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The Black Dog Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Chilmark €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
Salisbury Road, Chilmark SP3 5AH, England
+44 1722 716344
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Salisbury Road, Chilmark SP3 5AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My folks brought me here for my birthday. They live fairly locally and had been here before. I was initially disappointed that my preferred choice curry had run out, so ordered the roast beef instead. I wasn't disappointed. The beef was perfectly pink and tender...More

1  Thank James N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Sherborne for a short break it was that time 1pm and what about lunch when we saw the sign on the 303 for this delightful pub. Our luck was in this time a very nice quirky pub in the...More

Thank Brooksie1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a pub lunch during a long journey from Kent to Cornwall and drove quite a distance from the A303 to find this place. We arrived at 2.00pm to be told that lunches were no longer being served but that we could have sandwiches....More

1  Thank John F
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

This review makes such a jolly read for us why I hear you cry because only lunchtime today we had three gentlemen walk over from a nearby village and had three beef sandwiches and their review of the sandwiches were that they were the best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ran into heavy traffic on the main road, hadn't had lunch, and my husband was desperate for a loo. We saw a sign for the Black Dog and ran through country lanes into a charming village with the pub on the corner. Easy parking...More

1  Thank Bags Packed to Go
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

WE DO NOT SERVE BAKED BEANS and never have done in the six years we have been at The Black Dog WE DO NOT SERVE BAKED BEANS they are no where on our menu if you are going to write a poor review I suggest...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My third visit to this cosy country pub for lunch as always the food was excellent everything cooked perfectly to order my steak and kidney pudding was to die for. Very friendly and welcoming landlady who is always a joy to chat with I can...More

Thank Emberroy
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review its always lovely to see new customers return and enjoy the Black Dog experience lovely customers 5 stars for you

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I came in for a drink, was left waiting for 5 minutes as the staff were nowhere to be seen. When they did turn up, they were unfriendly, unhelpful and didnt particularly seem like they wanted my custom. This is a shame as the pub...More

5  Thank Adam L
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

How silly of me answering the phone in the kitchen at two minuets past six ( we open at six ) you frantically ringing the last order bell I couldn't quite be behind the bar to pour your pint of beer ! Silly me I...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We sometimes make a stop at The Black Dog en route to relatives in the South West. A couple of miles off the A303 ( so not a major detour) Always found the staff welcoming. Lovely open fires, a good selection of tasty home made...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We keep returning to this most friendly and professionally run inn, as we just know we will be treated to a great evening and a first rate meal. We are astonished by the few silly negative reviews here on TripAdvisor. The welcome is always warm...More

Thank jonsteve2017
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a charming review it makes James and Jayne feel all fluffy and warm 5 star plus gold star customer award

Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was my second stop at the Black Dog, the first being for a Friday lunch on my way to a cottage (brilliant onion soup on a cold winters day). I felt compelled to write a review this time as we were so impressed. We...More

Thank Jane M
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

Great to see you again lovely to welcome returning customers 5 star customers

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Called in on the off chance of getting a table, the bar was very busy with a large party. We were offered a table if prepared to wait, we were more than happy to wait. We both had the trout, one with bacon and one...More

Thank Gill H
Jayne B, Owner at The Black Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review James is delighted you both enjoyed this new dish on the menu 5 star customer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salisbury Road, Chilmark SP3 5AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Chilmark
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 716344
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