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Potters Cafe Bistro

19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
+44 1305 260312
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (70 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“granary bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We went to this lovely old café in Dorchester on Sunday lunch time. We ordered our meal sitting in front of a lovely log fire and on a very cold day this was really lovely. The staff were friendly and the food was excellent! We...More

Thank pam s
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent cafe small but cosy . Good for jacket potatoes and has a good variety of food . Only issue here is tables are quite low and some of the chairs make it difficult to seat under the tables correctly. Other than that give it...More

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is a great place to relax, just off South Street, where you can find a warming open fire, wonderful scones, and a decent coffee / pot of tea. Add to that very pleasant service and you have a great place to wile away a...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 4 January 2018

On a very cold and wet day, the café was busy but staff quickly cleared a table for 5 of us. We chose five different dishes, all of which arrived promptly and were very hot and tasty. The menu caters for those who are very...More

Thank MrsCMJ85
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Comfortable and relaxed atmosphere suitable for old and young and best cafe in Dorchester by far. Sit back and read the Sundays with a pot of tea and a proper breakfast. Maybe a little pricey but reflected in the quality of food.

Thank JonnyFatboy
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Friends and I recently went to Potters for tea . We enjoyed the most delicious homemade cakes and scones washed down with the perfect cup of tea. We were greeted by friendly, efficient staff who made us all feel very welcome. The ambience was delightful....More

Thank rugby777
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I have had several lunches in Potters & they have all been wonderfully delicious. The staff are always most welcoming & the open wood fire in the winter creates a delightful, cosy atmosphere.

Thank vtectom
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Popped into Potters on a busy market day with my elderly mother and my dog. Made to feel very welcome with a comfy table in the corner. Had the most amazing mushroom and corguette soup. Delicious. Just what you need on a cold day. Mum...More

Thank Lizzyg7819
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in after a long walk with my dog, nice to know there are still a few places that genuinely accept dogs. Only planned to have coffee but ........soup ended up on my table! Just the job to warm me up. Staff where happy and...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Probably the best breakfast in Dorchester,great sausages and bacon and nice thick toast,service always good.

Thank Clive2446
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19 October 2015|
Response from mrspotdorchester | Property representative |
Hello, we are just a cafe, would you like the name of the local swimming pool?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 260312
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