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The Sandford

Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
+44 1929 550800
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (22 reviews)
“hog roasts” (4 reviews)
“nuggets” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We (family of 2 adults & 2 children) stopped here by chance this Saturday evening by chance. The staff were quick to find us a table and were very friendly. Both my husband and myself, ordered one of the homemade burgers. Well these were fabulous!...More

Thank Leah R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited The Sandford a fortnight ago and had a very enjoyable meal in the conservatory. The staff were friendly and helpful, the service was quick, and the food was lovely. Fast forward to today; what a difference a fortnight can make. We tried to...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lost count of the times that I have this place over the years. Anyway, after becoming bogged down in a traffic jam, decided to try it a couple of months ago, and have been back 3 times, each time on a Sunday. At time...More

1  Thank DorsetColinUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for lunch yesterday after passing many times. I had the Cod and chips and my wife had lasagne. Food quality was perfect and the lady that served us was very professional and pleasant. The only minor let down for me was the...More

Thank nicandad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by chance when on holiday and were very impressed. Good food, well priced, and a good pint of beer. Nice garden, dog/child friendly.. we ended up going back on the last night before coming home!

Thank Pacman202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is gorgeous, service is really good me and my family went twice during our 3 night break - would definitely recommend!

Thank CHCOV2016
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch nice place lovely atmosphere lovely staff and reasonably priced food and drink

Thank Ben S
lotstodo1, Owner at The Sandford, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Ben, Thank you for the 5* Review and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Staff were very polite and friendly. Food was lovely. Not my sort of decour but hey ho not much is ha ha!

Thank The-Sett
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a very nice meal with good service. Two of us had burgers and they were enormous! Could not finish it all. Both - 1 beef and the other Chicken were excellent. Lots of wonderful onion rings and chips. The other dish was steak...More

Thank HampshireSaffers
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had a fantastic Saturday afternoon lunch here last week. Great, secure, play area for children with seating alongside. This kept our grandchildren entertained the whole time we were there (including crayons and colouring sheets). The food was fantastic - beautifully cooked and presented. The staff...More

Thank Koolkris2017
lotstodo1, Owner at The Sandford, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi, Thanks for the great review and I will ensure to pass this onto the staff. Jamie

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Kim F
22 October 2017|
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Response from BGirl79 | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) Yes you can walk comfortably from there to the pub via the forest :) Some lovely views. Mxx
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Roger T
13 June 2017|
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Response from Janet N | Reviewed this property |
Yes I am
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10 April 2017|
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Response from lotstodo1 | Property representative |
Hi, We do allow dogs in the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandford Rd, Wareham, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham  >  Sandford
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 550800
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Description
The NEW Sandford and NEW Owners have bought this local pub into the 21st century !! Still with its public bar serving Real Local Ales and a great range of lagers and wines it now boasts one of the best dining experiences in Dorset. Offering a wide range of delicious Home Made dishes to tantalize your taste buds any time of the day. We are proud to have revamped the Animal Sanctuary and Childrens Play Area aswell as working on land ready for our New Party Venue for 2015. Visit or Revisit us to see the changes !!
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