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The Bankes Arms

Type:Pub/Inn

Manor Road
STUDLAND
Dorset
BH19 3AU

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The Bankes Arms Hotel

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      3 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      166
    • Very Good
      240
    • Average
      174
    • Poor
      92
    • Terrible
      107

    Recent Reviews:

    • CBFPoole
      Poole, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Please manage and recruit great staff!
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 10th August 2019
      I’ve just realised that this is actually my second review (first was in 2014) of the Bankes Arms and having re-read it, this could be an identical review. So I’ll keep this one brief. This is a... Read full review
    • joel d
      London
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Potentially great pub, but sadly...
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th August 2019
      So the pub is a rather beautiful building with a great field across the road looking down to Studland bay and that sadly is as good as it gets. Bog standard pub microwaved and at best mediocre food... Read full review
    • jamestO6951XK
      Watford, United Kingdom
      Lunchtime Beer and Roll
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th August 2019
      Ham and Mustard mayonaise roll with a varied side salad and a half pint of local beer. Served quickly, it was a cool day for August and they had a log fire burning which added interest. There is no... Read full review

    Awards

    • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 4 Food Hygiene Rating - 4 2017

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From Swanage: drive along Shore Road (The seafront) and then onto Ulwell Road. Turn right onto Swanage Road (B3351) and drive into Studland Village. Turn right into School Lane (by the post office) then into Watery Lane and left into Manor Road. There is a pay and display car park next to the pub.

    From Wareham: drive south on the A351 until you reach the ruins of Corfe Castle. Turn left under the bridge onto New Road (B3351) and follow this into Studland Village, then directions as above.

    To get there by sea: Moorings are availiable opposite the Bankes. Please call for details.

    Public Transport Directions

    FROM THE WEST: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Station to Swanage Bus/Train Station. Then switch to the number 50 bus to Studland village. From the Village walk along School Lane, then onto Watery Lane, then left onto Manor Road.

    FROM THE EAST: Catch the train to Bournemouth then switch to bus number 50 to Studland village. From the Village wakl along School Lane, then onto Watery Lane, then left onto Manor Road.

    JOURNEY PLANNING: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2019, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed - serves beer from their own micro brewery
    • Locally sourced produce
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children all ages
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Groups accepted
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Open All Year
    • Pets accepted
    • Real log/coal fires

    Key Features

    • In countryside

    Parking & Transport

    • Off site parking - National Trust car park next door. Free to National Trust members.

    Payment Methods

    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available

    Opening Times

    Open New Year
    2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 23:00*

    * Open everyday except Christmas Day. See website for food serving times.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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