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The Bull Tavern

The Bridge, Sturminster Newton DT10 2BS, England
+44 1258 472435
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“wild boar” (2 reviews)
“apple crumble” (2 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Bridge, Sturminster Newton DT10 2BS, England
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Just as a Pub used to be and just as a Pub should be! Warm and genuine welcome. Not only from the Landlady, but from other customers as well. Just goes to show the excellent atmosphere created and maintained by the Landlady. The menu had...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Week day meal out at The Bull, my partner had scampi and chips and I had Chicken with barbecue sauce, one of us had chips and salad, the other a jacket potato and salad. The food was served in super quick time, the portions were...More

1  Thank Di J
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We had booked ahead to have a meal before we attended a Searchers’ Concert at the nearby Exchange. There was a brief window to fit a meal in before the show and the Owners couldn’t have been more accommodating. Our reserved table was next to...More

Thank Nichelsby
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The choice of Sunday roasts was limited to beef or nut, and I think they rotate the choice each week. There were generous portions, and although the meat was overdone for my taste it was all generally well cooked. The pudding was a huge portion...More

Thank joest
Reviewed 1 January 2018

There isn't a fault! The food is brilliant, wider range of drinks and the owner is friendly and welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble and you always feel welcome! Spend many a Friday nights here for good company and great service.

1  Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Popped in with our friends after the Christmas tree lights were switched on in the town, what a welcome from the land lady could not do enough, great local and felt right at home, As important was the quality of the pint and that did...More

1  Thank durno1
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Very quaint lovely little pub. We had a couple of drinks, played boardgames and enjoyed good quality pub food. They had an open fire going so was lovely and warm and staff were very friendly.

1  Thank Hanzswf
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Rude staff, was supporting a service user out who was desperate for the toilet, told off for coming In without a chance for buying anything and told that there were toilets in the town! If it wasn’t for the rudeness of the staff we probably...More

2  Thank Destination741308
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Had the wild boar and leek faggots mash and onion gravy. Fabulous! Bar lady lovely, nothing was too much trouble. Very relaxing lunch with my mum whilst on the road.

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Loved my dinner, food was piping hot and delicious!!!! Great local beer with a nice relaxed atmosphere, couldn't ask for more :)

Thank Daryn H
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Marie B
22 September 2017|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
There is always at least one veggie option main and starter. The veggie lasagne and the veggie pasta arrabiata are both lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Sturminster Newton DT10 2BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 472435
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