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The Dog Inn Pub

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Old Sodbury, Chipping Sodbury, England
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for lunch yesterday having not been there for a few years (since the previous landlords) and we had read favourable recent reviews. We were not disappointed. We received a pleasant welcome, the local ale was spot on and the Thatchers Haze was also good. We ordered food and the waiting time was reasonable given how busy the pub... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Good job we booked as pub was full on our arrival. Friendly atmosphere and dogs welcome. Main courses included Cod,Moulles,Scallops,Trout,Swordfish and Spaghetti Bol for younger diners.All thoroughly enjoyed but Burger disappointing. Nice,reasonably priced wines and good pint. We had a bit of a wait but we did arrive at peak. Would recommend especially for fish lovers. After lunch we completed... More 

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Thank Ian H
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We thought we would give this pub ago, as we hadn't visited for quite a few years. It was a Saturday night, and not very busy, and we hoped to eat quite quickly. We did in fact wait about 30 minutes for our food to arrive, and I've never had such a hot plate,as the one my food was presented... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016

We have eaten here twice. Out of four meals two have been very good and two have been very average. So I guess it is best described as hit and miss. The salmon was overcooked. The sweet and sour was I bit tough and chewy and the sauce was not good but the ploughmans was excellent as was the prawn... More 

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Thank Mark H
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Pros: We had the pork, which was well cooked and there was a good portion of meat on the plate. The crackling was good. The veg and roast potatoes on the plate was also nicely cooked and there was plenty of it. The additional veg was excellent (red cabbage and cauliflower in a cheese sauce). The gravy (on request) was... More 

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Thank tom s
Dursley, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

On both occasions I have eaten here I've sat outside in the sunshine and enjoyed a pleasant meal with work colleagues. There is a fairly extensive menu which gives a heap of choices and the food has been plentiful and filling. As pub food hoes its above average but not somewhere I would drive to on a regular basis

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I don't like to write negative reviews, but after a first visit for Sunday Dinner, we won't be going back. Poor service, poor food, and a lack of interest in how our meal was received means no further custom from us. Meal took 45 minutes to come, food was not as described (they'd run out of some veg, and roast... More 

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Thank Robert S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I used to love going to the Dog in the week and the Sunday lunch was fabulous. Sadly not the case I did give it a few chances in the week and my favourite Sunday lunch . If you went on a Sunday you needed to get there early as by 1.00pm it would be crammed last time I was... More 

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Thank Maureen K
Warrnambool
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197 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We went the one busy night when the Queen's birthday was being celebrated in the village. There had been a big day on the village green. Meals were just ok, staff were ok, but Limited menu. It was packed at the bar that night. There is only the Dog Inn and another pub at the other end of town which... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Called in en route and what a delightful place it ,ample parking to the rear on level ground so it is wheel chair friendly as is the pub .Out side is a large garden and patio with seating also covered seating so ideal for family's .inside is a mixture of old world charm ,ample seating is provided , the bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Sodbury, Chipping Sodbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Chipping Sodbury

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?