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The Pulpit Inn

Portland Bill | Portland, DT5 2JT, England
+44 1305 821237
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (22 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Portland Bill | Portland, DT5 2JT, England
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1 - 10 of 483 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visit this pub as we were staying in nearby hotel. We both have a drink and decide to come back day after for dinner. We had lovely meal but was most happy with homemade puddings. Staff at the bar and restaurant helpful and...More

Thank KarlAnia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go here as I like to support less busy places when there is a top rated place on the doorstep. We called in only for a drink and a sandwich, it wasn't busy less than half full on a beautiful day. My hubby...More

Thank MissMinkle850
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually just avoid sub standard restaurant/pub reviews but when a place is as bad as this I feel it is my duty to share. Soft drinks from dispenser was undrinkable, menu was basic, service was surly at best, food was Luke warm & not...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an average pub with nothing special. Some plates had been left outside on a table for some time. The tables outside looked liked they'd not been wiped down for some time, the one we sat at was covered in stains. There was a...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lunch. We shared a pint of prawns and a Portland crab. Huge crab served with chips worth every penny.

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well we eat there last night. The Welcome from the staff was brilliant. The Land Lady was such a character. The Food was good and plentiful. The Portland Crab was the highlight for me, really very tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank shrek101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after a long drive we thought to go to the bill having lived on the island for ten year some 30 years ago, and have some lunch at the pub, even though very busy welcomed with a smile, good beers and wine , very good...More

Thank LordKPlymouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say we were expecting a normal everyday pub lunch in another pleasant country pub, but the meal in the Pulpit surpassed everything. The food was absolutely delicious that we would have happily had another plateful even though the first filled us up....More

Thank R8591MRstevec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much better stay than our previous one at the Maritime Hotel. Would highly recommend the accommodation, the room was excellent. Only stayed for 2 nights but had food both evenings and the meals were amazing. Very friendly staff, we felt very well looked after. The...More

1  Thank Paula P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal and received great service, with pleasant staff, good food and reasonably priced. Perfect.

Thank Steve B
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3 April 2017|
Response from Kayl238 | Property representative |
Hi yes it is and yes you can get your scooter on to the top patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portland Bill | Portland, DT5 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 821237
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