Ridiculous policy to not turn anyone away even when clearly not staffed to cope with the numbers they are admitting. We had booked a table and walked the half an hour from our campsite with 4 young children who had worked up a good appetite by the time we arrived. We were them told it was a two hour wait for food. It was already 7pm and we had children to feed. We were simply told we could go elsewhere or we'd have to wait because they were so busy. I've NEVER come across a policy like this. If a restaurant is at capacity you then have to turn people away who haven't booked. And by capacity I mean at a level that means you can feed people within half an hour or so of them ordering. Even an hour's wait would be just about acceptable at busy periods, but two hours is ridiculous and just pure greed by the owners/management. We had to give the kids crisps and drinks while two of the adults in our party went back to campsite to get our cars and collect us to go and eat elsewhere - The Sun Inn - 10 mins drive away and run like a pub serving food should be run.
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- The Smuggler`s Hotel Osmington Mills
- The Smuggler`s Hotel
- Smugglers Hotel Osmington Mills
- The Smuggler's Inn Osmington Mills, Dorset
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