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The Willett Arms

) #15 of 74 Restaurants in Wimborne €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
2 Oakley Hill | Oakley, Wimborne BH21 1RN, England
+44 1202 883144
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“scallops” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Oakley Hill | Oakley, Wimborne BH21 1RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

went on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed, very efficient friendly waitress, who was a delight, food was of a good standard and a varied selection of dishes on the extensive menu, one gripe was that the pork belly, on the menu...More

Thank smwest9
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always like to try out different roasts out on a Sunday, a friend recommended the Willet arms so thought we would give it a try. We had a very warm welcome and then showed to our seats. The decor and atmosphere was friendly and...More

1  Thank Aimie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

After playing golf at a nearby golf course four us were booked in for a lunchtime meal to discuss future golf fixtures. When we arrived we received a very warm welcome and shown to our table, our drinks order was taken and were then given...More

Thank willywonker51
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have regularly visited the Willett Arms since the very good refurbishment and looked forward to continued pleasant visits. We visited this week-end and it was not very good at all. It was early evening and the bar and restaurant area was not busy although...More

Thank bonjgb1009
Reviewed 4 days ago

First impressions of the refurbished pub were good. Sat in a nice outdoor area, menu offered a good choice of food - if slightly pricey. Midway through our meal, my 7 year old wanted another drink of lemonade, so we went to the bar to...More

Thank UkSteves
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We travel the coastal road to the west Country on a regular basis so are always looking out for good lunch stops. This isn't one. We sat in the sunny garden. To be fair the pub is nicely decorated and staff are friendly. The menu...More

Thank Emma P
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that you did not have a more positive experience with us at The Willett Arms. We appreciate all reviews and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. We regret that you weren't satisfied...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Ok....So we've been going to the Willett Arms for many years. They had a re-fit not long ago and it now looks like a proper classy pub. We had lunch here today 21st.May and I can honestly say that the quality of the food was...More

2  Thank Barry P
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this review

Barry, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. We will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to the team. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely furnished restaurant, warm and friendly staff. AMAZING burgers! Can't wait to go again with family in the summer!

Thank Nicolo_ellen
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this review

Hi Nicolo_ellen, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Willett Arms! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I use the Willet often as my local . I had one of the best Sunday roasts for a long time . It was 3 pm and in most places the meat would be dry... well not here, the beef was pink, it was great...More

1  Thank dodgy69
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this review

Dodgy69, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Willett Arms! We're glad to hear you were impressed with our Sunday roasts and will pass on your kind comments to the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has recently been redecorated and the menu changed (since May 2017) Lovely lighting, nice ambiance. Menu is fantastic. Only had two of the meals from it so far but both were great. Slightly more expensive than most family pubs but the quality makes...More

2  Thank NeilN1968
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this review

Hi Neiln1968, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Willett Arms! Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during your visit. If you have further needs or questions, please reach out!

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Karen H
Have you a Burns night planned if so can you book in advance.
12 January 2017|
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Response from bonjgb1009 | Reviewed this property |
No I dont believe there is. Plus it is closing down for refurbishment on the 5th February.
Hi We're visiting the area next week and would like to know if we can bring my mums guide dog although not working whilst we're away. Also can you adapt the children's menu for it to be gluten free?? Many thanks
11 September 2016|
Response from General Manager... A | Property representative |
Hi We do allow guide dogs in the bar area, but not in the restaurant. And we can adapt the menu for gluten free and if there isn't anything on there we can use the main menu as we have a lot of options there too Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Oakley Hill | Oakley, Wimborne BH21 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 883144
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