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Dorset has a variety of great eateries, from contemporary restaurants to the best place for a romantic meal. Read this post to discover four of the best restaurants in Dorset.

1. Christchurch – The Jetty

Best Restaurants in Christchurch - Dorset - The Jetty


Situated on the water’s edge, The Jetty is the ultimate dining experience and offers magnificent views across to Mudeford Quay. This award winning restaurant, in Christchurch, is the perfect destination for a sunny afternoon. The Jetty has a variety of fresh fish and seafood dishes and would be the perfect place to take a loved one for a romantic meal.

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Address: The Jetty, 95 Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3NT
Contact: 01202 400950;

2. Poole – Banana Wharf

Best Restaurant in Poole - Dorset - Banana Wharf Dolphin Quays


Banana Wharf in Poole is a great place to relax with family and friends. With amazing views out over the Marina, you’ll be able to watch boats come and go whilst you enjoy a bite to eat. The restaurant is highly recommended and their dishes are very well priced for the amazing views you’ll enjoy.

Food: See the menu
Address: Dolphin Quays, The Quay, Poole, BH15 1HH
Contact: 012 0266 5062;

3. Wareham – The Halfway Inn

Best Restaurants in Wareham - Dorset - The Halfway Inn


This traditional, thatched-roof inn is a great destination to head to after visiting the surrounding countryside. Both family-friendly and dog-friendly, The Halfway Inn is in a great location for exploring some of the best countryside in Dorset, including the nearby Corfe Castle. They offer a variety of locally sourced, traditional pub food and have outdoor seating for those sunny summer days.

Food: See the menu
Address: The Halfway Inn, Norden, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5DU
Contact: 01929 480402;

4. Dorchester – Rajpoot Restaurant

Best Restaurants in Dorchester - Dorset - Rajpoot


Located in the heart of Dorchester, Rajpoot Restaurant is a great place to head to if you want to indulge in Indian cuisine. This contemporary restaurant offers relaxation and an experience you and your loved ones will remember.

Food: See the menu
Address: Rajpoot Restaurant, 43 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UT
Contact: 01305 257492;

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