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The New Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Church Knowle ££ - £££ , British,
17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
+44 1929 480357
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (11 reviews)
“roast lamb” (8 reviews)
“broad beans” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this pub last year and decided to try it again. Our second visit did not disappoint. This pub is located on the main road through the village and there is a large car park at the back beyond the pub garden. We...More

Thank davquayle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for a snack on our bike ride yesterday. Very polite and helpful staff. English not a first language but making great progress and working hard to command it and deliver a great service. Thank you. 🇪🇺🇪🇺 I had a great crab sandwich, my...More

Thank TekkyKev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for the carvery here today. Second time we have been and just as good. Value, quality and ambience were exceptional and i would have no hesitation in coming back. Maurice and his staff are a credit to the place.

Thank sarah b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe a bad evening, but very disappointed with fish course my partner had; scampi and chips. Chips were very crisp and over cooked, and no one came over to ask how the food was until we came to pay. I commented the scampi wasn't any...More

Thank tim50stroud
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to review, The Scampi we buy is brand lead best quality Whole tail Scampi, which we have been serving for a long time, We have no other complaints about it, We are aware the Chips are not at best at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked to the Inn from Bradle B&B (1 mile) we had fresh caught Lemon Sole with fresh local seasonal veg, absolutely delicious. Charming staff

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a spur of the moment outing with friends we had an early evening carvery which was very good in quality and quantity. My wife is gluten intolerant and was given a wide choice of options. Blue vinny soup was superb and main course was...More

Thank Mikewelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the reviews we where expecting a nice meal, however it was very poor. The early signs should have been a warning, a dirty table, food stained grubby menus and disinterested staff did not bode well. Despite this we persisted, the food looked appealing to...More

3  Thank Mark H
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry you were disappointed with your Dining experience, As for your Table, this is cleaned and reset , normally before you are shown to your table, However When we are busy, it takes a few minutes some times to prepare your table, As...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had people visiting and wanted to take them somewhere near Corfe for Sunday lunch . We chooose the New Inn as we knew the food has always been exceptional. I must admit we had not been to the establishment in a few years as...More

Thank Syimo
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you from our team, for your Good and positive review, We are pleased you enjoyed our selection of local farmed meats for Roasts, and the choice from 10 fresh seasonal vegetables of the day, At bank Holidays when we are extremely busy, it is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Above average pricing for a average meal . Starter £9.95 for one squid three whitebait and two battered prawn . Lemonade flat Forgot one of our pudding had to keep asking for further drinks . All in all very disappointed experience.More

Thank Natasha P
newinnchurchknowle, Manager at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry to know you were disappointed with your meal , You omit that there was also calamari, breaded cod, , as well as squid , whitebait, battered prawns, , the price is relevant to the cost, The menu describes what you get, and...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have been coming here for several years and I think the atmosphere is very good and welcoming, and I always enjoy going here when I am on holiday by the sea in Dorset. I like the food menu and especially the seafood, fish and...More

Thank amber201705
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Love the menu Do you have wifi Thanks
16 August 2016|
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Response from newinnchurchknowle | Property representative |
yes we have WI FI in the Family room and in the Alfresco dining area, but NOT IN THE MAIN RESTAURANT AREAS/BARS
Carol Q
Hello New Inn, Is your pub dog friendly please? Carol
21 June 2016|
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Response from newinnchurchknowle | Property representative |
DUE TO OUR LOCATION in a Walking area, and next door to the Animal Sanctuary, We have days where there can be a dozen or more Dogs here at the same time, So yes we are dog Friendly in so much as you are welcome to bring... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Church Knowle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480357
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