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The New Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequent this establishment a few times a year The service and food are fantastic and great atmosphere . Our resent visit was for the burns night . Being Scottish decided to book the burns night this year as I have not attended one in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Syimo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we went to a Burns night celebration at the New Inn and it was fantastic. The food was beautifully cooked and well presented. The service was exceptional. The piper was great and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The staff must have put an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank finchiewimborne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful, historic restaurant. We were given a warm welcome on arrival, shown to our table and found ourselves in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Our friends and us ordered food from the carvery, three of us had the Lamb and one had Pork we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B5557NYalant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us visited for lunch and were treated to a warm welcome. The food was excellent and plenty of it. Staff attentive and helpful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bkescape
Reviewed 1 January 2019

We are regular visitors to this wonderful Pub which has the best selection of fish dishes in the area. Today we chose the wonderful Carvery lunch - a perfect way to celebrate the New Year!! Excellent meats and great selection of vegetables - all cooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hamm_999
Reviewed 27 December 2018

The whole experience wasn't great and especially the desert was awful. The chocolate brownie was very dry, it wasn't warm and moist as it was stated on the menu. It probably was a few days old. Also, ice cream was not like the one stated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Relax807419
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

We Tank you for pointing out your dislikes on our Menu, The Ice cream we serve is far from Cheap and is very popular with exceptional likes comments, So we must put this down to you just not liking it, We have not had a...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018

We visited the New Inn, while in Dorset, on our way back from Tyneham. The four of us enjoyed our lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GrahamAndy
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

We had already enjoyed a good evening meal at the New Inn during our holiday in the area and decided to try Sunday lunch. There was a choice of menu items and a carvery. Locals were choosing the latter and we followed suit and were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Harrogateblades
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant set in a 16th century cottage. Great selection of seafood as expected for a fish restaurant and the batter on the battered cod was some of the best I've ever tasted. Lovely friendly service though. A slightly limited drinks menu and my friend's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Imogen C
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Many thanks for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your meal and service with us, I am not sure why you think we have a limited soft drinks menu, we have fresh apple juice , with 12 different single varieties, a great range of...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited the pub for the fist time after exploring Kimmerage, we just wanted a pint and a snack so we ordered a couple of sandwiches, ham and crab, the quality of both were excellent and also came with a small portion of chips and salad,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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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
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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