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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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 Bar & Restaurant is a relaxed, must-visit destination located at the end of the iconic Bournemouth Pier. This location provides some of the best panoramic sea and coast views in...

Seasons Restaurant at The Eastbury Hotel & Spa

Seasons Restaurant at The Eastbury Hotel is a multi award winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant located in the centre of the beautiful, quaint and historic town of Sherborne in Dorset. Our executive chef,...

The Boat That Rocks

Marina-side Restaurant & Bar, 5-minute walk away from the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy with plenty of outdoor seating and fantastic views across the harbour - perfect for...

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...

The Saxon Arms

The Saxon Arms in Stratton is a village inn offering real ale, great pub food and a hearty welcome. The pub's daily-changing specials often include mixed meat platters, pork medallions and Creedy...

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