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Brace of Pheasants
Ranked #1 of 1 Plush B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We made a last minute booking for a night away and stumbled across the Brace of Pheasants at Plush - what a find! This place is so full of character and charm. The restaurant retains all its original feel but serves delicious locally sourced food and the staff are all friendly and welcoming. The accommodation is a combination of quaint but delightfully modernised with all that we required and we look forward to returning there with family later in the year. The pub is beautifully set in tranquil countryside and we look forward to having more time to explore next time.

Stayed: June 2015
1  Thank Kathie S
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

Just had two nights at this tucked away country pub. The bedrooms in the annexe where great . Meals i would recommend the piri piri chicken but if the curry was on the menu I would drive back tonight for it.

  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Located in an elderly building, we were not expecting much and were suprised at the quality of the food.
The selection was a little reduced due to some of the expected produce not being delivered. The starters were pretty good and so were the mains. The place was virtually empty, not suprising since this is the back of beyond. The entrance is difficult to find, the back of the place was awash with water which we had to get through to get into the restaurant which looks a bit scruffy.and there was only one person doing front of house.
Overall I think we will not bother to go here again until the place is better maintained.

Stayed: May 2015, travelled with friends
2  Thank YeOldOne
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

Just stayed at this pub just for one night to enable us to visit Dorset Badger Watch with some friends, that is just up the road. A nice friendly welcome, great room (shame we didn't have time to try out the HUGE bath ), great food, nice atmosphere. But it is remote.

Room Tip: Have one of the four rooms out in what is called the skittle alley
  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled with friends
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2  Thank James M
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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

One of the attractions is that the Brace is so secluded and therefore almost guarantees peace and quiet. Last time we visited, we walked for miles in the surrounding countryside but this time, at 6 months pregnant, we opted for food and blissful sleep. The food was excellent again - rabbit starter with venison to follow as a main ticked all the boxes for great game cuisine. Tomato and roasted garlic soup, fish cakes and an angel tower desert kept the missus and wriggler happy. We slept like babies in room 2 out the back in the converted skittle alley. Possibly our favourite place in Dorset.

Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Gibbsy14
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Address: Plush DT2 7RQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Plush
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Plush
Price Range: €100 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Brace of Pheasants 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Carol and Phil Bennett welcome you to our 16th-century thatched inn located in the heart of Hardy's Dorset. We have converted the old skittle alley and function room into four comfortable and stylish bedrooms. After a good night's sleep, you will be set up for the day with a cooked breakfast to your liking. Local ales tapped from the cask, wines by the glass and delicious food. ... more   less 
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