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The New Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Church Knowle €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
+44 1929 480357
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been coming here for several years and I think the atmosphere is very good and welcoming, and I always enjoy going here when I am on holiday by the sea in Dorset. I like the food menu and especially the seafood, fish and...More

Thank amber201705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back again, great seafood festival made extra special by Lobster and Chips served in the sunshine. Staff always lovely. Many thanks.More

Thank ardent777
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Many Thanks from our Team for returning to the New Inn , And that you enjoyed our Local Kimmeridge bay Lobster, and Side of Fresh hand cut chips, In General it is advisable to give us a couple or 3 days notice to make sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable evening meal in this olde world establishment with an amazing history. Very varied menu and good choice of ales.

Thank allan-lesley
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your positive review, We are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience , in our 16th Century unspoilt Country Inn,

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the New Inn several times now and absolutely love the Sunday carvery. My daughter really enjoys choosing her own vegetables and we both love the potatoes!! My husband always has something from the menu (as he is not a big roast fan,...More

Thank Kim W
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to Review us, our team are delighted that you enjoy your Visits to the New Inn , for our Sunday roasts, and the wide selection of seasonal vegetables, Our Blue vinny soup is also very popular and been on the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent. The food was superb. The service very friendly. The pub itself was marvelous and set amidst a picturesque village.

Thank Hamilton O
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of our team , We thank you for Taking time to leave us a review, we are pleased you liked our Unspoilt County inn , and the location

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location! Lovely pub! The meal was fabulous. We had lambs liver and lemon sole with lemon and caper butter. This was perfectly cooked just as we asked. Beautiful crushed potatoes and four vegetables that tasted like proper vegetables. Filling pudding and great coffee. Great...More

Thank tinaandjoe
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

From all of our Team, Thank you for your review, We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to see you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night. Fantastic lemon sole served as we asked, followed by Blue vinny cheeseboard . Warm welcome from Maurice and staff on our first ever visit. Shame it's not in Warwickshire!More

Thank gazfromnuneaton
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your review of our seafood festival, It has been very successful for the duration, This has become an anual event, , at the beginning , and end of season,with our next festival Starting on the 19th of August, through to Sunday the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nicely restored and maintained old building in a very picturesque location. If you're at all tall, mind your head! The Sunday Roast is traditional and tasty. I hope to get to the Burns Night sometime.

Thank b0b202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal out here. The Famous Dorset Blue Vinny soup did not disappoint, it was gorgeous! The main meal was equally tasty.

Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for Sunday at lunch time only because it was nearest to where we'd broken down! All the tables reserved for lunch but we were fortunate that it was a mild sunny day so were able to sit outside in a very pleasant garden....More

Thank Elcbee
newinnchurchknowle, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your Constructive criticism, Firstly I apologise for sending the wrong fish cake to your table, , It is normal that we send out 3 different types of fish cakes on each meal, and we change from day to day, our recipe...More

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Love the menu Do you have wifi Thanks
16 August 2016|
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Response from ardent777 | Reviewed this property |
New mast at kimmeridge, you can now get phone signal. Now my wife can find me.
Carol Q
Hello New Inn, Is your pub dog friendly please? Carol
21 June 2016|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Not happy for dogs to be inside. Large garden out back if weather good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church Knowle, Church Knowle BH20 5NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Church Knowle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480357
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