We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Brewers Arms Pub

) #3 of 99 Restaurants in Dorchester $$ - $$$ , British,
Burnside | Martinstown, Dorchester DT2 9LB, England
+44 1305 889361
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Burnside | Martinstown, Dorchester DT2 9LB, England
Write a Review
Reviews (341)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We decided to visit the Brewers arms this evening for a meal. Fortunately I rang to check if they had a table available, and they just had the one. I booked it, and we arrived 10 minutes later, this was our first visit with the...More

Thank dorset2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I met with friends tonight at the Brewers Arms, we were all welcomed with a cheery and welcoming smile and hello! The staff were polite , attentive and genuinely very nice people! The food was amazing... between us, we had, ham, egg and chips, chicken...More

Thank Claudine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Congenial hosts await you here in Martinstown along with local beers and refreshingly cool ciders in this summer heat. Alway a popular location with plenty of outside seating, front and back. Ki very much enjoyed one of the specials on the board tonight, a hearty...More

Thank FlowerGirls08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spur of the moment decision by my uncle to take Sunday lunch in a pub. The Brewers Arms kindly accommodated a reservation for early afternoon. The four lunches ordered were off the roast meat list and were delicious with more than ample portions. My...More

Thank Andew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling from SW to Southampton and looking for a reasonable lunch stop. Followed recommendations and phoned ahead to check availability. Very friendly lady answered and reserved a table. On arrival we were warmly welcomed. Indeed throughout our visit all the staff were warm and friendly....More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Brewer’s Arms is a really nice & friendly pub just on the SW of Dorchester. Great location to visit the Jurassic coast. The accommodation is very nice - the room we stayed in was huge, nicely finished and impeccably clean. The pub is very...More

Thank space_cowboy_101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving down to Cornwall from Bedfordshire we decided to break our journey with a night at the B&B here. We booked the twin bedded room which was enormous, beautifully decorated and with an excellent wet room. The fridge was stocked with milk and chilled water...More

Thank richgeezer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling back from Penzance to Southampton, arrived in Dorchester area ready for a break and a nice meal. Chose this pub from Trip Advisor reviews. Arrived at pub to find all tables fully booked. However as one table was reserved for later in the evening...More

Thank thegoringes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a light lunch on a very warm day. Chose a baguette which was excellent. It came with a side salad (good) and chips (unnecessary). I chose to sit outside but the "garden" was all gravel so a little disappointing

Thank Bro44
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Food was poor and over priced could off cooked better my self bland no taste really would not eat there gain maybe ok for drink that's bout it

Thank Sean S
Ben C, Owner at The Brewers Arms Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi Sean, We are dissapointed to hear that you've had a poor experience, we take all feedback very seriously and encourage customers to let us know on the day if you feel we could have done better. Sorry we missed the opportunity to correct this.

Nearby Restaurants
The Poet Laureate
174 reviews
3.49 km away
The Old Ship Inn
244 reviews
4.73 km away
Bramble Cafe & Deli
82 reviews
3.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wolfeton House
7 reviews
4.58 km away
Maiden Castle
279 reviews
3.75 km away
Dorset County Museum
294 reviews
5.05 km away
The Keep Military Museum
171 reviews
4.62 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joyce L
Do they charge for the dog staying with you
11 January 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from rickjs | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge for a dog staying with you
do you do gift vouchers
14 June 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from ep2008 | Reviewed this property |
The owners are very friendly and even if this is not something they necessarily "do" I am sure they would be happy to sort something out for you.
What hours is the Sunday Roast available & is it necessary to make a reservation for 1 for that meal in mid May?
14 May 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Holdenbrock | Reviewed this property |
Unsure about hours but booking definitely advisable; gets really busy on a Sunday!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burnside | Martinstown, Dorchester DT2 9LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 889361
  • E-mail
Traditional country pub with large car park in the beautiful village of Martinstown just outside Dorchester. Homemade, locally sourced food, real ales and dog friendly. Two fully ensuite spacious Bed and Breakfast rooms - one with wheelchair access and wet room. Quiz Nights, Curry Nights, Sunday Roasts and weekly food specials.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing