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The Nelson Tavern

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Bar, British, Pub
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75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
441202485105
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the front this looks like a small unassuming pub but there is actually a large restaurant area at the back. The service was quick and very friendly and the food was excellent there was no doubt that it was all cooked fresh to order. I started with the creamy garlic mushrooms which were delicious and then went for the... More 

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Thank Ann B
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Since its been taken over by new management, it's a lot better. I really enjoyed the food - the burger with cheese and bacon was amazing! It's quite bare at the moment. There's not really an atmosphere in the dining room bit but I expect that this will improve with time.

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Thank KirbyJC
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gave this a go after hearing that the old landlord who had put us off being a sleazy alcoholic had gone. Great new managers and very friendly and welcoming - Food was of a good standard and looking forward to the refurbishment !!

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Thank Happy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here today for the Sunday carvery,had beef and lamb and all the trimmings,fab location 5 minutes walk to the quay and beach large beer garden out the back and free games to keep the kids entertained.Good beer and a warm welcome from all the staff and the locals ,dog friendly too.Will definitely go back and try the rest of... More 

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Thank Jill W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We passed The Victory whilst looking for somewhere to eat .... so liked the look of it, turned round and parked up. As soon as we went in we could see a table full of board games to our right and quite a few people enjoying a drink and a chat. They had space for two that hadn't booked and... More 

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Thank Tracy H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from 2 weeks in Mudeford . Used the Nelson as our local watering hole. Friendly staff{one the double of our grandaughter} made us feel very welcome. Lovely atmosphere, nice pint, good food and entertainment. Locals need to rally round in the winter months

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1 Thank Anthony T
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just went for one drink and stayed all evening . Landlady welcomed us , very important .Good guitarist playing . Lots of friendly locals . A very pleasant Friday evening .

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1 Thank Alicia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While on holiday we enjoyed going to the Nelson pub in the evening. The staff were really friendly and the beer was excellent. On our last night we also had a meal and ate it in the lovely garden. Perfect end to our holiday. Would definitely recommend going to this pub if you get the chance.

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2 Thank Jan S
bournemouth
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the option to eat in the pub, restaurant or outside in the neat garden. You could choose from a deal for one, two or three courses. I only went for the main course because I had a long drive home and didn't want to fall asleep in a food coma! The carvery was really generous with lots of... More 

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1 Thank butters2010
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very slow/poor service, lots 'off the menu', one main course missed; everything that could go wrong did. Poor apology.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 441202485105
Description
The Nelson Tavern is under new ownership. We serve food all day,have a large beer garden, dog friendly and sell a selection of cask ales, lagers, wines and sprites.

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