Pubs & Restaurants

Finding a quality Dorset restaurants is never a difficult task, the county is also not short of a decent pub or two. It doesn’t get much better than sitting in a pretty beer garden with a wholesome pub lunch, soaking up the countryside surroundings.

We have listed a few pubs and restaurants that are close to our holiday parks, but you are bound to find many, many more as you explore around Dorset on your holiday.

Many of the pubs and restaurants in Dorset listed below have a reputation for consistently delivering quality food and drink. They serve locally reared meat and source the freshest locally caught seafood and shellfish. If you’re a real ale lover you’ll be sure to sample some locally brewed beer from the likes of Palmers and Ringwood breweries.

Service with a smile is also guaranteed as you will be welcomed by friendly front of house staff all of whom are keen to provide a warm welcome to you, your family and your friends.

Ivy House Kitchen in Bridport

Ivy House Kitchen

Bringing you the very best in seasonal food, the Ivy House Kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Comfortably seating 160 indoors plus over 100 more outdoors, Ivy House is a venue like no other. The unique environment is perfectly situated in the award-winning plant area, next to our giant koi pond. Every meal is handmade by our talented chefs and served to your table by our friendly serving team. They use the finest local ingredients topped up with whatever is in season, in your garden at the time. Conveniently located right next to the A35, the Ivy House Kitchen is the perfect place to meet friends in a relaxed modern environment. There is ample free parking, wheelchair and buggy friendly with loads of room to manoeuvre! They can cater for coaches by appointment and Ivy House makes a great venue for meetings, business breakfasts and evening hire.

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Martin's Bar and Restaurant at Highlands End Holiday Park.

Martin’s Bar and Restaurant

Martin's Bar and Restaurant at Highlands End Holiday Park is a unique establishment with a fire engine theme. It is open daily throughout the main season, serving breakfast, meals, sunday lunch and also has a beer garden, allows dogs and shows live sport.

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The Spyway Inn, Askerswell

A traditional, friendly family run country inn set in Askerswell, the unspoilt and picturesque part of Dorset.

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The Anchor Inn, Chideock

Located right by the beach with outside terraces and cliff seating. A varied menu of home-cooked food

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Clock House Inn, Chideock

A traditional, 16th century village Freehouse. Separate restaurant serving an excellent menu of home-cooked food.

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The New Inn, Eype

A real local, five minutes walk from the sea on the world famous Heritage Coast.

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Hive Beach Café

Seafood café located on the Chesil Bank, at Hive Beach

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Three Horseshoes, Burton Bradstock

300 year old thatched pub in the landmark village of Burton Bradstock on the Jurassic coast. All food homemade.

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The Smugglers Bar – Eype’s Mouth Hotel

Old world cellar bar open during the summer months only.

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Down House Farm, Eype

A unique alfresco dining experience with a friendly relaxed ambience in the garden café.

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Mangerton Mill, West Milton

Family run tearoom serving coffee, light lunches and afternoon tea. Open 11am to 5.30pm Tuesday - Sunday

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George Inn, Chideok

A traditional Dorset thatched pub that is popular with locals and visitors alike.

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Watch House Café

Watch House Café is a breezy, easy going café in the heart of West Bay on the stunning Jurassic Coast in Dorset

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The Bull Hotel

Easy-going, informal and bursting with life, this former 16th century boutique coaching inn is lovingly restored.

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Longs Fish and Chips

Eat in at our restaurant or outside tables or take away traditional fish and chip shop fare. A varied menu.

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The Stable

Cider House, Pizza & Pies. Homemade, local, friendly & delicious. Est. 2009 in Bridport

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Bridport Arms Hotel.

Bridport Arms

Situated on the beach by the harbour of West Bay, occupying a unique position on the World Heritage Coastline you will find the Bridport Arms Hotel where you can wine, dine, stay and relax.

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