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Colonial Restaurant

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens | Bullers Way, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average27%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
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“sub tropical” (2 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens | Bullers Way, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My first roast of the holiday and I must say I was very disappointed. It's on the list of the worst I've had. It was a Pork roast. Very small indeed, I would say Childs portion. 2 slices of Pork, 2 potatoes 1 broccoli and...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our second visit to this restaurant and the food was just as good as last time (2 years ago) whilst visiting the gardens. We had eggs benedict, chicken mayo open sandwich and the chicken and chips my daughter had she described as the best ever....More

Thank J B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I had a good meal here of mac cheese and bacon but in having to clear my own table - staff seemed scarce - I dropped my cake! However this was quickly replaced by the attentive cashier at the till.. Meal took a while to...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch, having cancelled our visit to the garden due to the heavy rain. If the rating is for food only, I would give it 3 out of 5. But I count the service too. The vegetarian homity pie looked nice, and...More

Thank 2Monyet
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a great cafe constructed in the colonial style with several verandas with tables and chairs as well as a substantial courtyard area with more tables, chairs and umbrellas. The food is of a very good quality and the environment is perfect to relax...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Having walked from the Swannery to the Tropical gardens, we decided to have Sunday lunch at The Colonial restaurant. We decided to sit outside as it was such a beautiful day, and ate a delicious beef dinner. The beef was tasty and lots of it,...More

Thank Ossie D
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Food very tasteless and quantity not quality. Expensive for disappointing food. Staff very friendly though.

2  Thank tango44Winchester
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Dropped in for a cream tea last Sunday. I can honestly say it was probably the worst cream tea I have ever had. The cream was frozen and the scone was so stale it was impossible to spread the cream and jam without the scone...More

1  Thank farlands2017
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I had been told that this restaurant was good so decided to take my mother there, a decision I now regret. The location and surroundings are lovely but sadly but this was not matched by customer service or the food offered. My mother is in...More

1  Thank Chris09g
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Friendly staff, great cooking and excellent value. We went for Christmas lunch and had the graden also thrown in for free. Th meal was truly excellent and memorable. The wine was also very reasonably priced.

Thank Alan H
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Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens | Bullers Way, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
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