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The New Inn

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West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
+44 1305 852349
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The menu has some interesting versions of the food that you like, and it served and looks great on the plate, but I will warn you that you do not want to go there if you are hungry and are a big eater. The portion size is OK if you had a big dinner but not if you want to... More 

Thank davey099
Silverton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for just one night and had lunch and breakfast which were both very good. The room was large and clean and the location is great for walks!

Thank Domspiral C
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went here for dinner, we were greeted warmly and shown to our table promptly. Service was excellent and the food was to die for, what else do I need to say!! Highly recommended!!

Thank SimonSaint
Havant, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On staying here on the 12/5/17 we were greeted by a lovely bright airy room, with spectacular views over the countryside. Food lovely, staff very friendly and helpful all round 10 out of 10 and would definitely stay here again

Thank Rob T
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, really impressed with the service too as it was fast and very friendly, particularly from Jess. Will definitely be back!

Thank southsummerpalm
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Excellent service from all the staff who made a suprise party just that, the buffet was all we asked for and more, and was really a fine spread. We stayed overnight and the bedroom was of the same excellent standard we became to expect, and decent soft bath sheets too. Breakfast was fresh and plentiful and nothing too much trouble.... More 

Thank alicat56
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for my mums 70th and used the function room. Excellent food which catered for all tastes in our family party and great quality. A special mention to the young man who served us all Saturday night and again when we met for lunch there Sunday as he was very friendly and gave great service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went for my mums 50th birthday with my girlfriend and brother. Food was fantastic, although there were no greens/veg that came with any of the meals and it would have been nice of the waiting staff to have mentioned this. The place itself looks fantastic from the outside but the inside reminded me of a Toby Carvery. Not awful but... More 

1 Thank George L
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Always been very good carvery, used to get loads of meat but had to ask for more today. Overheard guy serving the chap in front say politely 'if I give you a whole slice of each sir I will get the sack!' At just under £12.00 don't want to pay for just veg considering 2 of the veg were potatoes.... More 

Thank Slovara
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great family pub great for Sunday carvery staff are friendly and we'll presented pub feels welcoming and we'll maintained. Great for families and couples and catching up with friends

Thank Dunkyt1980

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 852349

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