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The Sandford

Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
+44 1929 550800
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hog roasts” (4 reviews)
“parsnips” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely food and selection. Great outdoor area for children especially the chickens and Guinea pigs, good value for money, Defo recommend and will visit again

Thank carlz1234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Sandford looks good on the internet and from the outside but it's a bit disappointing inside. Dog friendly only in the bar or conservatory (which was cold and damp). We ate in the bar, the tables were no better than stools, far to low...More

Thank HolibobsJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another lovely lunch at our local that just seems to only be getting better. Comfy new lounge furniture have really brightened the place up again. Enjoyed a yummy bite to eat on the deck in the sunshine, with a nice cold pint. Bank Holiday perfection!...More

Thank hubulu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to The Sandford for a meal. The food was 1st class and the service matched the food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Daren F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi all took my family for a dinner time drink and was pleasantly suprised how clean the place was compared to 12 months ago ,service was good food looked great and was good value for money .5 pounds for a baggette or jacket potato looked...More

2  Thank Royster G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We visited for lunch as a family of 5 including 2 vegetarians. Service and food was good and very reasonably priced.

Thank Amanda4471
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Wow absolutely fantastic.... Booked in advance for party of 10... Food was outstanding service was second to none waitress was fantastic and very helpful... Reserved a table again for Thursday can't wait....

Thank Pete J
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We came across this restaurant on our way back to wareham and as our children were hungry we thought we'd call in and see what the menu was like. The staff were friendly and seated us quickly. There is a good selection on the menu...More

Thank ktr1215
lotstodo1, Owner at The Sandford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind words. I will pass this on at the next staff meeting.

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went in a group of 7 plus 2 toddlers. This was Sunday so the focus of the Pub was on the hog roast. However there was a menu available for other options. This seemed to be where the problem arose. We waited for a...More

3  Thank patriciac780
lotstodo1, Owner at The Sandford, responded to this review

Having asked to have this fraudulent review removed and denied I am now left to simply respond !!!! In January we do not have our Hog Roast Carvery Out as there is not enough business to warrant this. We have NEVER EVER EVER, had trout...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had a meal for four not hot enough sent one back also came at different times For a small menu several items not available . Quality fair Service fair

1  Thank RosieBalloqui
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Janet w
Is this pub dog friendly
10 April 2017|
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Response from lotstodo1 | Property representative |
Hi, We do allow dogs in the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham  >  Sandford
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 550800
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The NEW Sandford and NEW Owners have bought this local pub into the 21st century !! Still with its public bar serving Real Local Ales and a great range of lagers and wines it now boasts one of the best dining experiences in Dorset. Offering a wide range of delicious Home Made dishes to tantalize your taste buds any time of the day.
We are proud to have revamped the Animal Sanctuary and Childrens Play Area aswell as working on land ready for our New Party Venue for 2015.
Visit or Revisit us to see the changes !!