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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3DX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really should have know when I rang and booked a table, it was like pulling teeth trying to get information from the person on the phone. I was told the kitchen was shut from 3 till 6, but there was food available during these...More

Thank AmBear69
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gave the Duchess of Cornwall Inn a second chance after a disappointing first visit. Unfortunately not much has changed. Told on arrival no roast dinners were left. Also no tanglefoot and steak pie. Both were our first choices. One of the party ordered soup, only...More

Thank Michael6120
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have lived in Poundbury for a few months now and never tried the food here. I had heard mixed reviews, but decided to finally go for it and treat my dad to a Father's Day lunch. The food was excellent - tasty, really well...More

Thank Jillian B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch with friends here , it is positioned near to Queen Mothers Square, which has excellent parking. The Inn is also a hotel and serves excellent food and drinks for all seasons .Our staff service was very prompt and the seating inside it...More

Thank UxbridgeUkPedro41
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

6 of us arrived on a Friday night for dinner and ordered 4 sharing platters only to be told they had run out (7.30pm). So one of us ordered a Ceaser Salad to be told they had run out..... on we went down the list,...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice meal, a nice peaceful pub, only one we could find so no competition. In fact a bit too perfect. Poundbury itself is a bit like #stepfordwives It has a feeling of something lurking underneath but nothing up top,as all of the town...More

Thank Gym1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impressions count so it wasn’t a good start when we had the nerve to interrupt the barmens chat! It was a quiet night and it took forever to get drinks then when we said we had a table booked the barman answered something then...More

Thank samonell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location, facade & furnishings of this establishment raises expectations which are reflected in the prices. My partner & I have visited on numerous occasions desperately hoping that the quality will improve since we want to like this pub. On the last 3 times we...More

1  Thank Cupcake-TAS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So it's been a couple of years now...you've had lots of feedback but fail to make the improvements. Why are you still playing irritating teenage pop music? Good change to have Moretti instead of Peroni lager, although why can't you do decent Czech or German...More

1  Thank Jethro672
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place that looks to expensive from the outside will pleasantly suprise you with the quality of food at affordable prices Pleasent relaxed atmosphere time unwind after a long week at work

1  Thank Davd R
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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 PaulineLS2013 | 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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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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