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The Bakers Arms

Dorchester Road , Lytchett Minster, Poole, BH16 6JF   +44 1202060504

(((() British
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

The food was very good value, service a bit slow, a long wait between main course and being given the sweet menu.

Christine 05 February 2018
from Swanage

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Set within a pretty coastal town, The Bakers Arms sits beneath a charming thatched roof, and serves classic British cuisine from a stretching menu. Inside The Bakers Arms in Dorset, a feature hearth houses a crackling log fire, alongside a largely candlelit dining room and secluded beer garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Bakers Arms menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Bakers Arms ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The beautiful Brownsea Island is a half hour’s drive from The Bakers Arms in Poole, whilst Holton Heath Rail Station is a 5-minute drive away.

The Bakers Arms

Dorchester Road , Lytchett Minster, Poole, BH16 6JF  

Contact +44 1202622900
Reservations +44 1202060504

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Customer reviews for The Bakers Arms

4.3 (((() (based on 82 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (62)
  • lunch (49)
  • value (40)
  • large parties (27)
  • child friendly (19)
  • romantic (17)
  • private dining (13)
  • business (7)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (5)
  • luxury (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • views (2)
  • ((((( 29 April 2018 by Michael from Wareham

    Arranged to meet with inlaws for a lunch... one of whom had a dog which the Baker Arms catered for which is a big tick if you are a dog owner! We all went for a 2-course set menu choosing a verity of different starters... I had mushrooms in a mushroom sauce; it was okay... followed by a beef burger with bacon topping; which I thoroughly enjoyed and was the right choice for me. Others in the group had Fish Cakes, and Ham, Egg and Chips with one opting to have a dessert rather than a starter, which looked quite delicious with a large portion of Apple Pie with custard. Nobody had any complaints which is quite unusual for us... we went for a pub lunch and got an above average lunch in a gourmet sort of way. Overall very pleased with the experience, friendliness, and service of the staff

  • ((((* 15 April 2018 by Ruth from Lancaster

    A very busy place but food and service was still very good.

  • ((((( 5 February 2018 by Christine from Swanage

    The food was very good value, service a bit slow, a long wait between main course and being given the sweet menu.

  • ((((( 17 January 2018 by Jacqueline from Royston

    Very nice and relaxed dining environment.

  • (((** 1 December 2017 by Linda from Wareham

    Went here for roast dinner, usually go once a month, unfortunately this time the meal was a bit disappointing, not very hot, no stuffing, no pig in blanket, meal was ok but just not as good as usually is.

  • ((((( 1 September 2017 by Diane from Wareham

    Overall, very good experience

  • ((((( 13 August 2017 by Donna from Bournemouth

    Lovely setting. Great decor, Friendly staff, Excellent food and value for money.

  • ((((* 9 August 2017 by Beryl from Poole

    It was a very good experience, it was a birthday lunch And very enjoyable. Lovely food and a lovely Country Old Inn nicely furnished and very comfortable. The Menu was great with good choices difficult to choose what to have.

  • ((((( 5 August 2017 by Nicola from Lytchett

    Recently updated, great, roomy, friendly atmosphere and staff. Loved menu which had been marked as to what was dairy free (I made a note on the booking form). Our party we're all very happy with their food choices. Will be going again for sure and re ommending.

  • ((((* 30 July 2017 by Nigel from Wareham

    The restaurant was very busy and had a very good atmosphere. The food was generally very tasty and well presented. On the down side they had no fish and chips left which one of the party had ordered that seemed strange early on a Friday evening.

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