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The Tippling Philosopher, Milborne Port - pub details

Tippling Philosopher

Address: High Street, Milborne Port, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5AQ [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 36140) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Sherborne (2.9 miles), Templecombe (3.4 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.2/10 (rated by 4 users)
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other pubs nearby:

Queen's Head, Sherborne (0.1 miles), Gainsborough Arms, Milborne Port (0.4 miles)

 

user reviews of the Tippling Philosopher, Milborne Port

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Correct, it is the TIPPLING Philosopher. Was previously the King's Arms/Head (?) in living memory but was apparently the Tippling Philosopher a long time back.

Don't go often as the Gainsborough is much better.

The main problem with the Tip is no fault of its staff/landlord of the moment: something about the layout/acoustics sucks the noise out of you. You can go in there all hale and hearty and end up whispering.

Also, to be fair, there's usually a handful of sullen regulars at the bar - which is in a little recess - meaning you don't feel particularly encouraged to buy drinks.
Johnnytheboy - 25 Jun 2012 19:12
If you have a spare 425K, it's yours!
The_Final_Arbiter - 5 Feb 2010 14:27
i was in this place about 2 months ago,a few mates said lets go to milborne port,so we did after the queens head one said lets go in the tip.[we had 15 mins before the bus back] there was me thinking the tip was short for the tippling philosopher untill i went in ! !,the bar is so so small,[serveing area] with all that wasted space around it what would it be like if it got busy ?, a tip.
mickymouse - 23 Jun 2009 18:55
I thought it was the TIPPLING Philosopher?
The_Final_Arbiter - 20 May 2009 14:10

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