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Digby Tap

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Bar, British, Pub
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Cook Street, Sherborne, England
+44 1935 813148
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beer and a real pub. We always pop in on a Sunday and the Digby never disappoints. Yes it's not a show pub, it's a proper pub. Nothing fancy, but a great place for good beer and some pub grub at google prices.

Thank Marki1997
Somerset, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tatty around the edges, little tucked away tables but this makes for a great atmosphere in which to enjoy a lunch time sandwich or meal with a nice beer. Staff always helpful and friendly and the food is wholesome and excellent vfm.

1 Thank Bob C
Hamilton, VA
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137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

After a visit to Sherborne Castle, my husband and I found ourselves at the Digby Tap on the recommendation of a friend. The entrance is tucked off busy Cook Street at the side of a pleasant graveled patio with tables for alfresco meals and drink. Inside the pub is a bit of a rabbit warren of hallways, small rooms and... More 

2 Thank Rebecca D
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Had a fantastic steak and ale pie on Pack Monday, The best pie I've ever had. Go and try it. Beer must be the cheapest in Sherborne.

1 Thank Robert D
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Tap as it is known locally is a good place to either sit and chat over a beer or have an inexpensive lunch.Real ales,wholesome food friendly atmosphere.

2 Thank Jim G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Visit this pub fairly often with friends and family I must say it's the best pub in Sherborne bar none

Thank Dennis M F J
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Our first visit to the Digby Tap. Recommended by a local person and we were not dissapointed. Well kept Beer and good wholesome food at very reasonable prices. Oh for my local to be this good.

1 Thank cookhouse
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Great tradition pub with local beers. Very good lunchtime food also. Great staff & can get very busy.

Thank Julie H
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Just had a few beers but the lunch menu was fantastic. They do not serve food in the evening. So many knooks and crannies to sit in, and an outside area. Small and very old ,many different ales on sale which is the main reason for the visit. Many people were eating lunch and everyone seemed well pleased.

Thank Iona W
Dorset, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Almost don't want to review so that I still stand a chance of getting a table for lunch! Love this place. Is exactly what a pub should be. Don't expect gastro food and farrow and ball paint. This is a proper pub with an ever changing ale selection and very very well priced food for lunch. It's popular with locals... More 

Thank Emmalou1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cook Street, Sherborne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sherborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 813148
Traditional British Pub

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