Best Restaurants in Dorset

Listed below are the candidates for the Best Restaurants in Dorset (in no particular order). These are just 25 of my personal favourites, ones I’d be happy to recommend to a close friend or family member visiting Dorset. There are bound to be a few excellent ones I’ve missed out or not had the chance to visit yet so I will try to keep the list updated when I discover a new ones. The list is 100% independent and I have never accepted free meals, drinks or payments from any of the businesses listed below.

Guildhall Tavern, Poole

15 Market Street, Poole, BH15 1NB (Google map)

Tickled Pig, Wimborne Minster

Jetty, Christchurch

Shell Bay, Studland

Pig on the Beach, Studland

The Whole Hog, Lyme Regis

Chez Fred, Westbourne

Restaurant Roots, Southbourne

Fontmell, Fontmell Magna

Yalbury Cottage, Dorchester

Sienna, Dorchester

The Green, Sherborne

Rose & Crown, Trent

White Post, Rimpton

The Club House, West Bexington

Seaside Boarding House, Burton Bradstock

Ollerod, Beaminster

Brassica, Beaminster

Dorshi, Bridport

The Moose Kitchen, Charminster, Bournemouth

Summer Lodge, Evershot

Rick Stein, Sandbanks

Red Panda, Lyme Regis

Related Pages: Best Pubs in Dorset / Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Dorset / Dorset Breweries / Dorset Food and Drink