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Wimborne St Giles, Wimborne Saint Giles BH21 5NF, England
01725 517300
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Price range: $36 - $59
Cuisines: Contemporary, British, Healthy
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Bull Inn, Wimborne St Giles, has been transformed from what was a very tired looking village pub near the Cranborne chase in to what is now a comfortable, light, yet firmly rural destination. The menu offers delicious modern British cooking at its best, prepared by our Chef, Ian Craddock. From dishes such as home cooked venison pies to salt baked Bream, there is something for everyone using local ingredients in the daily changing menu. The wine list offers an array of wines by the glass, along with a changing bin end list offering superb value Chateaux & Domaines from France. We have three real ale pumps on hand to quench the thirst, with ales from local brewers.
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English first
Dorset, England
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226 reviews 226 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went here with five adults two small lively children. We were first guests there so service was good and a lot of tolerance for our rather naughty grandchildren. Kids food came first, very thoughtful. While we were waiting for mains they served bread and a delicious small cup of leak and potato soup. The cod off the fixed price... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We haven't been to The Bull for some time and didn't know that it had changed hands and been 'refurbished'. Such a shame - the atmosphere has completely gone. Some of the food was ok, but it took far too long to arrive. Considering we were the only people there, this was surprising. Don't know what happens when the restaurant... More 

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Southern England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We have not visited this pub for many years and before it had a make-over. It has lost some of its character but promises lots. The 3 of us had 'fish and chips' and it was reckoned that the fish had been frozen because it fell apart, a steak and ale pie which had lots of gravy but only 5... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A fantastic first visit to The Bull - warming wood burners, friendly, welcoming staff, great service and without doubt the very best pub meal. The homemade faggots are truly amazing - highly recommend a homemade scotch egg (or two) and bowl of homemade pork scratchings from the bar. So impressed we booked four tickets for New Years Eve - all... More 

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Bournemouth
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I had been meaning to visit for a meal for ages but then it closed for a mini refurbishment and I then discovered the kitchen is being run by Matt of Fish Face Catering, whose food I have tasted and enjoyed elsewhere. So that clinched it. Although it is in the middle of nowhere, there was a good crowd of... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We called in to The Bull Inn at Wimborne St. Giles on a very chilly Monday lunchtime this week and chose the pie of the day which was venison. A delicious proper raised pie was served with tender meat and lovely pastry accompanied by mashed potato and seasonal vegetables - totally delicious, warming and filling on a winter day. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My Brother and I stayed at the Bull for 4 nights and found the rooms to be very comfortable and the breakfast excellent. All the staff were very friendly and offer a very professional service. I know the Bull has just reopened but with the team they are building I can see a great country pub and restaurant for anybody... More 

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Bournemouth
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had been meaning to visit for a meal for ages but then it closed for a mini refurbishment and I then discovered the kitchen is being run by Matt of Fish Face Catering, whose food I have tasted and enjoyed elsewhere. So that clinched it. Although it is in the middle of nowhere, there was a good crowd of... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very friendly welcome, professional staff, excellent food and reasonably priced. Would recommend The Bull to friends and family.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We tried out the Bull at Witchampton for my birthday lunch. This has recently been taken over by new people and they want to turn it back into the hub of the village. Very friendly welcome and delicious food. 24 hour Beef fell apart on the plate. Roasted veg done fantastic. complimentary soup taster for starter while we were waiting.... More 

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Address: Wimborne St Giles, Wimborne Saint Giles BH21 5NF, England
Phone Number: 01725 517300
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Saint Giles
Average Prices: USD 36 - 59
Cuisine: Contemporary, British, Healthy

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