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“Friendly locals pub”

Ye Olde Two Brewers
Ranked #6 of 40 Restaurants in Shaftesbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Beautiful traditional family run pub at the foot of the famous Gold Hill serving freshly prepared classic pub food and cask ales
Bingley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Friendly locals pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

we arrived late(ish) and hungry in Shaftesbury and stumbled across the Two Brewers while walking around the town. We plumped for the fish and chips. Very tasty, big portions - loads of lovely, crisp chips with complimentary homemade bread and olives while we were waiting for our main meal. Local real ale and cider. Very friendly! Walked back up Gold Hill to the Retreat.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank John D
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English first
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Traditional pub in a pretty village”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Excellent Sunday Carvery lunch. Good atmosphere and great service. Children can play in the garden and there is plenty to keep them occupied.

Visited July 2013
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3 Thank Dorsetduckling
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Wonderful staff & food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

We were staying at a cottage 5 minutes away so we strolled along to this pub on three occasions, one lunchtime and two evenings. Each time the food was excellent and the staff very welcoming and friendly. Special thanks and praise must go to the two lovely young ladies behind the bar on Wednesday and Friday evening last week (31/7 & 2/8) as even though they were rushed off their feet they were so friendly and helpful.
Thank you for making us so welcome.

Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Treacle_71
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

Great pub, food was fantastic one if the best meals I have had, great value for money and staff were very friendly. I would certainly recommend the pub and food if you haven't already experienced it for yourself.

  • Visited June 2013
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3 Thank Hobbit1974
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“A proper pub with good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

Recently taken under new management - according to our B&B host - an what a good job they're doing. A friendly atmosphere - the place looks and feels like a pub people use. It's the one pub in Shaftesbury that I found a decent single malt - my partner drinks ale and said the Buttcombe Gold was very good. The food was very much at the top end of of pub food and excellently cooked and presented, and we got complimentary bread and olives, which was a lovely touch - and very tasty. Would recommend this to anyone, and if you're looking for a holiday 'local' for few days this will fit the bill (as will the food).

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Marie P
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