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The Thimble Inn

Type:Pub/Inn

14 High Street
Piddlehinton
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 7TD

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The Thimble Inn

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    302
  • Very Good
    155
  • Average
    53
  • Poor
    34
  • Terrible
    19

Recent Reviews:

  • 13NeilB
    York, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A swift half or two!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th April 2019
    Went to Piddlehinton green. A field with a few slides in etc. However in the return walk back we called in here for much needed refreshment. Didn’t have our wallets etc but it takes phone payments so... Read full review
  • DazzaPFC
    Portsmouth
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Almost faultless
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    My wife and I visited en route to our holiday home, having visited Thomas Hardy’s birthplace, which is only 10 minutes down the road. I am inclined to call this a Gastro pub because the menu is... Read full review
  • Paige H
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Once again horrific!
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    I can only describe my thimble experience as a complete and utter shambles! I popped out to the thimble which happens to be my local this evening for a nice meal in the sunshine! But to be honest I... Read full review

Awards

  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Bronze Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Bronze 2015

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the the B3143 from Dorchester for 5 miles.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

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

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups - (with prior notice)
  • Chef
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Number of covers - 80
  • Number of people seated - 80
  • Number of people standing - 30
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Real log/coal fires

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - On-site
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Lunch (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday11:30 - 15:00*
Saturday - Sunday11:30 - 23:00*
Dinner (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday17:30 - 23:00*
Saturday - Sunday11:30 - 23:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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