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The Wise Man Inn

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Bockhampton Lane | West Stafford, Dorchester DT2 8AG, England
01305261970
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thankfully I booked because it was really busy. We had been before and it was perfectly fine but this time the food and the service was outstanding. The atmosphere was quite noisy but much better than too quiet. We shall definitely go again, see you there.

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Thank Gina V
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent quick evening meal after watching the red arrows in Weymouth, found this place after getting lost Excellent food, children's chicken pie was fantastic with hand cut chips ( 8 year old said it was the best gravy ever) I had the pork and mustard pie again excellent, some good ales and a nice wine list , very much recommend.

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Thank Garyaplin
Hoddesdon, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, with a wonderful selection of vegetables. Service first class. Pie and wine night on a Monday. Booking advised.

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Thank Penelope B
Fleet, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friday night meal for six - yet again delicious food and great staff. You'll need to book! Lovely locally sourced food and specials menu.

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Thank Alison B
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Wise Man for our anniversary - booking ahead is recommended! Food was delicious and service excellent. Lovely atmospheric dining - highly recommended.

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Thank CliveandNancy
Warrington, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked there from Dorchester 5 or more years ago to find it closed due to fire. Went again 2 years ago and had a first rate Sunday lunch. Went there last week for a midweek lunch. Still first rate with good food, good beer and good service.

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Thank mikeinwarrington
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What you'd hope to find on a trip through the Dorset lanes, a village pub serving very good quality food with a great selection of real ales and wines. Staff extremely friendly and helpful; can't fault it!

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Thank Tabbyiab
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food at this village pub near Dorchester. Sunday lunch was a real treat. The chef is a genius!

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Thank jil9015
Broadmayne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here twice in 2 weeks.. Had excellent meals.. Sea bass, and a lovely vegetarian pie.. Would certainly recommend.. Very relaxed and comfortable ...

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Thank 141Emma
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Lulworth for the weekend and The Wise Man was recommended to us for lunch. We found the pub easily. Set in a beautiful little village of thatched cottages the pub is nicely decorated, with a good selection of wines and spirits. As the weather was so good we sat outside and the outdoor pizza oven was up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bockhampton Lane | West Stafford, Dorchester DT2 8AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: 01305261970

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