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The Museum Inn

€€ - €€€British, ,
Nr Blandford Forum, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
+44 1725 516261
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“partridge” (5 reviews)
“baked cheese” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Nr Blandford Forum, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the Museum inn. As a treat for our sons birthday we went for lunch. It was easy to book on line via the website and we received a confirmation email. On arriving we were given a choice to sit...More

Thank Top r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called In to the Museum Inn was lucky to get a table as they had part of a wedding party left over from the Saturday night. We had Roast Pork and a Roast Beef Very helpful staff good food

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Great for catering to allergies as well as looking after us when the kids got bored. Thank you!

Thank keeleyarmstrong
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Driven through Farnham many times a decided to stop at the lovely looking Museum for a mid walk snack. I find little visits like this allows us to judge whether to return again or not. Well a small snack turned into starter and sweet, a...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We drove by cow parsley-lined lanes through lovely country in the evening sunlight to this excellent pub with rooms. Friendly welcome and good local beer. Then a delicious dinner: my crab tortellini and lamb rump were perfect. The wine list includes decent wine by the...More

Thank SM00001
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Impromptu lunch with family who are always entertaining and this overrode the disappointing Sunday lunch. When I am spending so much on a roast I expect more than one slice of beef on my plate. Vegetables galore and beautifully presented but I ordered roast beef....More

Thank Windyridger
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Took our daughter here for lunch as a post giving birth treat and were disappointed. The menu had lots of mains/pub meals of beef, beef burger, two types of steak, steak pie and as a non beef eater opted for sandwiches. Daughter was happy with...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lovely English pub. Food is excellent, beer is good (locally brewed ale, well kept), service was good, nice relaxed atmosphere. Prices a bit strong, but worth it.

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch, pub busy and quie noisy. Staff attentive and thoughtful, for example brining right condiments for the right food, seems simple - but why do so few staff in so many places do it. Friendly, good eye contact and chat. Local food, local cask...More

Thank azodye
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Went in for lunch we did get a bit of a look from the locals mostly seemed to be rather posh, We sat down ordered our drinks and some chips, The staff were friendly except for a rather large chap behind the bar he was...More

Thank Sanaphere
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8 October 2016|
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Response from ChilliPepper1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. But make sure you bring your wallet as well.
Judith-R R
14 July 2015|
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Response from PennyB1212 | Reviewed this property |
at lunchtime after 3pm but I don't have the definite answer. I would give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr Blandford Forum, Farnham DT11 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 516261
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The Museum Inn is a superb 17th Century country inn situated in the delightful village of Farnham, Dorset, on the glorious Cranborne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a renowned countryside pursuit's destination. The 2 Rosettes restaurant serves seasonal British cuisine and you can expect that every plate on the Museum Inn menu is as fresh as it can be and is expertly crafted with a passion for the local countryside. With low ceilings, flag stone floors and a roaring log fire, the Museum bar has a cosy, traditional feel with a relaxing ambience that ensures a steady stream of local clientele. It offers a wide selection of imported drafts and local beers as well as an extensive wine list.
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