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Potters Cafe Bistro

19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
+44 1305 260312
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (69 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 25 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Clive2446
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious coconut, sweet potato & chilli soup. Just right consistency & very yummy indeed. Tasty granary bread too. Pleasant place, nice ambience. Comfortable on my own for lunch whilst rest of family busy however this place is fab for families/cpls/friends etc. Friendly staff & quick...More

1  Thank kaz c
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We were passing by whilst walking our dog in town, and came across Potters cafe, having looked at the sign on the door ( dogs welcome). We decided to enter, we sat down and ordered a couple of latte coffees .These came promptly with biscuits...More

Thank UxbridgeUkPedro41
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We found this lovely little place whilst on a spur of the moment visit to Dorchester with my boyfriend. When someone finally came to our table to take our order the guy serving us seemed in quite a hurry, although not overly busy at this...More

1  Thank kaylaa25
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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