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The Giant Inn

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Cerne Abbas ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
24 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
+44 1300 341441
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (20 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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24 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
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Reviews (93)
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great start by agreeing to serve us at 2-25, five minutes before lunch service finished. Tasty burger and huge ploughman's. Nice beer. Lovely lady behind bar even got rid of the wasps that were spooking me!

1  Thank lstevens7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off on a wet and miserable August day for a spot of lunch, I had my reservations as a few items were missing from the menu! However I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of my lunch! The homemade coleslaw was divine as was...More

1  Thank Ange1007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed locally for weekend break as a large family group and we all unanimously agreed that the service value and food was excellent we decided to walk to the giant inn hoping to get a taxi back but the local taxi driver was away...More

1  Thank lisa g
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lovely menu with broad choice of specials available. Staff very welcoming. Really enjoyed our 2 evenings here.

1  Thank DJTM2017
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had a nice dinner here our first evening in Cerne Abbas - roast lamb for me and salmon for my daughter, and a delicious lemon posset for dessert. Such a pleasant experience that we came back the next night for steak & ale pie...More

1  Thank Kathleen_Reston
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Visited today with another couple for lunch. I'm so glad they recommended The Giant as we hadn't tried it since it changed hands. Three of us had a meal from the Specials Board - haddock loin with lemon cream sauce, served with courgettes, greens, green...More

1  Thank birdyjude
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very tasty lunch here today. Husband had the roast beef. Tender beef, perfect roasties (and he is a roast spud expert!). I had a very tasty beef bourguignon with potato dauphinoise. Both served with 5 different veggies. Would highly recommend and plan to...More

1  Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We love Cerne Abbas, and always visit the Giant Inn when in the village. The well presented food is superb, including excellent gluten free options. The attractive bar has an open fire making it very cosy and characterful during the Winter months, plus the benefit...More

4  Thank MSJP16
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We travelled here to visit the pub opposite only to find it was closed. We spotted the Giant Inn and decided to give it a try. The greek mezze was nice but the ham was like plastic. The curry was ok, lacking a little in...More

Thank devinelisette
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My husband and myself visited here in March and on the recommendation of some locals ate here for lunch. We were not disappointed, the menu is short but there was a good choice and I do believe that all the food is genuinely home cooked....More

1  Thank Chris09g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Long Street, Cerne Abbas DT2 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Cerne Abbas
  • Phone Number: +44 1300 341441
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