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The Museum Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Farnham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We have been to The Museum quite a few times for drinks but last week we had Sunday lunch, the food was absolutely lovely and not over priced as some very close by...
H & G (landlords)were lovely and very friendly as were all the locals we met.

We will certainly be going back for drinks and food, we will be accompanied by a lively puppy next time which were reliably informed would be very welcome.
Cant wait.

R x

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Rhyan B
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed in the General's room which is a nice big room for 3 of us (2 adults and a 2 year old). Breakfast is nice but only comment is that there is a price list on it (which was irrelevant to us as we had breakfast included) but you could get a full English for the same price as 3 tiny croissants, kinda made me feel sorry for anyone that doesn't want to eat so much as they have to pay anyway! Also the food is nice, not amazing but nice but for the price you are paying it needs to be much better considering the portions aren't huge. Also on weekends it gets busy and sometimes service slips as they can't seem to handle it. All in all though it was great and i would definitely go back and stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank joshj6618
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

This is my second stay with my boyfriend.
When we came here first we loved it. We wanted to come back. And we did.
Rooms are gorgeous. Very homely. The breakfast is very tasty.
I would recommend this pub/ hotel.
We definitely want to come back.
Located in a very peaceful area.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank FlyGirl_World
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

We had our wedding reception at The Museum. The staff could not do enough for us and our guests. We had 34 for a wedding breakfast at 4pm and we gave our guests a menu choice and Helena and all her staff managed to deliver a fantastic 3 course meal to all our guests. The food was fantastic and with guests from France and London wowed by the food we were delighted. We stayed in the large and lovely General Suite with a 4 poster bed and balcony. We are fans of the venue and pleased to have introduced another 34 new fans. Thank you to all the staff.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank MNoyce
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

Sweet pub with lovely warm decor. Having been to both the museum and the King John Inn, the King John Inn did serve much better and more accomplished gastro pub food. However, the service and the food was good here and better value in some ways. The crab risotto with scallops was excellent as was my pork terrine. The mains were also good, but the steak we ordered was cooked a little too rare (nearly blue) to be medium rare, but it was good all the same. The lamb with polenta was really nice. Service was friendly and efficient and the wine / beers good. Overall lovely little pub for a good plate of food and we had a lovely relaxed evening.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Francesca W
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Farnham is a delightful small village in the heart of Dorset with thatched cottages, delightful small church and this wonderful Inn serving excellent food and a wide range of wines. Real Ale also available. We enjoyed a lunch with friends in the bar area where the food was beautifully presented and some delicious combinatins including Welsh Rarebit with Snails.

We stayed in one of the Stable Rooms which was of a good size but does overlook the car park (or in our case a marquee as we were attending a wedding!). The beds were comfortable and a delightful range of teas/coffee provided.

Breakfast was an enjoyable affair with lots of local food on the menu including eggs, sausages, and bacon. Smoked Haddock and Salmon also available.

Makes a lovely venue for a weekend away if you wish to walk, or visit nearby Salisbury or Bournemouth.

Room Tip: Stable rooms are all on the ground floor making access for those with mobility issues much easier...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Diane_Robin
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

The food is great and you can have either just a drink and some nibbles or a full meal, at any time of day almost ! There are lots of comfortable chairs, settles and rooms to choose from and there are papers on hand to read. It has a good menu choice with tasty locally sourced food and the service is good.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank skatkatemouse
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Additional Information about The Museum Inn

Address: High Street, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Farnham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Farnham
Price Range: £83 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Museum Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Museum Inn is a superb 17th Century country inn situated in the delightful village of Farnham, Dorset, on the glorious Cranborne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a renowned countryside pursuit's destination. The pub has eight beautifully appointed double en-suite rooms, four in the pub itself and a further four in the old Stables. If you want to add an extra luxurious touch to your stay, choose our General's room which comes complete with floor-to-ceiling French windows, darkwood antique furnishings and a stunning four poster bed. Each of our bedrooms come with luxury Feather and Black bedding, flat screen digital television, direct dial telephone, Wi-Fi internet access, and tea & coffee making facilities with homemade biscuits. Our 2 Rosettes restaurant serves seasonal British food and you can expect that every plate on the Museum Inn menu is as fresh as it can be and is expertly crafted with a passion for the local countryside. With low ceilings, flag stone floors and a roaring log fire, the Museum bar has a cosy, traditional feel with a relaxing ambience that ensures a steady stream of local clientele. It offers a wide selection of imported drafts and local beers as well as an extensive wine list. Salisbury and its cathedral are only a 30 minute drive away whilst the beautiful hillside town of Shaftesbury is only 20 minutes. The Museum Inn also sits 2 miles away of the historic Rushmore Park, an area of lawn and open woodland home to the Rushmore Golf Club. ... more   less 
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