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Yalbury Cottage

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Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
+44 (0)1305 262382
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Wareham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our latest visit to Yalbury was to celebrate our anniversary. We chose Sunday lunch and we weren't disappointed. The food was marvellous and the welcome and service was excellent. Not cheap but you get what you pay for added to which some lovely touches before and after our meal. Atmospheric country cottage setting with delightful garden, truly a place to... More 

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Thank 760aj
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here last night , was very happy with the room I stayed in , was met by a friendly member of staff that showed me around , then onto my room , was a nice spacious room with country feel to it , was very clean and felt very comfortable , bathroom was very nice and clean , had... More 

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Thank Gary M
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can only add to what all the other reviews say.We came for our 25th wedding anniversary, and this was the perfect place to get away, relax, have amazing food, dinner, and breakfast, and be treated as though we were long lost friends!! All i can say is thank you for making our anniversary special, and serving the best hot... More 

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Thank sm1ley30
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The reviews are certainly reflective of the restaurant. There isn't much more I can add to what others have already said. It is not cheap but it is certainly good value, the food, staff and atmosphere were all absolutely spot on. I couldn't fault it.

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Thank Ashley P
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. The staff were all so friendly and helpful. The food was amazing and the room just gorgeous. A really amazing place- would highly recommend it.

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Thank Lucy W
west sussex
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff and owners are so very friendly and the food is fresh, seasonal and beautifully presented. Comfy lounge or outside patio for drinks on arrival with tasty canapés. Attention to detail with menu makes a pleasure for eating. Dinner is great, breakfast is comprehensive and delicious and Sunday lunch is worth the drive from Sussex to take a friend... More 

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Thank trencherman_10
Whalley, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this Restaurant/B&B following my wife having attended a cookery class some months ago. We tried to book for 3 nights but as it is so popular, could only get in for 2. Firstly the room was excellent. Very spacious, clean, good bed and clean bathroom with a good shower (over bath). Little things like homemade biscuits, fresh milk and... More 

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Thank BrockhallBob
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely room, clean and all the facilities you need. Wonderful breakfast, friendly staff. We will be back

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Dorchester fairly often and Yalbury Cottage was always booked up. Now I know why. A series of thatched cottages in a delightful garden with spacious rooms and big mod-con bathrooms. Service and breakfast second to none Good parking and a much-praised restaurant I did not get a chance to try. Good excuse for another visit,

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Thank mikeinwarrington
Berkshire
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202 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family meal here on a Monday night. Friendly service, and the most wonderful and tasty meal. Our bedroom was also lovely, with all the little details in place that one would expect from this very nice hotel. We have stayed here a few times now and have not been disappointed yet. A treat that we look forward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $47
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester DT2 8PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1305 262382

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