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The Wooden Spoon

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££ - £££, British,
17 High Street, Downton SP5 3PG, England
+44 1725 511899
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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“liver” (5 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 High Street, Downton SP5 3PG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for a couple of pints, it has to be the cleanest pub I have been in it gleams and smells of wood polish. We did not eat here but the menu is very impressive. The guy behind the bar was a good laugh...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glen at the pub is always so friendly and accomodating. Really extensive menu of good pub grub and lots of veggie options which is unusual and very welcome! Lovely quaint pub and cosy atmosphere.

Thank Tamzin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 3rd visit to the Wooden Spoon and once again I was bowled over the quality of the food. We had the crab cakes to start - perfect, crisp, light and delicious with a great taste of the potaoes. Definitely hand-made! I tried...More

1  Thank WendyBavistock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still as good as I remember (last time I was here must have 5+ years ago). I can fully understand why the Wooden Spoon continues to get so many good reviews. The food was excellent - and such a wide choice. I had Mushroom, Stilton...More

Thank KJen157
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always a warm welcome awaits at The Wooden Spoon. Glen’s big smile is there to greet you. The beer is great, the atmosphere is cosy and traditional, no flat screen TVs or blaring music. The food is magnificent, authentic, home cooked pub food, a...More

Thank DorsetNick
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is an excellent pub with a very wide ranging and high quality menu. The food choice is absolutely vast and all cooked to order. It is exceedingly good value too and well presented by the cheerful landlord and his staff. Highly recommended. The choice...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great meal here on New Years Day with our parents and children. I had not been before but went on my mums recommendation after she had had a very nice Xmas meal here. Welcoming, accommodating to the children and very lovely food. The menu is...More

Thank queenlulu82
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

my coullege and i had a wonderful meal here last week. The food was delicious the wine was beautiful, and the staff are so attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank Hanna B
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Had old friend drop in unexpectedly, took them to Wooden Spoon for lunch As normal first class pub food at really reasonable prices Landlord keeps his real ales top notch My friend remarked how good it was to have first class fries actually made from...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I came here for my aunties birthday dinner. They had arranged a huge table in the back room. We had to pre-order food and I advised I was vegan which was not a problem as everything is home made. All of the food was fantastic...More

Thank Grace S
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was 2 dogs on leads when I was there.
25 April 2016|
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Response from Bernie L | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember, sorry. Suggest you call them; 01725 511899
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Street, Downton SP5 3PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Downton
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 511899
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