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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

I had booked a table as the pub had just started doing Sunday Lunches again after the summer...No problem arriving at 2pm as they served all through the afternoon...The pub was very busy..Our Sunday lunch was absolutely lovely.,we didnt have to wait at all.Three of us were veggie and the nut roasts were delicious...Lots of tasty vegetables.We managed to squeeze... More 

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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I'd first of all like to say, I've never written a bad review. We drove past the Fiddleford Inn on our way to Blanford and when deciding where to go for lunch, we chose to drive back to it. The young staff seated us quickly even though we had not booked and were very pleasant. We arrived at 12.20 on... More 

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Thank Charliegomes
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

My wife and I live in the vicinity of The Fiddleford Inn and have dined there many times over the years. The quality of food and service has varied during the stewardship of several landlords, but I have to say that the most recent seem to have their fingers well and truly on the pulse. During a recent visit by... More 

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Thank Shill10
Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

After a horrific storm with lightning which affected the pubs electrics, our walking group made it into the bar. Friendly reception, and good coffee whist we waited for all the group to dry off. All agreed that the food was good quality pub food, and the seafood platter very good with excellent salad dressing. Good walking centre with well marked... More 

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Thank Brian S
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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on my own for 1 night on a business trip. Quiet location for a great nights sleep. The rooms are fab! Clean spacious and decorated lovely. Wonderful shower and bath tub! Big comfy bed, and great TV. Lovely evening meal, good portions and great service. The breakfast was also fantastic, perfect to start the day off! Definitely... More 

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Thank Natalie H
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here on many occasions since the new management went in, delicious food every time with a good varied menu and a specials board, staff friendly and great service! Very impressed that the Chef made the time at the end of his busy shift to come and talk to us! Would recommend.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Large rooms, well kept, very comfortable. Plenty of parking. Lovely pub. All of our party enjoyed breakfast and we appreciated the attention to detail on our vegan breakfast. Jan and Pete lovely hosts.

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Nottingham
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

4 of us took a chance to eat here, after hearing this place had undergone yet another makeover. Grumpy bar service, unsmiling and bored chap serving - maybe we interrupted his chat with the locals, who can say. Food like a bygone 'greasy lil's' even uses dayglo office stars to highlight specials board. My salad was smaller than a garnish,... More 

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2 Thank Buttercup069
UK
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

My brother and wife (who are seasoned travellers) stayed here when visiting us recently and were extremely impressed with the quality of the accommodation (it was extensively refurbished a couple of years ago). The pub itself is not over dressed but the selection of beers (it's a Free House) were very good. We met them there for a meal in... More 

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2 Thank allanrobson
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

A group of seven of us ate dinner here. And it was delicious. All of us said we would come back again. I had mozzarella sticks to start, chicken schnitzel for main and lemon meringue pie to finish. Yummy. All staff were friendly and service was quick.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fiddleford Inn is a beautiful country inn set in the lovely gently rolling Dorset countryside. It has re-opened with a new kitchen, traditional bar, character village bar, dining room, large garden and four beautiful en-suite rooms. Dogs are welcome in the bar and village bar. A warm welcome awaits so call in, kick back, relax and enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fiddleford Inn

Address: Calfclose Lane | Fiddleford, Sturminster Newton DT10 2BX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sturminster Newton
Price Range: $134 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Try to get a room overlooking the front due to a slight foody smell from the extractor fan in the back bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonh71, Jun 8, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms great. We had room 2 and the four poster bed was so comfy you didnt want to get out of it in a morning. Noise at night is not a problem -really quite”
 of 5 bubbles vivg562, May 8, 2012 | Read review
“room 1 has a living room and bedroom. this is the family room. although the sigle bed is in the living room it is a spacey room with en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbyC117, Jan 17, 2012 | Read review
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