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The Langton Arms

High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
+44 1258 830225
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“vegetable soup” (11 reviews)
“steak pie” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First find the village in this spectacularly lovely valley. Go the long way round unless you need to wash the car in the flooding ford. Park with ease. Open the pub door to a warm welcome and a real fire. Hear the welcome from the...More

Thank simonsarum
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you simonsarum, We think this is one of the best headlines we have seen on Trip Advisor for a long while. It captures that little slice of something special that you have kindly shared with all the other readers on here. It's magical to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on Saturday to celebrate my husbands birthday. We have been a few times before and as it's my husbands favourite place I decided to book a table. We weren't disappointed! All of the food was exceptional along with the service. We all had...More

Thank Mandamushkin
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mandamushkin, Thank you for another very complimentary review of your husband's birthday celebrations, always lovely to be someone's favourite haunt for great local food & warm Dorset service. You do know there are six cosy B&B rooms should you ever make a full weekend...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving in this quintessential English village you arrive at the Langton arms it’s like something from miss marple. The food is delicious using local produce and to top it off after you have ordered your food they present you with a lovely cup of...More

Thank nicky_white50
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear nicky_white50, We're liking that description of Miss Marple, it really doesn't get much more English chocolate box than Tarrant Monkton and all those thatched houses and the pretty ford. We're lucky people to have our freehouse pub in the middle of them all! Thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

30 of us were walking from Tarrant Rushton and the Langton Arms was our lunch venue. As the numbers were high we had pre-ordered our dishes several days earlier. Our party was in the skittle alley room which was ideal. We clearly had our own...More

Thank MinnoDorset
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location for all ages, food was of a high standard and setting was beautiful. We had a family party for 22, the menu had a good choice and the facilities were perfect.

Thank BrabaraE
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear BrabaraE, Short but sweet - wonderful to hear that the family party was fabulous. Thank you for your very kind words! All at The Langton Arms

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Had heard lots about this place - so glad we went there for lunch. Delicious amuse-bouche with fresh bread, followed by sizeable & delightful starters, then so-tasty + generous home-made mains - lovely puddings too :-) Great service, lovely location, charming old inn, plenty of...More

1  Thank hunterrf
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear hunterrf Always adds a little pressure when a place comes on WOM recommendation as expectations are high. We'll enjoy a pat on the back that we met them and you all had a wonderful meal with us. We think the extra little touches like...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Very attractive pub in a nice village. Large car park. Given a warm welcome by a very friendly young man ( from Nottingham !) and shown to our table in the conservatory. Very pleasant surroundings and all the tables beautifully set. Our orders for food...More

Thank clara c
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Clara C, A glowing and detailed review that leaves us entirely delighted - thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough and thoughtful account of your recent visit. Fantastic to hear that our local Dorset food, service & location...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Nice food, friendly efficient staff and good service. Cosy atmosphere with friendly locals. Worth visiting if you’re in the area.More

Thank little-miss-magic1
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear little-miss-magic1, Happy New Year & many thanks from us for the vote of confidence as a very nice pub. Perfect description & something we will always want to be - warm, cosy & inviting with great food & lovely service. You've said it all....More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Took my husband's Nan out for surprise lunch and was given excellent service and a wonderful meal . Nan thoroughly enjoyed the Faggots made at their local butchery . Great place to dine and a pop in to butchery at Tarrant Rawston a must.

Thank stephentoop
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear stephentoop Thank you! A lovely, warm pre-Christmas review of lunch out with Nan. A perfect description, makes us want faggots for lunch ourselves and always much appreciated - wishing you a very Happy Christmas! All at The Langton Arms

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We dropped in on the off-chance and despite the bar being full, we enquired whether there might be a table for two available - really expecting this to be unlikely and we were delighted to be instantly shown to the last one!! The bar had...More

Thank Resurgam20
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Resurgam20, A tale of total happiness. Spur of the moment pub visits that turn into wonderful eating experiences in the deep Dorset countryside. A wonderful review full of fabulous compliments of everything you enjoyed with us, thank you so much for visiting anf taking...More

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Roger B
26 October 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. We usually have three or four options on there at any one time plus some of the soup and starter options are veggie. Twice Baked Souffles,Baked Aubergine, Four Bean Chilli and Homemade Quiches are a few... More
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ChilliPepper1
6 August 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
HI there, we are very dog friendly. They can come in the Carpenters Bar and join you for drinks and dinner. We have dog snacks and a water bowl in there too. You can also have them in our B&B rooms overnight if you would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Tarrant Monkton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 830225
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  • This restaurant is at The Langton Arms
Description
In the heart of the Dorset countryside. An attractive 17th centry thatched inn occuping a peaceful spot in the village of Tarrant Monkton. The Langton Arms is a free house run with true care and offers a fine selection of drinks and outstanding real ales. We are renowned for its excellent food and offers a wide variety of interesting home made dishes. Family owned and run since 1992.
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