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The Owl's Nest

$$ - $$$, British,
196 Christchurch Road, Ferndown BH22 8SS, England
+44 1202 572793
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“gammon steak” (3 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
“puds” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
196 Christchurch Road, Ferndown BH22 8SS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited, on our wedding anniversary, and were looking forward to the pie...but sadly they had sold out so we chose a roast chicken dinner instead. However, when it came it didn't look particularly appetising - more like a school dinner. The stuffing was...More

Thank DianeA393
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended this restaurant today for lunch to receive extra small portions, very long waiting times for for food over an hour waiting and very very poor service. Wasn’t over busy ordered steak and ale pie to receive two small pieces of meat inside. Hi colleague...More

Thank footyref1
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We have neglected for a year or so and so glad we re-discovered. Friendly welcome, staff make you feel like family, wonderful meals, good wine and all very reasonably priced. Well behaved dogs welcome also! Ticks all boxes! We shall go again soon and take...More

Thank Nicolelucie
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a good eating house with entertainment thrown in once a month by Stan's Jam, check web site for dates. Lunch time has the same menu but with 20% Tues-Thurs. Good local beers add to the pleasure!

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed July 12, 2018

A local pub run by owners - good food - good atmosphere - helpful and friendly staff - should have more variety in their music or add a comedy theme one night

Thank Gavin W
Reviewed June 27, 2018

My girlfriend and I popped in here for lunch as it was close to home and what a find. Its a traditional old pub with very friendly staff. The food was amazing, good quility home grub. I had the gammon steak and was expecting the...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Great selection of beers and home cooked food. The staff are fantastic and can’t do enough for their guests. Very welcoming.

Thank John A
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Went out for a quick lunch with a friend and decided to try the Owls Nest as had not been there for a long time. Chose Steak, ale, Stilton & mushroom pie with chips & veg from the specials board priced at £10.50. Also had...More

1  Thank Grumpygitt2
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The Owls Nest is a traditional pub in many ways, leading with some excellent beers from an constantly changing menu plus good honest pub food. Service and the welcome from bar staff is warm and welcoming. The beer is first class - you can always...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed March 24, 2018

A rarity these days - a genuine traditional pub with a very friendly atmosphere! Very tasty vegan burger with coleslaw and chips. Even meat eaters would love it! Beer was very drinkable, and one I hadn't tried before - Lapwing bitter. Always a variety of...More

Thank Debbob N
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November 27, 2017|
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Response from sophia1171 | Property representative |
Hello, many thanks for your enquiry , we do sell gift vouchers, if you would like to pop in to our pub we can help you 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Christchurch Road, Ferndown BH22 8SS, England (Formerly Owl's Nest)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Ferndown
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 572793
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