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West Borough, Wimborne Minster BH21 1NF, England
441202639800
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Have now been here quite a few times and the service just seems to be unpredictable. On previous visits ive been less than satisfied due to various things but on this visit i would go as far as to say they seem to have pulled their socks up. Food was up to standard and service was as i would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Lisahelen62
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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English first
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent fish and chips. Booked a surprise birthday lunch last week, went in table was all set up, the staff let me put balloons on the table and took my own birthday cake. The majority of us had fish and chips, was excelleny, not greasy at all. Well done!!

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Have now been here quite a few times and the service just seems to be unpredictable. On previous visits ive been less than satisfied due to various things but on this visit i would go as far as to say they seem to have pulled their socks up. Food was up to standard and service was as i would expect... More 

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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

i ordered a round of drinks at the bar with a guy called Matt on Saturday 22nd Aug. This guy totally messed the order up. 1st of all tried to charge me for a bottle of Proseco and i only asked for a glass and then made a pint of coke and i only asked for a small.When i challenged... More 

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Manwall, Manager at The Man in the Wall, responded to this review

Matt is still training on the bar and misheard you when you ordered your drinks, I did speak to him about the way he spoke to you as I agree with you, it is not acceptable but I also won't have my staff shouted at when they are working hard behind the bar. I apologise for you not receiving our... More 

Cardiff
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Nice building with pleasant outdoor area. Good beer selection and craft ale in fridge. I did have a minor complaint about my food but it was quickly and politely resolved.

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Manwall, Manager at The Man in the Wall, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our craft beers. We have a new selection coming in September on our new menu so hopefully you will enjoy those too! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

One meal arrived late and found dark brown hard lump in my mash potato which I couldn't even cut through with a knife. Rude staff and was patronising.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Was wary of going her as its a Wetherspoons pub. Went for Steak Tuesday. £8 for a steak and a drink. Can't go wrong. Was a nice piece of meat with fries and a sauce. Make sure you get there early as it was packed by 7.30 and people queuing at the bar. All in all good value for money.... More 

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Manwall, Manager at The Man in the Wall, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed the steak club. Curry club is very popular too, I hope you get a chance to try it soon. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

At 2pm they had sold out of the 3 options my mother chose Eventually the sandwich she ended up with was served with chips when she specifically asked for salad not chips Slow service and disinterested staff except for the senior female staff member who was officious and quite aggressive The food was ample but average it was however very... More 

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Manwall, Manager at The Man in the Wall, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I apologise for not having all of our food available, sometimes our delivery gets delayed which affect the availability, we do try our best to have a full menu. I am pleased you liked our prices and portion size. Sometimes we do get things wrong but I hope you will give us another try in... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I've eaten twice in The Man in the Wall in the last couple of weeks (- no coincidence its the school Summer Holidays!) and on both occasions I've been really pleased with the quality of the food, speedy service and friendly staff. Its not always easy to gauge which pubs will welcome children and equally whether there will be anything... More 

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Manwall, Manager at The Man in the Wall, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visits to the pub and I hope to see you again for that breakfast! More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My wife and I stopped at this pub for food and decided to just have a drink. Wish we hadn't. All the staff seemed to be busy with nothing. It took a while to get our drinks and could hear one couple complaining about there meal. Thank God we only had a drink.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very overcrowded and food isn't great, served luke warm fried egg rock solid, everything just looked like it had been slung on the plate with no thought or care.. Tables piled high with dirty plates, there doesn't appear to be enough staff to clear and wipe down tables, so you end up sitting at a dirty sticky table until you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Borough, Wimborne Minster BH21 1NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster
  • Phone Number: 441202639800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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