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The Greyhound Freehouse & Dining

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North Street, Winterborne Kingston, Blandford Forum DT11 9AZ, England
+44 1929 471332
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“sitting room” (2 reviews)
“new owners” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
LOCATION
North Street, Winterborne Kingston, Blandford Forum DT11 9AZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am afraid I cannot give a single positive response to this establishment. We selected meals from the lunchtime menu 4 starters which were served reasonably quickly, couldn't recommend the White Bait again. Main course took an extremely long time considering there were only two...More

3  Thank Geoff B
Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at The Greyhound Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us. I see that you mentioned that there were only two tables in the restaurant however the garden which seats approx 50 people was full throughout most of service. All our food is made...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for the first time on a lunchtime. Warm welcolm form the friendly staff. Good selection of beer (free house). Had a lunch snack and as it was a lovely day, sat in the very well designed garden. The food was excellent as was the...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised when we arrived as our room had a seperate lounge area. Everything clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and service spot on.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Went here with my family for Easter Sunday. We all ordered roasts, which should come with unlimited veg, as we have understood from previous visits. When our food came out we had enough veg on the table for 2 small children. Not enough for the...More

Thank emilyjanemarsh
Sue H, Guest Relations Manager at The Greyhound Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very sorry to hear that you were unhappy with the portion sizes of the vegetables. As a general rule we usually find that the amount of veg is plenty for the Sunday roasts. However this was obviously not the case with your party and...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Well worth a visit to this lovely welcoming venue! There were nine of us to cater for and the majority went for the roast beef dinner which was delicious ~ lovely roast potatoes, plenty of vegetables cooked to perfection, and topped with a huge Yorkshire...More

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The service was efficient and friendly. The menu was varied and included vegetarian options. The meals were visually appealing and tasted great!

1  Thank fionamarlow2017
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We popped into Blandford because my Pop was stationed near there when he was really young and he fancied a look around, he is now 83! We all felt a bit peckish so the Greyhound looked nice and we chose to go in. It’s laid...More

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous roast definitely the best in Dorset - the kids are every morsel. Great choice of roast meat and the potatoes were to die for. Great wine choice and my husband said the real ale was good too. Loved it we will be back soon...More

1  Thank JayneGeorge1960
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, hands down the best steak in Dorset! Very warm welcome, lovely, clean decor and friendly service (also dog friendly!) Will definitely be coming back!

1  Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly greeting and we were shown to our room which was quite large, and very clean, with three rooms, sitting room with a large tv, a bedroom with a large tv and a sizeable shower room. Slight critism was it was a kingsize bed that...More

Thank Toheem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Street, Winterborne Kingston, Blandford Forum DT11 9AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum  >  Winterborne Kingston
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 471332
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Description
The Greyhound has been a lovely village pub for many years, offering great food to its locals and visitors alike. In recent times the pub has gone through a complete renovation and refurbishment program, bring a well-loved pub back to its former glory, but with a modern contemporary feel. It offers a large bar area, popular with the locals with varied seating options to eat or socialise. In addition, there is a beautiful garden area, with secluded areas for private dining Alfresco when the weather allows. Our Dining room provides a warm welcome to our guests, with a roaring fire in the winter, where you can relax and enjoy a delightful meal. The dining room is modern and serves locally sourced, freshly prepared dishes from 12 – 2.30 and again between 6pm – 9pm every day; and if the weather’s good our garden is the ideal place to spend a few hours or more! Our menu is updated on a regular basis to reflect the change in seasons and to make the best use of what resources are on offer to us. In addition, we serve a core menu of ‘Pub Classics’ and signature dishes, so if you know what you like, your favourite is likely to be there. Our specials board is updated daily, but be quick if you see something you like. It may sell out quickly. Our Sunday Roast is extremely popular and we take bookings for 12pm through until 5pm. All of our meat is supplied by from the best quality butchers, sourced locally from in and around Dorset. The Greyhound has five guest bedrooms, which can be configured for your ease and booked as doubles, twins or even as a family suite, all with luxury en-suite bathrooms (Some have a Bath) and all have private lounges for our guests’ comfort. If you want a branded mass-market hotel, then we are not for you; if you want a high quality stay, with a warm welcome and a personal touch, you have found the right place.
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