Restaurants in Dorset

Do you love to eat out and are always looking for your next great culinary experience? Then Dorset is definitely a destination to consider.

There is a variety of fantastic restaurants in Dorset offering mouth watering menus made from Dorset’s wonderful local produce.

Dorset restaurants with mouth watering menus!

With the superb quality of local produce on offer in Dorset, our restaurants are already half way there to making some delightful dishes.

Dorset’s range of restaurants offer delicious dining to suit all budgets and tastes, from heart warming country pub dishes to culinary works of art from our award winning restaurants.

Very best in local produce

Due to Dorset’s fantastic location and enjoying nearly 100 miles of coastline you really must visit if you love all things seafood.  The range of fish on offer will leave you spoilt for choice, but whatever you decide you won’t be disappointed!  Enjoy the wonderful fresh flavours of this most local of produce caught only a few miles from your table! Dorset is certainly a must visit for lovers of all things seafood.     

The delicate flavours of Thailand, delicious Indian cuisine and authentic Italian dishes are just some of the tantalising tastes from around the world that we have all come to love and Dorset is fortunate to have some excellent proprietor-run establishments to suit your cravings here in Dorset.

Food lovers favourite

With all of this on offer it’s not hard to see why Dorset restaurants are a favourite amongst food lovers and celebrity chefs alike.

View the selection of restaurants in Dorset from our listings below or use our search function to find your next dining experience to remember!

We promise you won’t leave disappointed and we’re sure you will be returning again and again. Your foodie break in Dorset could be just around the corner, cheers everyone!

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Al Molo

Ristorante Di Pesce, serving a menu of fresh, locally caught fish and produce, coupled with the finest Italian ingredients, the restaurant prides itself on quality food in a venue which provides an...

Coast Restaurant - Grand Hotel

The Coast Restaurant is fully air-conditioned with commanding views across Swanage Bay, offering fine dining with exciting and innovative cuisine, using fresh local produce where...

Côte Brasserie

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a tasty treat before a show or celebrate a special occasion in style, you can’t beat the ambiance and authentic French cuisine on offer at Côte...

Key West Bar and Grill

Key West Restaurant Bar & Grill is a relaxed, must-visit destination located at the end of the iconic Bournemouth Pier. This location provides you with unrivalled panoramic views that will take...

Mortons Manor Restaurant

Our award-winning restaurant is at the heart of Mortons Manor and sources from local Purbeck suppliers where possible for fresh ingredients, that together create a delicious and memorable experience....

The Halfway Inn

The Halfway Inn is a beautiful and historic pub and is perfect for drinks, lunch or dinner. Situated in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck at the gateway to Swanage and Studland beach, the Halfway is...

The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel offers accomplished menus, excellent wines, and professional friendly service. You will find a  subtle blend of classic and modern dishes, using locally sourced ingredients and...

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