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Nominate an NHS or Key worker to win a minibreak

Nominate an NHS/Frontline/Key worker you know so that when lockdown is lifted we will have the opportunity to look after them and provide some much needed rest and relaxation after everything that they have given to all of us and our communities.

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Last Orders… just for now

In accordance with the newly updated Government guidelines and in the interests of everyone’s safety we are having to close completely and so sadly we are unable to open for takeaways. We would like to thank everyone for their incredible support and we look forward to seeing you all again as soon as the situation…

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The Dorset Arms and the Covid-19 guidelines

Having done our very best to adapt to the ever changing landscape we all find ourselves in, we have shut our doors until further notice in line with the current government guidelines & in the interest of everyone’s safety.

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Win a minibreak at The Dorset Arms

On offer for two people is an overnight stay in The Old School Cottage, conveniently nestled at the end of the garden, dinner for two in our restaurant with a bottle of house wine and a Full English Breakfast the next morning to set you up for the day.

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Mother’s Day – Sunday 22nd March

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so to celebrate why not join us for lunch with your Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt – or whoever symbolises your lovely Mother to you.

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Party Bookings

If you are thinking of a venue for your party whatever the occasion, then why not consider our Garden Room that seats up to 25, or The Gun Room for up to 12.

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What our customers say

"We will definitely go back"

"The service was efficient and courteous and the food was great. Overall, a very pleasant experience and reasonably priced. We will definitely go back."

January 2020 - TripAdvisor

"Better and better"

"Since the Restaurant was taken back by the estate, it has gone from strength to strength.Good locally sourced food, good ambience & service.We shall return!"

Christopher S. - November 2018 - TripAdvisor

"Fabulous food in authentic surroundings"

"Really lovely inn. Very welcoming with real old worlde charm. Great service. Had wonderful perfectly cooked sole in delicious sauce. Wish it was my local!"

Anne E. - June 2019 - TripAdvisor

"One of the best..."

"Food is excellent, service is great. The flat ironed chicken is to die for. Great value, brilliant atmosphere."

Gordon D. - March 2019 - TripAdvisor

"Wonderful dining experience"

"Will highly recommend the dorset to all my family & friends and will be visiting there again! All the staff were a pleasure to be around."

Jean W. - May 2019 - TripAdvisor

"Great food and lovely pub"

"We went on a Sunday evening and enjoyed a great roast. Service was excellent. Pub was classy without even trying."

March 2019 - OpenTable

  • Certificate of

    2015-2017 Winner, TripAdvisor

  • Diners' Choice
    Award 2018


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