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The Martin family welcome you to Nelson's Cheese & Ale House. Traditional home cooked food served everyday. Enclosed beer garden. Dog friendly. Live Music every month.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 9 October 2020

We were back to our Favorite eating house. This is now our 6th visit.Nothing has changed Great staff Excellent Food and Lovely Ambience.A Real Gem 👌

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020 via mobile

Two days after new covid restrictions so staff struggling a little with new arrangements. Staff were friendly and working hard. Good solid pub food, we both had pies - steak and chicken and tarragon. Both good. Lots of thick chips and plenty of veg. Not...too long a wait for the food. Bit limited with beers but ok. Good value.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

We have had 2 lovely evenings here in the last couple of weeks. A friendly welcoming atmosphere with fantastic food and brilliant service. All COVID rules being adhered to and absolutely nothing to be apprehensive about. Next to try is their much talked about Sunday...roasts!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely meal this evening with my husband and three kids first time I have ventured out to a restaurant since Covid and they have our every measure in place. Thank you to all The staff for a lovely evening

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020

It was lovely to be back in the Nelson. They are handling everything extremely well! Checked in on arrival and the lady who runs the pub found us a lovely table outside as requested. They've worked hard the pub garden looks beautiful. Callum one of...the team was very dilligent when taking our orders and always had a smile on his face! We enjoyed chatting to him- very friendly! Brought our drinks quickly and took our payments in a covid friendly manner! Wishing the team and Callum the best for the future!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 6 August 2020

Amazing ambience, Fantastic food adhering to COVID safety rules ...Made our evening will definitely be back

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 17 July 2020

No food just yet but good coffee and hygiene rules.The garden is stunning! Taking details of customers and the staff were lovely.Will visit again. Sue Allenby

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

Very good visit nice steak nice food friendly staff very good food accept dogs well behaved once good to socialise and go for a pint

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2019

great pub ,great food ,very friendly ,only issue I have is that someone was vaping inside ,not sure if its allowed but dont feel it should be ,I really dont want to breathe in chemicals that other people are using , do it outside ,...wont stop me going again as the staff ,food and service is great.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 29 September 2019

As a local I booked a table on the Friday for the Saturday night for the famous steak meal,Turned up on time 18:00 Sat down on what we thought was our reserved table I got our drinks then to be told by the bar staff...that that table was reserved I replied yes for us she told me she had made a mistake on the booking and the whole area was booked out,as you can imagine I was not happy, told me she could find us another table in the bar which I refused because it was packed and no table's seemed empty. She didn't really apologise bearing in mind she took the booking and my phone number and I was the first on the page! Not sure if we would call it our local now which is a shame. Getting a drink in there sometimes is not easy as they only serve one end of the bar!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Phil W
3 August 2018|
Response from janiemartin2000 |
Hi Phil, we are currently in the process of creating our own website. In the meantime we have uploaded our menu onto our Facebook page - NelsonsBlandford/menu/ or pop into the pub :)
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  • Nelson's Cheese & Ale House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5