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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Decent pub, nice range of beers, wine and food. Bar snacks include pork pies and chutney. But the beer garden is being abused by selfish dog owners who allow their dogs to mess everywhere. First sunny weekend of the year and I lost count of the amount of mess in the garden. For sure the responsibility of the dog owners...

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited today for the third time, for Sunday lunch, not much to say other than fantastic food, great service and hospitality, we really enjoyed it. All the staff are very good and it's great to visit a country pub where you are welcomed with a lovely fire. The Sunday roast was a choice of Lamb of Beef, there were other...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular, the issue for The Stapleton has been lack of consistency with the food; endless poor menus badly executed cooking with unmotivated temporary staff; however since November there has been a change of management and with it quite a big improvement in the food; had lunch here last week and dinner more recently; for mid-week lunch we were...

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Thank James G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This used to be the best pub in the area, but it's really gone down hill recently. No kids' menu anymore, the pub's cold, and the food is nowhere near as good as it was. Even the chips were bad. Such a shame. This pub had it nailed, perfect for locals and visitors. Now it doesn't seem to know what...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

First visit to the pub, we ordered our drinks at the bar and were shown into the restaurant for our meal. We were surprised to find that on a cold January day that we had to ask to put the heating on in the restaurant room. They said no problem we will put the heating on, when the food arrived...

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Thank Reuben R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Had booked for dinner at 7.30pm. Restaurant was never more than half full but took an hour for our meals to appear. When they did they were all delicious. Just a shame such excellent cooking is let down by poor service. And next time, if you need to replace an element that’s featured on the menu in a dish, let...

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1Thank SpursgirlN15
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were family meeting from all points east and west, the staff were accommodating, patient, helpful and efficient. The food was delicious, promptly served, well cooked and well sourced. Nothing was too much trouble and all our requirements were met with equilibrium and grace. It was exceptionally busy but delightful! Highly recommended.

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Thank Elizabeth N
Twickenham
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very remote in a tiny village but the hotel was cosy. The room was large and very comfortable apart from there was nowhere to put your case . Also, the TV was very tiny considering the size of the room.The decor was good although the bathroom looked a little tired but the shower was excellent. There was no other choice...

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on several occasions over the years and the food has been great. The ploughmans is also very, very good! The burgers are out of this world and this is what we both had on this occasion we visited. One thing is that the chips weren't cooked as well as they could have been but still were good. Be sure...

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Thank sherbornered
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Sunday lunch here, small but interesting menu, food fresh and well presented - even though starter on slate! Good food, plentiful and pleasant service. Good value. Situated in a quiet village with a part 13th century church, a good play area right next to the pub.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Stapleton Arms in Buckhorn Weston is a new style country pub with rooms situated on the Somerset / Dorset / Wiltshire border close to the A303, A30 between Shaftesbury and Sherborne. Close to Wincanton Races. The four individually furnished bedrooms offer supreme comfort with fantastic beds, Egyptian cotton linen and state of the art bathrooms. The menu which changes daily features great classic dishes all supporting our philosophy - quality food cooked with fresh local ingredients, sensibly priced. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Stapleton Arms

Address: Stapleton Arms Church Hill | Buckhorn Weston, Buckhorn Weston SP8 5HS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Buckhorn Weston
Price Range: £99 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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The Stapleton Arms Buckhorn Weston, Dorset
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“We did not stay, just went for Sunday lunch”
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 of 5 bubbles vivvy20, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No 2 was really spacious but all look nice and are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles stuartsomerset, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles thunefeld, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
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