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Potters Cafe Bistro

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19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
+44 1305 260312
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (74 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“granary bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This cafe has become our 'regular' place whenever we visit Dorchester. It's a little out of the way - down a lane off the main shopping street - but is a treasure of a cafe. It's simply decorated and has a couple of artist's whose...More

1  Thank liztree
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Located on two floors in an old building, Potters has a good menu with a daily specials board. We had a roast vegetable Tagine which was excellent and delivered to the table in the tagine. The staff are young and efficient and the restaurant itself...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Potters is the jewel in Dorchester's cafe crown!! Food is sooo tasty and portions are generous, if you come out of here needing more then you have indeed a massive appetite!! Customer service is of the highest standard, I can tell the owners look after...More

Thank Adecee
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Attentive staff, quick service and great food. Have never had a bad experience there. When friends come to stay, it's where I take them to eat :)

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Excelled themselves especially Jo that was serving she was very professional. I personally think and my friend said we would definitely go back when we are in dorchester.

Thank roy s
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Prompt service and good grub well cooked. Pleasant unobtrusive service. Would have given five stars except the promised wi-fi was useless. Will go again -sooo much better than the chains. JS

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I've just read through some of the other reviews and am deeply saddened by some of the comments. This is my local, I love coming for a full breakie or a freshly made sandwich at lunch time! There is such a great selection, I always...More

Thank katethomp
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped off in Dorchester on our way down to Cornwall on a Sunday lunch time. Parking up we walked up and down the main thoroughfare seeking somewhere for refreshment and a bite to eat when we were fortunate enough to stumble upon Potters Cafe...More

Thank Rob V
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

I've been to Potters Cafe a few times and have up until this point always had a nice visit however our recent visit was extremely disappointing. We arrived mid afternoon on a saturday looking for some lunch. On asking if we could still get food...More

1  Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 18 October 2015

nice place to have a lovely breakfast attentive staff and food is lovely fresh cooked. i have also been for lunch here and they do great jacket potatoes.

Thank Richard M
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18 October 2015|
Response from mrspotdorchester | Property representative |
Hello, we are just a cafe, would you like the name of the local swimming pool?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 260312
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