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The Boot Inn

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High Street | Berwick St James, Berwick St James, Salisbury SP3 4TN, England
+44 1722 790243
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12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
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Mon 18:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:15
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:15
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat. The staff are polite and very friendly and the food is absolutley brilliant. Big portions of fantastic tasting food! The price is very fair for the quality of the food and the portion size too! The only slightly bad point is that parking at the Boot isn't great when the place is busy, but to be... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot Inn on another occasion. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We exited our cruise ship in Southampton and needed to get to Heathrow Airport but had the luxury of time and an excellent van driver to take the slow way north. So after our drive through the New Forest and our stop at Salisbury Cathedral we stopped for a delicious lunch at this quaint restaurant. We were a group of... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, We are so glad that you enjoyed our food and hospitality and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot Inn on another occasion. More 

Weybridge, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Torquay for lunch. We were met by two very cheerful young ladies who took our order and supplied the drinks we wanted. The ambience was really quite good with authentic roof beams and flagged floor. The tables were set out very well in the the bar area where we chose to eat. I... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review, I am glad that you enjoyed you lunch here and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot on another occasion More 

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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my family while on our way to Devon. To their credit the staff were very friendly. We were seated and given menus and my son was given the children's menu...he chose the 'handmade sausage and mash' and a juice (fruit shoot). Now I was expecting, as was he, that a delicious pile of smooth mash... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your comments, I was saddened to read that you where unhappy with your sons meal, we believe in providing the very best quality ingredients so all of our sausages are handmade and contain 100% meat, our suppliers do not use any ’fillers’ in their product and in so I usually have the opposite feedback, that the... More 

Leeds
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely family meal! The staff are so friendly, great service and as we were discussing the walk back with two small children at dusk a local sitting at the bar"Tony" said you don't want to be walking I will run you back to the campsite and wouldn't take a penny! Thank you lovely place and lovely people!

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Thank Wevskiwev
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed your visit and I pass on your thanks to Tony. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Out with a pal having a bit of a wander around the Salisbury area , not our usual haunts, and we stumbled across the Boot Inn .....and what a cracking little pub ! Friendly service and when we mentioned that we wanted to eat they did point out that only the biggest table in the room was available but it... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am really glad that you enjoyed your visit here and I have passed on your comments to the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot in the future. More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have read some recent reviews, a few of which have been negative. I found nothing negative about our visit today. Two families, eight people, had a delicious lunch, beautifully cooked and served by friendly staff. Well worth the miles travelled and I will willingly travel those miles again for a meal such as we had today. Well done the... More 

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed our food and hospitality and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot Inn. More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is a very pleasant traditional local, food is excellent, staff are very efficient and friendly, general friendly atmosphere to the place, Wadsworth 6x bitter and IPA on draught. Worth a stop or visit for a meal.

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Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot Inn. More 

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154 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A few minutes down the road from stone hedge . I was clean and the staff polite. The food was really good, and the prices fair. We had a group of five and no one had any complaints at all. Everything was delicious. Had Shepard beef and ale pie. Fluffy top pastry good tender beef .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Staying in a nearby campsite We took a walk in the afternoon past the pub and seen their board up with a list of entertainment on and decided to visit that evening. When we arrived we were informed that there was a private party on in the whole pub but if we wanted we could have a quick one. Unhappy... More 

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Thank Deethomas6758
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry. I had put a sign up on the door but as you rightly say nothing on the A board. I did contact the managers of the campsite the week before the party to let them know what was going on that night as this is not a usual occurrence at the Boot and in fact the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:15
Monday
18:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Saturday
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Berwick St James, Berwick St James, Salisbury SP3 4TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury  >  Berwick St James
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 790243
Description
The Boot Inn is a small country pub just a mile from the A303 and a few miles from Stonehenge we are located 7 miles from Salisbury in the pretty village of Berwick St James.
With an open fire in the winter months and a large garden for dining in the summer months the Boot is a great place to be come rain or shine.
We are family friendly and we welcome dogs so it is an ideal place to meet up with friends and family.

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