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The New Inn Cerne Abbas - Pub in Dorset

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Long Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JF, Dorset
England, United Kingdom

Julian Dove & Annette Beardsmore

A rustic-smart décor now makes this pub shine, but lots of lovely old stuff remains. Bedrooms are top notch; food delights in fresh produce

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The New Inn is most certainly new; it may date to the 16th century, but they have recently refurbished and now it shines. Gone are the swirly green carpets; in their place, local slate has been laid in the bar. Lots of lovely old stuff remains – timber frames, mullioned windows, the odd settle – but the feel is fresh with warm colours, oak floors and a smart bar area in which to sup a pint of Dorset Gold or a glass of good wine. Food is top notch and locally sourced, so dig into wood pigeon and chorizo salad; hake, tomato and calamari stew; or salt beef braised in Guinness with champ mash... and leave room for dark chocolate fondant with poached apricots. Don't miss the Cerne Abbas Giant.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

Guest feedback
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"We celebrated a family birthday with a delicious Sunday lunch. The food was excellent, served by friendly,efficient staff. Highly recommended and very good value. We are really looking forward to returning soon."
October 2014
"We stayed for 4 nights in this fabulous small country hotel, great bedroom and the bar, restaurant & food were excellent as was Jeremy & his whole team. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and if we are ever anywhere near this part of the UK will definitely stay again. We also loved the village which was very close to Dorchester & the Hardy sights. "
September 2013

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Lunch & dinner £5-£35.


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Long Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JF, Dorset


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