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“Great evening meal”
Review of Hambro Arms

Hambro Arms
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great evening meal”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We had a lovely meal where all 3 courses were beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. Although a native of North Dorset it was nearly a year since visting from the Lake District and it was a great way to start our weekend. Thanks to Mark and his team for a very friendly welcome and attentive service.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Horrific…….”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This will be simple to write, my worst dinning experience in memory, I saw no reason to even complain at the time as I felt it futile. Lovely surroundings and interior, but the staff and food need to be completely re-thinked. Caution!

  • Visited September 2013
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3 Thank 991Dorset
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing evening at the hambro arms for the gourmet evening”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

we have eaten at the hambro arms plenty off times and the food and service has always been excellent anyway we started off the night with a glass of prosecco and had a glass off wine to go with all off our 6 courses for an extra £15 !!! to start we had the chowder which was lovely followed by the pigeon and fois gras that had to be one off my favs was soo tasty and cooked to perfection then we had the crab tempura witch i wasn't sure about but never had it before but was lovely followed by the pork belly 3 ways witch was outstanding and then u just thought u had enough then u had a 3 ways off dorset apple witch was apple and calvados brule, apple mousse, apple and blackberry tart, apple sorbet and butterscotch sauce and the followed by pettie fours to die for and coffee to finish off the night. all in all we had an outstanding evening u couldn't get much better anywhere else the staff were fantastic and the kitchen team were truly amazing to specially to the head chef who was sam that we met after the evening when he came down to the bar well done sam for leading the team to that level we will be back very soon for the next one may thanx

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank terry1984789
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dorset
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“What a Fantastic Evening Six Courses of Excellent Food with Wines to Match”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We have stayed in the Hambro Arms before and enjoyed the experience but decided to return for a Gourmet Evening. What an experience... The evening started with a glass of Prosecco and had a glass of wine to accompany each course. The Clam chowder was good, the pigeon breast with fois gras one of the best staters we have ever had. This was followed by soft shell crab tempura which was excellent. If that wasn't enough this was followed by Gloucestershire old spots pig three ways and a trio of dorest apple desserts. A fantastic night for a bargain £36 (including the glass of prosecco). With five glasses of wine for only £15. The food was as good as you would get in any rosette restaurant. Well done to all the staff. Can't wait for the next one...

  • Visited October 2013
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“Each course made you excited for the next, truly amazing meal.”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Having attended the recent gourmet evening which offered six courses for £36.95 to include prosecco on arrival and tea/ coffee with petit fours, I can only describe the event as fantastic, the food in itself was amazing with each course leaving you looking forward to the next, the staff were professional, friendly and attentive through out I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, we were slightly late starting ie 15 mins as people were slow to sit, me included, we were given the option to have the wine flight which we took at a cost of £14.95 per head this gave you a glass of different wine with each course, I must say each wine complimented the dish perfectly, overall excellent value will most certainly be booking for the next.

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank jordjosh
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