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Angel Inn
Angel Inn

Angel Inn Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.theangellongham.co.uk
  • Phone: 0120 287 3778
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 9.30pm

    Friday - Saturday: 12pm - 10pm

    Sunday: 12pm - 9pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: British
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit:

    Bus Stop about 200m from the house on the main Bournemouth to Ringwood road with a regular service.
  • Parking: Private Car Park
A word from Angel Inn
Why not treat the real ale lover in your life with our Countryside Sett Gift Box, 12 Bottles of Badger Ale in a beautiful display box. Available to order now in house.

A famous pub-restaurant the Angel is located on the edge of rolling countryside, close to Bournemouth and the historic market town of Wimborne. With a large car park, beautiful gardens and a playground the Angel provides the perfect backdrop for lazy days.

Unfortunately we are unable to accept online table bookings for our outdoor tables.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor eating
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Food tasted very good, glad we booked as quite full when we arrived."
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "This is one of the few places that permits a reservation on a Sunday in the area and with children that's essential to avoid queues. The service was superb - very friendly staff. The food was very good, though personally I'd have liked the plate to have been hotter. My only criticism was the price of drinks - £5 for a G & T is top end and some food dishes were expensive for the quantity offered, but it's relatively minor and overall this is well worth a visit."
    dined on 10/08/2014
  • "My parents have eaten here before, mostly at lunch time. However we booked for 6 people for an evening meal. The service was incredibly slow! Ice cream arrived in liquid form, and we had another tables drinks on our bill! All sorted eventually, but these things spoilt the last meal of my holiday! The food was very tasty, with some different vegetarian options available!"
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "Great family pub experience. Good value for money, food was delicious. Will definitely be back."
    dined on 27/07/2014
  • "Whitebait awful soggy and unappetising mushrooms minute portion"
    dined on 25/07/2014
  • "The Angel is such a lovely, quirky old building which has been given so much character by clever interior design. Dorothy, our waitress, was delightful and scored points from the outset by offering an alternative table to the one we had been allocated which was in a cooler spot! The food was up to Hall & Woodhouses usual high standard and there was nothing we could fault. All in all, a great evening out thank you."
    dined on 10/07/2014
  • "Went for Sunday Roast, bit thin on the ground with the vegetables and gravy but very tasty! Toffe apple pie was lacking in apple but super custard!"
    dined on 06/07/2014
  • "Lovely rustic feel pub, keep coming back to this pub, a favourite! Warm friendly staff and atmosphere, good menu, lovely beer garden."
    dined on 04/07/2014
  • "Good service, poor food, presentation terrible (no plates) food tasted bland..."
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "Had a nice evening at the Angel Inn, the food was OK, nothing special but for what you are paying can't complain too much. Food came out a bit slow but that worked for us as we were chatting and drinking. Overall i would probably visit again for lunch and on a sunny day would be nice to sit in the beer garden as it is a good size, recommend for families as well."
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "We found our meal was pretty ordinary and uninspiring."
    dined on 25/06/2014
  • "Overpriced average food! We won't be rushing back! Service was slow even though it was fairly quiet in the pub and the waitress dropped my father in-laws knife and fork in his lap when clearing the table."
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "Great place to be for all occasions , have returned time and time again. Good selection on menu for all tastes, quantity and quality of food superb! Would like to see equal amounts of food on sharing starters ( that's my only gripe! :p). Tables for 2 on the small side but ok , atmosphere very cosey. Easy to locate and central. Very accommodating ,can be busy but there is always seating outdoors on warmer days with heating. Overall, thoroughly enjoyable every time and highly recommend a visit :))"
    dined on 30/05/2014
  • "Friendly atmosphere for a relaxing and enjoyable evening "
    dined on 24/05/2014
  • "We have used the Angel several times previously for our regular monthly party of six (our own sixties club) and enjoyed it every time. This time it was a family lunch for five. A little bit quiet compared to our Friday visits, but still very pleasant. The special request for seating had been acted upon, the waitress was absolutely wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was very good and most importantly the plates were hot. Would thoroughly recommend the Angel"
    dined on 20/05/2014
  • "Bank holiday Sunday - unfortunately at least 6 options not available including 3 out of 4 salads so very limited choice. Disappointed with vegetarian option of homity pie, vegetables were undercooked especially the cabbage. On the plus side waitress was very pleasant and courteous."
    dined on 04/05/2014
  • "We went here on bank holiday Monday in April 2014. The sun was out so we thought this pub would be great as it has a nice outdoor area. It took ten minutes to order some drinks off a very unfriendly waitress who obviously didn't want to be there. We wanted a larder sharer for start but they had ran out. I ordered the chicken burger and my partner sausage and mash. When the burger arrived it was absolutely smothered in a bland tomato sauce and mayonnaise. The menu made it sound really tasty but it definitely wasn't. The chips were standard frozen chips - really nothing special. It's a shame as this pub is so pretty and has so much potential. Nice for a summers day if you want a drink only. "
    dined on 21/04/2014
  • "All in all a good experience, but it used to be better. Having visited the Angel Inn for some years now I still love the place and the staff are great! However the food seems to be a lot cheaper than it used to be. I would still recommend the Angel Inn to friends, but it's not what it used to be in regards to food. Go along and enjoy the booze in a warm atmosphere served by the great and friendly staff, and in fairness the food is still good!"
    dined on 20/04/2014
  • "Relaxed ambience. Staff friendly and attentive. Menu to suit all. We enjoyed all the meals ordered. JW"
    dined on 16/04/2014
  • "Angel never fails to provide a pleasant evening with good food and friendly service"
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "We arrived on a very busy Saturday evening and good job we had pre booked as the place was packed. The waiter was friendly and patient. Our food was lovely, four of our group of 5 chose the burger, all had different combinations but everyone said they enjoyed it. The only thing that was not perfect was that due to us being a group of 5,one person had to sit on the end of a table that was really meant for 4 people."
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "unfortunately the chef was ill and so there was a restricted menu."
    dined on 29/03/2014
  • "We visited last Tuesday, the food was excellent, our one criticism being the lack food served with the Sirloin steak; 1 Small mushroom, 1/2 of a tomato; 40g Peas and maybe 100g Chips... The steak itself was excellent as was the other meal Chicken/pesto/CousCous. The lady who served us was lovely and couldn't do enough to please, however she was trying to manage about 60 covers on her own which as a former hospitality manager myself I did not find acceptable. As we were finishing our meal the Manager popped down to lend a hand...not really acceptable as this is not a cheap pub dinner."
    dined on 25/03/2014
  • "I have not been to the Angel Inn for 10 years, as the last time I went, I was not very impressed with the food, This time the food I and my wife had was very good and enjoyed the evening very much. I will be going back to try something else off the menu."
    dined on 21/03/2014
  • "We had a lovely meal at the Angel. Our waitress was very conscientious, my wife is vegetarian but hates tomato. We ordered a meal for her based on the waitresses recommendation that it had no tomato in it. Luckily for us she double checked as it did contain tomato! She then found us an alternative dish from the lunchtime menu that was suitable!"
    dined on 01/03/2014
  • "The food was fine but nothing special, would have been happy to pay your prices if the food was better. The service was great, very friendly waiters yet did not enjoy being asked to take part in a survey after the meal at our table."
    dined on 15/02/2014
  • "The last time we went for Sunday lunch they had run outof roasts! On this occasion, we had to wait sometime before anyone took our odrer, and this only happened when we called a waiter over.. The food was very disappointing, very basic. The sauce was practically non existent and I couldn't taste any cheese at all. Expensive chicken and chips, where the chicken seemed over cooked and too crispy."
    dined on 15/02/2014
  • "A good for value restaurant / pub. A good choice of menu for all taste. The service and the politeness of the staff was fantastic. Will certainly go again and recommend this restaurant to anyone."
    dined on 14/02/2014
  • "We enjoyed a very good late Sunday lunch where service was excellent and the atmosphere was relaxed but not over-friendly. The food was very good and came up to expectations. Altogether a positive experience."
    dined on 09/02/2014
  • "Had a good meal, main courses good value, starters and sweets overpriced, staff friendly, found next day been charged for someone else's coffee, two extra not ordered by us. Otherwise good evening out."
    dined on 08/02/2014
  • "6 of us visited The Angel and all in all had a good experience. The service was very good and our waiter was very friendly and helpful. The food was good. Not the best I've ever eaten but good value for money."
    dined on 02/02/2014
  • "We had not eaten at the Angel for a long time and I have to say the whole experience was very nice. Food was very good."
    dined on 24/01/2014
  • "The food at the angel inn was absolutely brilliant! However, the service was very very slow, for example after we had finished our starter we had to wait approximately 25 minutes before our plates were even cleared and this was only because I got up to find our waitress to ask how long our main courses would be. We would have stayed for a dessert but because of the slow service we just didn't have the time to wait. I would definitely come here again though in the hope that the service would be quicker."
    dined on 11/01/2014
  • "I have dined at the Angel Inn before and have always enjoyed the meal and the ambience on the pub, however this time we dined on 22 December, except for a couple of Christmas trees, without lights, there was no atmosphere. There was no specials board and no Roast Turkey on the menu which my Father was looking forward to. My salad was expensive for a few lettuce leaves and a chicken breast, the menu said it was with avocado, just a couple of pieces were found. Overall poor. I will not be recommending in the future."
    dined on 22/12/2013
  • "Visited 20th December 2013 at 7.45pm. Very disappointed that the heating was not working when we arrived for our meal (notified by a note on the door). It was made worse being seated by a window which had a draft coming through. We did ask to be moved but there were no other places available. I appreciate that these things happen and there was probably little that could be done given the circumstances, but am afraid to say that this spoilt the evening. My friend eventually had to put her coat on during the meal. Not something I'd expect from my local especially at what is surely your busiest time of year!"
    dined on 20/12/2013
  • "Whenever we go, there is always something on the menu we would like which is not available. We don't ever have this experience at any other restaurant and I can't understand why it is not possible to order every item on the menu at all times. The food is good, the portions are not disgustingly large as they are in some places, but service is always very slow, and on this occasion was made slower by a large party - obviously pre-booked. If you know about large bookings, why don't you staff appropriately? We're never in a terrible hurry, but we don't like having to take an hour and a half over a simple lunch."
    dined on 19/12/2013
  • "Brilliant waitress service. Best we have seen for a long long time when out on a family meal. Thank you."
    dined on 07/12/2013
  • "There was a good variety of food, which was all very tasty. The service was fabulous, very friendly & helpful, we were impressed & would definitely recommend this pub."
    dined on 05/12/2013
  • "But a new menu is not anywhere as good as the previous one. We are regular guests and now disappointed with food on offer."
    dined on 17/11/2013
  • "This is the second time we've been in recent weeks. The service was very good and the food was ok also. They made a point of saying that the roast beef would be medium to rare unless otherwise specified and when it came out it was more like well done. The food is usually quite good but you get the feeling that it's a bit pricey for a pub."
    dined on 10/11/2013