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The Rose and Crown Inn Trent

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Opposite St. Andrew's Church | Trent, Sherborne DT9 4SL, England
+44 1935 850776
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You must book as this is very popular pub restaurant.We went for lunch on a Sunday. Excellent meal and service. It is not cheap but worth it. A gem

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uk
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for birthday. Managed to fit us in but ended up rushing us. Food was mixed. Duck average, liver average. Steak good along with squid. Bit pricey too. Will try once more as was good last time I went done two years ago, unsure if new owners..?

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Thank gaz1234Uk
Weymouth
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! Lovely food, relaxed atmosphere, staff very nice and so helpful. Just can't wait to go there again and go through the menu!

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Thank greyseals
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, lovely staff, country pub with amazing atmosphere. Love the noisy bar and some of the characters that frequent it. Quintessentially English pub!

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Thank Richard B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very polite and helpful staff Food was amazing..lovely clean place not one bad thing about visit. We would definitely go back

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Thank jason k
Bournemouth
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The welcome we received was fantastic despite arriving earlier than our expected time. Our table was ready and so we could sit down straightaway. Nothing was too much bother, drinks were ordered and bought to the table. A complimentary glass of bubbly was given to my daughter - the hen! We had preordered the food because there were twenty of... More 

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Thank Snootsworth
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday lunch - food was absolutely delicious ( jerusalem artichoke soup, venison & juniper casserole, roast beef with ENORMOUS Yorkshire pudding, mango & passion fruit sorbets). The atmosphere was wonderful, buzzing with happy customers & their dogs. Very friendly & welcoming & there are also 3 rooms which would be perfect in order to extend your visit. Definitely worth seeking... More 

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Thank Nina C
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

Enjoyed an evening with a long standing friend. We both choose the steaks and ordered an extra portion of chips, just in case! Extra chips not needed, portion sizes were just right. The service was polite and efficient, rapport very good. A week ago turned up for a pint after a 6 mile walk. Terry and Tash behind the bar... More 

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Thank andrewfosdike
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Lunch - two menus - simple or a la carte - great ambience and views. Not cheap, but worth it! Once the pub has been found enjoy the whole atmosphere and stay as long as you like!

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Thank MikeC492004
Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here was in the summer. Obviously good weather makes everything better with the chance to sit outside in a well tended and thought out garden with reasonable views. The setting is pretty good, some horses were tethered outside, being watered with beer or cider. The greeting and service is of a very high standard. There are different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $69
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite St. Andrew's Church | Trent, Sherborne DT9 4SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sherborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 850776
Description
This picturesque rural Dorset gem dates back to the 14th century, when it was built to house the builders of the Saint Andrew's church spire. It maintains rustic charm and hosts original features of a thatched roof, beams, large fire places and flagstone floors - an old-fashioned village local with amazing views out over the rolling fields from the beer garden.The pub is now nestled in the heart of the Ernest Cook Trust estate that surrounds Trent village and which is steeped in interesting history. King Charles II hid at Trent Manor House during his escape to France. It was also the home of Colonel Francis Wyndham.The pub was brought into its prime in recent years by the amazing landlord "Buff Biggins" and his legend still lives in the pub now. We have a great reputation for Fine ale; with Camra and Cask Marque we always have Wadworths 6X along with 3-4 other immaculately kept ales.we have 5 star rating for our wonderful new bedrooms. and a special food award from the AA.Winners of the Perfect Pint award.A choice of alfresco dining with views over the fields or just outside the front of the pub watching people coming and going. The Barrow lounge is a wonderful relaxing area with an open fire and comfortable leather sofa. The conservatory has wonderful views out over the valley and garden and the far end of the bar offers a causal view out over one of the local farmer's fields and all the way to Nether Compton. The food compliments the surroundings with good local producers and suppliers in order to offer some traditional British food but also some of Chef Marcus Wilcox's own creations and twists, which can be from a simple snack of Pork Crackling with Apple Sauce to our own version of "Chateau Briand".

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