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The Langton Arms

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Tarrant Monkton €€ - €€€ , British,
High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
+44 1258 830225
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak pie” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there an hour ago. Arrived at 5.30 ordered drinks said we wanted to have dinner but were told we couldn't order until 6pm. Were told we didn't need to reserve a table. Returned to the bar at 6pm were told to give it...More

Thank Lynnie11
Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't bother going. I was just there an hour ago and ordered roast beef for my birthday lunch. The yorkshire pudding was stone cold and the roast potatoes were definitely re heated from another day. They were chewy like when you try and reheat chips...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a family group of 14 who had booked for lunch well in advance. The table in the conservatory had been well set up and was a good setting for a group. Some of the group had starters and they were all fine though...More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good food mainly from their nearby farm.Beautifully presented so if you want ethically sourced,chemical free food this is the answerMore

Thank Campiello9
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Campiello9, We love our little butchery and the fact that it supplies all the meat on our pub menu. Proud of it and justly so it seems. Lovely to know that you appreciated local Dorset meat with full provenance that is proud of it's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for 2 nights with friends while staying.The choice & quality of the food & wine is very good. Staff are friendly & professional.More

Thank gungadin2016
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear gungadin2016, Short but sweet, thank you for your succinct & kind review. We aim for great local homemade food and great wines plus a warm & thoughtful Dorset welcome. Sounds as if we hit the mark for you all. Safe travels home. All at...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

After we had eventually been allowed to take a table, the service was slow but the food was very good. probably wouldn't go back as a result of that.More

Thank Timothy W
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Timothy W, Sorry we lost your booking short-term, it happens so rarely and is never our intention! We're old-fashioned folks that still operate a paper diary that works 99% of the time, simply a slip up on this occasion. Thankfully we found you all...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Food very good with a varied menu. Slightly More expensive than your normal pub food but well prepared and served. The staff are very friendly and the setting is great. I had steak pie and was one of the best I've had. The veg that...More

Thank Jorickhols
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Jorickhols, Thank you for a lovely review, the steak pie is made from our own Tarrant Valley beef from our butchery in the next village, fantastic that it was so well-received. We think the little things like the complimentary homemade soup & bread and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Eight of us came here for lunch to celebrate a family birthday. My sister had chosen the restaurant because she had been here before and wanted something a little different to the local pub serving a Sunday Roast. We were not disappointed. We were here...More

Thank 4ChordsNoNet
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear 4 ChordsNoNet, A wonderful thorough review of the whole Langton Arms eating experience. You are fabulous to take so much time to tell other diners all about your family birthday lunch with us. Very happy to hear that it was such a succes, from...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Having been here before and really enjoyed the food and Friendly Staff. Decided to go again. Once again the food was cooked very well, My Husbands Steak was cooked perfectly as he asked for. We visited on the hottest day so far for June 2017,...More

Thank Lin P
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Lin P Happy Anniversary to you both and thank you for spending it with us! Lovely to hear that both food & service were as good as last time & our very own Langton Arms Butchery steak lived up to its name. Thank you...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

First visit - Saturday lunchtime in the stables restaurant (light, airy conservatory). Same menu served in bar. Do not be put off by limited menu online as more choice on menu in house. Large car park, picturesque setting. Outside seating. Excellent Service. Did not order...More

Thank flobmth
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear flobmth, Not much we can say in response to all these lovely compiliments other than a very big thank you very much. You sound as if you gave our local Dorset menu a good sampling and enjoyed every mouthful! See you again very soon.

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Roger B
26 October 2016|
Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. We usually have three or four options on there at any one time plus some of the soup and starter options are veggie. Twice Baked Souffles,Baked Aubergine, Four Bean Chilli and Homemade Quiches are a few... More
5 August 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
HI there, we are very dog friendly. They can come in the Carpenters Bar and join you for drinks and dinner. We have dog snacks and a water bowl in there too. You can also have them in our B&B rooms overnight if you would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Tarrant Monkton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 830225
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  • This restaurant is at The Langton Arms
In the heart of the Dorset countryside. An attractive 17th centry thatched inn occuping a peaceful spot in the village of Tarrant Monkton. The Langton Arms is a free house run with true care and offers a fine selection of drinks and outstanding real ales. We are renowned for its excellent food and offers a wide variety of interesting home made dishes. Family owned and run since 1992.
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