Dorset Restaurants & Cafes

From Studland to Lyme Regis our beautiful county is full of excellent restaurants and cafes. We know you are coming on a self-catering holiday but when you can’t tear yourself away from the beach it’s great to know where’s good nearby.

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The Dorset Burger Company, Weymouth.The Dorset Burger Company, Weymouth

Independently owned restaurant and cafe in Weymouth winning Gold in 2013 and 2014 Taste of The West Awards. Their ethos is to use as many locally sourced ingredients as possible to create delicious chargrilled burgers in a relaxed atmosphere. Offering a full children’s menu. Do book in advance for evenings and large parties.
Gourmet Burgers in the Heart of Weymouth
Tel: 01305 780 888


Crab House Cafe PortlandThe Crab House Cafe, Portland

Overlooking the Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Beach this laid back hang out serves only the freshest and best seafood. Naturally Portland Crabs and oysters from their own oyster beds are the true highlights, the crabs are served on wooden boards complete with hammer, crackers and bibs! All seafood is sourced from a 40 mile radius. Booking is essential.
The Freshest Seafood in Dorset!
Tel: 01305 788 867


Hive Beach Cafe Burton BradstockThe Hive Beach Cafe, Burton Bradstock

With indoor/outdoor seating overlooking the beach and the sea, the atmosphere here is amazing. The seafood platters for lunch and dinner (dinner summer only) are exceptional. Head here for one of the best breakfasts in the world! These guys take “locally sourced” to a whole new level… it includes the wine list! Dogs not only welcome but adored!!
The Hive Beach Cafe: Dorset Local Produce at the Highest Standard
Tel: 01308 897 070


Hix Oyster & Fish HouseHix Oyster & Fish House, Lyme Regis

Right by the beach and overlooking the Cobb in Lyme Regis, Hix Oyster & Fish House is a fabulous dining experience. Whether you are dining on the freshest seafood or just relaxing with a coffee in the morning the laid back ambiance and jaw dropping views are sure to make it a memorable experience.
The Finest Seafood with One of the Best Views in Dorset
Tel: 01297 446 910