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Digby Tap

Cook Street, Sherborne, England
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Ranked #15 of 41 Restaurants in Sherborne
Cuisines: British
Description: Traditional British Pub
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Description: Traditional British Pub
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38 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
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English first
Worthing, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Foshan, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Whenever I am home in the UK, my father and I will go to the Digby Tap to enjoy one of their fine ales and delightful sandwiches. This was the case a few days ago when we came over midweek and were fortunate enough to enjoy the good weather by sitting outside. Good weather, good ale, good times! Great little... More

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Nobody stands on parade here. Unapologetically unreconstructed, great atmosphere, busy and friendly with prince and pauper standing together enjoying good beer, good ale and good company. Food is adequate and not for the gourmet but then nor are the prices. "The Tap" will be here long after we have all passed through. If not, it will be because hell has... More

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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

A heaving pub in the backstreet of sleepy Sherbourne. My kind of pub, busy, friendly and serving good beer. The Beer was well kept and carefully served. A fine range of beers for the discerning drinker, and interesting decor and a great atmosphere. We could have stayed there all night drinking quality ales were it not for the impending feast... More

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Bromsgrove. Worcs. England
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Brilliant atmosphere and a range of drinks. Good range of customers. Nothing disliked; friendly place.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Rough and ready and cramped establishment that is inexplicably popular, but far too many tweed jackets, turned-up rugger shirt collars and mangy dogs for my liking. Red Stripe on draught is a refreshing change, though - wish more places would serve this tangy brew. The mobile phone ban is inconvenient and somewhat irrational in my view; some of the bellowing... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Brilliant, we arrived on Sunday at about 1130 and did not have to sit in the bar smelling other people's chips and beans etc, this place is a proper pub, great local beer, normal nibbles and no mobiles allowed. If you want to eat on a Sunday go to a restaurant, simple really. They provided my dog with a bowl... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Afraid I don't see why people like this place aside from low prices? In my opinion the selection of Ales was poor (just 2 on, 1 Otter & a festival ale) we didn't get as far as eating, as after around half a drink we left. Clicky 'locals' atmosphere... I'm sure if you are local you'll love it

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Great beers, great grub, great prices, great atmosphere. No 'themes', no pretensions, no wannabe-Yank menus, no bs. Who could ask for anything more?

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