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The Old Thatch

££ - £££, British,
285 Wimborne Road West, Wimborne BH21 7NW, England
+44 1202 877192
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (12 reviews)
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
“cottage pie” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
285 Wimborne Road West, Wimborne BH21 7NW, England
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1 - 10 of 677 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I had a table booked for 4 on 8/9/18, when we arrived the pub was closed and it looked like a for sale board outside. I think they have done a moonlight.

5  Thank brendajeandodds
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Warning: the pub will be closed from 26th August to 4th September 2018 for a kitchen upgrade. The pub is full of character and popular with locals. The menu is basic pub grub but well cooked with ample, but nor silly, portions. You can choose...More

Thank DRW44
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Stopped off for a evening meal & thought it seemed / felt different in the pub.The menu had meals blacked out which is not a good & no special board. Only 2 beers on tap!!!! Must be new kitchen staff as meals not as good...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The good bits. Very picturesque pub. Friendly (and apologetic) staff. Great location. Good GF selection. The bad bits. Service was incredibly slow. We constantly went back to the bar to try and get the drink service speeded up. Most of the beers and larger on...More

Thank wendyem186266
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I live locally to the Old Thatch but until about 3 months ago had never visited. I started to meet a friend here after work every so often for a drink and then decided to try the food. So glad I did as have now...More

1  Thank Jennie W
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Made very welcome and food was very good (home made cottage pie). Excellent local beer. Even bickies for our dog!

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It was Friday night and they were fairly busy. I ordered battered haddock and it came lightly batteres which was a pleasant change from what i expected. My husband had the staek and ale pie. We both enjoyed the meal and atmosphere.

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Food was brilliant, this was our third visit and from the time we walked in the main entrance the staff made us feel right at home. It was my granddaughter's birthday and they went out of their way to make her feel special by finding...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Arrived this evening expecting a lovely family meal at what will shortly be our local pub. The empty car park and pick of seating in the restaurant area should have given us a clue as to what lay head. We ordered our main meals and...More

5  Thank Redonion
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I have just brought my horse over near to this pub to live so this was going to be a new tipple place for me and my partner but when went in for the first time today and was approached by a miserable man to...More

4  Thank Samantha s
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Tony S
17 August 2018|
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Response from Terence A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tony, l took a look at recent comment, l see what you mean, my wife and l usually go back a 2nd time or even more to give a fuller report, but we got to start somewhere. Can't actually answer you question, on first... More
Rosemary P
8 July 2017|
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Response from CarolB5032 | Property representative |
Hello there we do have a garden but no child play area
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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, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 Wimborne Road West, Wimborne BH21 7NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 877192
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