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The Duchess of Cornwall Inn

12 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3DX, England
+44 1305 757569
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3DX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was advised this pub was nice and good for a drink but nothing special for eating. Sadly.we found that to ne correct. We found the menu to be overpriced, it is a pub charging restaurant prices. The cheapest burger was 13.50. We decided on having...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't know what to think about Poundbury and its mix of architectural styles. One thing is it is difficult to navigate although the Duchess of Cornwall is in the centre and lit up by enormous dramatic buildings which look almost Parisian but next to...More

2  Thank 621simonf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue is enormous and impressive. We visited for a drink and snacks. Externally there is a large patio area with tables and chairs facing the Queen Mother Square. This area is not dissimilar to the plazas in Europe. Internally, at ground level, is a...More

1  Thank Maurice G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here for a Saturday evening, food was very good, nice menu and the pub has a lovely ambience too. Cod with polenta chips was lovely, the pie was excellent too as was the steak with crab butter, we also had two sharers which had...More

2  Thank hanloje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four adults experienced two most enjoyable days at this delightful inn. We could not fault our accommodation. Our rooms were very tastefully furnished, impeccably presented and well stocked with teas and coffees. We ate in the restaurant one evening and all thoroughly...More

2  Thank Crawphil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found a parking space easily in the large square in Poundbury. The town is growing each time we visit with lots of places to eat but the friendly service and the good welcome at the hotel draws us back. This time was no exception and...More

1  Thank poppet36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was delicious. I had the Sunday roast and that was great atmosphere was lovely. large space. nice service and altogether a great meal.

2  Thank Lily M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best hotel we have stayed in for quite a while, value for money all round. Welcome by all the staff was excellent. The room was large and well laid out. Comfortable bed, bathroom a bit small but adequate, plenty of hot water....More

2  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Fussy room - taking the revival of an era to the extreme. Some furniture reminiscent of junk-shop offerings. Bathroom just adequate/drainage poor (stale smelling) /dripping taps

Thank lucy779
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We arranged to meet our friends for breakfast here today and it went from bad to worse. We ordered our breakfast at the same time but paid separately but there was a twenty minute delay between so we started eating ours as was getting cold...More

3  Thank Jodi L
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7 May 2018|
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Response from BellaWimborne | Reviewed this property |
Good access through a wide enough door on the ground floor. If you use mobility aids you will need someone to hold the door open for you. However, the ‘accessible toilet’ is only accessible via a lift to the first floor... More
Daisy C
12 February 2018|
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Response from PollyDae | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the bar areas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester  >  Poundbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 757569
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