaurant was full on both nights which is testimony to it's popularity. It is in a beautiful peaceful setting with plenty to do in the area. We would...

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Thank HopefultravellerUk
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I haven't been for a while, but I will write this review regardless of the fantastic time me and my family had at the Plumber Manor. The food is a delight as per usual. I believe it is run by some brothers, who give fantastic customer service. It has a vibrant and lovely setting about the outside and inside of...

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Thank Danthewriter
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

3 of 5 stars Pending review We haven't been here for a while but found the venue to be resting on its laurels a little as a dining experience and the ambience lacking its former warmth and vitality for what used to be an enjoyable and relaxing evening out. Furnishings seemed tired and dusty and in much need of a...

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Thank dolly855
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My Husband and I stayed the night before meeting family for 3 nights at a B&B in the next village. We love the laid back elegance of the place and the food was just wonderful. Beautifully cooked, presented and served. Richard is an absolute poppet. He looked after us so well that i wanted to take him home with me....

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Thank barbaracollins2016
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have stayed at Plumber Manor many times and have always thoroughly enjoyed our visit - this weekend was no exception - fabulous food and wine - the staff are excellent and nothing is too much trouble - the rooms are a little dated and could do with an overhaul but what the heck. My favourite hotel in the UK.

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Thank LBMK55
Ringwood, Hants.
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Sunday lunch with friends. £30 per person and absolutely unbeatable for taste, customer service and value for money. I recommend the wild mushrooms in filo pastry for the starter and chicken in a very tasty sauce with a variety of veg and the most gorgeous crunchy roast potatoes! We all had different puds, all yummy! Superb staff. We felt very...

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Thank Exploreasap
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This manor offers very poor value for money. The pictures all look very nice and charming but the reality is very different. The place needs a complete refurbishment; the rooms are outdated (not just old fashioned charming): the bathrooms are old, dark and ugly, and the rooms (certainly the one we stayed in the adjacent converted stables) are very dark....

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Thank Clelia O
East Grinstead
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited with wife and mother in law. Sat in bar to order meal told not to sit in one chair as "we have a party arriving " food good but not fantastic my wife's meat overlooked and two courses and 1/2 bottle of wine £141 for 3 people in rural Dorset.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Plumber Manor

Address: Sturminster Newton DT10 2AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sturminster Newton
Price Range: £50 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plumber Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Plumber Manor Sturminster Newton, Dorset
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“certainly not in the stables. maybe in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles clelia0, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Internal rooms are better in poor weather.”
 of 5 bubbles BoeingBoy, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed in both main house and courtyard - both excellent”
 of 5 bubbles dermot0001, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Main House are best”
 of 5 bubbles 224DavidR224, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“stable block has very roomy suites”
 of 5 bubbles Wisekats, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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