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“Nice place and good value” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Horns Inn

Horns Inn
Ranked #3 of 54 Restaurants in Ferndown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Poole, United Kingdom
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833 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
“Nice place and good value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

This Inn is on the main Christchurch Road and has a nice large car park. There is a good outside seating area with tables, chairs and parasols for fine weather use. Inside is spacious with tables and chairs as well as sofas, so plenty of choice of seating.

The decor is nice and modern and the whole place is clean and inviting. The staff are friendly and welcoming.

The drill is to find a table, choose your order and go to the bar and they allocate you a bottle with a number on it so that the servers know where to bring the food. Opening a tab is easy but you have to leave your credit card with them, they put it in a secure box and you keep the key.

Prices are reasonable with main courses from £7 upwards and there was a menu of summer specials. We chose the gammon steak with chips and egg, ham and leek pie with mash and risotto with butternut squash and blue cheese. Puddings were on offer, 2 for the price of 1 so we chose the chocolate cake, sticky toffee pudding and chocolate and orange cheesecake. All the portions were generous.

The total bill including 4 drinks was £46 which in my opinion was very good value.

The toilets are in the entrance foyer and were nice and clean.

Overall a very pleasant dining experience and I would be happy to return.

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“A good dining experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

Been there quite often over the last 2 years.
Good food, well presented, good prices and good service.
Staff are friendly and helpful and the whole place is clean and pleasant.
One of our favourite things is the absence of the rampaging, screaming children that infest most pub-restaurants, these days.- I believe there is an age restriction.
All in all, a good dining experience in a calm, pleasant environment.

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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012 via mobile

Great friendly staff, very helpful. Nice and bright and clean inside with a great outdoor area for those summer days. Lovely food every time we have visited the place not one complaint from me or friends. Would definitely recommend. Very good value and they have deals in the week too.

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