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.

Review of The Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth

Review of The Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth

Review of the Crow’s Nest in the Square in Weymouth My first visit to The Crow’s Nest in the Square was way back in 2011, then I enjoyed a fried breakfast as a birthday treat and was one of my first reviews that I ever 

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport

Review of Waste Not Want Not in Bridport The war on single use plastic is on, this battle was vividly highlighted by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet. Since then every major supermarket in Britain has pledged to eradicate unnecessary single-use plastics by 2025 – we wait 

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport

Review of the Dark Bear in Bridport There is a new cocktail bar called Dark Bear in Bridport, it takes over the Aroma Cafe from 18:00 till late, Wednesday through to Saturday. Dark Bear is a joint venture by Lloyd Brown & David Smith, who 

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth

Review of West Country Catch in Weymouth Seafood supplier West Country Catch was formed in 2013 by Tim & Lou Edwards and were originally based in a small unit in Dorchester. As their business grew they needed larger premises, in 2017 they moved into a 

Review of Firepot food pouches

Review of Firepot food pouches

Review of Firepot Food Pouches  John Fisher created his Firepot food pouches brand of natural & healthy dehydrated food, after trying unsuccessfully to find a suitable one on the market. It has taken three years of research & development to create his healthy range of 

Review of the Crab House Cafe in Weymouth

Review of the Crab House Cafe in Weymouth

Review of Crab House Cafe in Weymouth You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the accessories you’re given – a very upmarket joint in Shanghai provided us with two sets of chopsticks, one for picking food up from shared plates and another for 

Review of the cocktails at Slug and Lettuce in Weymouth

Review of the cocktails at Slug and Lettuce in Weymouth

Review of the cocktails at the Slug and Lettuce in Weymouth The Slug and Lettuce in Weymouth has only been opened for three weeks and I have already heard good reports, so when we were asked to review their Cocktail Masterclass, we jumped at the 

Review of Yalbury Cottage in Lower Brockhampton

Review of Yalbury Cottage in Lower Brockhampton

Review of Yalbury Cottage in Lower Brockhampton Yalbury Cottage (YC) has been on our “must visit” list of restaurants for a long time now and the generous gift of a YC voucher from our friends, gave us the opportunity to visit. Yalbury Cottage is in 

Review of the Cow and Apple in Dorchester

Review of the Cow and Apple in Dorchester

Review of the Cow and Apple in Dorchester Rugged coastline, golden beaches, rolling hills, Thomas Hardy – some of what makes Dorset famous. And with the rest of the West Country we also have some of the best orchards and livestock, both showcased at Cow 

Launch of Vinny at Six in Dorchester

Launch of Vinny at Six in Dorchester

Launch of Vinny at Six in Dorchester Vinny At Six is a new independent Lounge bar and restaurant for Dorchester’s discerning grown-ups. Offering something different – intimate with a friendly atmosphere. Dedicated to bringing unrivalled quality in drinks, food and service. Well that’s what is