Brace for a Show of Thanks

On Friday 19 June, over 150 guests enjoyed Dorset’s finest produce at a thank you lunch at The Brace of Butchers in Poundbury, run for the Community Helpers who have helped to keep the Dorchester community going throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic. Award winning Brace of Butchers linked up with some of the region’s finest chefs […]

Raise a glass to local wine

Dorset’s largest independent wine merchant, Templar Wines, has signed a new contract with the Dorchester-based Langham Wine Estate and will now be supplying their prestigious products to hospitality trade customers throughout the county. Templar Wines was established in 2008 and since then they have imported wines from all over Europe to supply independent restaurants, hotels, […]

Dorset Food and Drink Community Support

We have been so inspired here at Dorset Food and Drink at how the Dorset community has come together to help each other at this difficult time. We wanted to showcase the work of our amazing members, from discounted items to home meal delivery, the Dorset Food and Drink community have shown real unity and […]

24 hours in Dorchester

Having been named as the happiest place to be in Dorset, why not make a trip to Dorchester this year? This town is full of characters, has plenty of places to sample the best local produce and lots of things to see and do during your day. The home of Thomas Hardy If you’re a […]

Brace of Pheasants named as one of Britain’s best pubs

Brace of Pheasants has been named as one of Britain’s best pubs for 2020 according to the Good Pub Guide. They are one of just three pubs located in Dorset that have featured in this year’s guide. The pubs chosen are all hand picked by officials from the Good Pub Guide Awards, which singles out […]

What’s in season in Autumn?

Autumn is here, for those of you who are fans of this time of year, there is plenty to get excited about: the leaves are changing colour, the mornings are getting crisper and there is a whole host of fabulous foods that are finally in season! When it comes to locally sourced foods, we all […]

5 Great Autumn Walks (and places to stop for refreshments along the way)

Autumn is a great season for country walks, the leaves are changing, there is wonderful, autumnal smell in the air and there is something quite special about taking a walk in brisk weather and then settling down for a pub lunch or a quick coffee at one of the many eateries you can find on […]

Five fun foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth

Discover the top five foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth, to suit everyone! The larger towns in Dorset of Dorchester and Weymouth offer an array of food and drink choices, from snacks to fine-dining, all tastes are catered for. As you might expect, seafood is a focus in many of the harbourside and coastal locations. […]