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The Willett Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Oakley Hill | Oakley, Wimborne BH21 1RN, England
+44 1202 883144
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (19 reviews)
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Oakley Hill | Oakley, Wimborne BH21 1RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately the gathering was due to a recent loss of a very loved one. The pub put on a light spread and kept everyone served as required. Very nicely presented in the circumstances, the quality of everything was decent. Not the cheapest of pubs, but...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went here one afternoon with a friend and we sat out in the sun enjoying a drink and some food. It was lovely and the food was good! Happily go back.

Thank ArtGirlKim
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the Father’s Day set menu meal today and despite the pub being super busy, the food was of a very high standard. The pub was appropriately staffed to deal with how busy it was. I expected a menu with just a couple of...More

Thank Rargent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called on the spur of the moment when visiting the area. Very pleasantly surprised. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The food was of good quality and large portions. All very well cooked and served in a pleasant atmosphere. Would have given a 5...More

1  Thank Jaytee347
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Medium steak has arrived well done and no waiter to be seen for 20 minutes. Second drinks ordered and did not arrive. Second reminder and had to go to the bar to get the drink. What a shame. Since the refit it looks great. Lots...More

1  Thank T1148OWbens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with my son. I had a good burger but his F&C were so sopping wet and grey. Very disappointing. Spoilt a nice evening.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked before we came as we were travelling over from Sidmouth to meet friends and jus wanted a light lunch. Told they did sandwiches etc. Menu had just 4 sandwiches on - all very expensive. Pleasant room but staff not really listening. Put another tab...More

Thank volvos80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose the Willet arms for my birthday meal for 15 family & friends . It was a special birthday and we were so well looked after by Debbie and her staff. Could not fault the service or food though the whole night . We...More

Thank dodgy69
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited early on a busy Friday night without a booking. Attentive staff looked after us and the menu looked varied and interesting..something for everyone. With main course prices £3.00 to £5.00 more than the average 'pub grub' type menu though, the general ambience of the...More

Thank johnsollis
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a very pleasant dinner with the family after school and it was lovely as always. Good menu, lots of choice, excellent soups in particular, nice spacious bright environment with the added bonus of 'Skinny Champagne'!! Whether it's a small or very large table, The...More

1  Thank Rochelle M
General Manager A, Manager at The Willett Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Rochelle M, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Willett Arms!

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Questions & Answers
Salli L
July 18, 2017|
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Response from General Manager... A | Property representative |
Hi Salli Dogs are allowed in the bar area and outside only Hope this helps Regards James
Karen H
January 12, 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.
September 11, 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$33
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, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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