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Le Petit Canard

Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BE, England
+44 1300 320536
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lemon tart” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European
$$ - $$$
Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BE, England
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Reviewed November 15, 2015

It is four or five years since we visited this restaurant for Sunday lunch. However, we were welcomed warmly and the owner said she remembered the occupation of my father. The restaurant is open on two Sundays per month for lunch (and Tuesday to Saturday...More

Thank jkblue
Reviewed November 11, 2015

4 couples who were all married in the same year went to the above restaurant for our 40th anniversaries, and decided to try it again last night. We were not disappointed.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed October 31, 2015

I loved the ambience here, we as a family group were the only customers, probably because it was a weekday. It's a soft cottage front room setting, not at all pretentious and warm and inviting. We had excellent attentive service all evening. The crab risotto...More

Thank PrudieDorset
Reviewed October 23, 2015

I drive past this restaurant most days and coudn't wait to give it a try. My husband took me out earlier this week for my birthday meal and we had a lovely time. This intimate restaurant could be described as dated but I liked the...More

Thank 2002lovefest
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Le Petit Canard is one of those restaurants where one can go time and again and be assured of the consistency of the food and service. Five of us went on Saturday night and once again had a lovely meal. Our starters consisted of scallops...More

1  Thank Miris123
Reviewed July 1, 2015

My sister, cousin and I took our grandmother to Le Petit Canard for her birthday. None of us had been there before but found it while researching nice restaurants in Dorset. The restaurant is beautiful inside, very clean, small and intimate and the decoration on...More

1  Thank RebeccaT1992
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Whilst recently holidaying in Dorset my wife and I were recommended to try "Le Petit Canard". This well established restaurant is a real gem that is owned and run by a couple who clearly take great pride in providing their customers with excellent food and...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed March 14, 2015

We went to Le Petit Canard last evening to celebrate my birthday. As always, we were greeted warmly by the lovely Cathy - charming as ever! We're "regulars" and the food was its usual high standard, cooked by Gerry himself, and good sized portions which...More

1  Thank Dorsethagstone
Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife took me to Le Petit Canard as a birthday treat. Restaurant was cosy and peaceful. Service was friendly and prompt. But most importantly, the food was top-notch - perfectly cooked, great presentation, good size portions. Would strongly recommend!

Thank James P
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went here for a birthday dinner on a Saturday evening, having thought about going for past 10 years. Food was excellent - best steak for a long time - and service also very good but this place lacks ambience and is a bit expensive for...More

2  Thank 315963Pete
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $52
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton DT2 0BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Maiden Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1300 320536
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