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The Brace of Pheasants


Plush, ,, Dorchester, DT2 7RQ

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About the hotel

Phil and Carol Bennett would like to welcome you to the heart of Plush and the beautiful surrounding countryside of this idyllic Dorset hamlet. Recently awarded Dorset Dining Pub of the Year 2011 by the Good Pub Guide. Please feel free to join us any lunch time or evening to partake of some fine wines, beers and of course our renowned food.

You are welcome to bring your family, friends, colleagues or just pop in on your own. We have eight en-suite bedrooms, four in the old skittle alley and the remainder upstairs above the pub. All our rooms have been decorated by interior designer Chrissy Potter and we hope you like them as much as we do. There is some beautiful countryside surrounding our pub with some super walks all around the valley. As you would expect, situated in the heart of Dorset, we have fabulous produce virtually on our doorstep. Below is a list of our suppliers: Meat: George Tucker Butchers in Dorchester, who supplies us with beef from Middlemarsh and Higher Waterstone, lamb from Askerswell and rare breed pork from Godmanstone. Rose Veal from Jurrasic Meat, Winfrith Game: Margret Ralph in Dorchester for all locally sourced venison, pigeon and rabbit Local Shoots for partridge and pheasant in season Fish: Samways of Bridport for locally landed fish West Country Catch of Dorchester for Weymouth and Brixham fish Our menus change daily and always keep an eye out for our specials board.

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Showing Tuesday 3 May 2016 to Wednesday 4 May 2016

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Car parking available onsite
Restaurant , Bar
Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas

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From 14:00 hours
Until 10:00 hours
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Pets are not allowed

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97% would recommend it to a friend


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  • jan s

  • April 2016

A good nights sleep

Second time we have stayed.

The was pub 6 miles from Dorchester out in the countryside. Beautiful views. Very quiet. Staff were friendly and efficient, rooms were spacious, clean and warm comfortable bed. Powerful shower with large bath. Breakfast was good, cereals, juices, full english toast, tea and coffee were fantastic.

  • Tim Parker-Smith

  • December 2015

Wonderfully Refreshing Stay

Our single night at The Brace of Phesants was an absolute pleasure.

Having eventually found and entered the building, we were met and shown our room. The courtesy and service demonstrated was just perfect and gave us the relaxed start to our stay that was so needed. The room was wonderful - ensuite with the biggest bath we'd ever seen. Over the next 18 hours we were treated to a level of service, food and accommodation that one might expect from a much more expensive establishment. Our evening meal and breakfast were wonderful. I would say that no matter how good the facilities, this was only enhanced by the courteous, friendly and helpful staff, where we were made to feel like nothing was too much trouble. It may only have been a very short overnight stay but we left refreshed and relaxed, ready to start the week with renewed vigour. Many thanks - we would love to come back.

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