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The Thimble Inn

14 High Street
Piddlehinton
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 7TD

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Telephone: +44 01300 348270

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

Telephone: +44 01300 348270

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    355
  • Very Good
    162
  • Average
    56
  • Poor
    35
  • Terrible
    21

Recent Reviews:

  • Sallychristine48
    Dorchester, United Kingdom
    Fabulous setting on a summer evening
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th October 2019
    We were here in the summer for drinks with visitors. It is such a lovely pub, great to take overseas visitors, it’s so much an English country pub. We ended up having a dessert too as they looked so... Read full review
  • FrequentFlier605322
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Sunday lunch
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th October 2019
    I read reviews before booking Sunday lunch today and was not disappointed. The welcome was warm and inviting and the food was 5 star. Cant recommend this enough, well done to the new owners. Read full review
  • openmm
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Perfect
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st October 2019
    Just the best Sunday lunch with friends. Wonderful service, the best and most delicious roast followed by perfect puddings! Read full review

Awards

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

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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the the B3143 from Dorchester for 5 miles.

Telephone: +44 01300 348270

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