Restaurants & Cafes


Cafe Bean
Owned and run by a professional chef, Cafe Bean in Bridport offers a friendly, quality service with a varied seasonal menu, using local and fairtrade producers and suppliers.


Hix Oyster & Fish House
Overlooking the harbour with stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast and is easily one of the most picturesque spots to enjoy the best of British seafood. 


Seaside Boarding House
Overlooking the majestic sweep of Chesil
beach and the wide expanse of Lyme Bay is an oasis of relaxed sophistication.
A fine restaurant, proper
bar and eight luxurious  bedrooms all with a view of the sea.


White House Hotel
A recently refurbished four bedroom Regency hotel and award winning restaurant situated in the coastal village of Charmouth at the heart of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. 


The newest kid on the Bridport restaurant block. Small plates with big flavour using 100% Dorset ingredients. A whole host of East Asian inspired street eats including great fried and steamed dumplings.


The Fox Inn Ansty
The original home of the Woodhouse family (Hall & Woodhouse) the Fox Inn is situated in the pretty village of Ansty, right in the heart of Dorset. Chef Jim and the team serve delicious, fresh meals using locally-sourced ingredients.  Visit on Sundays for a delicious carvery!


Yalbury Cottage
The freshest and best ingredients from local suppliers are on the menu at Yalbury Cottage. Head chef Jamie creates intricate, flavourful dishes which are bound to wow you over and over again. For a truly special dining experience, Yalbury Cottage is not to be missed.


Three Horseshoes Burton Bradstock

Jaap and Hannah welcome you to their dog, child and muddy boot-friendly pub! Visit for home-cooked meals which use the best of Dorset's local produce. 


The Station Kitchen

Part of the brilliant Sausage & Pear catering company, the Station Kitchen offers a unique dining experience. Visit their converted railway carriage and station waiting room for some of the best cocktails and food around.

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Pickled Ginger

This cosy restaurant serves cooked breakfast, lunches, dinners and Sunday roasts! Pop in for coffee and cake, or sample one of head chef Chris' range of homemade gluten free treats. 


The Posh Partridge

Founded by father and daughter team Murray and Emily, this family run cafe in Dorchester offers delicious breakfasts, lunch and afternoon tea using local produce. They also cater for weddings and other special events!




Stoneground flour millers since 1832, Stoates Cann Mills in Shaftesbury provide us with a range of superb flours – essential ingredients when creating our breads and cakes.


Since 1880 Longman's have been producing & sourcing a great variety of cheese, cream and other delicious dairy products. They make their own tasy cheddar at their HQ in the heart of Somerset. 

A family run business which prides itself on using time honoured handcrafted baking methods. Deans create a delicious range of melt in the mouth premium shortbread and savoury biscuits


Denhay Farm
Specialists in the craft of curing the finest bacon Denhay continue to produce dry cured bacon using only pork from outdoor reared or bred British herds which has been recognised by all the UK’s top food awards


Palmers Brewery
Palmers have been operating in Dorset since 1794, producing a range of ales using traditional brewing methods. Their 200 Ale makes an appearance in our famous Cheese, Chilli & Beer bread. 

Elwell Farm
Established in 1948, Elwell Fruit Farm is a family business growing top fruits on around 21 hectares north of Bridport. We source apples for our Dorset Apple cake from their orchards


From Dorset With Love
Husband and wife duo Karl and Chrissy run this truly delicious Dorset-based business. They create award-winning chutneys, jams & curds in small batches, using locally sourced ingredients where possible.  

West Dorset Beekeper's Association     The association supply us with their delicious honey, which can be purchased in our shop. Our current honey stock comes from hives less than a mile away. 


Essential Worker Co-Operative   Essential Trading is one of the largest worker co-operatives in the UK, and a proud pioneer of the wholefood market. Essential Trading wholesales, manufactures and distributes vegetarian wholefoods across the UK. They specialise in ethically produced, organic, Fairtrade and ‘free from’ food sourced from all corners of the globe


Local Interest

Hungry Mule Caterers
Bridport-based Hungry Mule cater for intimate dinner parties,  large wedding receptions, canapé events and barbecue parties. They source creative food for any occasion to suit taste and budget.

River Cottage
The River Cottage website is an ideal resource for local food matters; news and events; cookery courses and recipes; as well as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's thoughts and advice.


The Bull Hotel
Step in off the bustling market streets of Bridport and discover the wonderful world of the Bull Hotel. Easy-going, informal and bursting with life, this former 17th century coaching inn has been lovingly restored and oozes eclectic style and contemporary rustic charm.


Bridport Food Festival
Run by the Bridport Local Food Group with the aim of supporting producers and promoting local food  the event is a much loved fixture in Bridport’s food calendar, regularly attended by over 3000 visitors.


Bridport Chamber of Trade and Commerce
This website is a single point of information for businesses, residents and visitors of Bridport. Includes News, Business Directory, Events and much more.


Oleo Bodycare
We're huge fans of Oleo – delicious smelling, effective beauty products made locally by aromatherapy expert Olivia Chapman.


Melplash Show
 The South West’s premier agricultural exhibition takes place in late August each year. Featuring livestock, horses, homecrafts and horticulture plus trade stands selling everything from tasty treats to tractors