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Plumber Manor

Sturminster Newton DT10 2AF, England
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good dinner and overnight stay in relaxing and idyllic country setting. Lawns, Flower beds and overall garden setting was delightful and enhanced our morning stroll around the large grounds before departing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents booked their family in to Plumber Manor the night before their golden wedding anniversary lunch, being held at Plumber Manor. We had a fantastic dinner ... really well executed courses oozing with taste. The wine was exceptional … Côtes du Rhône, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc … someone has a very good nose! We all had lovely bedrooms... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Plumber Manor for two lovely days with friends. We stayed in the converted barn with a beautiful view of the lake and tulips in bloom. The room was spacious but needs an update. The window seats were very cozy. New drapes and slipcovers would make it absolutely charming. The meals were outstanding and the proprietor very entertaining. I... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Plumber Manor in deepest Dorset is a little gem set in rural Dorset. Throughout the stay the staff made the journey worthwhile & comfortable. The bar is well stocked, the hotel owner adds a sense of humour to the evening events after dinner. The hotel gardens & surrounding countryside is idyllic. Recommended... Absolutely. Thanks Gordon x 😉

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

So I have heard great things about this hotel. Impressing my mum every year is getting harder and harder and this year I succeeded. From start to finish this was a joyful evening. We turned up early as I had set off in good time to find it and we were rapidly settled in front of the fire. Lovely people,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Had a very nice evening meal here. The setting looks lovely, though shame we arrived in the dark on a wintery evening. Nice entrance hall and a very attractive building. Rather 'dated' lounge with a bar which was really not in keeping. The roaring log fire was not roaring, pitty. Service was attentive. The menu is good and varied, though... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This ancient Dorset Manor house has been owned the Prideaux Brune family for several generations. the master is a genial cove called David brune and his brother is the chef. David converted it into a country hotel some 30 years ago. he dominates an excellent bar where apart from dispensing all kinds of interesting drinks he dispenses wit and wisdom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

have been to Plumber Manor on previous occasions and this was as good as ever The whole evening was nice and relaxed with some great food and wine all shared with great friends for a birthday treat I'm sure this won't be the last visit by a long way We didn't stay this trip but would recommend on past visits

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London, United Kingdom
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's 12 years since I stayed here last, but the Prideaux-Brunes don't seem to have aged at all. This visit was only for lunch, and I felt blessed to get that. I called a week ago to book for this Sunday and was told they were fully booked. The lady (I suspect Mrs P-B) took my number and promised to... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Efficient and friendly welcome for us and our dog. Very comfortable room with good facilities. The gardens are beautiful and dinner was outstandingly good. The owner and all the staff are so friendly and I'm really looking forward to going back. Enjoyable country walk on footpath almost from our bedroom. Not far to drive to visit Dorset attractions like Lulworth... More 

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