There are many pubs in and around Dorchester and Weymouth here are just a few to whet your appetite. Serving locally brewed ales, ciders and good food, many with great gardens and views and most welcome the whole family and four legged friends.
The Smugglers Inn, Osmington Mills
Dating back to the 13th Century and infamous for its smuggling in 18th and 19th Centuries. This pub has the South West Coast Path running through its garden and has views across Weymouth Bay to Portland. It has a seasonal menu with a range of locally brewed beers.
The Kings Arms, Portesham
An historic village pub in rolling countryside built in 1900. The food is excellent and it has a large garden outside with a stream running through it. Inside the three real fires offer a warmth and cosy atmosphere. The homemade burgers and the Sunday Roast are very popular. They have a seasonal menu and daily specials.
The Poet Laureate, Poundbury
With an excellent menu extending far beyond standard pub fayre this excellent pub in the heart of Poundbury in Dorchester is an excellent choice.
The Blue Raddle, Dorchester
A fantastic selection of at least five different real ales on tap at all times. The food is honest home cooking at its best created by the landlady herself. Take note the pub is cash only.
The Elm Tree Inn, Langton Herring
This wonderful 16c pub specialises in seafood (the owners also run The Portland Scallop Company – a local fish business which provides the pub with the finest local fresh fish). There is also a sumptuous Sunday Carvery, which is available at lunch and dinner. Dogs are welcome with well behaved owners on their leads.
Snug and characterful 14th-century tavern for real ales and local pork pies, plus weekly live music.
The Ship is a picturesque pub located in the heart of the seaside town of Weymouth. The first pub owned by Hall & Woodhouse it has been a member of the family since 1856.
Hidden away in the beautiful Nothe Gardens and have stunning views of Weymouth’s historic harbour from the lovely sun terrace.
Located at the heart of the small Dorset village of Sutton Poyntz serving real ales and British classic fare in a dark-wood-panelled Victorian pub with log fire and garden.
Built in 2016 by the Duchy of Cornwall but operated by Hall & Woodhouse, the pub is named after the Duchess of Cornwall at the direct request of the Prince of Wales and was opened by the Prince and Duchess.
Serving Multi Award Winning Pies, with the bar offering 5/6 quality well-kept real ales constantly. Located directly opposite Weymouth train station & round the corner for the beach, how convenient it that?!
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