Theres plenty to like about our part of West Dorset (and beyond!). Here's a few of our favourites.
Restaurants & Cafes
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.
Haddon House Hotel
Regency style, country house hotel set in over an acre of grounds and just 300 yards from the picturesque harbour of West Bay. Restaurant menu is varied with an emphasis on freshly caught local fish and in-season locally grown fruit and vegetables.
The Riverside Restaurant
The freshest and best fish & shellfish from local waters and the surrounding area served in a way that enhances their natural qualities. Unmbellished dishes with great sauces; here is a kitchen that really knows knows what it is doing.
Award-winning catering to make sure your event stands out on the calendar. Sausage & Pear can make weddings sparkle that little bit brighter, make smiles last a little bit longer, and make your event that little more memorable.
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.
Bothen Hill Produce
West Dorset’s largest organic vegetable grower with over 150 different varieties grown on more than 15 acres. The farm is now 45 acres.
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
Great flavoured hams and bacon from free range, happy pigs sourced from local farms. Other ingredients are also of the highest quality – including pure sea salt and fine, high fruit content marmalade.
Olives Et Al
Original artisans of all natural olives, snacks and dressings in Great Britain we are delighted to stock a range of their beautifully made products.
Award-winning goat and cow cheese manufactured and supplied by a small family run business. All Woolsery cheeses are handmade using traditional methods and the finest fresh milk.
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.
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.
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