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All 40 Shaftesbury Restaurants

The Grosvenor Arms

High Street | The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA, England
44 (0)1747 850580
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Ranked #18 of 40 Restaurants in Shaftesbury
Cuisines: European
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Farnham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We arrived with high expectations and enjoyed a lovely drink in the Bar prior to Sunday lunch.However to say service was shambolic is an understatement. 3 minutes waiting to be seated,5 more minutes for a wine list and a wine waiter who doesn't really understand wine at all. No Maitre d working Sunday lunchtime! Clueless staff. Trout ordered but Salmon... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great Food and Service - lovely surroundings, and easy to find. Great Menu options, and wonderful staff. I would come back. -

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

nicely refurbished. The food was enjoyable and good value. Homemade ice cream always a winner with me

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Deepest Sussex
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It was a nice surprise to find out how good this restaurant was. The Dining room is large, light and has a modern feel. The servers were youthful and attentive. My starter of pigeon pastrami with pickled plums, hazelnut slices and chanterelles, was one of the nicest, freshest things I had eaten in a long time. The main course of... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our 5th wedding anniversary and we decided to treat ourselves to an evening meal at the Grosvenor. Excellent choice! The bar staff were very good, (what a choice of vodkas and gins!), and our waiting staff were efficient, but I felt lacked much experience. Still, this will come with time. Yes, there was a wait for the food but to... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A marvelous surprise - we had booked at the Hotel as it is pet friendly, and hadn't even looked at the restaurant options on booking, we knew we just need to get there in time to eat. What a treat - the food was extraordinarily good, quite one of the finest meals I have eaten in the UK. Don't miss... More

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London
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A nice place for a drink, and food too, pleasant surroundings, and friendly staff. A good place to meet friends, plenty of space.

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Dublin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We dropped for dinner and dining room was practically empty and asked if we had a reservation!! the local bridge club had booked all the tables for 8.00pm and this was 6.45 pm and many more were turned away. They eventually sat us and charged £27 EACH for two rib-eye steaks which were no more than 7-8 ozs., each. Total... More

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North Dorset
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Booked over the phone for a Saturday lunch for 4, on a busy sunny day, 2 hours before we wanted to eat that day, they couldn't get us in for 1pm, but said we could have 12.30 or 1.30. When we got there, we were greeted by courteous staff and given the option of eating in the courtyard (outside) as... More

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Solna, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a classy restaurant with a ambitious menu. It can be quite expensive, but the food is very good, and service is prompt and friendly.

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