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The New Inn

35 Easton St, Portland DT5 1BS, England
+44 1305 821232
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Ranked #1 of 20 restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Love fresh, locally sourced food, fine wines & local real ale? Then come visit us at The New Inn, Portland. We have something special to offer! We are an independently run freehouse Bar, Restaurant with boutique styled rooms. We pride ourselves on offering exciting menus using fresh, seasonal and local produce. We have a 30 mile radius, locally sourced Sunday Roast menu every week. Great value lunch, bar menu & special board daily with our Seasonal Bistro menu available Wed-Sat evenings. Fancy an overnight break, we also have 5 beautifully decorated ensuite rooms available with our chilled out breakfast in bed experience at No. 35 At The New Inn.Cosy sofas to relax on in our bar, relaxed & informal restaurant overlooking our beautiful garden & patio. Please take a look at our website for our seasonal menus & offers.
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English first
Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We chose to eat here for our anniversary meal based on the trip advisor reviews and to be honest the lack of anything else in the area! We were welcomed by a friendly waiter and given the choice of a table outside or inside....we didn't last long outside due to a hen party and some noisy children....once back inside the... More

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Bicester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I took my family out to The New Inn whilst on holiday the area, and based on the overall reviews on Trip Advisor was expecting something great....the waitress wasn't very professional, so first impression not good! There was a dirty knife on the table and we were sat for ages without even being offered a drink. When the waitress came... More

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stacey c, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Firstly, we would like to apologise for the problems you encountered whilst dining with us. We are glad you found the food nice but service was not up to our usually very high standards. This is the first time we have had the unfortunate problem with our tills. We now... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a week on Portland. We happily found this gem just down the road. Ate here twice, once for dinner and once for Sunday lunch, both times the food was great, the service good and the portions generous. The Luxury Sea Food Platter of Lobster, Crab, Scallops etc was memorable but sadly left no room for dessert. The... More

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stacey c, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your meals during your holiday with us and got to try our lobster seafood platter. Hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes Stacey & Spencer More

Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Thank you all so much for a great evening,the most fantastic food ! The chefs provided a great choice of menu I struggled to choose between 5 things ,but decided on the sole yummiest I have ever had !! The rest of the party had pork belly ,lamb and mushroom stroganoff ... Wonderful all well presented,hot and full of flavour... More

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stacey c, Manager at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 'wow' review. Really great to hear and really hope to see you again soon. Many thanks again Stacey & Spencer More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Amazing service, great good and helpful staff would recommend to anyone. Food was really good had the special board excellent quality and very tasty

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stacey c, Manager at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Many thanks for taking the time to post a review for us. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Spencer, Stacey & The Team More

Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We came down for the Weymouth Sea Food festival (great fun) but to be honest the food in the New Inn was superb. I had the best Bass and Sole I have ever has, cooked to perfection and my fiancée had a magnificent sea food platter base around the lobster that Spencer greeted us with on arrival. Superb, thanks. Of... More

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stacey c, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to see you both and thank you so much for posting your review. Look forward to your next visit. Kindest Regards Stacey, Spencer & The team More

Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great choice, even better food... The sea food we had was some of the best I have tasted, so impressed we booked for the next night too. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff, the chefs should be very proud of their great menu and food.. After the meal we sat in the bar area and enjoyed a lovely... More

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stacey c, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Really great to hear you chose to dine with us twice during your break. Hopefully you'll find the time to visit us again soon. Kindest Regards Stacey, Spencer & The Team More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food was fabulous, a real surprise. I would recommend the seafood platter, the scallop salad and fish and chips the kids had were great. All very reasonably priced. Please, do yourself a favour and give them a go, it was the best meal we've had all week

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Portland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had an amazing dinner this evening. The fresh fish was to die for, absolutely lovely, We waited half an hour after our main course plates were removed before finding the sweet menu ourselves and then another half an hour later when the waiter didn't bother to come to our table, we decided that the moment had passed and we'd have... More

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Weymouth
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We are local an always come here to eat, today was out first visit for a roast and it was fantastic great service from staff and chefs cooked an amazing roast. Even managed a desert and the white chocolate cheesecake that was recommended was a great choice we will be back again thank you staff at new inn x

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