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The Weld Arms

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in East Lulworth $$ - $$$ , British,
East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
+44 1929 400211
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I am surprised to see a few recently-posted negative comments about The Weld Arms given our own first experience just a few nights ago. We have recently purchased a holiday home at nearby Durdle Door so an early evening bite to eat prior to arrival...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know why this place has got such good reviews as we were very disappointed with the food and the service. We had to wait a very long time for 3 roast dinners and a child's fish & chips. When it finally arrived it...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Assistant manager extremely rude suggesting we would have cold mains if we insisted on having our staters first. When we insisted he said he didn't appreciate our attitude and walker our of the bar. We left immediately and would advise against going to this pub...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have over the years been in the Weld Arms many times, but I haven't been in for a few years and I must admit that I was very disappointed on our visit on Friday evening. Although it has a nice sunny garden which the...More

Thank row1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The online reviews are mixed. I can only go on my experience. We visited for pre wedding drinks and sandwiches. Service was good. Atmosphere and surroundings typical rural Dorset. Sandwiches were very good. Good selection of drinks.

Thank NickWyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very limited menu unless you wanted a roast. They will make their starters into larger portions, so as it was a really hot day decided to go with that. We really just wanted a ploughmans but nothing available. I had scallops on a bed of...More

Thank Alison A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the Weld Arms many times over the years, we have seen it go up and down in terms of food and service and unfortunately it appears to be on a bit of a downer at the moment. I agree with other reviewers about...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a meal on a week day when it was quiet in the bar , we found the staff not to be very knowledgable on their menus and the food was very disaapointing when we commented on the fact my husband had no 'mustard'...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

In January I wrote a positive review stating that I wished this place was my local. To a degree I still wish it was as I'd know them well enough to say that the standards have slipped a wee bit. It is still a nice...More

Thank WessexRed
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for sandwich lunch as reviews on Foursquare said veggie friendly. Veggie sandwich choice was cheese and tomato. That's it. Asked for a napkin to clean the dirty table and was rationed a single napkin, rather than offer to help. Bathroom facilities needed a good...More

Thank AMPH
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Questions & Answers
September 7, 2016|
Response from Sunni_Dayz_10 | Reviewed this property |
There are certain menu options which are labelled GF gluton free. It may be an idea to check their website menu beforehand to see if these suit your requirements? Hope this helps.
Neil S
April 20, 2016|
Response from Emma F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Lulworth BH20 5QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  East Lulworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 400211
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