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The Street | Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, Milton Abbas, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 Milton Abbas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights in this lovely little village pub. Chocolate box villages with all the thatched cottages up the main street. The pub was small but had great food. Very high quality local produce. We stayed on the Chambers room which I think was the smaller room in the place. Adequate but a larger one would have been... More

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Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off here for a pub lip inch, what a find idyllic location. The food was really good and the pub decor was lovely. Can't wait to return and book a room at this great retreat. The village is gorgeous so quaint, a street full of beautiful thatched cottages. There was a wedding taking place while we were there,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I booked a four day break to the hambro arms last year. I was a little apprehensive as I had seen some bad comments and wasn't sure what to expect. But we couldn't have had a better time! The staff are so lovely, Mark the manager goes above and beyond for his guests, the room was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This was a fantastic stay. The food was great quality, a reasonable price and really well portioned. I stayed in the Capability room which was full of character, extremely comfortable, had a TV with free view and tea facilities. I slept brilliantly. The building is beautiful. The setting is picturesque and the staff are superb. They could not have been... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for 4 days and I can honestly say we didn't want to leave. The location is stunning a proper chocolate box village, all thatched cottages and neat little gardens. The pub is a lovely old building, the floors creek, the doors don't fit properly but it a couple of hundred years old and adds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

We were send by our B&B to this place. The food is as excellent as the service. Even though a pub the food is well above the usual standard. The menu is a mixture of English tradition and Mediterranean influences. A nice wine list completes the picture. We were so impressed that we came back the next night. Well worth... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited here after renting accommodation in the village of Milton Abbas. Our host warned us it was a bit pricey, but we didn't worry too much as we were on holiday. I wish we'd listened - this turned out to be a pub with ideas above its station I think. My partner had fish and chips which, although she... More

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Somerset, UK
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were visiting the village on a day out, and decided to have a pub lunch. Sufficient parking. The staff were very polite and the food very good, served promptly. We sat outside as it was a pleasant day, and enjoyed the view of the village. We had our dog with us, dogs are not a problem at all, and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had the Kings room which was a really characterful room with a window seat which would have been nicer if the view hadnt been a couple of wheelbarrows and a building project. Everything you need including a decent sized bathroom.with a tub and shower and well furnished. We had a great nights sleep even though our room was above... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We have visited the Pub on our way to and from the West Country on a number of occasions, so this time we decided to stay 3 nights. What service - all the staff were attentive, helpful and so friendly. The rooms were very cosy, comfortable and very clean. The bar and restaurant food was was first-rate, and the cost... More

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Address: The Street | Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum, Milton Abbas, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Milton Abbas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hambro Arms Milton Abbas, United Kingdom

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The Hambro Arms is located in the picturesque and historic village of Milton Abbas, in the heart of beautiful Dorset. Milton Abbas, which features on many picture postcards of Dorset, is a 'chocolate box' village, with identical thatched cottages and a unique history. It is believed to be the first 'planned village' in England. The bar and restaurant with rooms, offers exceptional food and newly-refurbished bedrooms offering all of the charm of the historic building with modern conveniences. ... more   less 
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