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The Elm Tree

$$ - $$$, British,
Shop Lane | Langton Herring, Weymouth DT3 4HU, England
+44 1305 871257
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“herring” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop Lane | Langton Herring, Weymouth DT3 4HU, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice setting friendly staff lovely sea bass main but disappointed with very ordinary sausage n mash Bit pricy too for what it was - not so if both meals had been good

Thank Deborah90
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

we visited the Elm Tree on two consecutive nights whilst in the area celebrating our wedding anniversary. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly and accommodating. We can thoroughly recommend the Elm Tree to anyone looking for quality pub food.

2  Thank ianandgill2016
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to this pub several times all about 3 years apart. A nice location and a pub that could be lovely. Completely ruined by a rude and incompetent landlady. We have experienced this more than once. Also expensive for a very basic baguette...More

3  Thank KKLJSPN
Debbie H, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

You came in one lunchtime in a big group with three huge dogs without a booking. I gave you a table that seats 10 but you wouldnt sit down and took over half of the bar. Since everyone else was sitting in the front bar...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was our second visit to The Elm Tree in the past month. We thoroughly enjoyed our last meals so, despite some scathing reviews on this site, wanted to give it another visit. The carvery was excellent. Beautifully cooked pork or beef and plenty of...More

Thank Pizzalover22333
Debbie H, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Im glad you enjoyed your meals. I served you desserts and coffees and you were very happy and had good service. Yes I am a little jaded but its August, my back aches and I had been up early to cook the meat which you...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The roast was good, the meat was cooked to perfection. The staff apart from one lady (the owner we think) were really friendly. Good find !!

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We are in weymouth on holiday and decided to have a drive around to find somewhere to have dinner. I'm so glad we found this place. We were welcomed warmly by the bar man who let my husband try the cider before he decided. It...More

Thank koshea79
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's worth going down the narrow lanes to find the Inn . We parked in good sized park and went for a lovely walk to the coast . Having built up an appetite we were really looking forward to our meal . The exhausted dogs...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stppoed here by the lure of the sign fresh fish and local produce on their menu. The fresh prawns though plentiful were dry and unedible - they were sent back. The soup was tasty but unfortunatey both main fish dishes tasted as though thehad...More

6  Thank iamali1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I am staying in Weymouth for a few days and driving through the country lanes saw a sign that said " fresh local fish " on a sign by the pub. I had half a pint of prawns for my starter, I managed to eat...More

1  Thank Dicky D
Debbie H, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

In response to this and the previous review which were from the same couple; We do serve fresh fish which many of these reviews will countenance. Our chips are home made with the skin on and so are darker when cooked than ready made ones....More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Called to see friends in the village and went to The Elm Tree for lunch, which was excellent. My wife and our friend had the Scallops and found them to be wonderful, whilst I had the Pulled Pork Burger, which was also tremendous. Having been...More

Thank sueandsteveb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop Lane | Langton Herring, Weymouth DT3 4HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 871257
The Elm Tree is a 16th century inn set in the picturesque village of Langton Herring, close to the Fleet lagoon on Chesil Beach in Dorset All food is home cooked and fish and game arebeing specialities. Local real ales and cider are served from the barrel. There is a pretty, sunken garden and a large paddock providing extra parking The area is popular with walkers who are welcome to park in the grounds if they are returning as customers. Dogs are welcome
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