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Cook Street, Sherborne, England
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Ranked #19 of 40 Restaurants in Sherborne
Cuisines: British
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Description: Traditional British Pub
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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A really old fashioned pub with many small rooms and stone floors.Excellent choice of real ales mostly from the local region and very reasonable priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

somewhere lively to go in Sherborne with lots of characters and reasonably priced drinks. Great 'proper' pub. Worth a view. Would imagine meals are reasonable too.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Sorry to say, out with 6 friends for our early Xmas get together not impressed at all and will not be going back again! Over priced very average pub food and poor service enough said. I would not go there!

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A lovely old fashioned pub, buzzing with people of all ages. Food really good with excellent prices. Great atmosphere

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

this was recommended to us by local friends as a real place where locals frequent. It's simple, scruffy and lovely with a great selection of proper ale and simple lunches. So much nicer than the chains.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A proper local pub: great ale, good value food (lunchtimes) and genuine atmosphere, something that big 'pub cos' cannot emulate. Can be a bit crowded at peak times. Good selection of cask ales and simple menu.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Digby Tap is a proper pub, full of atmosphere in the historic abbey town of sherborne Dorset. Real ales that change daily and the lunch time menus is perfect for that lunch to catch up with friends or to squash those hunger pangs, well worth a visit if you visit the town.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We visited Sherbourne on a recent touring holiday in Dorset with my Aunt who was visiting from Australia. I had forgotten how beautiful and atmospheric Sherbourne is with it's beautiful, ancient honey coloured buildings and beautiful imposing Abbey. It's like stepping back in time.We had lunch at the Digby Tap which was recommended to us by a local lady in... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Digby Tap in the delightful and ancient town of Sherborne should be compulsory in any itinerary of places to visit. This old public house is a well known oasis for the lovers of real ale, i.e. draft beers. It is in slightly shabby condition inside but this actually contributes to the atmosphere. The varnish on our table was mostly... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nice little pub in Sherborne, with a good selection of Real ale, and a nice, although small outdoor area where you can smoke, or just sit in the sun and enjoy your drinks. The landlord was very helpful

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Address: Cook Street, Sherborne, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sherborne
Cuisine: British

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