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Yalbury Cottage

Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
+44 (0)1305 262382
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Ranked #1 of 108 Restaurants in Dorchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $47 - $56
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Spaxton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I read the reviews and like so many other places expected good. Well was I blown away surprise is an understatement, this place is a little diamond. Yes it is little, but very big on quality, service comfort and friendly staff. £37.50 for a three course dinner, great value but by the time they throw in a few extras such... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Fantastic. five star food with great service. The whole experience was delightful and throughly wonderful evening in a lovely little village.

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Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

lovely setting and comfortable room - food delightful and good value including superb breakfast. Will come again.

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Dorset
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Wonderful food and service. Highly recommend Yalbury Cottage for a dining special occasion. We also had our Wedding reception here in 2012 which was amazing.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Delicious food, courteously delivered, in a lovely cottage setting. Friendly attentive staff the only problem is they're so popular it's hard to get a table in the future - what a pleasant problem to have!

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Really great tasting food, beautifully presented, good sized portions (not crazy big, but generous, I just managed to fit in 3 courses) and great service. I was particularly impressed with the imaginative options they presented for one member of the party with dietary restrictions, we didn llet them know in advance, but even then in most places that means just... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Yalbury Cottage is a gem. We are local so just eat there but we have sent friends who tell us that the accommodation is great too. The food is simply wonderful and good value

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Perfect setting, amazing cooking and wonderful friendly staff. I have nothing but the highest praise for this family run restaurant, already booked for several more visits.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Ate here with the lovely wife and her parents for the lovely wife's birthday. And what a find. All the food was just about perfect, with the mother-in-law saying the beef medallion she had was the nicest beef she had ever eaten, better even than Kobe beef in Japan!!! Personally the deserts were a highlight, but I could have eaten... More 

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Bridport, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Having met owners Ariane and Jamie on numerous occasions before- my partner and I FINALLY got round to visiting. We were greeted by a very friendly, efficient gentleman-(sorry we didn't get his name!) And from there on in we were amazed by EVERYTHING! The presentation was fantastic and all the flavours were out of this world. The service was second... More 

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Additional Information about Yalbury Cottage

Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1305 262382
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
Average Prices: USD 47 - 56
Cuisine: French

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