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The Ducking Stool - CLOSED

13A Ducking Stool Lane, Christchurch BH23 1DS, England
+44 1202 485779
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible15%
8 Jan 2016
“Nice Cream Tea”
24 Oct 2015
“An experience we can't forget...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13A Ducking Stool Lane, Christchurch BH23 1DS, England
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Dog friendly café in Ducking Stool Lane. Extensive menu and nice cakes available. And they allow dogs in to the café.

Thank dylan3spot
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

On a happy, sunny Autumn day our bubbly family entered this establishment and our day ended sad, grey and distasteful. We popped in for a cheery traditional afternoon tea. We entered and were greeted by an emotionless shadow of a man! He snarled as I...More

6  Thank Cecils-hardy
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We booked a table for 12 people for my girlfriends nans birthday get together. Arrived to an empty restaurant with a table that only seated 8, to which we had to move ourselves. The food itself was awful, shop brought scones, and squirty cream itself...More

5  Thank Carl G
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Very Nice Eatery,have a good selection of food and snacks,Different types of Tea and Coffee.Nice view over Christchurch Priory.Would Recommend.

Thank jantre
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

A shocking experience never to be repeated. Went for breakfast, ordered, pot of tea and 2 Orange juices, picture of glasses I have tagged. Ordered 3 breakfasts and all we could hear was the sound of the deep fat fryer. The egg looked like it...More

4  Thank 3tmanagers
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This place could be great...but it's not. Here's some tips for Ray: be more welcoming to your customers; learn how to make a proper hot chocolate and cup of tea; don't burn your omelettes, and get better quality chips. Ask the customers if they've finished...More

Reviewed 19 June 2015

the food was poor cheap as possible bread and sausages and charged at top price. only people in and the fried egg looked like it had been through a laminator. I remember the place from years back when it was clean and busy and had...More

4  Thank Jerri D
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Been in here a couple of times, the person who runs the place is very nice, love the Ducking Stool just down from it, and the walk over to the Quay is nice and the Priory too.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Good price Nice Location Honest Food Like home from home ! Not pretentious ,just nice down to earth & good portions for the price

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Its ok in here, its at the back of the high street so not a lot of foot traffic. always get a friendly hello and a coffee.

Thank Mike P
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13A Ducking Stool Lane, Christchurch BH23 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 485779
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Family orientated restaurant in the heart of Christchurch next to the famous ducking stool serving homemade traditional dishes in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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