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Ye Olde Two Brewers

££ - £££, British,
24 St. James Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE, England
+44 1747 855477
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
24 St. James Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Never fails to impress. Lovely atmosphere good beer and food. The family have esten hear a few times and this traditional pub really comes up to the mark. Fantastic location at the bottom of gold Hill .good parking. Well worth a visit. Caleb

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ye Olde Two Brewers on our final evening staying near Shaftesbury. We booked in advance. The staff were REALLY friendly and welcoming especially towards our black Labrador (water bowls, treats etc available). The food was made to order from local produce and was...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really old pub at the bottom of Gold Hill which is where the Hovis advert was made. The pub staff were welcoming and there was a good selection of beers and drinks on offer. There is a garden at the rear with seating and...More

Thank dav3com
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I booked by telephone I knew this would be a good experience - friendly helpful gentleman on the phone took the booking and the friendly helpful atmosphere continued throughout our visit for lunch. The pub had a lively and welcoming ambiance and the menu...More

Thank ColboySomersetUK
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Nice old fashioned traditional pub. Warm welcome, dog friendly. Family run pub. Home made food, good potion sizes. Board games to occupy you while waiting for food.

Thank jacquie882015
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Looking around in Shaftesbury for an evening meal, we came across this pub near the bottom of the famous Gold Hill (think Hovis advert) and we3re made very welcome. The food was excellent, the service efficient and friendly, and (unlike some places) we certainly didn't...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a meal as we were glamping near by. When we walked in and saw how busy it was, I said wow it must be good here but then we realised the pub quiz was about to start. We...More

1  Thank belindap9
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Just returned from a weekend in Shaftesbury and came across this wonderful pub and restaurant while walking back from the bottom of Gold Hill to our accommodation. On the Friday evening were made very welcome by Andy the Landlord and some of the regulars. Also...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, great service, food excellent. Obviously popular with both locals and visitors creating a very friendly atmosphere, a very comfortable pub. A pleasure to visit.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Large garden, pets welcome. The inside is very warm and lively. Very clean. Excellent and service. The Sunday carvery from 12:00-6:00, features roast beef and pork. Other items are available. I saved the best for last. The Sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce and ice...More

1  Thank Priscilla G
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Vickie C
23 August 2017|
Response from Dorsetdweller1 | Reviewed this property |
Have seen dogs in the bar area, assume that means dog friendly though it could just as easily mean the dogs of regulars only are accepted. Definitely seen dogs in garden. Sorry can't be more specific.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 St. James Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 855477
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Beautiful traditional family run pub at the foot of the famous Gold Hill serving freshly prepared classic pub food and cask ales
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