You can call us biased if you like, but at The Dorset Wine Company we feel extremely privileged to live and work in such a beautiful part of the country.  This is a great place to visit and discover what the county has to offer. Below are some local links that we feel you might be interested in:

Eating and Drinking

Sienna Restaurant

36 High West Street, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 250022
Recently taken on by Marcus Wilcox, this small but perfectly formed restaurant was put on the culinary map by Russell Brown when it won it's first (and Dorset's only) Michelin star.  We are delighted that Marcus has continued to use us as a supplier and are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship.  

Yalbury Cottage
Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 262382
You are always assured the warmest of welcomes at this charming hotel and restaurant that serves freshly prepared dishes executed with care and attention by head chef Jamie Jones. Cosy in winter, glorious in Summer.


Olive Tree
Bridport. Tel: (01308) 422882
Chic yet cosy, this well run, welcoming Mediterranean Bistro serves delicious dishes ranging from a simple bowl of pasta right through to fish that has landed barely a mile from its front door.

No.6 Restaurant
North Square, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 267679
Run by the enigmatic Christian Lohez, there is an emphasis on fresh fish at this relaxed bistro in the heart of Dorchester.

The Loft Café, 16 Antelope Walk, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 261382

Cosy, comfortable and always welcoming, Sally and her team specialise in delicious homemade pastries and cakes to go with great fresh coffee and a small but perfectly formed wine list. 

The Poet Laureate, Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 251511

Superb wholesome pub food and very friendly service. 

Mat Follas at The Casterbridge, High East Street, Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 264043

Former Masterchef champion Mat Follas is now firmly ensconced in the Casterbridge Hotel at weekends.

Love Cake Etc , 42 High Street, Swanage Tel: (01929) 475664

Emily heads a brilliant team at Love Cake in the 'old part' of Swanage where you are always guaranteed friendly service, delicious sweet and savoury dishes and of course, plenty of cake!

Crab House Café, Ferrymans Way, Weymouth. Tel (01305) 788867

Certainly one of a kind this is the place to head for seafood. 

Cafe la Vie en Rose, 83 High Street, Wimborne Tel: (01202) 880033

Charming little cafe serving a delicious mixture of French and English cafe dishes. 

Westwood House
Dorchester. Tel: (01305) 268018
Contemporary, cosy and situated in the heart of Dorchester, this is a cracking place to use as a base to discover the area.


Haven Holiday Parks - Situated across the south coast.  We've contributed to their 'Experts Guide to Wine' which you can read HERE



Wine related links