North Dorset

North Dorset has some tasty restaurants and food producers. You can read all our reviews here – including Shaftesbury and Gillingham.

Review of Bean Shot Coffee in Sherbourne

Review of Bean Shot Coffee in Sherbourne

If you follow me on Instagram you know I like stopping for coffees in many places and that I also have my favourites. Today I popped in somewhere I hadn’t been in before, but now wish I had popped in sooner! Bean Shot Coffee opened…

Review of The Kings Arms in Charlton Horethorne

Review of The Kings Arms in Charlton Horethorne

In a village of Charlton Horethorne is a lovely pub called Kings Arms. It’s near enough to Sherborne and not too far from the A303 if you are travelling and fancy a pub lunch or dinner (they do have rooms too!) in the Dorset –…

Review of the Ship Inn in West Stour

Review of the Ship Inn in West Stour

Walking into the Ship Inn at lunch time during the week you get a feeling of that warm and nice village pub. There are men sitting at the bar and by the open log fire with their ales and further into the pub there are…

Review of Swans Larder Farm Shop in Shaftesbury

Review of Swans Larder Farm Shop in Shaftesbury

Would you like to shop local? And know where your food comes from? At Swans Larder they only sell products from local small companies and individual producers. Swans Larder is there to support local producers and give them a space where to sell their wonderful…

Review of the Cafe at Compton Abbas Airfield

Review of the Cafe at Compton Abbas Airfield

We often drive past the airfield and say we need to stop there one day. As the weather was not great over the bank holiday weekend we decided to try the restaurant at Compton Abbas airfield for lunch and hoping we might spot some planes…

Review of Thyme after Time cafe in Stallbridge

Review of Thyme after Time cafe in Stallbridge

New cafe has very recently opened on a farm outside Stalbridge. I suggested to a friend we would try it out today. Thyme after Time is located on a farm outside Stalbridge. They are based along a main route and also offer takeaway option –…