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The New Inn

West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
+44 1305 852349
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“faggots” (9 reviews)
“angus burger” (3 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food (as always) mouthwatering desserts. Professional and friendly staff, beautiful setting with outside seating area. Definitely recommend a visit here.

Thank 53PoshGirl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly, food was served until 9, we arrived at 8.56, and most places would say, sorry... you're too late. Not here. Nice, peaceful garden with nice views. We had delicious mains, but that dessert... omg! Mango bavarois (mousse) topped with passion fruit jelly served with...More

Thank Danny W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although this was owned by the same people that owned the Black Dog, the menu wasnt. My wife and I had the Lamb and my grandson had a steak. What glorious cooked lamb we had. It was tasty, pink and was garnished beautifully with potatoes...More

Thank philip k
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times and whether it is a bar snack or an a la carte meal I have never been disappointed . This little gem of a pub is a little off the beaten track but is really worth a visit. It...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location. Superb atmosphere and great food. Very comFortable, welcoming and acComodating to children.

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following a very genuinely warm welcome we had lunch here. All four of us opted for the fish of the day which was haddock. The food was well presented and very tasty ( great thin beer batter). This place is well worth a visit.

Thank JudyandNeilC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on our hols for one night. Staff could not have been more helpful. Food tasty. Bedroom spacious and immaculate. Stayed with a 10 month old. Would definitely return.

Thank rosiemc123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner on a Friday evening, we hadn’t booked but were made welcome and sat in the garden as we had our dog and the weather and views were wonderful. For starters we had the black pudding salad and the chicken liver parfait,...More

Thank charlie23177
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today for Sunday lunch. This has to be the best carvery I have ever had. From start to finish the staff were brilliant. Quick to serve drinks at the bar and then table service during lunch. Very polite and helpful at all times....More

Thank petuliaEngland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolute gem of a place. The staff are amazing - our waiter Joel and his colleagues provided the most friendly and professional service. The views of the sunset over the fields was spectacular and so relaxing. Our meals were outstanding. The salt and...More

Thank yummymummy099
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8 June 2018|
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Response from Knight0n | Reviewed this property |
They are dog friendly in the bar areas.
Helen M
22 May 2017|
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Response from Katie R |
Yes always welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 852349
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