Balfour Arms

4.1
9 reviews
£25 and under
Pub
Deborah and Victoria welcome you to the Balfour Arms, a fantastic community pub that you would be proud to call your local. Our chef Liam is very proud of the food he produces, from the children's food through to the best steaks. Check the menu and have a look at the extensive range of good, home cooked food. There is going to be something for everyone. The fantastic restaurant is table service and can also be hired as a function room for all events from weddings and engagements, funeral receptions, birthday parties to children's parties. Hire of the function room is free, and Victoria will ensure that it is decorated exactly to your specifications. There is great entertainment from live music, open mic nights, karaoke and more. Not forgetting Sky Sports and BT Sport showing all the great sporting events. Look out for family entertainment, summer parties and barbecues. We have a great outdoor area with covered patio, children's play area and outdoor games. Dogs are always welcome with well behaved humans. They even get treats!! So come along and enjoy a welcoming environment, great food and fantastic entertainment. Keep an eye out as we introduce more clubs and events. Deborah and Victoria

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 9 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.1based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.6
service
4.0
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
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HumphreyB
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2022
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Very friendly landlady and a clean community pub.

We had the most delicious halloumi fries starter, but sadly that was the highlight of the meal. Prawn cocktail was below average, lacking flavour, onion soup was disappointing (described as onion ministrone). Steak pie look great until you opened it and found very little grizzly meat. Lamb shank gravy was very like the onion soup with added mint. Veg appeared microwaved. Beer and Gin were good!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from start to finish. The staff were lovely and the food & drinks were spot on at a good price. Will definitely be back.

RS
RussellS
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!!
Will be back very soon!!!

SP
SusanP
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The restaurant was very quiet ie not busy so there was no atmosphere . The food was fine hunters chicken was tasty and the Cambodian curry was also nice.

Our waitress was excellent friendly and attentive without being over the top .
We ate on Saturday 13th in the evening and unfortunately as we were the only diners i think her short finished and we saw her leave before we could leave her a tip. . That’s more difficult these days as you often don’t have cash on you.

Wanted to say she was outstanding as a waitress a credit to the Balfour Thank you

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it, excellent food!

J
Justme
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

This was the second times I have booked a table to eat at the Balfour, unfortunately on both occasions the food was not good but the service on both occasions was outstanding.
Fabulous staff who are welcoming, friendly, cheerful, attentive and really do the place proud.

JD
JuneD
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience2

Fantastic roast dinner, long wait about 30 minutes but we’ll worth it.
Felt the place lacked atmosphere it was very barren not cosy or homely.

JE
JanetE
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food took a long time to come and was disappointing - very small portions

D
Deedee
2 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleasant and polite staff.
Lovely food and quick service

FAQs

Balfour Arms offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01395 513443.

Balfour Arms is rated 4.1 stars by 9 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.