Bar/ Clubs in Dorchester

THE 5 BEST Dorchester Pubs & Clubs

Pubs & Clubs in Dorchester

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Nightlife
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What travellers are saying

  • Kas P
    Dorchester, UK2 contributions
    What an amazing find, walked past a few times !!!!!!WHY?? love the atmosphere and friendly knowledgeable staff- a must visit
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • Elwyn W
    Upwey, UK50 contributions
    Two excellent beers, great atmosphere, friendly and professional staff, a landlord visible and interacting with his customers (rare these days) - a great town pub!
    Written 16 February 2022
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  • markdriscoll22
    Southampton, UK236 contributions
    Old school boozer, no frills and super friendly. Sadly not enough pubs like this these days. Unexpected find in rural Charminster. Landlady Tina was a gem as was bar lady Sara, both super chatty. Sod your posh gastropubs, go the the 3 compasses for a memorable experience. Music nights and they may or may not do food, best phone in advance.
    Written 21 December 2023
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  • chrstcov
    Dorset54 contributions
    Simple good food for mealtimes; recommended.
    Not so good for just dropping in for a coffee. They now provide a little biscuit with drinks, but the cake/pastry selection is poor.
    I have found the staff very pleasant, for Brits! Only one loo, so don't leave it too late.
    Written 11 May 2015
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  • Rachaeljkerswell
    Somerset, UK35 contributions
    Food - amazing!!! The food list is full of local produce and fresh yummy goodness. The staff gave great descriptions of everything on the menu and clearly knew their stuff!! We asked for two seperate dishes as we intended to share half of each for variety - nicely they did this in the kitchen for us! However the salad was a little small compared to the masses of chutneys.....still was good and probably demonstrates how good as im stating there should be more, hehehehe!
    Drink - gosh a large selection of wines and cocktails! ! Owner offered us free tasters and demonstrated great knowledge of various spirits around the world.
    Atmosphere - staff were friendly, offered conversation where appropriate and kept distance at points where we wanted to be left alone. The place was relaxed and comfortabled!!
    Toilets - yay passes the toilet test - clean!!!
    Improvements - there is wifi, however we had to ask for the code. There isnt anywhere that states there is wifi or to ask (luckily we are just cheeky and asked). A lovely modern wine bar should offer wifi and code! ;)
    Written 4 June 2014
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  • treemad
    London, UK102 contributions
    It's been through several manager hands in recent years. Good local and has pool table and darts, car park and garden area. It also has skittles and has live music from time to time. It doesn't serve food.
    Written 14 August 2016
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  • MJH
    Cambridge, UK21 contributions
    Do not book this place. Rooms are basically butlins style rooms that are built in the middle of the smoking area. We checked in, stayed 10 minutes, which was the time it took to book somewhere else, and left. Security in the rooms is also a joke. Entrance to the garden can be gained via back of pub easily 24/7. Worst place I’ve ever seen.
    Written 18 September 2023
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  • UxbridgeUkPedro41
    Dorchester, UK51 contributions
    on our visit to Dorchester on Mothers day our son invited his mum and dad for lunch here. wonderful choice , great service and prompt . Good choices of drinks and the food was terrific.
    Written 16 June 2018
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