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The Giant Inn

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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24, Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
+44 1300 341441
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Ancient Kingdom of Wessex
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a short break in Dorset and chanced upon this pub in the delightful village of Cerne Abbas. First class food, friendly and efficient service and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Was in town off season for work, great quite little pub with traditional British ales. Not far from the local Cerne Abbas "Giant". Only had beer, as chef was off the 2 nights I was there, but heard food is good. The do have an inside Skittles court.

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Yateley
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

What a refreshing change to visit a very pretty corner of Dorset and to find a friendly run Pub with great food and a great feel and a lovely quiet rear garden with a skittle alley. I would highly recommend this pub and Cerne Abbas .

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1 Thank Peter H
manchester
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a super quiet Sunday Lunch (the pub had been cut off due to the Weymouth triathlon, though we just said we were going to Cerne Abbas and got through ok?!). Beautiful roast beef, slightly pink and great sauce (sacrilege to call it gravy), crispy Yorkshire pudding, al dente vegetables. If only this place was closer, I want to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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156 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My wife & I stopped in initially for a quick cappuccino. It was so good, after we had burnt a few kilojoules hiking up to the top of the "Giants Hill" we came straight back for lunch. Such friendly service, great menu, & perfect music! If we lived in Cerne Abbas this pub would quickly become our second home!

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1 Thank Paul R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very nice, friendly pub where I had the best crab sandwiches on lovely wholemeal bread that wasn't doorsteps.

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1 Thank Janet J
Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Excellent service and very friendly and the sirloin steak was unbelievable, probably the best I've ever eaten. Will certainly be eating there whenever I'm in the area.

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1 Thank Steve B
Yorkshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

French night at the giant inn last night, the atmosphere was like a bistro, the food was exceptionally magnificent, all home cooked to a very high standard. Thank you to Sheila and Mark, the wonderful landlords.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

A great little pub. We had a roast beef Sunday Lunch and a Roast Lamb Sunday Lunch Came out on hot plates, lovely tasty roast potatoes, a great parsnip as well as a lovely Yorkshire Pudding, plus a side plate with 5 different veg, cabbage, carrots, broccoli, beans and swede. You could tell all food was prepared and cooked in... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Beautiful setting in the centre of quaint village. Friendly staff, good menu, including pub staples and more unusual platters. Couldn't fault it and fair value too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24, Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Cerne Abbas
  • Phone Number: +44 1300 341441

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