Restaurants

We have visited many restaurants across Dorset since The Food Feed started in 2011 and have written hundreds of reviews. We try our best to keep this list up to date as restaurants come and go and all our favourite restaurants are all listed here – from Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, all the way up to Shaftesbury and across to Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport (and everywhere in between!).

Review of Fromage to Yours in Ringwood

Review of Fromage to Yours in Ringwood

Review of Fromage to Yours in Ringwood. Nestled just behind the high street in the market town of Ringwood, ‘Fromage to Yours’ (great name!) is a cute deli, providing locally produced cheese and charcuterie platters. I’m a cheese freak, so actually did a double-take when 

Review of the Greyhound Inn in Corfe Castle

Review of the Greyhound Inn in Corfe Castle

Review of the Greyhound Inn in Corfe Castle Corfe village is not just home to the remains of a big Castle, one of Dorset’s most beautiful landmarks, the picturesque village is also a busy hub of cafes, historical pubs, traditional stone cottages, country walks heading 

Great Places to Eat in the Purbecks

Great Places to Eat in the Purbecks

Great places to eat in the Purbecks  We often get asked for recommendations for great places to eat by people who are visiting for a weekend break or longer holiday. We have gathered together some of our favourite places to eat in locations across Dorset. 

Review of the Bankes Arms Hotel in Corfe Castle

Review of the Bankes Arms Hotel in Corfe Castle

Review of the Bankes Arms Hotel in Corfe Castle The village of Corfe Castle is quintessentially British – windy roads, cobbled pavements, tea rooms, pubs, sweet shops, a lovely church, steam trains …and a huge ruined castle! I have visited as a tourist but I 

The Lounges in Dorset

The Lounges in Dorset

The Lounges in Dorset I have been a fan of these cafes/restaurants/bar hybrids for almost 14 years with fond memories created in different Lounge locations. The Velo Lounge opened in Bath in 2007 and it quickly became a great place to meet friends for coffee 

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues in East Dorset Chicken and Blues was launched in Bournemouth in 2013 by two friends – Joshua Simons and Steve Crawford. Started with a shared passion of Southern Fried Chicken and proper BBQ, they opened their first shop in Boscombe, 

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne With hospitality beginning to reopen again after the long winter lockdown restrictions, I was delighted to be invited to have lunch at the newly open The Old Thatch near Wimborne.  The Old Thatch is a beautiful 17th century 

Pub Restaurant Review of The Fox Inn at Ansty

Pub Restaurant Review of The Fox Inn at Ansty

Pub Restaurant Review of the Fox Inn at Ansty If there was a spiritual centre of Dorset, it would be at the junction of five ancient tracks, called The Dorsetshire Gap. From the middle ages, this was an important junction, joining tracks of the ridgeway, 

Review of Kala Thai Restaurant in Bournemouth

Review of Kala Thai Restaurant in Bournemouth

Review of Kala Thai Restaurant in Bournemouth Dorset Foodie Feed were recently invited to sample the new menu at Kala Thai Restaurant – Bournemouth’s new Thai restaurant. Serving up the regions more traditional Thai dishes – old favourites like Pad Thai and Gaeng Massaman curry 

Review of Cafe Bosconova

Review of Cafe Bosconova

Review of Cafe Bosconova Cafe Bosconova has always been a favourite for breakfast but what with all that has happened this year, it wasn’t until someone suggested we visit that I remembered just how great their  breakfasts really are. Cafe Bosconova is situated on the