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The Blackwater Stream

180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
+44 1202 642580
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“curry” (10 reviews)
“jacket potato” (2 reviews)
“fish chips” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I took my daughter out for a bite to eat after school and we both enjoyed the food. It was cheap and served quickly. The usual Wetherspoons fayre. Only downside of this pub is the throng of men drinking that surrounded the bar and surrounding...More

Thank M0ntyM0le
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review, I am glad you enjoyed the food. We try and make our pub appeal to both diners and drinkers however we try to make sure one group does not overwhelm the other. If you ever have any issues with...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Just because no Monday Club and no Abbot ale! Otherwise, clean and tidy, nice garden. First ‘Spoons’ I’ve visited that was actually built as a pub, and as recently as 1979. Needs an injection of enthusiasm to make it special and give it some character....More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

As a regular user of this pub it has been very noticeable that there have been a drop in standards of late. Table clearing and cleaning is very slow, some of the staff look like they only serve you because they’ve got to not because...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We thought this Weatherspoons was the worst we've ever used. It was so messy, nobody was cleaning tables, or the bar area. Several cask ales were on display but out of stock. We were going to eat here but left due to the mess and...More

1  Thank Richbon7
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry we did not maintain our usually high standards for your visit. This is not the usual experience when visiting and I hope you will give us another chance. I will pass your feedback onto our team...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Been having the odd Breakfast here for the last few years. On the whole it is one of the better weatherspoons, but the standards have been slipping. My last breakfast came out with bacon I swear winked at me, even after asking for it to...More

2  Thank DPI1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

As with all Weatherspoon Pubs, this one offers good value food and drinks with a different "special menu" including a drink each evening ie Tuesdays is steak night, Wednesdays is chicken night, Thursdays is curry night and so on..... It is a child friendly pub,...More

Thank lowlander09
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Thank you for your good review of our pub, we are looking at ways to improve the brightness, we have recently had new carpets, we will soon be having the pub repainted and we are looking at more advanced LED lighting to improve the...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Stopping off at a B and B in Broadstone we were needing a pub to have something to eat after a stressful 7 and a half hour drive. At the end of the Main Street we spotted the Blackwater Stream with lots of people outside...More

Thank mukhasben
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Thank you for your feedback, I am very glad you enjoyed your meals with us. We always try to keep on top of our standards inside and in the garden however during busy times this can be difficult. Again thank you for your feedback...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We went for breakfast here last weekend and thought it was fab! Not only was there a good selection, it’s was so cheap and yummy too. Hot drinks are refillable and we even sat out in the sunshine. Couldn’t fault it!

Thank StacieW33
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Four of us visited Weatherspoons in Broadstone to try there curry night. Well before half of us had finished paying, the first curry arrived and in 5 minute intervals each persons food arrived. One of the curry's had a very small portion of rice. We...More

Thank Charlotte N
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We visit this pub nearly every Saturday lunchtime because my husband likes the beer. Over the last year the service has fluctuated from acceptable to dire, but one thing that never changes is the ladies toilets never flush properly. Surely it's worth the time and...More

Thank DorsetRosie2018
blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hi Thanks for your feedback, we will take your comments on board as we always look to improve our service. We are aware of the ongoing issues with the toilets and are currently having work done to discover the cause of the issue and resolve...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Broadstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 642580
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