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Crown Road | Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
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417 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely historic pub with lots of interesting old features on the inside. Good food and friendly service, definitely one to try if you are in the area.

1 Thank kendrafortune
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well I thought the shepherds pie was amazing. The Carvery was just as amazazing. I had the Beef which was perfect, lamb, pork and turkey. I had the small plate I still could not eat it all!!!! and the amount of fresh vegetables cooked to perfection. Glazed sweet Carrots, green beens in a white sauce, bright green broccoli, the best... More 

1 Thank Victoria E
Mollymook, Australia
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great Pub Food at a reasonable cost,all set in a nice location. It is well supported by the locals which is normally a good sign

3 Thank ken h
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch after a tiresome dog walk, ordered a few drinks each and a main meal each. The food was absolutely outstanding really big portions of well made well presented food, well dressed salad, really really good quality. The only thing I would say is it's more of a special occasion thing than a lunchtime outing... More 

1 Thank Eloise H
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Dire customer service, disinterested unwelcoming staff. A pint ordered appeared forgotten but paid for, so we enquired with another server as ours had walked away and now serving elsewhere, only then upon enquiringly we we told one pump was a little lively so it was being poured elsewhere. How about keeping the customer informed? There was just the two of... More 

2 Thank FlowerGirls08
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I had the liver and bacon with mash. The liver was dry and over cooked and the mash was lumpy. My partner had teh gammon which was also very dry. This was the 2nd visit after not being impressed the first time but the pub was busy then and we put it down to that

1 Thank malcwood
Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A lovely old pub with a great atmosphere. We were visiting the area and booked a table on a Friday evening for 9 people. The portions were large, much bigger than our local pubs. I ordered Seabass and it arrived with 2 pieces on a large bed of crushed potatoes. Others ordered steaks, pies & burgers and were not disappointed.... More 

1 Thank Denize123
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The evening menu food was well cooked and the portions more than generous. The cooked breakfast was equally good with a wide choice of dishes including smoked salmon. The cereals were accompanied by a large fruit bowl as well as fresh strawberries and blueberries.

2 Thank edsjab
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I decided to go back to the Crown as I had not had a great experience on a Sunday lunch time a few months ago. Anyway, we went in the evening on the recommendation of the management and we were pleased with the Carvery. The meat choice was good and all were well cooked. The veg selection was amazing, many... More 

1 Thank Nuggett2811
Chatham, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Went in here for lunch. Variety on the menu and specials was extensive. Service was quick and the food quality and quantity was well above standard.

1 Thank mbeale2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Road | Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: 441258820224

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