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East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
(+44)01929 400211
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Gem of a pub

Good food and dog compatible. Very charming service and interesting menu- smoked cod loin particularly notable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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dorset uk
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our local pub,we are picky.Pubs go through lots of changes these days but I think this is one of the best pubs in the area.The chef has been there a long time, the staff could not be more welcoming or helpful,there are always flowers on the table, the fire is lit,the atmosphere is always convivial.Thanks Weld Arms.

1 Thank bathshebaevergreen
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here a few times now. Food always nice, but not exceptional. Slightly over-priced maybe. Staff pleasant and helpful. Certainly not a bad place, but nothing terribly special either. Ideal if you're staying in the area.

Thank little-miss-magic1
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

7 course taster menu. Each course was amazing. We were a table of 8 and each course came out promptly. The chef had spent all day preparing to do the 100 odd covers so that probably explains the previous listing. Everyone was thoroughly impressed and the entire staff outdid themselves. 10/10.

Thank jrchannon
At my Computer
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Lovely location, nice ambience, good service with a good range of drinks. Food menu looked good but totally let down by bland flavours and over cooked.

Thank Peyroutel
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My family and I have eaten here before and seeing as we were in the area, we decided to stop in for lunch again. We were remembered by the Manager, Gareth, who was very welcoming. The service from the other staff members, Katie and Tylor was also way above that of your average all-you-can-eat generic steakhouse chain. The food, as... More 

Thank Dom D
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This is a quaint pub in a lovely location. Nicely decorated for christmas and the room I booked was clean and tidy. The shower was either red hot or freezing cold but as I only tried it at 6am the following morning I guess I can't comment about whether it was fixed or not. The bar had a nice selection... More 

2 Thank lwc30
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

It is a nice comfortable pub, modern and pleasant decor. Another night might have been different but our dinner for 4 on 21 Nov 2015 was, well not ruined, but we had to laugh at the ineptitude of all the staff. 3 Lads seemed had never served a meal before, or even a drink. They we so ill suited and... More 

2 Thank Robin W
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Good food and dog compatible. Very charming service and interesting menu- smoked cod loin particularly notable.

1 Thank Activefamily_11
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

After a disappointing greeting from the Castle Inn in West Lulworth, we headed here. Arrived just after noon and I guess we were lucky to get a table as hadn't booked. Both plumped for the chicken. Arrived quickly, a little surprised by the large plate with the small amount of food in the middle.....but you know....we all eat far too... More 

Thank Peterpanbabe
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Visited two weeks ago, sister pub to the Blue Crab on the Durdle Door camp site. For those who have been to the Blue Crab this place is the older, slightly more mature sister! Only visited for a light lunch and was pleasantly surprised with the menu on offer and a few lunch specials. Fantastic ploughman's (sadly served with pre-packed... More 

Thank Mathew G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  East Lulworth
  • Phone Number: (+44)01929 400211

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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