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The Chalk & Cheese

££ - £££, British,
53 Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BD, England
+44 1300 320929
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef dinner” (2 reviews)
“rump steak” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
53 Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re more concerned with decor then the food and drink, this isn’t the pub for you. But we loved it! Great food, great beer, good local company and warm reception from the staff. Welcoming and friendly, with excellent food for a good price, dog...More

Thank SarahBateman
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A village pub, with drinkers crowded round the bar and lots of dogs. Not very atmospheric but perfectly ok.

Thank HHJCarter
Reviewed 12 August 2017

8 of us went to dinner at this pub the welcoming was warm and friendly, we were a little early to order but the barman said he could take it and pre order to save time there is a good selection of local ciders and...More

Thank Marky069
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We visited the Chalk and Cheese last Wednesday evening whilst staying across the road in a holiday cottage, although the pub doesn't look much from outside, it was very clean and nicely decorated and the we were welcomed in although it does seem more of...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Staff were very good with my autistic son, lovely atmosphere. Food, service and drink all spot on Will visit again

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Walked to this pub as staying near by. Visited twice once for a drink in the beer garden and another time for an evening meal. The food was excellent great chips, not your usual frozen ones. The staff were very pleasant and so were the...More

Thank babyfaceManchester
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a decent pub, but not one that I would make a special trip to visit. It has a quite small bar - where all the tables were reserved (on a Wednesday!) - so book ahead if you want to eat inside. The gardens...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Good service in a country setting, basic pub food served well, dog friendly. Reasonably priced and good for food with your family.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Really good, local pub which is also dog friendly. We have had both take-away food and sit-down food in this club, both of which are very good. The burgers and the chips are amazing, we have not tried the pizzas. My son had a rump...More

Thank Penny J
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the pub based on reviews on Trip Advisor. We were impressed that not everything in the menu came with chips and it seemed quite varied. On entering, we were surprised that the pub itself is a little run down and in need of...More

Thank akm515
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Sarah D
2 April 2017|
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Yes it is dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Maiden Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1300 320929
A friendly village pub, serving traditional homemade pub grub, with beer gardens & skittle alley/function room. Also hosting quiz & bingo nights and occasionally live music.
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