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The Greyhound Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester DT2 9PD, England
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The Greyhound Inn
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Dorchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Winchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cycled through this lovely village and stopped here for lunch. Great omelette and friendly staff, with a sunny picnic table to top it all off. I had the misfortune to leave my money and ID card here but they called me and sent it back within 48 hours. Great stuff.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third night stay we arrived here. Pub opens at Six so had a bit of wait. shown to room opposite. very clean room & bathroom, with tea a coffee & TV. Had Home Made fish and chips for evening meal as fish is a speciality here, which was very nice. Good selection at breakfast. Staff friendly

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A nice inn in a small village in Dorset.. Would def recommend staying here to anyone looking for a place to stay in and around Weymouth. Cute little villages also nearby, with some very picturesque country lanes to drive down as you navigate your way around the area. The Inn itself was well appointed and the managers very friendly and... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Went several times a few years ago and stopped because of declining standards. Tried again for Sunday lunch. Bills itself as the 'best pub food in Dorset'. It isn't. Starters OK, not more. Roast beef tough over cooked and flavourless, yorkshire pudding huge dark brown edifice of cardboard, Cold. Obviously made a long while earler. Potatoes rock hard, appeared to... More

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100 reviews 100 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

A pub with rooms in an adjacent building. The room was well appointed and being in an old building had odd corners and ceilings. We had a skylight looking onto other roofs - disappointing view The lobby has wellies and umbrellas for guests to use Breakfast is in the dining room of the pub - it was good with very... More

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West Sussex
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had a great lunch here - fish and chips twice followed by an Eton Mess for two to share. Food beautifully presented and tasted good too. Service with a smile and biscuits for our puppy. We have been several times when on holiday and this has always been a reliably good place to come.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Came upon the Greyhound by chance, sadly it was closed that evening but decided to go back with friends the following day. Wonderful food, well worth the trip back. Would go again. The slow roast belly pork was wonderful!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

had very chewy steak which was served with a overpowering orange butter which ruined the taste of the whole meal did not ask for the butter cheescake would have been ok but had lumps of undisolved gelatine did not stay only had food

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Six of us booked for dinner on Good Friday evening. Our table was in a very crowded main bar area where a quiz night was being held (no mention of this when we booked) and not in the restaurant which remained empty all night for some strange reason. We had a vase of Daffodils on the table which would have... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

On a recent Dorset cottage holiday we lived 6 minutes from the Greyhound It's a beautiful village with a great local. Friendly owners and staff. Good beer. Interesting wine list. We had 2 dinners. 1 Sunday lunch and 1 sandwich lunch. Varied from very good to truly excellent. Solid portions Varied menu. Was a highlight of the holiday.

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Address: Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester DT2 9PD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Greyhound Inn 4*
Also Known As:
The Greyhound Hotel Dorchester
The Greyhound Inn Dorchester, Dorset

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Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 this is Dorset's Dining Pub of the Year twice in the past three years. Handsome 18th century coaching inn in one of England's prettiest villages, full of thatched cottages with a trout stream running through. Mentioned in Thomas Hardy's novels and the setting for Hollywood films of his work.Six newly refurbished bedrooms, dvds, ipod docks, proper pillows and duvets, wellies for bad weather and an award winning restaurant just across the car park from our stable block rooms.Families positively welcomed and we'll make you something to eat no matter what time you arrive. ... more   less 
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