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The Clifton Hotel

50 Grove Road | Portland, dorset, DT5 1DA, England
+44 1305 820473
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
50 Grove Road | Portland, dorset, DT5 1DA, England
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Generous portions, lovely range of vegetables, and homemade apple crumble to finish off, terrific value for money and super friendly hosts, thanks we will be back again.

Thank _jmgilvear
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We have eaten here on quite a few occasions having moved to the island in May, Fi and Mig are great hosts and make everyone welcome. We have brought family and friends here who all enjoyed the homecooked food. The sunday roasts are great you...More

1  Thank DavidNLisa
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I don't frequent this place but I am here again because it has a nice atmosphere and everyone is eating the food

Thank boundaroundtheworld
fiandmig, Owner at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Glad you enjoyed our family friendly pub

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

hi from the family who had the BUNNY CHOW and THE MIXED GRILL... very welcoming pub... saw the A-board on side of the road for home cooked food...we were made really welcome..the food was fanrastic... portions so so big.... if you have a good apitite...i...More

Thank aekitchens
fiandmig, Owner at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hi I'm really pleased you enjoyed your mix grill and bunny chow, Would be really great to see you all again

Reviewed April 11, 2017

I could not fault my Sunday roast, and a huge portion, more than I had expected, had to forego pudding! Excellent value for money. This sort of no-nonsense old fashioned home cooked fayre is just what I appreciate, and so hard to find these days.

Thank StuHMiltonKeynes
fiandmig, Owner at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed your roast i do try my best many thanks fi

Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited on Friday for the charity bingo night. Had a fab time and amazed at the quality of the steak meals which were only £15 for the two!!

Thank mazfuller
Reviewed January 23, 2017

We visited this pub after being refused entry to the nearby posh hotel by a truculent receptionist that they weren't dog friendly! We were initially put of by the three star food hygiene rating that was prominently displayed but as they were dog friendly we...More

Thank Adventuresof626
fiandmig, Owner at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2017

I'm really pleased you enjoyed your time when you popped in dogs are always welcome hope to see you soon

Reviewed November 20, 2016

Depending on the mood of the landlady the meals can be good to bad. The Sunday roast this week was abysmal. If she is in a good mood then you cannot fault the food but if she is in a bad mood then service and...More

Thank Isabel J
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Again a meal to rave about! On the menu today was either lamb or pork of which we choose lamb. Our Sunday roast was the most succulent lamb which was melt in the mouth and lovely and moist...and superb flavour. The vegetables which accompanied the...More

1  Thank 24iaing
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Cheap honest grub, mostly homemade and ok for the price. Pub desperately needs a refurb and the restaurant was dirty. Host was friendly.

Thank chippinghill
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Questions & Answers
June 7, 2017|
Response from fiandmig | Property representative |
Hi we have a dart board only and a free pool table
August 17, 2016|
Response from fiandmig | Property representative |
Hiya yes we do its free to hire call us on 01305 820473
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Grove Road | Portland, dorset, DT5 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 820473
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