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The Barley Mow

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Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
01202882140
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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
Consistently good

We've been a few times for lunch since the new owners took over. We've never been disappointed - the service is friendly, the food is excellent with a great mix of Thai and typical pub favourites. Would highly recommend the Thai curries and other dishes, plus the Sunday roast was particuarly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Jo M
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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English first
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We've been a few times for lunch since the new owners took over. We've never been disappointed - the service is friendly, the food is excellent with a great mix of Thai and typical pub favourites. Would highly recommend the Thai curries and other dishes, plus the Sunday roast was particuarly good. Haven't tried puddings - never had enough room!... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Been here a couple of times, nice selection of food, great service, definitely worth a visit. Waiting staff are helpful, but not intrusive, so you can have a relaxing meal. Came here with a 1 year old, high chair was provided. This is somewhere between a local pub and a gastro pub.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A couple of pubs in this corner of Dorset have vacillated in their attempts to serve the public. The current manager here turned around the fortunes of another local Inn, disappeared for a while, and came back to wave her magic wand over this place. And just like before she has turned the place around. At the end of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Lovely pub. Really enjoyed our visit. Staff helpful and welcoming. Recommend a delicious steak and curly fries from the wide ranged menu!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Very happy with the service, food and querky owner. Will definitely visit again soon to try out the rest of the wide range of oriental and classic pub meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

A great evening with a lovely atmosphere in the pub, great food with helpful and friendly staff! Highly recommended 😄

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My family and I visited this pub recently having not ventured here for a while. We came in for an evening meal and were promptly seated on arrival. The pub was full of life and all of the staff were welcoming and friendly. Wonderfully varied and extremely reasonably priced menu, all of us having three courses and could not fault... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We (myself,wife and 6 year old daughter) came here for lunch after a pub walk starting and finishing from the pub's car park. We asked if it was ok to leave the car (yes it was!) and confirmed they were serving food all day... so no rush back then. We arrived back just before 2:30pm and told we had to... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visiting family in the area we were taken to this pub restaurant. Very disappointing food. The whitebait starter was fried to within an inch of it's life and was clearly frozen not freshly prepared. Although we told the staff the starter was burnt no offer was made to replace the dish. Mains did not fair much better and I can... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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80 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This is my "local", and one which has been a disappointment for several years now, with new managers coming & going with regularity. Every so often I have popped in to test the waters. It is a glorious quirky pub, the ancient inglenook made to contain a warming blaze on cold winter evenings, and a fairly faithful clientele. The latest... 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: English, Pub

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