We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The Giant Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
24 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
1300 341441
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 63: English reviews
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful setting in the centre of quaint village. Friendly staff, good menu, including pub staples and more unusual platters. Couldn't fault it and fair value too.

Helpful?
Thank katekitty n
London
Level Contributor
223 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

... No complains here. No irritations. Good local pub - serving good food and certainly more like a pub than smart gastro pub. Nice atmosphere, good ambience.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jethro672
london
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be deceived - this pub punches above its weight. The standard of food, - portion size, taste and price is excellent. The menu is varied. Visited with an Australian friend, his French partner and the Australian friends ageing parents. Foods ordered varied from rack of baby ribs ( they could hardly fit on the plate), to hake, to dressed... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank shoogslondon
Benidorm, Spain
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at a camp site not far from cerna abbas village and decided to find somewhere to eat on our last night, after reading the reviews on trip advisor we decided to try the giants inn and we were so glad we did, the food was absolutely delicious, the kids had cheese burgers which were home made, my partner... More 

Helpful?
Thank Starshine81
New Milton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on Sunday...Excellent food, wine, good friendly service and reasonably priced. Would highly recommend a visit . Try the chocolate brownie!!

Helpful?
1 Thank jaw1122
Iver Heath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, amazing menu to chose from, staff lovely and great service, brilliant time had by all.

Helpful?
1 Thank jmmilward
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Called in here after climbing the hill to see the Cerne Giant. As early evening said did not normally serve sandwiches but as we didn't want big meal, they very kindly did make us some sandwiches, which were freshly made, nicely presented and much appreciated.

Helpful?
2 Thank MrMrsDunkerley
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

stopped here after a walk down from the campsite. Great service, staff very friendly, food reasonably priced and of good quality.

Helpful?
3 Thank Angela T
Verwood, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way back home on Bank Holiday Monday. Wow, what a great pub. Looks dull and dingy from the outside, but that's down to the buildings architecture, inside is semi-gastro pub style and dog friendly. And now for the food ... Steak and Ale pie, beautiful, baked in a enamelled pie tin with a short crust pastry... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank MuddyLegs11
spain
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Four friends visited for lunch we all had a lovely lunch two had jacket potatoes with lots of prawns. Two of us had a ploughmans which was fantastic, nicely prsented and great homemade scotch egg. Great valué too.

Helpful?
1 Thank lisaspain

Travelers who viewed The Giant Inn also viewed

Cerne Abbas, Dorset
 
Cerne Abbas, Dorset
 

Been to The Giant Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Cerne Abbas
  • Phone Number: 1300 341441

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Giant Inn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?