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The Blackwater Stream

180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
+44 1202 642580
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great pub until our visit yesterday. It appears they've decided to take Thatchers Somerset Haze of the pumps??? Are favourite tipple. Perhaps because it's not free with some meals... Who knows, in any event we'll be eating and drinking at another pub... Very disappointed :(More

Thank ralph s
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate any feedback from customers regarding our drinks selection and I am sorry that we have let you down in this instance. I hope that you will give us another chance as we do have a fantastic range of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Angus steak was terrible would not feed to my dog Staff are nice food is terrible, no one asked how food was as they obviously know it will be bad !More

Thank Snarbu1
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you were let down on your visit and hope that it will not put you off giving us another try in the future. I will review your comments with the team so we can avoid this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been using this Wetherspoons for a couple of years, it has always had excellent staff with attention to detail and has always been clean. Lately though, standards have slipped. The other night when dining with family, meals came out at different times, my...More

Thank sparkybunny
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for your response and I'm sorry you feel that our standards were not to our normal high standards. Sometimes meals will arrive if there are ordered on different tickets as we do try to ensure that all meals are delivered at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whist many things have improved of late, very disappointed that there has been a reduced menu put in place and a crafty increase in pricing. Whilst I understand the wastage issue, perhaps if so much wasn't wasted on retuned meals the menu could of retained...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Its our local lovely pub good food furniture embarrising good beer needs a refurb urgently please😩!

Thank roger a
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Stream is our local pub and we enjoy it here and have a meal here at least twice a month. But last evening was a complete disgusting meal. We booked the Christmas menu weeks ago for my aunts Christmas treat. So let down,what on...More

Thank poolehornet
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in after work. Excellent steak cooked perfectly for both of us. Xmas pudding for afters .....perfect! !!!!

Thank scoobysoo17
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

thank you for your comment we are happy you enjoyed your visit and hope you visit us again soon .

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The new self service hot drinks added 15 minutes to getting a drink at breakfast. There’s only one machine that does all the drinks so you have to join an orderly queue. The food arrived at the table 5 minutes before we returned with the...More

Thank Paul B
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Thank you for your feedback, the new machine is something we have introduced to help improve our bar service speed and efficiency, I assure you it has not been introduced as a cost saving measure. The machine dispenses perfect coffee in just over 20...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Morbid and uninspiring - tired decor and fittings. The contactless pay machines on the bar are filthy, I pointed this out to one of the staff. She looked at me, smiled and assured me that the machines "were cleaned once a week". Sooooo that's all...More

Thank MarcoSpencer
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Apologies for the bad impression we gave on your visit. We are taking the look of our pub seriously, we have recently had new carpet fitted and had the chairs reupholstered which has really brightened the pub up. We are currently looking at having our...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Went with my brother nephew wife and son. All enjoyed our meals. Totally stuffed by end. Good value for money. Decent pint!

Thank Jayke2007
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Broadstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 642580
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