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The Tippling Philosopher

££ - £££, British,
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
+44 1963 250999
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“local pub” (5 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fantastic little pub, in fact only one in the lovely village of Milborn port, not a lot to choose from on the menu but what was on was fantastically cooked, nothing was too much trouble for the staff all were very pleasant and friendly...the last...More

Thank holly045
Reviewed 18 August 2016

this is a lovely pub great atmosphere the food is great all we hat were paninis but they were the best that I have ever had cant wait to try something from there main menu , the landlord was very pleasant plenty of car parking...More

Thank jean j
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great pub, friendly service, lovely food. There is a beer garden, quiz on Sunday night and poker on a Monday night.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had yet another really good Sunday lunch today, so good our friends grandson joined us in spite of his family going out, he didn't want to miss the great food. They do an option of a small portion as well, which is a good...More

Thank lesley w
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Warm welcome and a very hearty and tasty meal for ten of us after a nice walk. They catered very easily for vegetarians with a lovely pie and the meat-eaters were very satisfied. Excellent all round. A pity we couldn't linger for a few more...More

Thank M8850QOkeithb
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stopped here to break a journey and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal. I had a chicken pie which was home made and so very tasty. It's a local pub but we were made very welcome and I would recommend stopping for a very good but...More

Thank Tadeusz T
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Passing through the village with friends staying locally, popped in for an evening meal warm welcome, great meal reasonably priced, fab service would definitely return.

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We dined here one night while staying in nearby Purse Caundle. From the outside, the Tippling Philosopher is an unremarkable pub, and one might be tempted to go on to a more attractive looking pub in Sherborne. This would be a mistake. Inside, the pub...More

Thank PhilipC1952
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The Tippling Philosopher is a lovely country pub in the Dorset village of Milbourne Port, the pub has a good selection of beers and ciders, large bar and separate dinning room. I had the roast pork, very generous portion of meat, cooked to perfection, with...More

Thank Mutleythedog
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Just had another really delicious and well-cooked Sunday lunch with friends and family. Delicious food, good service and warm, friendly atmosphere. What more could you want? Will continue to visit.More

Thank christine19462014
Di B, Owner at The Tippling Philosopher, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our pub and let you know that all feedback, good or bad, is shared with the staff, our team. We use the feedback to help us improve our relationship with...More

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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