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The Walkford

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Walkford , British,
16 Walkford Road, Walkford BH23 5QF, England
+44 1425 272858
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
16 Walkford Road, Walkford BH23 5QF, England
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Reviews (187)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whenever we are on holiday, we choose our favourite pub or restaurant to return to on our last evening. We all 3 voted for this one. Jan, the manager has not long taken over and I know that she wants to achieve great things here...More

Thank paultheposh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After ordering a Malibu & coke the glass came out about 3/4 full & thats with the ice! if it had'nt had ice the glass wold be about 1/2 full...i asked politely if they could just top it up an inch..after what seemed like a...More

1  Thank Dan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at 3.30pm on a Sunday afternon and enjoyed an excellent meat pie with vegetables of our choice and a very tasty salmon nicoise. Pleasant speedy service and good value for money. Would recommend and will certainly eat there again.

Thank DenvilleCameron
janzak69, General Manager at The Walkford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your comments, I will pass them on to the team. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with friends on holiday, was local and within walking distance of our stay. Food was home made and average. The pie base was a little bit thick but was tasty. Locals were chatty creating a nice atmosphere but not too loud.

Thank mobec2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for drinks only recently. Just had a refit and it really has benefitted the place. Quite large inside and very popular for good value pub food. Outside seating area at the front and a large grassed area beer garden to the side. I...More

1  Thank promenade39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited late afternoon on Sunday, friendly staff and made to feel welcome. Witnessed the kindness shown to foreign guests who were not quite sure of the procedure to put order, well done kind,nice staff! Ordered the scampi, husband a steaks pie, both cooked and presented...More

Thank Carol B
janzak69, General Manager at The Walkford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your comments - we're pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Visited recently and the service has improved. At last managers who speak to customers. The food can be hit and miss . Sunday though seems to be good . Menu has burgers, steak and fish and chips dishes . They do have special days and...More

Thank Hopwood25
Reviewed 26 April 2017

wanted a cheap supper with a girlfriend. fortunately we had booked a week previously, on line, as they had no table or booking. as we had a booking reference, they had to find a table. not a good start. we chose vegetarian burgers, which were...More

1  Thank allditsy
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nine of us visited and we were all really pleased with our meals. It's a new menu, and everything we had was delicious. We will return next time we are in the area.

1  Thank Dearmans
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We have been regulars at this pub twenty years and have recommended lots of people over the years but since new managers have taken over we will not go again. The waitresses are great and always friendly but the managers are known by the regulars...More

4  Thank glums143
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow dogs when eating?
18 January 2017|
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Response from kamiki2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed in thepremises where food is served mainly the bar area
Sam H
Do you allow dogs?
28 December 2016|
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Response from Roger T | Reviewed this property |
Keep the Dog near you but at the Bar,'' Happy new year to you all,''
Do you have overnight accommodation at the Walkford? I can't see it advertised. Peter Godfrey.
29 September 2015|
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Response from nannytobe | Reviewed this property |
Just had a thought,Burley is not far and the Burley inn is great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Walkford Road, Walkford BH23 5QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Walkford
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 272858
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