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Yalbury Cottage

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Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
+44 1305 262382
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and service on a par with some of the best eateries in London. Service was perfect. My only question is why does it not have a Michelin star? But then maybe they aren't into that. Amazing Would I recommend? Definitely Would I go back? Yes - checking the diary!

Thank LoveExcelFood
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked this for a meal for my birthday and we decided to stay to save driving home. What a delight, the room was lovely and cosy with lots of lovely finishing touches and the food couldn't be faulted. Staff very friendly and we will definitely recommend to friends and will visit again.

Thank SueB919
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First class from the moment you open the door . They take your coats then sit you in the lounge , there is no bar because they take your order and get it for you ! Appetisers followed by a meal that can only be described as first class . Definitely booking again .people said it was going to be... More 

Thank RobinM2764
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon tea at Yalbury Cottage as a special Birthday treat for my mother. The food was scrumptious and the atmosphere cosy and discrete, just what was needed on a rainy November day. Thank you.

Thank Kim C
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not fault it - everything from the food, the setting, the waiting staff was juts brilliant!!!! - Thank you Yalbury Cottage for a lovely evening.

Thank DKingCool
Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you again to all the team at Yalbury Cottage. My partner and I have had a magical weekend and we were so sad to leave. The team were so welcoming and attentive, they couldn't have done any more to have made our weekend so relaxed and special. What can I say about the food..... divine!!!! Everything that we ordered... More 

Thank gsmith310
Poole, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went 6 months ago and went again. Food still great tasting and great value. Staff really good and a lovely location

Thank Chrisinpoole
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We had heard great things about this restaurant and finally arranged our own visit. From the warm welcome, through the comfy sofas where we chose our meals while enjoying a quiet drink, to the comfort of the restaurant itself we could not have had a better evening. The wine list is extensive and reasonably priced, with some good wines from... More 

Thank DorsetAndrew
Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have eaten here a couple of times and the food is superb! Book really early as they are in high demand. Michelin star quality food.

Thank 26kali
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Firstly, this is a lovely restaurant, quirky and with lovely staff and service. The slight issue was a dodgy scallop which resulted in my son being ill but that can happen anywhere, so not blaming the restaurant really. The welcome is lovely, really friendly - we were shown into a gorgeous cosy lounge where we had drinks and yummy canapes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$45
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 262382

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?