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Castleman Hotel & Restaurant

Chettle, Blandford Forum DT11 8DB, England
+44 1258 830096
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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British
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$$ - $$$
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Chettle, Blandford Forum DT11 8DB, England
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited the Castleman for Sunday lunch. What a treat. There was a wonderful selection for all courses and the food not only looked good but was absolutely delicious. Loved the fact that we had drinks in the library before lunch and coffee there after....More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Wonderful lunch spent with family. We were quite a large group with ages from 16 - 84 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their lunch. Super food, great atmosphere - quite quirky it its' way but lovely to go somewhere with a bit of personality! We ate...More

Thank Bottomflop
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Whilst holidaying in Dorset and staying close to Chettle my wife & I were recommended to dine at the Castleman Hotel, we were told that we would experience a time warp here. It was, as promised, like stepping back in time, the building and decorations...More

1  Thank Geoff H
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This restaurant with rooms is situated in the dower house in the feudal village of Chettle. Decor is rather like eating with your old aunt in the country, all is gloriously comfortable, gloriously worn, sofas huge and probably dog friendly if they were allowed. Front...More

1  Thank 596Stacey
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Stayed one night and had dinner there, the food, wine and service where all excellent. The bedroom was rather in need of updating and some tender loving care, but it was clean; there was a large mahogany wardrobe in the room that would have looked...More

Thank Holiday-Note
Reviewed April 27, 2017

A return visit with a dinner party of 17 people. Good menu selection with the food cooked to perfection supported with a good wine selection at reasonable prices. Staff very attentive and welcoming providing a good service. The lounge and dining room provide a great...More

Thank John P
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Booked lunch to celebrate a family birthday at The Castle man, and we were not disappointed. From arrival for pre-lunch drinks, through lunch in the wonderful dining room, to coffee in the ante room, the service was attentive without being over intrusive. The menu was...More

1  Thank ezee19
Reviewed January 31, 2017

We visited in January and so was a quiet weekend evening with only a couple of other tables. The two ladies working were lovely, attentive and efficient without being intrusive. As the restaurant was quiet the radio in the kitchen was slightly too loud at...More

Thank SATLauren
Reviewed September 21, 2016

recently family get together had an enjoyable sunday lunch . I had alovely starter of smoked haddock mousse standard of cooking was v.g everyone pleased bit cheeky to charge £12.50 for a small childs pasta ! Otherwise lunch was well priced. lovely country house venue....More

Thank redesdale
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Stayed one night as birthday treat. Huge room with comfy four poster. Nothing hipster here just old fashioned country house- a bit 80's but whats wrong with that ? Food was fantastic we had partridge and duck for mains and they were both cooked to...More

Thank Darby1960
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chettle, Blandford Forum DT11 8DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 830096
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