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Burnley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a free night in Sherborne as we were working nearby, decided to wander into the town to see what it had to offer. This is where we ended up! Despite the pub having the feel of somewhere that has perhaps been a bit vast, old and rundown in the past, it's evidently been done up rather nicely and is... More 

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Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on our pub! Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Hamilton, VA
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130 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancy a pint in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey? Half Moon Inn is the place for you. Located a block from the town centre it is a perfect spot to restore "tourist feet" and enjoy a local libation. We chose to sit outside at one of many outdoor tables, but indoor seating is also plentiful. The staff are friendly and... More 

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Thank Rebecca D
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the pub to see how it had transformed following the refurbishment since we were last there. Decor was much better and you didn't stick to the floor. But although the service was good the food did not come up to standard on the choices we made. Ribs with chips corn and coleslaw not a good choice, curry... More 

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Thank Martyn S
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your visit, whilst I am very pleased to hear that you rated the service and the refurbishment, I'm sorry to learn that the food was not to standard. I am not sure if you discussed your disappointment with the manager on duty, as this is the first I am... More 

Cyprus
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very central location for Abbey, shopping etc. Bearing in mind this is an old building, even with refurbishments, the rooms are still a little shabby but very clean and tidy. Best full English breakfast in Sherborne. Staff very friendly and helpful. If staying at weekends, ask for a room at the back as can be very noisy at the front.

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Thank Sheryl D
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi I have passed your review on to our breakfast chef, its a fantastic boost for staff when customers take the time to leave good feedback. Thank you for your time Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and Marstons pedigree was spot on. Food was all good including the blue cheese and pear pizza but sadly having the pizza ovens as an open plan feature meant that the restaurant area was filled with that kind of cheesy cooking smog that sticks to your clothes and hair and leaves you smelling like you've done a... More 

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Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, very pleased that you enjoyed both the beer and the food. I have passed your review on to the chefs, as the extraction unit is right above the pizza oven and on testing is working well, but it is definitely something for us to keep our eye on. Thanks... More 

Chertsey, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to give it a limited review as I only had a beer. The service was good, the beer a bit limited. Next time I will eat but this review is based on only 35 minutes and it probably deserves more. I am being asked to submit 200 words as this is also a hotel, but sorry I only... More 

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Thank Alan M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this pub. Looks brilliant since the refurbishment. Right in the heart of sherbourne. the new management is doing an excellent job! Food is always hot, and great value for money! With a fantadtic bar!Our only issue is we wish we lived closer to visit more often! 5*!!!

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Thank Jack C
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Would just like to say thank you, this is just the kind of review any business would be happy to receive! Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Berkshire, UK
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98 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The location is brilliant within the town, breakfast very nice, room was generally ok if a little dated, service was brilliant and the staff were fantastic. The room was extremely hot with the radiators running flat out and seemingly no working thermostat to turn them down. With the window open it was very noisy with the town clock going off... More 

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Thank Spike B
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Apologies for my delay in responding to your review, I would just like to say thank you for taking your time to leave a review, customer feedback is a great way for us to improve on what we do. Kind regards Kerry Hansford More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Centrally located in Sherborne. We stayed for 2 nights in the Family Room. Good size room, double 'let down' bed with additional single, still plenty of room for a cot if needed. The double bed is very uncomfortable (rock hard) and very low to the ground - we can't understand why that room does not have a good quality hotel... More 

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Thank Tina G
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I stopped off here for lunch today (Monday) and ordered an open asian prawn sandwich on Italian bread. I waited half an hour and the sandwich was served only after I had reminded the waitress. The bread was so stale that it was inedible. It was dry and tough - obviously a left-over from a long weekend. The Inn is... More 

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Thank Gillian G
Kerry H, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gillian Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your visit, I'm sorry to hear it wasn't a good one, we were a lot busier than normal on Monday lunchtime, so there was a slightly longer wait on food, that said, I would expect food to be served to a good standard. I would like, if... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Half Moon Inn

Address: Half Moon Street, Sherborne DT9 3LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sherborne
Price Range: $106 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Half Moon Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Half Moon Hotel Sherborne
Half Moon Inn Sherborne, Dorset
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