There are many traditional pubs in and around Bridport, some in the town and others nestled in the tranquil villages. Most of the outlying villages have a traditional pub offering good food, fine ales and ciders and a friendly Dorset welcome. Many will also welcome your four legged friend.
An unpretentious, cosy, rural village pub serving excellent foraged, hunted and hung food complimented with vegetables from the kitchen garden.
Renowned for the world ‘Stinging Nettle Eating Championships’, this lovely thatched village pub is a freehouse. It has an inglenook fireplace to keep warm in the winter and a great beer garden for those balmy summer days. Dog and horse friendly, this is an ideal watering hole for cyclists, riders and ramblers.
Tucked away in the village, this quaint little village pub serves up some lovely freshly cooked pub food at a reasonable price.
Serving food inspired by the local area with a nod to traditional British Pub food.
A modern take on the traditional English pub, the chef seeks the perfect balance between sweet, sticky, savoury and tart.
Situated in the centre of the village, this 18th century pub serves a wide range of snacks, a lunch and an evening menu.
This fantastic town pub has a large selection of real ales and cider from the West Country and is a popular place to enjoy a game of darts or skittles. Hosts a beer festival at end of October.
This quaint, unassuming pub in the centre of the town serves modern pub food with local seasonal ingredients.
This family run 18th Century Dorset Inn, set in the picturesque harbour of West Bay. Lovely food with a really tempting menu of fresh, locally caught seafood dishes alongside a variety of meat and vegetarian options too.
Treat yourself to lunch or dinner at the hub of the community in Nettlecombe. They have their own poly-tunnel for growing their own seasonal produce.
With a lovely snug, a cosy restaurant and a fantastic garden with perfect panoramic views over the Dorset countryside.
Relax by the fire with a nice pint of Palmer’s Ale, or dine on the freshly prepared food by award winning chef. The Sunday Roasts are just to die for! Note it is worth booking in advance to guarantee a table.
One of the best kept secrets in Dorset! A freehold pub serving some fine ales from the West Country and specialising in locally sourced seafood dishes. Book in advance.
Hidden away, this lovely 16th century village pub is popular with both locals and visitors. It serves home cooked food seven days a week from a seasonal menu, is dog friendly and houses a community shop. This is an ideal place to stop for a bite to eat during or after a walk through the Bride Valley or pop in for an excellent evening meal or a super Sunday lunch!
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