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The Tippling Philosopher

££ - £££, British,
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
+44 1963 250999
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
“thai food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Only place we could find open for a midweek lunchtime snack. Helpful and friendly staff but with limited range to offer.

Thank Siphrah
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Stopped here on the off chance on our way to Cornwall for our holiday. A very good local pub basic but good menu . Tasty food and very helpful and friendly staff.

Thank dirann600
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Convenient roadside location with good parking.Wonderful welcome from very friendly landlady. Food is good value but fairly basic. Wine list is somewhat restricted if you like good quality.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We frequently have Sunday lunch here as it is our local. Today was my birthday and I did not want to cook so we decided to try the everyday lunch menu. We were delighted, inspite of being the day following a bank holiday, there was...More

Thank lesley w
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a meal on the way home, looked good on the outside but needs a bit of a revamp on the inside. Not a big selection of beers to try but the Ines I tried were good! The food was good and normal...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stopped for lunch, an unplanned visit while passing through. Good beer. Hot tasty wholesome food in a classic pub environment. Just what was needed. We would certainly do so again.

Thank david B
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were here, by happenstance, on Thai night. We weren't quite sure what to expect, but the menu offered a nice selection of Thai food, and we were happy with what we ordered. It is, indeed, real Thai food, nicely prepared and presented. Service was...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Tippling Philosopher is my "local" and I've come to realise just how lucky I am. It's partly to do with the atmosphere this well-run pub provides, but it's also about the welcome you get, and of course the value you get for your money....More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The cling and ping food offered here is reasonably priced for what it is. The dining experience is not a pleasant one, diners are corralled in a small area while the drinkers look on from a very crowded 2mtr bar area which is made more...More

5  Thank andyjackson69
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Have been here on a number of occasions, always greeted nicely by the owners. Very friendly pub - great food. Would recommend to others.

Thank bobfossil01
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22 December 2015|
Response from Di B | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, Christmas and all that! No B&B here but google the village and you should get Canon Court Farm which is close by and lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Milborne Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 250999
A small quiet country pub, friendly adult atmosphere.Good Food, Real Ales and Traditional Ciders. Lager, wines and spirits.Sunny garden (in the summer!) with adequate smoking area.Suitable for wheelchairs and helpful staff, accomedate all your needs.Tuesday to Saturday Lunchtimes Lunches Available along side our Specials and Daily Menu Thursday Nights Thai Kitchen Wednesday and Friday Nights Meal Deal Nights Sunday Lunches 12-2pm
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