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Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
01202882140
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 51
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  • 31
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  • 22
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  • 17
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Birthday Lunch

Took my son and his partner to the Barley Mow for my birthday lunch. My wife and I have been here before but not for some time. We need not have worried, the food was very good and nicely presented. My son was the designated driver, well it was my birthday, so the three of us shared a bottle of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Peter W
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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Took my son and his partner to the Barley Mow for my birthday lunch. My wife and I have been here before but not for some time. We need not have worried, the food was very good and nicely presented. My son was the designated driver, well it was my birthday, so the three of us shared a bottle of... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We visited the Barley Mow with my son, his finance and her parents for Sunday lunch, and left very disappointed. Two roasts were ordered, which were tasteless, overcooked and with vegetables only enough for one person. Apparently the best part was the Yorkshire pud. The battered fish was cool in the middle, as were the peas, and the chips inedible.... More 

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Southsea UK
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Barley Mow is a bit out-of-the-way, but well worth the trip for a pleasant evening out for a few drinks and a meal with a "different" touch. At first it looked like a fairly typical English pub, so I was surprised to see several Asian dishes on the dinner menu. Traditionalists can still have their meat pies or similar... More 

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal last evening the Thai curry was lovely, the two members of staff where a bit overwhelmed at times but very competent.

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Wimborne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Lovely old rural pub that has been tastefully done up at some point. Lovely outside areas. Very nice food, but sorely understaffed. We arrived at 1.00 PM for lunch and there were not that many customers. Poor waitress was apologising for taking so long but she did a great job! She actually didn't take long at all but to her... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Enjoyed a very good evening meal at this pub restaurant. The menu was a mix of Chinese & European dishes. I had Crab salad while 2 of our company had a Chinese dish, & the other 1 had steak& ale pie. Deserts were not the usual pub type either I enjoyed a salted caramel tart, very nice!

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Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had my family down last week, we had dinner here with such A lovely choice of local beers to choose from. The staff were very helpful & welcoming. The food on the menu was magnificent. They also have A specials menu with Thai currys and A range of other special foods. Highly recommend. Will be back again :-)

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lunch stop at this lovely idyllic rural resteraunt, Oldy world pub/Resteraunt with a country garden patio for none smokers and a large secluded lawn with rustic furniture. Good for dogs and families. Lovely old style inside with great beers and super food served inside and out, I noticed a BBQ so at some time they cook outside. Really great food... More 

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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Me and my partner were recommended to visit this place after some friends of ours thoroughly enjoyed the food. We are so glad we gave this beautiful country pub a go. We had 'the barley mow pie' and a tai yellow chicken curry and both were delicious, the service was good from the waitress with table checks to make sure... More 

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Ferndown
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went in on a Thursday lunchtime for a light lunch. Options were sandwiches or ploughmans or a cooked meal, so we decided on a starter. This is something we usually do when we are out and normally thoroughly enjoy. Sadly the roasted peppers had only had a quick glimpse of heat as they were quite hard still. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster
  • Phone Number: 01202882140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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