RestaurantsDorsetEvershotDT2

survey result

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This fifteenth-century inn with a skittle alley in picturesque Hardy country was the model for the ‘Sow & Acorn’ in ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles' and, like the swankier Summer Lodge in the same village, is part of the Red Carnation hotel group. Here you get “similar food, but with simpler presentation” than at its sibling – “an all-round pleasure”.

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This fifteenth-century inn with a skittle alley in picturesque Hardy country was the model for the ‘Sow & Acorn’ in ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ and, like the swankier Summer Lodge in the same village, is part of the Red Carnation hotel group. Here you get “similar food, but with simpler presentation” than at its sibling – “an all-round pleasure”.

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “nice old pub” – inspiration for ‘The Acorn’ boozer in local lad Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ – offering “relaxed good food”, a skittles alley and “dog-friendly” hosts…what’s not to like?

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Strong all-round marks from local fans of this beautiful old 16th-century coaching inn, known also for the very high quality of its accommodation.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
60, 24
No dress code
60

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies Pudding
£22.00 £15.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £3.50
28 Fore St, Evershot, DT2 0JW
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑9 pm
Tuesday8 am‑9 pm
Wednesday8 am‑9 pm
Thursday8 am‑9 pm
Friday8 am‑9 pm
Saturday8 am‑9 pm
Sunday8 am‑9 pm

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