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“Good food, no staff!”
Review of The Tickled Pig

The Tickled Pig
Ranked #1 of 102 Restaurants in Wimborne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Set in picturesque Wimborne Minster, The Tickled Pig serves an eclectic array of traditional British and modern European cuisine. Proudly growing many of their own ingredients, The Tickled Pig also uses produce sourced from the finest local suppliers. The daily changing menu of fresh seasonal produce allows the passionate chefs to create a tantalising menu including delicious seafood and meat dishes.
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
314 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Good food, no staff!”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Fundamentally this seems a good place. We visited during the searing heat of late July and found it busy despite being a Tuesday evening. All of the staff who served us were friendly but one had the distinct impression that someone (or indeed several staff) must have called in sick because table after table complained about not having ordered etc. The few staff there seemed run ragged!

The food was good, menu really interesting, atmosphere and décor great so if we are in Wimbourne again we will give it another go.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Adrian B
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good ”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice place. The service is friendly and the food is good.

A few negative points:

1. The brill my wife had was not that warm and had no flavour.

2. The service at the start was very slow.

3. There is no parking so had to drive around for awhile to find parking on the street.

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Thank mryanto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic ”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

What a great resteruant, superb seasonal food, great knowledgable friendly staff.
This is how it should be done - fresh from the garden !
Scallops and dandelion where brill.
Will be back soon snd highly recommend .

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2 Thank John U
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Didn't actually get to eat !”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Booked a table several weeks in advance for a birthday meal. Go a phone call a week before the day to say they had a group booking and that they were cancelling our booking.
No offer of rebooking and a free bottle of wine of a discount when we came back - shocking!

  • Visited July 2014
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9 Thank HungryDiner73
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent food and all round experience”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Went for dinner with another local couple the last night and were extremely impressed at all aspects of The Tickled Pig. The menu had recently changed and yet the staff all knew what we should expect and were at pains to ensure we were given a good description of each course. The quality of the ingredients was excellent and the preparation and presentation of the food couldn't be faulted. Add to all this the extremely pleasant waiting staff and this a certain recipe for success! This was the first visit for us all but we have already agreed that it won't be our last. Keep up the good work.

  • Visited July 2014
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4 Thank Jonathan C
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