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Famous Old Spa

$$ - $$$, British,
229 Dorchester Road | Radipole, Weymouth DT3 5EQ, England
+44 1305 785231
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
229 Dorchester Road | Radipole, Weymouth DT3 5EQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited today for the first time for lunch, I had the monster burger which was delicious, not many pubs or restaurants give a decent amount of cheese or proper thick bacon so I was very impressed. The chicken breast was also very nice and not...More

Thank Chubbz2014
SocialFootprints, Guest Relations Manager at Famous Old Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for a meal after a family event. Monday evening is Grills Night 2 for £14. We both chose gammon steak which came with chips and peas, and both pineapple and fried egg. Portions were plentiful and food was hot. Service was friendly...More

Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We held the wake for my father in law here today, and it was excellent. The food was plentiful and tasty and the beers and other drinks really reasonable. We had the back part of the pub and it was a comfortable place to celebrate...More

Thank ravenswoodrob1953
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Called in for a meal as we were passing .Service was OK ordered rump steak and gammon steak cooked well very tasty decent meal in all .Pub was very busy and quite noisy as it was a Saturday night .Would call again if in area...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Good local pub and used many times and used to be great place to take family for meal. Unfortunately it is being turned into a sports pub. I don’t mind sports being screened but not everyone wants it blaring whilst trying to eat or have...More

Thank BournemouthBobs
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Buzzing aphmosphere and very helpful staff. I am so lucky to live in Weymouth and have this pub within walking distance. I eat there on a weekly basis and have never been disappointed. Sunday lunch is great and such amazing value for money. Pascal, Diane...More

Thank hollie2sarah
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went to the bar twice first time gave the bar staff £10 gave me changed as if I had give him a £5.No apology and next time £20 gave me charge of £10.No apology.😡😡😡😡😡😡

Thank bergkamp007
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were looking for somewhere to eat and came across this lovely pub, we went in and it was busy being a Sunday lunch time and we were lucky to find a table it is a carvery and we had the choice of Beef, Pork,or...More

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The pub is very cold and the heating in the restaurant area at least does not appear to be working, although according to the duty manager it was working yesterday.

Thank Debbie and Kati... P
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a friendly pub with average pub food and good service. It's on a busy road with ample parking .

Thank debsilver2016
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4 April 2017|
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Response from SocialFootprints | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do have a lovely outside play area with a slide and a swing a climbing frame and a bridge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Dorchester Road | Radipole, Weymouth DT3 5EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 785231
  • E-mail
Pascal, Carole and their team are extremely proud to welcome you to the newly refurbished Famous Old Spa. The pub appeals to all of the community and offers a fantastic array of cask ales with weekly guests to tempt every palate! We have a lovely outside seating area with a park for the children. Finally we also have 4 TV's located in our bar are for all the sporting events you want to watch.
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