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Review of The Old Dog

The Old Dog
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Thorpe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $19
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

I've been here before last year on a couple of occasions when on staying the area and loved it then. This year I feel no different. It's a dog friendly pub, great atmosphere, basically lit by candles and the log burner if needed. Minimalism with warmth, like sheepskin throws, the fire, the warmth. Just a lovely atmosphere if the place is full or empty, dark and moody in a good way (I've never been in the day light), outside plenty of places to sit under cover and lit with string bulb lighting. The food is 'american' style with a few veggie choices and always very good. I honestly can't find fault with the place and could happily spend my one weekend a month off in this pub.

Thank Cherie S
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Yes its quirky, somewhat dark ! but great value no frills food and beer served by nice staff,so made for an enjoable evening. The low light level can be hazardous as many dogs etc under tables...

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Thank John F
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It's not a big (American-style) menu but it covers the obvious bases well. There's a good selection of well-kept beers and pleasant staff. Yes the rooms are a little dark and oddly laid out but that's a quibble. It's a modern place and well worth a visit.

Thank Graham E
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Friendly staff, good service, tasty food in a cozy, candlelit pub that is dog friendly.....definitely my type of place.

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Thank sambolin
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Outwardly appealing dog friendly pub with simple modern decor and lovely open fire, perhaps a little dark, nearly killed someones dog that I didn't see in the poor light. Menu fairly basic but with supposed veggie/vegan options. However, the vegan in our party was made to feel like a leper by some bearded pretentious twit who made things a little difficult and was unable to contain his disapproval. Sadly these country folk 'Up North' seem to have a substantial amount of catching up to do if they are ever to compare with their more open minded and considerably cooler southern counterparts. You won't have missed much if you drive right on by.

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4  Thank maisyandalice
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