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The New Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Shipton Road, Shipton Gorge DT6 4LT, England
+44 1308 897302
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in for food just by chance, they had just finished serving but happily made us some lunch, the food was delicious and the landlady was lovely all the staff were friendly and we really enjoyed our brief stay. Highly recommend and we will def be heading back in the new year when we have more time :-)

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1 Thank Dionne C
Dorset, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Ignore the old reviews, this great local pub has new management. Friendly welcome and happy locals in a buzzing atmosphere. Food menu is surprisingly good and priced at pub grub rates. Just off the A35 outside bridport, well worth a 5 minute detore. I look forward to returning soon.

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1 Thank Steve K
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your evening and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I heard the burgers were to die for, so popped in at lunch to see if it was true. I can only say they were even better than expected. I'll be going back - very soon! Add to that the good beer, jolly service and comfy rustic country pub atmosphere, this is a great find. Thanks everyone.

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Thank Ash1970uk
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - the team look forward to welcoming you back to the New Inn again very soon More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed by the standard of food really couldn't eat it, will not go again , order was wrong meat under cooked tasteless waste of money.

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1 Thank walltina6
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Sorry to read your review. We remember you coming in on Friday and on the night everyone on the table commented how nice the food was having cleared your plates. Had you let us know on the night that there was an issue we could have looked into this for you. We're glad that you returned on Sunday for more... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Having heard the new inn was under new ownership we decided to give it a try for Sunday roast, the new decor has a lovely warm feeling to it and the atmosphere is wonderful. Food was A1 and quick to come out given the fact it was obviously a busy afternoon. Will certainly be going back again.

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1 Thank Paul F
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit and your food and look forward to welcoming you back in the future More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Relaxed atmosphere and warm welcome. Our meal was excellent with generous portion sizes . There is a varied menu and specials board. Can thoroughly recommend it.

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Thank johnsonpeter24
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback. Simone and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future More 

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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very impressed with the inroads made in such a short time by Simone and her staff. Great menu, very friendly atmosphere, nothing too much trouble. I shall return.

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Thank UKAnnDorset
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A new start for a much loved local pub. It is dog and visitor friendly. The burgers are to die for and are made by the chef. There is a short, but quality menu, which I intend to work my way through!

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1 Thank Bob A
Jason F, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're so pleased you like the new food and will be sure to let our Chef know. More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We are always looking for new country pubs to eat at and this looked amazing from the outside with amazing views. The inside is very old fashioned with no atmosphere. Unfortunately the food is highly priced and poor quality which is not a winning combination.

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Thank john r
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little pub, and being a community pub, is a good local place. But drinks (not eaten as yet) are expensive, on average round for 4 plus some crisps etc. £21. Also as current manager is leaving for a well earned rest, stock is being run down which is understandable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shipton Road, Shipton Gorge DT6 4LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shipton Gorge
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 897302
Description
Nestled in the Dorset village of Shipton Gorge a few miles east of Bridport, the New Inn is a traditional village pub and beer garden managed and run by the local community. Whether you live round the corner or are visiting the area, the New Inn offers everything you could want from a village pub - a warm welcome, a gorgeous building with bags of character, top quality food and drink (including pristine Cask Marque ales) and a real community feel. With the Jurassic Coastline as a backdrop, many guests call at the New Inn for refreshments and food, whilst navigating the lovely countryside and network of paths that the parish has to offer.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?