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The Langton Arms

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High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
+44 1258 830225
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Set amidst thatched cob dwellings in a small village. Need to book, has accommodation and skittle alley. Also available for wedding receptions. All food is sourced locally I believe!

Thank Tricia217
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Tricia217 Short & sweet but entirely accurate. We do have all of those things on offer and more and absolutely, our food is all locally sourced with our own butchery in the very next village. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Please do come back again soon. More 

Ferndown, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Langton Arms had been recommended to me by a work colleague and suggested it was best to book due to its popularity. Situated in the picturesque village of Tarrant Monkton the pub is quintessentially English. The pub itself is divided into three distinctive areas, each with its own entrance. You can choose to eat in the restaurant – more... More 

Thank colehill c
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Colehill C, Thank you for putting the joy back into our Wednesday morning. Delighted to hear that your first visit to The Langton Arms was outstanding on all levels and that the venison bourginon is still the talk of the table! Very glad you booked in advance, we hate disappointing new visitors who try us on the offchance and... More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the start of March 2017 10 of us ate here twice in 3 days. The menu was varied, the food was delicious, and as local as possible, and the service from Alex was outstanding. We all enjoyed our visit and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank debbi132017
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear debbi132017, Thank you for the kind review and the high praise of Alex, we shall pass it on to him for sure! Great to know that both your visits were full of delicious local food & a warm Dorset welcome. Thanks for taking the time to review us, it's very much appreciated by everyone here. More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A superb experience. We were five adults, from two and a half to 90 years old. Great children's playground, lots of outside sitting area and well prepared dining in functions room. The food and drinks were excellent and the restaurant management exemplary! A good choice of very well presented food and great care was shown on what would have been... More 

Thank TerryinSalisbury
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear TerryinSalisbury, We can't really say anything but a very big thank you for all those kind words. Mothering Sunday is a crazy but wonderful family day so to know it was fabulous on all levels for everyone from two and a half to ninety, makes us happy people! See you again soon we hope. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Chose the Langton Arms as it was a good location to meet my sister for lunch. We were very happy with our food, stuffed aubergine, which came with vegetables. We didn't order starters or desserts but were offered a sample of the home made soup and a delicious chocolate cake on the house. The meals appear quite pricey but as... More 

Thank Patricia W
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Paricia W, So good to hear that you and your sister enjoyed your recent lunch with us. We think that the little extra touches are what makes us different and that honest pricing should be a given. Will pass on your kind compliments to the team, do come and see us again soon! More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fabulous bars, and restaurant. There are three separate dining areas, one allows dogs, one is a comfy bar and the other is a restaurant with table linen.We have eaten in all three now, the food is from the same menu, so its just which ever you prefer. we have tried lunch late afternoon after a walk and evening, the service... More 

Thank sanj902
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Sanj902, Thank you for that complete vote of confidence on every level, wonderful to hear that you've tried all our eating areas and at several times of day, proper research! We hope to offer something for everyone depending on how you're feeling that day (& if you're sporting wellies or not) but always excellent Dorset food. Will pass on... More 

Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had heard mixed reports about the Langton arms most saying that the meals were expensive. We thought we would try for ourselves. Our meal was very good yes it's was more expensive than average I would average £2-3 more per meal than you would normally pay. The meal was of good quality so we diet mind the extra cost.... More 

Thank Dorsetsbest
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Dorsetsbest, Thank you for your candour & giving us a try for yourselves. We're not the cheapest but hope that the generous portions of homemade local Dorset food is well worth the prices that we charge our customers. There are no surprises of "extras" as all our sides are included in the meals and we hope the little cup... More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The food was great, family of 12 made up of three generations, all looked after very well by the staff. The little people aged 8 years and 6 years were also made welcome. We will go back another day.

Thank Michelle B
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Michelle B, Fab to hear that Christmas dining was a great experience here at The Langton Arms. We love having families come to visit as we believe that the small people are just as important as us oldies. Thank you for the kind words and glowing review, very much appreciated by us all. More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Food was excellent, great quality and quantity at great price for the standard. Service was excellent and they couldn't do enough for us and even provided a bespoke menu as one of our party had many food allergies. We will definitely visit again and would recommend. Thanks so much

Thank cheesy122017
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear cheesy122017 A warm heartfelt review that is just what we need in chilly January when everyone is hunkering down and staying indoors. Thank you for the kind words and compliments on both our local Dorset food & service. Glad to hear that the allergies were all accommodated too and you are already spreading the good word! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was awful. In a skittle alley very cold , bagpipes on CD words mumbled so much you could not understand them.Steak and kidney pie so salty we still had the tasteof salt in our mouths when we got home 1hr away.Ran out of cabbage after 8 servings. got there at 7.30 on our way home by 9 15. This... More 

2 Thank supercook123
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this review

Dear Supercook123 Thank you for your second review of Burns Night with us. Our Head Chef was working on Saturday night and tastes everything that arrives at your table, he was very happy with the food and we definitely didn't run out of anything all evening? Unfortunately we had 18 cancellations earlier in the week due to illness which would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
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
  • This restaurant is at The Langton Arms
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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