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The Giant Inn

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24, Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
1300 341441
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous community pub with great food

This Inn, recently refurbished, with a much needed lick of paint and carpet retains an old world charm, wide choice of food - sadly I hankered after the huge pork ribs friends had ordered even though my dish was adequate. The food is very good value with a wide variety on offer. Glad to see that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This Inn, recently refurbished, with a much needed lick of paint and carpet retains an old world charm, wide choice of food - sadly I hankered after the huge pork ribs friends had ordered even though my dish was adequate. The food is very good value with a wide variety on offer. Glad to see that this pub in its... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We visited The Giant twice whilst holidaying in Cerne Abbas. The first time we had a drink with the intention of checking it out for food later in the week. We were told the Inn was newly refurbished and it did look very fresh and smart if a little soulless. The lady behind the bar was very chatty but there... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love this pub so was delighted when the refurbishment gave it a fresh look whilst retaining its charm and character. Still a proper pub atmosphere but the food has definitely gone up a level - great quality but still really good value. We've eaten there twice in the last couple of weeks and every dish we've had was lovely.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were passing through Cerne Abbas - mid walk - and stopped in another pub in the village. Disappointed by the ales on draft there we thought we'd try The Giant Inn. Greeted by the effervescent barmaid - Alice - she happily gave us more than generous tastings of the local brews which allowed us to choose the pints we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

10 of us descended on The Giant Inn for a family meal. A long table had been reserved away from the bar and we had plenty of room to feel at home. The staff were very helpful and explained what was on the menu. The menu wasn't the most extensive I've ever seen but it did us fine. I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

There were 8 of us in our group and the inn was busy but the locals moved tables to accommodate us! The most amazing home made steak & ale pies, will definitely return!!!!!

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Cerne Abbas, null, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

the giant inn has been my local for 12 years, but this great pub has lost leadership, the bar staff are great but the locals have given up on the pub, because the landlord is never seen behind the bar, it needs direction, that said the food has improved and is more varied, shame the locals have moved on

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Watford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Having been here a number of times in the passed four year, It does good beers pub food which is good and fairly cheap. locals friendly has a skittle alley out the back and it's a dog friendly pub and children welcome.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have eaten at the Giant Inn 3 or 4 times recently,mainly lunches, when on a walk and it is always a welcoming, friendly place to stop. The food is excellent and very good value for money especially compared to most other pubs in the area, some of which charge ridiculous prices. Proper pub food at its best and good... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We liked everything about this family oriented pub. There was a lot of activity, laughing, and conversation but it was not noisy or overbearing. The food was delicious and plentiful and both staff and other patrons were friendly and helpful. A great place to enjoy an evening meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24, Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Cerne Abbas
  • Phone Number: 1300 341441

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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