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The Museum Inn

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Nr Blandford Forum, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
+44 1725 516261
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great welcome, great food, nice people: should really keep it as a secret!

Had lunch, lovely pub in beautiful village,good food ,great staff : good menu, swift service :everyone enjoyed it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
alex m
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dorset
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We went to the museum for a friends birthday dinner. My starter was ok asparagus and poached eggs.my main of belly pork was tough and dry! Disappointing. And to finish I had eaten mess, which wasn't great! My husbands meal was not worth the money either. Overall disappointed with our meal.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Had lunch, lovely pub in beautiful village,good food ,great staff : good menu, swift service :everyone enjoyed it.

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Dorset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Having visited The Museum on numerous occasions over the last year, we left each time having experienced great food with a friendly and vibrant atmosphere. Was always nice to visit a pub that kept its traditions- a mixture of locals and diners- it was great. This time was an absolute disaster- in so many ways? The food was like dining... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had dinner last night at The Museum. Have been to this pub many times over the years, live locally, and it has always been excellent. I hear its been bought by a chain - and that would certainly make sense as it seems corners are being drastically cut. For a starter we ordered Chilli and lime squid and crab on... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Having visited several times in the past we called in for lunch today. My husband's pork and apple sauce sandwich came without the apple sauce, the pork had thick layer of fat and the bread wasn't particularly fresh. The large chunky chips were excellent and the best part of the meal. The crab on toast was two very small pieces... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Having popped I for a Lunch snack and been suitably impressed, my Girlfriend and I booked a table for Dinner the same evening. Staff were very welcoming and friendly on both visits. Choice of Starters and Mains @ Dinner were varied and mouth watering. I chose Whitebait as a starter, which was served up on a wooden platter, I've never... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were a group of four friends visiting The Museum for an evening meal. We arrived to a packed pub and my husband reported that he received rather unhelpful service from the bar staff when he ordered our drinks. We were quickly shown to our table, where two of our group ordered starters and we also ordered bread for the... More 

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Wimborne Saint Giles, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Popping in on spec on a bank holiday we had a great meal in a vibrant atmosphere. Well worth the money,I would book in future.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I always enjoy the food at the Museum and have got to know the lovely staff who always take the time to say hello and have friendly banter. A shame that Christina has left as she was always so delightful and welcoming. New manager is a different kettle of fish. Barking at her hard-working staff in front of customers for... More 

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England
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Visited two nights in a row and made to feel very welcome by the bar staff. We were recommended to book on the second night as they said trade can be unpredictable particularly during the week, when they sometimes find themselves very busy. The food was excellent quality and portion sizes ideal. Not a cheap night out and you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nr Blandford Forum, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 516261

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions

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