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Taste Brasserie

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Trinity Street | 6 Georgian House, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
+44 1305 257776
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with 2 other family members. Good food and service but no-one mentioned there was a specials board (I had to ask if there was soup as there was nothing mentioned on the menu). It would be a good idea if there was a little note on the menu saying there's also a specials board. Also I had soup... More 

Thank birdyjude
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was half term and FULL of families with large, middling and small children, we managed our middle aged catch up amidst the cacophony by gently rearranging our seating position and aided by the helpful, confident and young staff. Crab sandwich on chunky brown bread and gluten free roasted veg and squash houmous pitta all went down well.

Thank RubyBridport
Derby, United Kingdom
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409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, it was half term (as the waitress reminded us), so it was really busy. But to forget my wife's cappuccino (despite being reminded) is not a good idea. The melts we took for lunch were good, as was the salad. The chips tasted slightly strange - I think due to the fat they were cooked in, but were OK.... More 

Thank OlderGuy1956
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Taste several times and always enjoyed the food. Actually I was interviewed here for my present job so my first impression was good. Since then I've enjoyed a range of meals, all good. Well worth a visit when you are in Dorchester.

Thank Graham O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is brilliant. Fast service in a clean and friendly environment. One little niggle .... Irish butter .... please get something more local.

Thank David H
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

It's good to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Taste with brilliant food & fast friendly service, we will certainly consider sourcing a more regional butter too. Thank you for your great review & we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried this cafe for lunch based on the previous reviews on trip advisor and I'm so glad I did! The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and I will definitely be going back. I had the small tapas bowls - bread basket, antipasti, falafel and hummus. All were seriously delicious, I couldn't fault any of it. The hummus... More 

Thank Louise C
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you visited after reading other reviews on TripAdvisor, we are very proud of the team we have, both the kitchen & front of house do a great job in delivering excellent food & service daily. Thank you for your recommendation & hope you'll visit again when next in Dorchester. More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Taste, which won a local best restaurant award last year, is our new favourite where we live here in Dorchester. It is very popular for breakfast, but switches to its lunch menu at 11:30, which suits our lifestyle. We usually have the small steak, which is just right in every way. On a recent visit I tried the pulled pork... More 

Thank WiltshireLover
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

It's just a great boost for the whole team at Taste Brasserie to have such lovely feedback on all that they do, the whole team work very hard to deliver great food and service every day. We must say the pulled pork burger has proved to be very popular alongside so many other dishes on the menu & daily specials... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice staff,friendly and attentive. food is ok. Good place for a break but around Dorchester could find better food . Anyway i I recommend it .

Thank Filippo P
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending Taste, it's always great to hear what a good job our team at Taste Brasserie are doing, they do work very hard to ensure we provide our customers with friendly & attentive service, as do the kitchen team, producing a delicious, varied menu of freshly prepared, often locally sourced dishes, alongside our homemade cakes, scones & tray... More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is our second visit. It is imaginatively set out, clean and tidy. The menu has a good range of choice with different specials daily. You are allocated seating and given the appropriate menu promptly. Service was excellent, steaks cooked exactly to your liking and well presented on the plate, Prices are reasonable. don't miss the gingerbread latte!

Thank dragonara2
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

So pleased to hear you have visited twice, we have a great team in the kitchen cooking a varied brasserie menu, fresh & to order. Our front of house team also work hard to offer great service, which is lovely to be recognised for, hope we'll see you again when you're next in Dorchester needing a gingerbread latte & steak. More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Superb lunch time soup and cheese scone! Lovely atmosphere in a busy vibrant brasserie. Italian vibe, great decor in a lovely atmosphere. A definite lunch time must whilst out shopping with your beloved. Definitely going back, its our favourite eatery of the month! The coffee is very good......kept me going for the rest of the day!

Thank Karl L
LMM5768, Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review, the kitchen do make some lovely homemade soups & cheese scones! perfect to keep you going on a winters day in town. Pleased you liked our décor, we had a full refurbishment about 18 months ago, we have been really pleased with the new vibrant atmosphere it has created. Hope you'll visit next time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Street | 6 Georgian House, Dorchester DT1 1UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 257776

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