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The Larder House


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BREATHING NEW LIFE IN TO DORSET’S FOOD AND DRINK SCENE Founder James Fowler (2014 World Class UK Bartender of the year) and his highly skilled & dedicated team are breathing a refreshing and much needed, new life into East Dorset’s food and drink scene. Infused with traditions of bygone eras and through continuous researching into the greatest foods from around the U.K & Europe, The Larder House is rapidly winning the hearts of the countries foodie elite and local residents. A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE & ATMOSPHERE LIKE NO OTHER. The wood fired oven is at the core of the restaurant & bar, but what’s most inspiring is the seamless synergy between the kitchen and front of house. The enthusiasm is abundant
US$4 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommended in The Dorset Life magazine, the tartlet starter was delicious, we then to wait a further 45minutes for our mains of Roast beef which was very poor, the meat was of extremely poor quality & the meal was left. I did complain &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank tricia p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommended to eat here but so disappointed! Poor quality of meat, roast potatoes and Yorkshires dry and over cooked, gravy was salty and not enough.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bournemouthblonde82
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been for ages but reviews looked good. Booked online, nice and easy. Place was very busy but service was good, friendly, helpful. Had three courses and all were excellent, would definitely recommend for Sunday lunch and will be back during the week to see...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AndyH37
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited the restaurant for Sunday Lunch. After reading amazing reviews we were very disappointed with the meal. Everything was very tasteless. Roasties were dry, gravy watery, just no taste at all. I can cook better at home to be honest. Abd why the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JudCutler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome Sunday lunch, brilliant vegetarian choice which came with all the roast trimmings. Husband enjoyed roast chicken. Staff friendly and helpful. Bustling atmosphere and good drinks choice. Good value for money, definitely will be back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank julespinthecity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a Sunday lunch here for my Wife and I to celebrate our 6 month Wedding Anniversary, as we’d never visited before but heard lots of good things. I’d mentioned the Anniversary in the online booking and was delighted to be welcomed with a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Jon-Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Library upstairs for a drink beforehand which is a quaint and quirky bar above the main restaurant before the meal. Great drinks, nice atmosphere but a bit slow as there was only one cocktail maker. We were situated in the courtyard for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank foodiebasedindorset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Sunday Roast We had reserved after some research, we wanted the bedt Sunday Roast in the environs. The Larder House exceeded expectations. We arrived early, this was no problem, they seated us straightaway. Daily specials were advised, wine and drinks list delivered , a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank R1400KPandy
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Having not visited for over a year given a couple of disappointing visits in late 2017 I am very pleased to say that the Larder house is definitely back on track. Party of 8 on Friday night all enjoyed all three courses at reasonable prices....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davecD1956HO
morganhouse18, Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Hello Dave, Thank you ever so much for giving us another chance (after your previously poor visits) and seeing what The Larderhouse is really about! We work really hard as a team to provide a memorable and unique experience for all of our customers so...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Booked for a Sunday lunch, (which was also my sons birthday), for my wife, son and myself. From start to finish all staff we came into contact with were lovely - friendly, professional and knowledgable. My son, who also works in a kitchen, commented (as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank DorzetDave
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16 March 2019|
Response from littlepedler | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Katie B | Property representative |
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Response from LHCraftsman | Property representative |
We do accept Dogs in the covered & heated courtyard garden & in the Cocktail Library. Not in the main restaurant.
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