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Taste*

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Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
01305 257776
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped car off for service and walked into dorchester for breakfast. Decided to visit Taste Brasserie in Dorchester for breakfast and although it cost a little more than other popular places I have to say it was worth it. I had a full English and a pot of tea (loose tea) breakfast included toast. Hash browns were extra but worth... More 

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Thank clenowen
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food with lovely staff in the town close to all the shops. Very good with kids and has been recently re-decorated.

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Thank Abel_RT
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this cafe regularly and have never been disappointed with the quality of the coffee. Good lunches too!

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Thank Jill K
bournenmouth
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108 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visted today following reviews on TripAdvisor. Great, would definitely recommend. I had crab sandwiches which were delicious and very generous. One of our party had the seafood platter which was lovely. Staff courteous and helpfu. Their cakes looked delicious too.

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Thank southcoasttraveller
LMM5768, Manager at Taste*, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, and for recommending Taste, our Portland crab sandwiches & seafood platter are always very popular. So glad to hear of the great customer service from our team and hope you will be visiting again soon. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a few times now and every time we've been looked after really well. The staff are kind and friendly so service is relaxed and efficient. Food is simple and creative. Fresh flavours and honest cuisine. Coffee is yummy and well made! We'll definitely come back.

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Thank fairbuttrue
LMM5768, Owner at Taste*, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we do try to work hard at Taste to try to ensure great standards of service, food & drink, it's great to be recognized for this in reviews such as yours. Hope you'll visit next time you're in town. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Taste regularly, for varied reasons: decaf cappuccino to go, coffee and pastries with my baby daughter, or delicious five course meals at event nights. Taste is a great example of of a local restaurant done well. Great food, cool surroundings, and simply excellent service. Special mention to assistant manager Rebekah who is absolutely charming and super efficient. I... More 

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LMM5768, Owner at Taste*, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Taste, So glad you have enjoyed so many of the different things we offer and very kind to give Rebekah our assistant manager, a mention, she does a fantastic job at Taste, we are lucky to have her on the team! We look forward to your next visit. More 

London, UK
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for lunch during the week, and had a very good experience. Good idea of a "build your own plate" concept for kids - parents can choose a few things that their kids will like, and have their own plate of food. Went down very well with my daughter! Lovely food for the adults too. Staff were very helpful,... More 

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Thank francesl
LMM5768, Manager at Taste*, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, so pleased you enjoyed your lunch, especially the children's platters, we are lucky to have a great team at Taste, hope you'll visit again when in town. More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recommended to try Taste Brasserie last week. She said the service is second to none, no waiting and the food is very good, so we thought we would give you a go. We were told to sit at the table in the window and "someone will be with you straight away". Admittedly you were very busy and our... More 

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Thank GMT2164
LMM5768, Owner at Taste*, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, even though it was not a glowing report as we would like and expect. I am sincerely sorry for the experience you had at Taste, it is very unusual for our staff to have not followed up on the initial greeting, I can only assume that as we were so busy, you were overlooked... More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Delicious food beautifully served. Fast, courteous and friendly service despite being extremely busy. This was our second visit and I will definitely be back again next time we are in the area. The ambience is relaxed and friendly and the food is wholesome, home cooked and locally sourced where possible. I would hesitate to call it cheap as that has... More 

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Thank catherinespalding
LMM5768, Owner at Taste*, responded to this review

Thank you for your review More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

An outstanding service- the staff were both friendly and professional and a gorgeous menu which was presented beautifully on the plate. Thank you so much for such a lovely family lunch.

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Thank Mrs P
LMM5768, Owner at Taste*, responded to this review

Wow, What can I say apart from Thank you for your review, Its exactly what a business owner wants to hear about their staff and food More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: 01305 257776

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