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The Horse & Groom

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St John's Hill, Wareham BH20 4LZ, England
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Kent, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last year we had a pint and a bite to eat Food was excellent Service was excellent Beer garden to rear Not quite on river but very nice We are back in August this year staying in Wareham so will be a 10 minute walk along the river for either lunch/or evening But knowing us both a couple of times

Thank Dave558899
ShallWeDoSomething, Public Relations Manager at The Horse & Groom, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments. Unfortunately Kelly and her staff were unable to continue running The Horse & Groom which is now closed awaiting a new Publican. She does not know if it will be open again in August but hopefully you can still enjoy your holiday in Wareham. More 

England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Popped in for a quick drink and its a locals pub but the sort I like! Friendly and a lovely garden. The beer was good and we had a laugh. They are just starting to cook again so may pop in to try that at a later date.

Thank maxsmith112146
Dorset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

a great local pub with good beer selection and warm welcome. Live music at the weekends and a nice feel it. Nice outdoor space at the back and dod friendly.

Thank warehamgolfer
ShallWeDoSomething, Public Relations Manager at The Horse & Groom, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review on Trip Advisor - it is always great to have the positive comments we regularly hear from our customers shared online. We are really pleased you are enjoying the live music we are offering at the moment and that you enjoy the facilities we offer, and look forward to welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited Wareham as part of our holidays touring Dorset, food was lovely, good size portions and catered for the kids too. Very friendly atmosphere. Andrea Hennessy

Thank Andrea V
ShallWeDoSomething, Public Relations Manager at The Horse & Groom, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed our new menu, and believe that although we are not the cheapest offering in Wareham, our food represents great value and we do our best to ensure it is of a good standard. It's good to know our portion sizes are appreciated - as well as keeping the kids happy as well. Thanks for... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Myself and husband ate here on a lunchtime when they just opened for the day. I had lasagne and husband had a burger. I will never eat here again. The lasagne had definitely been reheated, the pasta was hard and dry on the edges and soggy inside, the meat was very dry. When I lifted the pasta up some tomato... More 

Thank Jewels1390
ShallWeDoSomething, Public Relations Manager at The Horse & Groom, responded to this review

We are really sorry that you had a negative experience at the Horse & Groom. Kelly the landlady has met with her staff, and is disappointed that you did not feel able to tell her or her staff at the time of your visit that you were unhappy with the standard of food that day. Since starting our new menu... More 

West Wickham, Kent
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We have a little dog so look for places that are "dog friendly" when we are out. We stopped near this pub in Wareham and were attracted by the sign which advertised a "Doggy menu!" with a plate of food for a pound. As it was a little chilly to eat outside in the garden we were made most welcome... More 

2 Thank DennisWestWickham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $13
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St John's Hill, Wareham BH20 4LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: 441929552995
The Horse and Groom in Wareham is a traditional English pub. Unfortunately it closed on 18th June 2016 and is currently awaiting a new publican.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?