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Ye Olde Two Brewers

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24 St. James Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE, England
+44 1747 855477
12:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Brewers quite a few times over the summer and it's excellent. Great food, great staff and all mixed with a lovely atmosphere - aided by an awesome kids zone in the garden allowing you to enjoy a beer without needing to entertain little ones! Would highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

Thank Keith S
Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have been here a few times over the last month and have eaten twice. The food is very good and the service really friendly. It can get busy so it might be advisable to book at weekends. There is a garden out the back with picnic tables, with excellent views. When we brought a large party of twenty on a... More 

Thank johnnychips
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Dear all at Ye Olde Two Brewers, Shaftesbury Dorset, in particular Sally, Andy, Maddi and Les. Andrew and I wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for the fantastic role you and all your staff played in making our wedding day so special. (Friday 3rd June 2016). We are honoured that we were your first wedding there! And we are... More 

1 Thank Abbie F
TwoBrewers2014, Owner at Ye Olde Two Brewers, responded to this review

Andrew and Abbie, what can we say, we were truly honoured to be part of your magical day, you guys were so amazing, focused and lovely from the very start, and I knew after meeting you both we could collectively create the reception of your dreams ( with Maddy involved of course) you guys were so amazing from the start,... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

During our trip through GB we stopped off at a beautiful village called "Shaftesbury" it's like stepping back in time. Cobbled streets. thatched roofs, beautiful views and friendly town's folk. We stayed in a 350 year old cottage and "Ye Olde Two Brewers" was only a 100 meter walk from our place plus it was recommended by our Aibnb host.... More 

Thank Rod Y
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited on the recommendation of our cottage host whilst staying in Shaftesbury - pitched as the "best pub in town". It is a lovely pub, at the bottom of Gold Hill it's a fair walk back up if you need to go that way. We took the car, there is a small car park but on road parking too. Be... More 

1 Thank JuicyLucyPrice
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Andy and Sally, the proprietors have done an amazing job with building their team and a fantastic environment for all to enjoy. We had a few drinks in the beer garden while the children played on the slide. This was followed by a fantastic meal which was easily one of the best pub dinners we've collectively experienced in 9 days... More 

Thank MrDreyer
Dorset, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not the easiest pub to get to but well worth the effort. It's what pubs used to be, a meeting place for all. Several different areas makes it easy to find the area that suits you best, quiet, restaurant or one where you have step over dogs and toddlers. Try the Blue Moon beer from the US on a summers... More 

Thank incentiveTravelman
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had a lovely get together at this pub for my Dad's 80th birthday. All the meals were lovely and the staff very helpful and polite. Grandsons enjoyed the skittle alley and we would have enjoyed the garden if the weather had been better. Hoping to use the pub again for future family occasions.

Thank barhamshome
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great selection of food. Dogs welcome in the garden. (Don't know about inside) Staff were very friendly and helpful, Food was cooked perfectly, we were told what the wait on food was, (busy lunchtime visit) well worth the wait --20 mins. Clean, tidy and fresh looking pub. Will return. Thank you.

1 Thank funfamily600
Southampton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Clearly a hit with the locals for a sat eve drink. Food good we both had the pie special. Would recommend meal far superior to pub in town. Service was friendly. Great little pub garden at the back with kids play area.

Thank charlie c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?