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The Halfway Inn

) #6 of 46 Restaurants in Wareham ££ - £££ , British,
Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU, England
+44 1929 480402
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU, England
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw the Hall & Woodhouse sign and decided to stop to get some food as H&W pubs are usually up to a certain standard so we had rather high expectations going in. The pub is nice, with two gardens, one covered and one next...More

Thank gingeninj
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are very sorry that your visit did not meet up to your expectations. All of the meals that you mention are normally very well received, especially the fantastic fish and chips. We are also very sorry that we were not able to accept your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mediocre pub food. Quite expensive and small portions. Staff very friendly and helpful though!dogs are welcome tooMore

Thank Jamie O
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are very surprised to hear both comments, small portions and mediocre quality. As other reviews will show, these are normally far from problems. We are sorry not to meet your expectations on this visit. We do hope you may come again to see us...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service was mediocre, food came out surprisingly quick which made us think it was re-heated. Luke warm and very bland. Fish and chips didn't taste of anything except the dripping greasy batter. Tagliatelle tasted like a microwave meal. We both had severe stomach ache after,...More

Thank lucysmith8867
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Clearly we have far from met your expectations. All our food is fresh . There is nothing in either meal that could have upset your stomach. We do not serve Microwave meals! We did give you a part refund of your food despite the fact...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

These days, I find it increasingly diifficuot to find a good pub which served good quality food in good surroundings. The Halfway Inn offers all this and more. The menu is varied and includes those staples you expect plus some noce veggie alternatives and great...More

Thank oscarposh
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We do try, even when very busy, to maintain high standards throughout! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice available whether you are a ravenous carnivore or a vegan. There is something for everyone. All made fresh to order with fresh vegetables. Dishes cooked with an innovative twist! Lovely ambience, cute little place. One little hint " If you visit the Ladies...More

Thank Bunnyzilla
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review! We try to offer everyone as much choice as possible. Good quality and a great experience is what we aim to provide so it is great to hear we have succeeded. It is very difficult to do much about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in to this very Dorset Pub and ad a very enjoyable lunch. Staff are friendly and helpful. Large outdoor sitting area and child friendly.

Thank Elgeyman
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write another great review, we look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch as a family at this pub. We were really glad we arrived at 11:40am for an early lunch because it soon became really busy! Apart from the lack of wi-fi, and the ladies toilets smelling rather damp and being somewhat reminiscent of...More

Thank mrstaz35
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased to see another great review, Thank you very much & we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out for the day with my partner and father in law and stopped off for lunch. We had our food within 10 minutes of ordering and it was all lovely. Great service and great food.

Thank audrina o
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. We really appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for an afternoon drink in the sunshine as it has a nice garden. Dog friendly both outside and in. As we enjoyed the first visit so much we thought we would visit again for dinner. Food was ok but nothing special and overpriced...More

1  Thank SteveHarper73
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. We are obviously disappointed that we did not deal with your issues successfully on the day. We take a great deal of pride in our homemade fresh food menu and obviously we did not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Swanage for the last few years as a family and came across this pub. We went for the first time last year and it was lovely. We returned again this year and it lived up to our expectations. This year we had...More

Thank Charley R
AnneHalfway, Owner at The Halfway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for all the positive comments. We appreciate access to the ladies loo and baby change facilities is not easy, but we are a 16th century listed building and our hands are tied as to what changes we can make to existing walls!

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SSAWYER13
28 May 2017|
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Response from RosieBalloqui | Reviewed this property |
It's not too bad the staff will help if needed
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Davina H
26 May 2017|
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Response from AliD1967 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Davina, sorry for the late reply but yes, they have vegetarian options on the menu & if there is something specific you'd prefer I'm sure that they will try to accommodate, although you may have to pre arrange with... More
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StephBevan91
11 March 2017|
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Response from AnneHalfway | Property representative |
Yes well behaved dogs on leads are welcome throughout our pub. We even have a jar of dog biscuits on the bar for our 4 legged customers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU, England (Formerly Halfway Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480402
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