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Taste*

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European, Café, Bistro, Family Fare
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Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
01305 257776
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great staff

Haven't been here for a while cos as a veggie they only offered cheese sandwiches etc which is deeply uninspiring . However they had hummus sandwiches so thought I would give it a go. Unfortunately when it came it was hot (not described as such on menu) so the hummus had turned to grease. And... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Sheen W
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Bridport, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bridport, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Haven't been here for a while cos as a veggie they only offered cheese sandwiches etc which is deeply uninspiring . However they had hummus sandwiches so thought I would give it a go. Unfortunately when it came it was hot (not described as such on menu) so the hummus had turned to grease. And personally I dislike hot sandwiches,... More 

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I visited here with my family for breakfast at the start of February for my sister's 18th birthday. I'd been before but my family hadn't and they were quite reluctant to go as they said it didn't look much from the outside. However, everyone loved it and the food was excellent. It's slightly more pricey than your average cooked breakfast... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

A lovely buzzy cafe for a light lunch on our first visit to Dorchester. Excellent service and tasty food - very happy to recommend Taste - we intended to try their other cafe on Chesil Beach but our timing didn't work out - hopefully one for next time!

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great little cafe on Trinity Street Dorchester, very clean, good food, good selection of drinks. Been here a few times for both pleasure and for meetings always helpful friendly staff. Spotless loos :)

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went here for a work night out. The service was VERY quick and friendly and the food was excellent. There was a menu of 12 mini puddings. I was defeated after 5. Recommend to all

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Portsmouth
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Would highly recommend this for a lovely breakfast - staff were really friendly, food was really quick to come and great quality - really nice bacon and sausages especially! Good value as well - and the café had a nice atmosphere.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A café that does light meals, Taste is in the centre of Dorchester so the only realistic parking is one of the town centre car parks. The dining room is nicely decorated in a modern style, pleasant, smart but not aggressively trendy. It is generally busy. The menu has all the normal elevenses fare, teas coffees. Cakes, scones etc plus... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The best chowder I have ever tasted, wonderful vegetarian pie- yummy pastry wrapped around butternut squash, feta and other vegetables and a great chocolate and mocha mousse. joyful personal service great night out.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Realy good food. Simple as that. Everything I have had here tasted of quality ingredients. So tasty. The one in weymouth is superb as well. A real fan.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Two couples, we stopped for a light lunch. There was a good selection on offer. The crab and crayfish sandwiches had plenty of filling with a choices of white or brown bread. Although they were very tasty, I was disappointed that the white bread appeared to be a standard supermarket sliced sandwich loaf. For some unfathomable reason, I expected a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: 01305 257776

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Café, Bistro, Family Fare

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