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Yalbury Cottage

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Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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dorset
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love this place, a real treat from start to finish. The setting is fantastic, the atmosphere superb and all topped off with great food. Our visit to eat was mid week yet they were still busy, testament to how good it is. Seated in the cosy lounge for drinks and delicious canapés then taken through to the restaurant area... More 

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Epsom, Surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yalbury Cottage is a beautiful hotel. We spent a very relaxing two night stay. The owners and staff are really attentive to your needs and nothing is too much trouble to make your stay such an enjoyable one. We booked dinner on both nights. The canopies with your pre dinner drinks in the cosy lounge is a lovely touch. The... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay at Yalbury cottage was magnificent!Our room was comfortable and homely and the staff warm and friendly.Dinner in the evening was superb!Complimentary canapes were served in the lounge at our leisure before being seated in the dining room with its low dark beams setting the ambience for the evening.Our meals were amazing,cooked using the freshest and best ingredients and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had full board and it was superb. the food is not 'nouvelle cuisine (pretty patterns on your plate but small quantity)', more 'haute cuisine' in that you get exactly what is described on the menu and the quantity is just right and you are well satisfied. Jamie is a great chef and the food is ' to die for'... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been before and knew we had to book several weeks in advance to ensure a table as we did not want to miss out on the prospect of another fabulous meal, attentive service and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Exactly what we expected. A perfect meal, beautifully cooked and presented, reasonable wine list and prices, relaxed ambience and it... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to celebrate my husband's birthday, this was recommended by a local friend. Being mid-August we had to book quite a few days ahead. We were not disappointed, A delightful large thatched cottage, lots of character, excellent service and superb food.

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Gosport, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room in the Yarlbury Cottage for a celebratory family meal. The table with 8 settings was in a wonderfully characterful room which was focussed on just us. Efficiently, but with no pressure, we were seated, had drinks and had enjoyed canapés and a refreshing appetizer. Our group, between us, selected all of the options from the three... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked dinner for 4 on Saturday 8th August. Sunny summer evening so sat in the lovely garden for pre-dinner drinks.The staff were friendly, the food superb & the wine list suited all budgets.Will certainly visit again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This really is superb.. Delightfully sited in the Dorset countryside this beautiful restaurant with rooms is a real treat. Service is intimate and friendly but never overbearing and as for the food well... The food is quite simply superb a rotating seasonal menu and local ingredients make for a memorable meal. Highly recommended.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Three days of bliss in this peaceful part of Dorset. Four of us stayed on a dinner, bed and breakfast deal and had a wonderful time. Every member of staff was helpful and cheerful and the food was wonderful. The chef/owner and his wife are so full of enthusiasm and could not have been more friendly. Can't fault the accommodation,... More 

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