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The Elm Tree Inn

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Shop Lane | Langton Herring, Weymouth, England
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely little gastropub in Langton Herring and serves great real ale straight from the barrel as well as superb food. It is located close to the south coast path and, with the landlord's OK you can leave your car in the car park an go for a bracing walk to build up an appetite for lunch (or... More 

Thank tim_davies_99
Northampton, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a traditional English boozer then this is for you. We were on holiday in the area and really fancied a Sunday roast. Friendly service and the food was pretty good. Venue could do with a bit of sprucing up, especially toilets, but all in all it was enjoyable and worth the money.

Thank Mr5d
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have passed the sign for this pub many times and only recently finally got there. I was not disappointed. The food was delicious and they even made the smoked mackerel pate fresh as they had used up the last portion. My only comment was that the service was slow but definitely worth the wait.

Thank Clare B
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164 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant carvery I've ever had in UK. Not only is this a very cosy and welcoming pub, but the food and service is out of this world. Please make sure you book as it is extremely popular.

Thank Natalie D
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch after getting a recommendation from someone who had stayed in the village. Good beer - Bramscombe Bitter straight from the barrel, no top pressure! Chose the Scallops and the lasagne. Both were well presented and reasonable portions. Yes, the toilets are tired, but they are clean, so we don't know why others have been so scathing... More 

Thank Paul W
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We booked (YOU MUST) for the Sunday roast(carvery) and we were not disappointed. Generous portions & the best gravy we have ever tasted. Friendly staff & great guest Ales (Butcombe)

Thank dino237
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food passable - very odd chicken liver pate which was the consistency of custard rather than pate! I'm afraid the disgusting state of the ladies' toilets put me off from the start and I wouldn't have stayed to eat if I hadn't been with a group of friends. Will definitely not be returning.

Thank birdyjude
Debbie H, Owner at The Elm Tree Inn, responded to this review

Our toilets have clearly traumatised you enough to post this and get in touch with the council who duly visited and declared as do others that they are outdated but otherwise fine. Much as I would love to revamp them, this is a leased pub and I don't have the odd £20,000 to spend on them. Perhaps stick to chain... More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived for our 2pm booking on a Sunday afternoon. We are rather on the fence about this place. When we arrived they were not at all ready with ONLY two serving drinks and food. Both ladies (mother (owner) and daughter) chasing their tails trying to prepare for next sitting. The owner seemed away with the faries. She was not... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Old smugglers pub with huge inglenook fireplace. We were in a party of 14 and chose our main course before a morning walk. We were served at the required time and everyone seemed to really enjoy their meal. When we chose our desserts, they were again served in a timely fashion and were delicious.

Thank FMGC
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a find,always hard to find a roast on a Sunday evening, you just won't be disappointed absolutely faultless, the food was cooked to perfection, great setting and homely feel, to see the negetive reviews is unbelievable but would appear to be victims of there own success when they get busy...will defiantly be back can't wait to try other things... More 

Thank voikim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop Lane | Langton Herring, Weymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305-87-12-57
The Elm Tree is a 16th century inn set in the picturesque village of Langton Herring, close to the Fleet lagoon on Chesil Beach in Dorset All food is home cooked and fish and game arebeing specialities. Local real ales and cider are served from the barrel. There is a pretty, sunken garden and a large paddock providing extra parking The area is popular with walkers who are welcome to park in the grounds if they are returning as customers. Dogs are welcome

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