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West Street, Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
01929 480270
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A great pub in an amazing location. Food and drink delicious with a...
A great pub in an amazing location. Food and drink delicious with a Caribbean BBQ all summer.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food, great location, friendly staff

Had dinner here during a week touring Dorset, lovely food and good selection on the menu. We ordered the seafood sharing platter as a starter - delicious selection of locally sourced seafood arrived. Mains were all delicious, and clotted cream ice-cream was amazing! The Pub was very busy on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had dinner here during a week touring Dorset, lovely food and good selection on the menu. We ordered the seafood sharing platter as a starter - delicious selection of locally sourced seafood arrived. Mains were all delicious, and clotted cream ice-cream was amazing! The Pub was very busy on the night we were there but the staff were very friendly... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stop a hill and looking north east towards Corfe Castle, the setting is staggering. The pub is full of nooks and crannies and the garden situation excels. Didn't get to try the food but a great way to while away the afternoon with a drink (or three)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loads of positives: atmosphere, seating areas, service, menu choices. Every course was outstanding. High quality ingredients. Brilliant combinations (hake and chorizo in particular). Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Scott Arms sits atop a hill in the village of Kingston, about 2 miles from Corfe Castle. The food is exceptional - one of the best burgers I've had, with a great selection of ciders on tap. Oddly enough, they have a jerk cooking area, with a number of Jamaican selections. Apparently one of the kitchen staff is from... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We come here every year with my fiancé's family during our annual trip to Dorset and we love it. Always a great choice of food -the specials are always delicious often with fresh seafood options- friendly staff and a beautiful view from the gardens. It's always busy which is always a good indicator or the quality and always has a... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was recommended to us by a local but when we arrived there was a sign saying fully booked. A very accommodating waiter kindly squeezed us in however and despite it being a very busy Saturday night, we did not wait long for our food. We had a main course and a sweet, both of which were beautiful home cooked... More 

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Poole
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Ate outside for a birthday party on a lovely sunny day. lovely views. However too much fish on the menu for me, which resulted in an over priced under rated burger for me priced around £11.50 which i thought was too steep. It was nothing special. The fish menus looked nice, but again a bit pricey. I feel the place... More 

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked a table at the Scott Arms for a business dinner with some colleagues from the far east. Service was excellent, food good, dealing with 4 people from far east (who don't speak English) was a challenge when ordering but with a smile and humour we each got what we wanted (Mussels & Steaks). We had a good experience... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The pub has fabulous views from its location and the food is generally of good quality however service and quantity for the price could be improved. For example the starter dishes for the cost should have more in them and the service to the tables could be better.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked late but were able to get a table in the garden. They were comfortable seats and the view was magnificent. There were comfortable outside seats with backs, which suited my bad back, my partner's food was very good, but I was not so happy with mine. I found the Mediterranean veg in the pasta unchewable though the pasta... More 

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Address: West Street, Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
Phone Number: 01929 480270
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
Cuisine: Caribbean, European, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Street, Kingston, Corfe Castle BH20 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
  • Phone Number: 01929 480270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, European, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A great pub in an amazing location. Food and drink delicious with a Caribbean BBQ all summer.

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