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Taste*

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French, Cafe, European, Bistro
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Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
01305 257776
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
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Great coffee and milkshake Lovely staff and provided a water bowl for my dog! Good price too if I ever come back to Dorchester I'll be popping in again

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Kj W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great coffee and milkshake Lovely staff and provided a water bowl for my dog! Good price too if I ever come back to Dorchester I'll be popping in again

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Always a beautiful lunch fresh food and caring attentive staff. they have wonderful specials ad special themed nights as well.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this cafe based on good reviews on this site. It was a particularly rainy day so we turned up drenched but they found a table for our group and made us feel very welcome. The food was tasty and there were some more unusual options as well as typical cafe fare. They did have a gluten free pitta... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Me and my friend were just passing through Dorchester and were looking for somewhere to get some good coffee and a bit to eat. We came across taste and we sure didn't regret it! We both ordered flat whites and a couple of things of off the tapas menu. The coffees were perfection. Made at the perfect temperature with just... More 

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Cambridge, UK
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The quality of the food here is superb. We were greeted on a wet and busy lunchtime by a chap who seemed to be in charge. Efficient and authoritative, he spoke to his staff and was able to place us swiftly. The menu was wonderful and a real challenge of what to choose. I could happily have chosen about five... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My son and I bought teas and cookies to take out recently here, late afternoon. I was pleased to see that the teas were Clipper. There is a 50p charge for using cards under £10 which was surprising considering other tea and coffee places locally don't put this charge to the customer. When in the car and drinking the tea,... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have visited Taste on a regular basis for a long time now, enjoy the food and the coffee. Staff always friendly. Not sure about the new Decor, a bit like marmite, personally I preferred the old decor. However this does not detract from the service and food. Overall a great place to visit.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very nice reception greeting, no fuss service. Good food and drink, little pricey for lunch but would go back for special treat.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Passing through Dorchester (on the way from Cornwall to Sussex!) and in need of a late lunch, Taste was a very welcome find. Between us we had a cajan chicken panini, pulled pork sandwich and the rarebit - all absolutely delicious. Smoothies (served in lovely "milk bottles") and tea to drink were again faultless. We (2 late teen boys and... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have been here on three separate occasions, always on a Saturday. Each time we have eaten there the food has always been good quality, well presented and very tasty. Yesterday, one of us had the Cajun spiced chicken and the other a Portland crab sandwich with side of fries. I was going to order the vp vegetable frittata and... 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: French, Cafe, European, Bistro

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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