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The Martyrs Inn

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Steakhouse, Indian, Hamburgers, English, Pub
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49 Main Rd, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
+44 1305 848249
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Martyrs Inn, in the historic village of Tolpuddle, near Dorchester...
The Martyrs Inn, in the historic village of Tolpuddle, near Dorchester, Dorset, is a delightful country pub serving our local, visitor and tourism trade. We offer a range of great home cooked food, using locally sourced ingredients, we work hard to be excellent value and offer all our diners a relaxed atmoshphere for eating. Open all day with food served 12noon until 9pm (8pm on Sunday) with regular great value dining such as curry night monday, fish and chip friday and our all day sunday carvery.
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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic food and service

Although we thought the menu was limited, the food we ordered was fantastic. The staff were extremely friendly and professional. We are visiting family in Weymouth from South Wales and would definitely go back there next time we're in the area. Fantastic!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
luan o
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Although we thought the menu was limited, the food we ordered was fantastic. The staff were extremely friendly and professional. We are visiting family in Weymouth from South Wales and would definitely go back there next time we're in the area. Fantastic!!

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is my 3rd visit. The first was for a pint and a chat, and it was sunny, so we sat outside and took in the views of Dorset and the local village. Lovely. The second was for a sunday lunch - 6 of us - and I thought the carvery, with combined deal for drink and sweet was excellent... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I went for lunch with two friends and thoroughly enjoyed it. When we arrived it was fairly quiet but a large walking party came in shortly afterwards and we wondered if we would have a long wait to be served. This was not the case - the food arrived promptly and was delicious. The staff were polite,... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My Wife and I popped in to the Martyrs Inn for dinner and were impressed with the warm welcome we received. Food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

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Portland, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had an enjoyable Sunday carvery with friends. It was a very busy pub but the service was good and the food was very nice. A good selection of beers and wines. Well worth a visit.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The Martyrs Inn is located in the centre of the pretty Tolpuddle village. The Inn is spacious. It is aptly described as a country pub. The staff are very welcoming and there is a decent menu which is comparable with other venues owned by the company. The food here is excellent and good value for money. Highly recommended

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Called in on a quiet Tuesday evening without booking. we were given a warm welcome and shown to a table. Food was spot on and a table near by asked for the chef to come out of the kitchen so they could compliment him. After the meal we moved to the sofas in front of the fire for coffees...will definitely... More 

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Eggerslack
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Went here based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. It was 6-30pm on Sunday evening and four of us had the carvery. It was excellent value with good food and really friendly helpful service. Loved the bibles that I found sitting on a shelf, one with a very appropriate inscription for Tolpuddle.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What a pleasant Sunday lunch we had here yesterday . The two guys that were working were very helpfull and had time to help with the menu as I needed Gluten Free ! Me and my husband went for the carvery , and were not dissapointed, even the gravy was gluten free , excellant . Well done to the Martyrs... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We only went in for some coffee but have decided we MUST return there as such a warm welcoming place and if the standard of the coffee is anything to go by then the food will be great. Loved the menu and though how very reasonable it was.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Main Rd, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 848249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Indian, Hamburgers, English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

The Martyrs Inn, in the historic village of Tolpuddle, near Dorchester, Dorset, is a delightful country pub serving our local, visitor and tourism trade. We offer a range of great home cooked food, using locally sourced ingredients, we work hard to be excellent value and offer all our diners a relaxed atmoshphere for eating. Open all day with food served 12noon until 9pm (8pm on Sunday) with regular great value dining such as curry night monday, fish and chip friday and our all day sunday carvery.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?