West Dorset

West Dorset has some fantastic restaurants and food producers. You can read all our reviews of the West Dorset establishments here – including Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport.

A festive highlight on Dorset’s Farms

A festive highlight on Dorset’s Farms

With the uncertainty of what Christmas might look like, some of our local farmers might not have the orders they might usually have this time of year as people wait to see how many family they can have over for Christmas.  So whilst we wait…

Christmas Gifts 2020

Christmas Gifts 2020

Dorset Foodie Feed Christmas Gifts 2020   Christmas is the time of year when our amazing food and drink producers dust off their festive recipe books and get making. Here are some of the fab products on offer this Christmas but do check out your…

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Bosk Coffee Roastery is a small Roastery nestled into the Dorset countryside, founded and run by Louise and John Burton. Bosk Coffee specialise in sustainable, speciality coffee and care deeply about the social impact of their coffee, right from the initial grower, and work hard…

Review of Jurassic Coast Farm Shop

Review of Jurassic Coast Farm Shop

With autumn here, the nights drawing in and the temperature dropping, finding ways to not have to venture outside can be very tempting. Top that off with a global Pandemic (and a touch of panic buying beginning to empty supermarket shelves again) and local farm…

Review of The Fox Inn at Ansty

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, with roads to the North. OK, maybe not truly…

Dorset’s Coffee Roasters

Dorset’s Coffee Roasters

I am a huge fan of coffee and have personally spent time learning and tasting the beautiful complexities in different coffee flavour profiles. During lockdown, I took the opportunity and the simple pleasure of the routine of grinding the beans and making a fresh coffee…

Dorset’s Bakeries

Dorset’s Bakeries

There is something special about popping to the local Bakery and buying a fresh loaf of bread or a sweet treat, especially as a treat in this Lockdown season and the queues around the block are proof that many of us have enjoyed a little…

Directory of Dorset’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

Directory of Dorset’s Independent Food and Drink Businesses

We have spent time finding Dorset’s amazing independent food and drink businesses and making this Directory as an online resource to help people find their local businesses. We have separated the lists a little to make it hopefully easier to find what you are looking…

Dorset’s Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.

Dorset’s Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.

Current Government restrictions due to Covid19 may mean that these restaurants are temporarily takeaway only or open with restricted seating. Always check with an establishment before travelling.  We wanted to make a Directory of all Dorset’s restaurants and takeaways but there are just so many,…

Dorset’s Micro Food Producers

Dorset’s Micro Food Producers

Many of our amazing food producers handmake their food products from home or from small factories across Dorset. They are made (or grown)  in small batches and often supply many of our cafes, restaurants, farm shops and delis as well as making products for sale…