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Walnut Grove

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25 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
+44 1305 268882
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“coleslaw” (7 reviews)
“crisps” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
25 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
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11 - 20 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We popped in here for lunch after travelling down from Bedforshire, and I was pleased to see we could still get a breakfast at 12 o'clock. We were swiftly seated and our order taken in good time. The food was very good, piping hot and...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 12 March 2017

People were constantly popping in for a luscious helping of beautifully prepared traditional English cuisine. Good portions of freshly prepared ingredients and a friendly welcome made the the Walnut Grove one of the busiest eateries in town.

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I've visited the Walnut Grove on numerous occasions over the past fifteen years or so. During this time my family & friends have enjoyed various meals, light bites & cakes. Everything has always been served extremely well by friendly efficient staff and at reasonable prices....More

Thank David R
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I asked in Holland and Barrett where I should go for breakfast they instantly directed me to this cafe is tucked away down a side street in Dorchester. On entering this cafe I was greeted by a hearty good morning from all the staff in...More

Thank faithcharity
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I used t visit here regularly when I worked in the area. We found a seat at a dirty table with the previous occupants dishes, and sat and waited, and waited. The waiter eventually turned up, ten minutes later and proceeded to take the order...More

Thank Atlanta1508
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were visiting Dorchester and came here for coffee. They were fairly busy and the service was very slow. We ordered cappuccinos which were not very hot andwe were a bt disappointed as the café had looked so inviting.

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely friendly and welcoming cafe, restaurant. Staff look after you very helpful and chatty. Food is excellent, and good coffee. Very pleasant surroundings and decor, comfortable seating. In the summer you can sit outside, which is very pleasant

Thank kings521
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My friend has visited the Walnut Grove before, but it was my first visit and I was not disappointed. The dining area a little cramped . The food order was taken quickly and did not wait to long for it to appear. The portions were...More

Thank darz42
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Visited for a light lunch after we caught a glimpse of the walnut grove down a side street, it was busy but there were a couple of tables available. It is very "cosy" & I would have liked a little more room but I understand...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the walnut grove in November, and now I wish we hadn't, we were told to take a seat and someone would wait table to take our order, after 20 mins we went back to the counter to enquire if anyone...More

Thank David E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 268882
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