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The Martyrs Inn

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English, Hamburgers, Indian, Steakhouse
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49 Main Rd, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
+44 1305 848249
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Today
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 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
Most recent review
Lovely meal

Fabulous service from a team of very friendly staff. As a group of seven we all enjoyed our meals. I would recommend this restaurant wholeheartedly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
HMM186338
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Fabulous service from a team of very friendly staff. As a group of seven we all enjoyed our meals. I would recommend this restaurant wholeheartedly.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stopped for a quick lunch in Tolpuddle and received a very friendly welcome. The dining area was nearly full with some tables reserved for quite large family groups, but we managed to get a table for two near the door and the freezer for ice creams. The menu had a few veggie options. The food we chose was disappointing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very welcoming, staff polite and friendly. Good choice of food, we enjoyed an evening meal. Quick service , plenty of food on your plate , hot and very tasty. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I came out for a special lunch last Friday. Both chose steaks. The meal was average, not upto the high quality food we have received as frequent customers for over twelve years. You couldn't complain as it was an average meal that you could get in many high street chains for half the price. Not the Martyrs... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Popped in Sunday 15/2/2015 at 12.03 hrs, for a drink and possible bowl of soup. But were told they were not accepting "Walk Ins" today - not even for a beer. Am a local resident, not a holiday-maker, will never go there again.

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited on 15/2/15 for a birthday lunch.This was our first visit and we were thoroughly impressed. Service was great and the meal superb. Our two grandchildren loved the sausage hedgehog mash, and the carvery was delicious. The deserts were to die for and we needed a long walk afterwards to burn off all the calories we had consumed! Will definitely... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Popped in for a midweek lunch, at the time it was very quiet the pub was clean, tidy and well lit, we were seated straight away and the menu offered a good range of classic pub and British food, including baguettes, light lunches as well as the normal menu. The Service was friendly and the food was excellent, really nice... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited here today with friends to celebrate their birthday. It was a first visit, and definitely will not be the last. We were warmly greeted by a very helpful member of staff who showed us to our table. We all had great difficulty making our choice, there was so many choices that read right up our street that we didn't... More 

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Dorchester, Dorset
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

15 of us had a lovely evening here this week for our Office not-Christmas party! We were welcomed and very well looked after by the friendly and efficient team. There was something for everyone on the Menu and the Specials Board and all the orders arrived together, an impressive achievement for such a large group! Between us we tried a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Tried this place for the first time today on the recommendation of a work colleague. You can't fault the excellent service or quality of the food. There is a great atmosphere and the staff are friendly, curteous and very helpful. The prices are so reasonable too for what you get and the gratis individual salad bowls that you get while... More 

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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 - 31
  • Cuisine: English, Hamburgers, Indian, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?