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The Weld Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
+44 1929 400211
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic lunch in a fantastic decor, in a bit of a war theme. The food was delicious, enjoyed the starters.

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Thank Laura K
Essex, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub with lit candles and fabulous decor! Great food, roasty log fire, subtle lighting, good service. All in all a lovely warm experience, can't wait to come back.

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Thank tellitlikeitis17
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice country pub. Good service, good food and one of the best salad dressings I've ever had in the UK.

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Thank Ruud S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place overpriced and over rated. Beer was good but was given the wrong order (BBQ brisket in a bunch instead of a burger) which was pretty disgusting. Since BBQ burger didn't feature on the menu we assumed it was their version of a burger - "deconstructed" perhaps! It wouldn't have been so bad but it tasted similar... More 

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Thank Chris B
London
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was lovely. The food was very good. The beer was good and the ambience lovely. It was busy for a Monday night and the staff were charming. Will be back.

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Thank geesv2015
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a trip into the Dorset countryside and stopped at the Weld for Sunday Lunch. Unfortunately, we found it rather expensive for the food on offer. The service was good but I do get annoyed when I am being asked if everything was OK about 5 times. My wife, who has experience as a chef and also worked in a... More 

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Thank David P
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best pub Sunday lunch we've ever eaten! Lovely country pub, friendly staff and excellent food. It has a great garden and welcomed our lovely children too.

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Thank Familyk4
Lincs
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent service. Food delicious with plenty of choices for us all. Fish dishes, interesting starters and yummy roast dinners all round!

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Thank CharliehorseLincs
Darwen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent place to eat just across from the castle,have eaten here on both occasions I have been on holiday in the area and have been impressed by both the staff and quality of food,recommend to anyone who visits Lulworth area.

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Thank andrew g
Wareham
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Whilst the weld Arms has somethings you could easily criticise (toilets being highest amongst those) there is something quite special about the place. It is a great old fashioned local country pub for a drink or meal. It is child and dog friendly and there is nothing nicer than watching the Rugby on a cold Saturday afternoon surrounded by wet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  East Lulworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 400211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?