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The Old Ox Inn

| At the foot of Hambledon Hill, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SF, England
+44 1258 860055
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lasagna” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
“ox” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| At the foot of Hambledon Hill, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub in Shillingstone that can be accessed from the Trailway between Sturminster Newton & Blandford. Reasonably priced lunch and dinner menu. Welcoming landlord & landlady who make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had lunch at The Old Ox today after visiting the old station at Shillingstone . it was only a Sandwich and a Side Salad but was really nice, The Landlord was very friendly as were the rest of the Staff.

Thank Judith V
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My son and I visited for lunch at this pub. The staff were welcoming and the menu was varied and well-priced. We chose the lasagne and a prawn baguette, both of which were lovely! And the chips were to die for - proper home-cooked chips,...More

Thank blaukop
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Visited with a group of 7 muddy, hungry mountain bikers. We arrived 10 minutes before lunch orders finished, but the landlord and landlady couldn't have been more welcoming. Between us we sampled several items off the menu - all were excellent. Genial hosts, who were...More

Thank southcote95
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner, we had good home cooked food, and there was plenty of it. The staff were friendly and there was a generally nice atmosphere

Thank John A
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Your Hosts Boycey and Trina are very welcoming. Over the weeks we have frequented the pub we have been embraced wonderfully. Not only do they encourage dogs, with biscuits every time we go but they also have a mobile fish and chip van on Tuesday...More

Thank Koodootoo
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I booked a table for Saturday night. The car park was easily accessed and entrance to the Inn was close by. We had a warm greeting given, shown to our table, drinks offered while we considered a wide range of food to...More

1  Thank applebee2016
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We dined here as a couple on a Friday evening. We chose the Old Ox because it was within easy walking distance of where we were staying. Several lukewarm reviews had led us to expect decent beer and average pub grub in dated surroundings (which...More

Thank 916Andrew
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Recently decorated. Nice bright pub. Separate restaurant and bar. Skittle alley. Good selections of beer, wine and spirits. Fish and chip van visits at 4.00pm each Thursday.

Thank DavidW6905
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Took my mother plus children aged 3 and 9. The 9 year old is physically disabled. No access problems. Friendly and quick service. Very generous helpings of meat. Puddings very delicious. Roast pork excellent. No problems with three year old wriggling in seat. Great place...More

Thank emilygS8331DM
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2 March 2015|
Response from Koodootoo | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved controlled dogs are very welcome here😉
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | At the foot of Hambledon Hill, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum  >  Shillingstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 860055
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