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The New Inn

West Knighton, Dorchester DT2 8PE, England
+44 1305 852349
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“faggots” (8 reviews)
“lamb rump” (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 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal in this family friendly pub. The service is friendly and the food is locally sourced and very tasty . My duck confit in bramble sauce was delicious. We also highly recommend the mussels and New Inn Burger and local cheese...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a whim for dinner at The New Inn & luckily for us we got a table. The food is outstanding we ordered the belly of pork & the cold meat platter both of which were delicious. The sticky toffee pudding is wonderfully light....More

Thank TB-123455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic meal !!! Top notch in every way, lovely relaxed but friendly service, beautifully presented perfectly cooked food and incredibly good value for money. I really cannot recommend the New Inn highly enough, a real find and cannot wait to come back the next time...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Just had a fantastic Sunday carvery while visiting friends in the area. The roasties were THE BEST I have ever had, lovely and crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. The beef was done to perfection, pink and juicy. Can’t wait...More

1  Thank NessieNoo
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal. Superb quality, clean, fairly priced and good menu variety.We will be going there again and would recommend it.

Thank cportsmouth94395
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Didn't intend to visit The New Inn at all... was on my way back from Bournemouth and got caught in the snow event. Nowhere to stay in Dorchester itself so I decided to risk a trip to West Knighton which, somehow, I managed to achieve....More

Thank Seán M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely B -+ B with a superb shower room and an amazing breakfast. The bed was rather too firm for us and it had a super king duvet cover with a king size duvet so about 30cn spare bedding.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

It was a great evening with very attentive staff and an interesting and incredibly varied menu. The room was set out perfectly for us. Parking is easy. A wonderful place I strongly recommend and will return to happily.

Thank elisabethmc2017
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights B&B and joined in New years celebrations. We were in the coach house, a lovely spacious en suite room with a large double bed and sofa. We had everything to hand and clean, efficient, friendly service. The food was wonderful and...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The New Inn continues to serve high quality food. As a local I have reviewed it a few times. Today’s lunchtime visit was for a Christmas work do (6 people). Food was amazing and staff continue to be polite and helpful and nothing is to...More

Thank Knight0n
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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