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A31 | Winterborne Zelston, Winterborne Zelston, Blandford Forum DT11 9ET, England
01929459227
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  • 42
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 14
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
First visit

On our way to Southampton and wanted somewhere to eat and this was the next one we came across. When we were there it was quite, Saturday around 1.30. We ordered drinks, large glass red, Guinness and a pint £14.27. Food ham and chips, cesarsxsakde abd fish and chips £36.25. There was a carvers on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Michael D J
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Lovely selection of meats even asked how you liked the need cooked. My children thoroughly enjoyed their dinners. Well done

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Have dined at this brilliant place on many occasions, with family, friends, husband and business. The lunchtime carvery is exceptional quality and value for money.The staff are friendly and helpful. The chef is a real treasure! I have recommended the carvery to hundreds of people and no-one has been disappointed. All are highly impressed.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We arrived and was told that there may be a delay which was fine. The staff was so lovely and kind. Food was fantastic. Really tasty. Would recommend. It any time. Plus it was spotlessly. Clean.

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poole, dorset
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stopped off for lunch, menu was pretty basic. So had lunch time special. Should not have bothered, chicken was overcooked and dauphinoise potatoes were undercooked and stone cold with hardly any sauce. Won't be returning in future.

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Wokingham
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Very nice meal, excellent and helpful staff and chef. Went here for a meal with my wife and her auntie and uncle. All ordered differ mains and they arrived very quickly. Uncle asked if he could have a starter as a main course and this was accommodated with no problems whatsoever. (Whitebait. Looked very nice, very crispy, uncle really enjoyed... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

On our way to Southampton and wanted somewhere to eat and this was the next one we came across. When we were there it was quite, Saturday around 1.30. We ordered drinks, large glass red, Guinness and a pint £14.27. Food ham and chips, cesarsxsakde abd fish and chips £36.25. There was a carvers on which looked and smelled good,... More 

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Weymouth
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Family trip to meet for lunch, a warm welcome, clean and fresh. We booked a table as we visited on a Sunday lunchtime, I'm glad we did as it was quite full. The carvery was freshly cooked to a high standard with a choice of four meats. The vegetables were cooked well. Plenty of them too. We even had space... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Middle of the week lunchtime they had a delicious carvery.They even serve until 2.30pm & although we arrived after 2pm the food wasn't cold or spoiled but very tasty.Also friendly

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was decent though not especially exciting. One waitress was friendly and welcoming. The other who seemed to be in charge was surly and unhelpful to the point of rudeness. A shame. We won't be returning.

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Owermoigne Dorset
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Friendly welcome and efficient service with above average food. Called in when passing clean fresh decor. Good selection of specials, menu plus carvery. Order taken at table and well presented food.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A31 | Winterborne Zelston, Winterborne Zelston, Blandford Forum DT11 9ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum  >  Winterborne Zelston
  • Phone Number: 01929459227

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  • Cuisine: British

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