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All 4 Cerne Abbas Restaurants

The Giant Inn

24, Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
1300 341441
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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

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
2 reviews
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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St.Augustine
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102 reviews 102 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

A real local pup where the locals frequent. The food was good pub food. The costs were reasonable. It is dog friendly.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This is a very relaxed pub where people go to meet and chat. the food is excellent value for money. Walkers and dogs welcome.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Four of us went to the Giant, for lunch on 6th June. The beer was very good indeed and the meal was good quality and not overpriced. The pub is very dog friendly and the landlord, landlady and the staff were very friendly. All in all I would recommend this pub as a "good honest traditional English pub" and we... More 

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

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