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The Old Inn
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Holt
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Old Inn is a traditional country pub in the heart of the idyllic village of Holt. Situated close to the historic town of Wimborne Minster, The Old Inn is the perfect destination when you fancy a homemade, traditional pub meal.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We live a couple of miles from The Old Inn and have had some really good meals here in the past. We haven't been for quite some time and went without a reservation. Despite the fact it was heaving we were found a table in the main area amongst a lovely atmosphere. The pub has had a refit since we last visited and what an improvement....stylish and cosy with perfect lighting.The 'dog' eating area has been opened up and matches the main room and the bar enlarged and re-fitted, it all looks fantastic and creates a lovely ambience. We've always liked the food here and it didn't disappoint last night, even on such a busy night. Food and service were both really good. Well done to all the staff, we'll definitely be back soon.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alison L
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places. Excellent service, even on one of the busiest weekends. A very warm welcome from start to finish and wow, those pizzas are delicious.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were out recently for a drive and just popped in and this charming Pub and it was everything it looked and more. The young Lady in the bar made us really welcome even though we were only having a drink and pointed us in the direction of a nice roaring fire and told us a bit about the pub and said if we wanted to look around we could, I filled in a card to join members scheme to be advised what offers would be coming up and within a few days I received a voucher for a free bottle of wine, as it was my Husbands birthday a couple of weeks later we suggested to friends to go for lunch and we certainly were not disappointed what fab food and plenty of it and we used our wine voucher (the wine was really good) my friend has now also joined the members. Keep up the good work & friendly service we will definitely be coming back again

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Cheryl S
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

My wife and I have lived in Holt for 20 years and, as we have experienced with most pubs in the area, The Old Inn has had its 'ups and downs'. More downs than ups unfortunately ....however that being said, the Old Inn is in our view now by far the BEST INN in the area and the owner, his wife and their staff deserve 5 stars for the way in which the place is run, how it's presented, and in particular the way the Inn has been transformed over the last two or three years. It's a pleasure to go there, to know you will ALWAYS get first class service and food, and a warm welcome. Not sure where the negative comments come from...there certainly aren't any from me!! Highly recommended...congratulations to the team at the Old Inn. Keep it going.

Date of visit: February 2018
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3  Thank MichaelK11509
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great Sunday lunch. We loved the interior of the place, it’s had a refit recently. The staff we’re friendly and efficient. Food was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank 323Doug
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