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New Inn Cerne Abbas

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
This beautiful 16th century former coaching inn is an iconic building located in the heart of Cerne Abbas, one of the prettiest villages in England. Recognition in the major guide books has come and The Good Pub Guide awarded us County Dining Pub of the Year. The village is within easy reach of Weymouth, Bridport and Shaftsbury. It is also the perfect stop-off point for those coming to or from Devon and Cornwall. Journey-time by car from London is approximately 2½ hours and there is a good train service to both the aforementioned county towns where taxi transfers can be arranged.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again , a wonderful meal , fabulous food and perfect service and delightful hosts . We love this place , a real gem and we will be back ! The food is really delicious, traditional with a twist . We all agreed that it was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank vickie09
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Myself, my wife and two other couples decided to try the New Inn Christmas menu. From the moment we walked in the bar, we were made to feel extremely welcome. There's a great atmosphere. And this continued through to the restaurant, where the staff did...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Chrisd4ly
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Dinner at the New Inn was huge fun as the atmosphere is so friendly and relaxed and the cuisine was excellent. I had a great butternut squash soup and a perfect fillet steak. Big shout out to the landlord Julian who fussed over us with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank foxbat
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The two of us had lunch here this afternoon, and it was faultless. The food and service was fantastic. We had between us Smoked Halibut & Crayfish Thermidor, Beef Cheek Tartare, John Dory, Fillet Steak, Treacle Tart & Fig Tart - all beautifully cooked, seasoned,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank fletcheats
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a few days, there are positives and negatives. The positives were the managers and the staff in general who were all very good. The beer from Palmers (not my favourite brewery) was very well kept. The room was good with plenty of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank RobCpfc
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is another of those (many!) occasions when, if it were available, I would give a rating of "Good", but not go as far as Very Good. The courtyard is certainly a pleasant setting for lunch on a summer's day and the waitress who served...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Visited twice so far hope to go again. Julian and Annette couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Great food, great atmosphere, doggy friendly (well behaved) and good disabled access and facilities. Fine dining at mid range prices.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DarrylMason
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch after a good stroll round the beautiful Cerne Abbas village. Plenty of options including a BBQ selection in the garden. Excellent quality of food and good local beer. Owners were a really nice couple too. Give it a visit

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fatcockney
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped on our way to Devon and had a lovely stay. Lovely room with all the facilities you want then headed down for dinner. Oldie Worldy bar with a fine selection on beers, Cider and a good wine list. Good variety on the menu and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We just stopped by for a drink & a sandwich. There was a lady serving at the bar, she was busy but very friendly & on it with the service. We just had a couple of sandwiches & some chips but as sandwiches go they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Culture782021
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Response from 502juliand | Property representative |
Hi lindacollyer... Yes we are very dog friendly in both the bar and restaurant
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