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229 Dorchester Road | Radipole, Weymouth DT3 5EQ, England
+44 1305 785231
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Anybody who knows the Spa knows it's great for a drink, always busy, and the outdoor bit is good.... BUT, honestly what was the point of the new menu when the same totally bland offerings come out of the kitchen. I ate there last night and paid £4 for 3 Chicken Wings with the weirdest tasting bbq sauce on them... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here early on a Saturday night and even though it was busy the service was really really good and food came quickly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with a friend, was dubious about eating here as had a poor experience with the food before. Ordered cod, fries & mushy peas. The cod was burnt and chewy and I had to leave it & the fries were disgusting. My friend ordered the curry but seemed to enjoy it. Only reason it's not a 2... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service not great, food average pub food. Very noisy and evidence of previous diners food on table and on the floor when we sat down.

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Thank 760susanj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this pub. been coming for years always great food! lovely staff great atmosphere. recommend steak night on a Monday.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Good pub grub at sensible pub prices. A good choice from the menu. I couldn't sample the ales on this visit.

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Thank ChrisBeeee
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The Old Spa had very good customer service, and food was delivered to the table extremely quickly after ordering on a busy Saturday night. Can't fault that aspect. The food itself however was a different story. Whilst I have definitely had worse, the food was very very average bar food standard. On the plus side, they did have an extensive... More 

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SocialFootprints, Guest Relations Manager at Famous Old Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we will take all you have said into consideration. More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

There are plenty different varieties of foods from pastas to steaks from steaks to burgers salads , curries and more !!!! They never fail to make any of there food taste great

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Thank bobbykrucket
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Thank your review and feedback. We are pleased you like our pub. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We were in Weymouth for a short stay and the local restaurant was fully booked so we ended up here. We have a local marston's so we knew what to expect, or thought we did. We expected cheap, warm wholesome food and nothing more. I can't speak for the beer as we shared a perfectly decent bottle of wine, but... More 

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Weymouth
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great pub always busy good choice of beers friendly atmosphere would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Dorchester Road | Radipole, Weymouth DT3 5EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 785231
Description
Pascal, Carole and their team are extremely proud to welcome you to the newly refurbished Famous Old Spa. The pub appeals to all of the community and offers a fantastic array of cask ales with weekly guests to tempt every palate! We have a lovely outside seating area with a park for the children. Finally we also have 4 TV's located in our bar are for all the sporting events you want to watch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?