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The Langton Arms

High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
+44 1258 830225
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always at a loss where to take the good lady on a Saturday for lunch, and as it was such a fine day, I felt a drive into Dorset with the roof down was just the tonic. And so we ended up here at The...More

Thank homerLone
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear homerLone, Thank you for taking the time to review us on your visit last weekend, especially on personal recommendation. Glad to hear you enjoyed the bar ambience but sorry to hear the food wasn't up to scratch on this occasion. Our portions are normally...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a meal to celebrate a special birthday. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed and made to feel that everything would be done to make this a very memorable occasion. We were not disappointed. The staff were fantastic, kind, attentive and happy...More

Thank richardconder
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear richardconder, Thank you for the glowing review of both food and service for your birthday celebrations, delighted it was such a success. Fantastic to hear all the lovely compliments about Alex in particular, will pass on your heartfelt thanks to him and great to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it was a lovely late summer evening we decided to head for somewhere where we could get good food and enjoy it outside in the beautiful Dorset countryside - and the Langton Arms fits the bill perfectly. Nicely cooked local meat, fresh veg, good...More

Thank RedPete07
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RedPete07 A great thing to do in early September, making the most of our (hopefully) Indian summer weather, albeit surrounded by Dorset fields and sheep. Thank you for the great review, always happy to hear that our local food & ale were just as...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were there an hour ago. Arrived at 5.30 ordered drinks said we wanted to have dinner but were told we couldn't order until 6pm. Were told we didn't need to reserve a table. Returned to the bar at 6pm were told to give it...More

2  Thank Lynnie11
thelangtonarms, Front Office Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Lynnie11 Our rather relaxed Ozzie barmen thought you were entirely happy having a drink before eating. We were ready at 6 on the dot for you, plenty of tables. They popped you on the cosy bench seat as couples love it & when he...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were a family group of 14 who had booked for lunch well in advance. The table in the conservatory had been well set up and was a good setting for a group. Some of the group had starters and they were all fine though...More

Thank Alfred S
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Alfred S Thank you for your candid review. We are having a few staff challenges and were a bit off the boil that night. We are trying very hard to sort things out in the kitchen, in the midst of silly season it has...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Really good food mainly from their nearby farm.Beautifully presented so if you want ethically sourced,chemical free food this is the answerMore

Thank Campiello9
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Campiello9, We love our little butchery and the fact that it supplies all the meat on our pub menu. Proud of it and justly so it seems. Lovely to know that you appreciated local Dorset meat with full provenance that is proud of it's...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ate here for 2 nights with friends while staying.The choice & quality of the food & wine is very good. Staff are friendly & professional.More

Thank gungadin2016
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear gungadin2016, Short but sweet, thank you for your succinct & kind review. We aim for great local homemade food and great wines plus a warm & thoughtful Dorset welcome. Sounds as if we hit the mark for you all. Safe travels home. All at...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

After we had eventually been allowed to take a table, the service was slow but the food was very good. probably wouldn't go back as a result of that.More

Thank Timothy W
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Timothy W, Sorry we lost your booking short-term, it happens so rarely and is never our intention! We're old-fashioned folks that still operate a paper diary that works 99% of the time, simply a slip up on this occasion. Thankfully we found you all...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Food very good with a varied menu. Slightly More expensive than your normal pub food but well prepared and served. The staff are very friendly and the setting is great. I had steak pie and was one of the best I've had. The veg that...More

Thank Jorickhols
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Jorickhols, Thank you for a lovely review, the steak pie is made from our own Tarrant Valley beef from our butchery in the next village, fantastic that it was so well-received. We think the little things like the complimentary homemade soup & bread and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Eight of us came here for lunch to celebrate a family birthday. My sister had chosen the restaurant because she had been here before and wanted something a little different to the local pub serving a Sunday Roast. We were not disappointed. We were here...More

Thank 4ChordsNoNet
thelangtonarms, Public Relations Manager at The Langton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear 4 ChordsNoNet, A wonderful thorough review of the whole Langton Arms eating experience. You are fabulous to take so much time to tell other diners all about your family birthday lunch with us. Very happy to hear that it was such a succes, from...More

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Roger B
26 October 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. We usually have three or four options on there at any one time plus some of the soup and starter options are veggie. Twice Baked Souffles,Baked Aubergine, Four Bean Chilli and Homemade Quiches are a few... More
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ChilliPepper1
5 August 2016|
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Response from thelangtonarms | Property representative |
HI there, we are very dog friendly. They can come in the Carpenters Bar and join you for drinks and dinner. We have dog snacks and a water bowl in there too. You can also have them in our B&B rooms overnight if you would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Tarrant Monkton DT11 8RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Tarrant Monkton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 830225
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  • This restaurant is at The Langton Arms
Description
In the heart of the Dorset countryside. An attractive 17th centry thatched inn occuping a peaceful spot in the village of Tarrant Monkton. The Langton Arms is a free house run with true care and offers a fine selection of drinks and outstanding real ales. We are renowned for its excellent food and offers a wide variety of interesting home made dishes. Family owned and run since 1992.
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