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The Minster Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
The Minster Arms 23 West Street, Wimborne BH21 1JS, England
+44 1202 840700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Minster Arms 23 West Street, Wimborne BH21 1JS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you The Minster Arms for a wonderful night. The 10 of us had amazing food. Your staff are a credit to you. Cosy and welcoming. We will all be back again and again and again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sue151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing 2 course meal with my partner, the food was amazing and so fresh. (I had the garlic and truffle mushrooms starter and a red onion goats cheese flatbread ) The staff were lovely, attending to our every need, we will defiantly be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lilysoysoy13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a meal for 9 people on a recommendation of friends. What a shambles!! The manager is in the wrong job, and the young waiter(who was very good) was left to sort out ours and another tables complaint while the so called manager hid...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Eclispe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night , paid £120 , looked forward to our full English breakfast. When it can it was not FULL by any stretch of the imagination. 1 tasteless sausage, 2 x 1inch strips of streaky bacon , half a small tomato and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank gareviews
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Always pass this but to be honest I go into the square more. This has a beautiful ambiance, lovely polite and attentive staff and what looks like a great menu. The decor is comfortable, classy and friendly. Can't wait to visit again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ali C
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Fantastic , professional service. Food was fantastic ,and even when my wife's first choice was unavailable, the plaice was served with dauphinoise potatoes. She was not dissapointed !! We will certainly be going back .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JazzChillin
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Minster Arms for one night. The room was tastefully decorated with a lovely shower room, comfortable bed, pristine cleanliness and had a very warm ambience. Nice fluffy towels and Molton Brown toiletries, good selection of tea and coffee etc and two large...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank zipomeg
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Just had a really delicious dinner and in such an inviting place- I would happily visit on my own, with another or as a party.Not only is the food excellent plus a good wine choice whether by the glass,carafe or bottle but the setting is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BillieWinchester
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

My self and my daughter ate lunch here mid week, it was really a most enjoyable experience. Firstly there’s a great choice of very comfortable seating either, in a more formal dining area or relaxed sofas with coffee tables, even a large indoor bench type...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed October 9, 2018

After a good walk with the family and pooches we stopped here for lunch. We sat in the bar area where dogs are welcome and opted for the two courses set menu for £10. What a bargain, great choices and very delicious food. The staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Debs H
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July 30, 2018|
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Response from Stephen K | Reviewed this property |
Opposite teh pub is pay as you go parking which can be done when you arrive as it cuts out after a certain time. Call the pub and they will tell you, but do watch out when you cross the road as first thing in the morning it... More
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November 14, 2017|
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Response from IanF1841 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it belongs to a small chain of gastro pubs stretching from Maidenhead down to WImborne. We have used the Minster Arms for 5 years and it has gone through the mill a bit. When the new owners took over it did take a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Minster Arms 23 West Street, Wimborne BH21 1JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 840700
  • E-mail
Newly re-opened by new owners and with new manager and chefs. Traditional pub with an exceptional range of drinks to compliment a varied and inspiring menu. Dogs permitted in bar and courtyard area. Child-friendly. Open from 10am for breakfast. Serving light lunches and dinner.
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