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“8 stars if i could”
Review of The Wooden Spoon

The Wooden Spoon
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Downton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Wow what a find ...5 stars when we walked in on pub and greeting we received ....6 stars after starter trout ..what flavour and freshness ...7 when i saw our mains , mousaka lovely & my stuffed crepes made it 8 as were the best i have ever tasted in all the countries i've been ...thank you soooo much

Thank davidbonner
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Occasionally you find a real gem and this place is one of them. We stayed in Downton for a couple of nights and found reviews for The Wooden Spoon so had to try it and was not disappointed. I had the lasagne which was cooked to perfection, very tasty and you could tell it was slow cooked (like it should be)

The staff were very friendly and apologised for our 2 minute wait at the bar (you don't get any apologies in London for waiting and the bar!)

Definitely recommend this place

Thank Mountier
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Staying locally, we saw good reviews on trip advisor, so came here for lunch. It's a small 'blackboard' pub with a good choice of dishes, and just a bit different from the average.

Four adults and one child had lunch plus drinks, and the bill came to £80, very reasonable. It was mid-week and very quiet, and the barman seemed to be doing the cooking as well, but we didn't have to wait long.

The food was delicious, especially the chicken with mushrooms in a creamy sauce. One of our group chose it, and the rest of us were quite envious when it arrived! But all the food was excellent!

We would have liked to come back again but time didn't allow.

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Thank vikplayer
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

14 of us had a lovely meal here. The service was amazing , all our meals came so quickly & were served with a smile. Nothing was too much trouble-- in spite of our sometimes noisy & chaotic table!
We enjoyed the evening immensely, will return!

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Thank rosiebav38
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We stopped off here for lunch.
We both had steak and ale pie on mash with additional fresh vegetables and a couple of pints of Ringwood ale.
The pie was excellent, full of decent quality meat and well flavoured. Also, the pastry was real...not one of those fluffy puff pastry things just plonked on top! The veg selection was also good and not overcooked.
We will definitely call in again whenever we're passing at meal time!

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2  Thank JandJPoole
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