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The Ilchester Arms Hotel

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Market Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4 , England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights here in August 2015 and intend to return next year. Food was amazing, as was the selection of cider and gin. I will be forever grateful to the Illchester Arms for introducing me to Conker gin. Yum. Yes the food is a little pricey, but it is excellent quality. Chefs clearly know what they are doing.... More 

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winsham somerset uk
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very disappointed to find the family room I had booked weeks ago had been double booked. Although they said they had no record of me, It became obvious to me as the conversation with the person I had booked it with (I won't mention his name he knows who he is) that this is what had happened. I said to... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Exellent choice of ciders presented in wine glass for half pints. Staff seem to presume what customer thought they wanted. Attempting to be a country pub with an up market pretensions and over steps the mark ok in London but country local bit over the top.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly bar staff and fantastic food, was bitterly disappointed when half way through our meal we were asked to move as a local had arrived and wanted our seats. They kicked up so much fuss we obliged, after the main course we were not offered dessert and then they had the cheek to had our room bill, which was paid... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked at the last minute, and arrived late in the evening, unfortunately we therefore didn't have a chance to eat there (we had had lunch there earlier in the year and been most impressed). The friendly owner/manager(?) showed us to our room, and our first impression of the stairs was that they looked rather tired, and we were quite... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent. Definitely worth a visit. We arrived after a long journey and the kitchen was closed. They were extremely welcoming and friendly and made us a lovely sandwich. Booked to come back for Sunday lunch. Thankyou.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here with extended family. Found the menu to be rather unsuitable for what we fancied, and blimming expensive. We settled for cheese plough mans (£10 each) kids meal (£6) and they offered to knock me up a pasta dish with chicken (had I known it was gonna cost £12 I wouldn't have bothered!) the mains took a... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the ideal out of the way hotel for people who enjoy walking and idyllic Dorset countryside. The food is superb whether its just your breakfast or full evening meal there is are plenty of choices all cooked superbly and mostly organic and all bread and scones made on site. The rooms although a little quirky and dated are... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, I know of this establishment & use it often. We went specifically to have lunch (having eaten here before!) but also to walk up to St Catherine's Chapel & take in the breathtaking views. Having their own car park really helps too in this busy village. The conservatory dining area is beautiful in all weathers but especially when the... More 

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in on spec. on the 27th July 2015. An exceptionally welcoming, amusing and friendly staff in this charming, eclectically furnished old Inn in the middle of this delightful village. We had a lovely room, with views to the hills and St Catherine's Chapel, a really excellent supper and enjoyed a splendid walk after a huge breakfast the next... More 

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