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75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
01202 485 105
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Thai......Why?

Haven't been for years but preferred this pub how it was with a family friendly atmosphere and good honest pub grub. Now the emphasis is on Thai food with a few pub grub favourites and a service charge on the bill. Good luck,but not for us.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Phil J
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Haven't been for years but preferred this pub how it was with a family friendly atmosphere and good honest pub grub. Now the emphasis is on Thai food with a few pub grub favourites and a service charge on the bill. Good luck,but not for us.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Despite calling up the restaurant to ask if they were suitable for those who are coeliac (intolerant to gluten), the service was appalling. The waiter was clueless as to what was safe for me to eat. We ordered a set menu after being reassured that they would tailor the dishes to my dietary requirements. On the dishes arriving at the... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The restaurant is a large characterless room at the back of the pub. Although largely promoted as a Thai restaurant, they also serve british pub grub. There is nothing remotely Asian or Thai about the restaurant. It is stuck in a 1970's timewarp & badly in need of a face lift.There are large sickly looking houseplants & gaudy canvas pictures... More 

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Barton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Nelson Tavern advertises its restaurant as the Pacific 23 Restaurant at the Nelson Tavern. And states traditional Thai cuisine alongside a thoroughly British menu. Once you have found the restaurant by following signs through the pub, it is surprising large and first impressions are quite good. However, a closer inspection reveals the need for some maintenance and perhaps a... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went to the Thai restaurant at the back of the pub as a bit of a last minute dinner choice (booked on Table Pouncer). The food was very nice, and we were sat overlooking the garden which was pretty. Good value for money given the deal on Table Pouncer, generous portion sizes.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Wonderful meal last night. We all enjoyed the food, service was excellent. Nice table with a view of the garden. We will be back.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The most amazing place ever. One can have a pub meal in the bar, or a completely quiet meal in the resturant. Superb cooking with lovely staff, the owner is often around and greets his customers, what a find. Prices very competitive and the 'catch of the day' is half the price of anywhere in the vicinity and better prepared.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Not eaten here but food looked okay. I thought this place kept a nice pint of beer. Would go again for eats when im not training. Outside of pub looks a little too much for me but hey... inside was good.

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

the pub looked inviting from the outside, but was quite noisy when we walked in - it was Champions League final night to be fair. The BIG surprise was the Thai restaurant at the back. Fabulous food, great service and very accommodating with my grandchildren. If I could rate this better than excellent, I would.

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Leeds
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stopped by here late one night to have dinner. Happy to serve us even though nearly 10pm. Very good well cooked food and huge menu choice.

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Additional Information about The Nelson Tavern

Address: 75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
Phone Number: 01202 485 105
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 485 105

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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