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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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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 .

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Thank Filippo P
Honiton, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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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 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

THE GOOD Taste were very obliging and produced a vegetarian option for each part of the Xmas pudding night without any notice. Service was quick, friendly and efficient. The food was very nice. It was a starter platter, a meat and fish platter, plus 3 mini puddings THE BAD The platters meant to serve 8 people would only serve four... More 

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Thank McFluffy_cat
LMM5768, Owner at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear McFluffy_cat Thank you for taking the time to post your review, and thank you for your positive comments. I will try and give an explanation to your negative comments. We decided this year to try a different format to last year, and most of our customers have really enjoyed our Tapas style evenings, and we still do our Pudding... More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I've had coffee and meals at this place for years. They are wonderful. The staff always remember you, even if you visit the other branch! Well done girls and boys. Keep up the good work!

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Thank nigelc120
LMM5768, Owner at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We try to remember everyone, and when we get it right, its lovely to be recognised. Our team are great at what they do, so Thank you for pointing that out More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with 2 friends for breakfast, easy to find a table with a choice. Ordered coffees first and asked waitress to come back to order food, good selection of drinks available. Had to ask to take order for food, but when food came out it was good quality and very nice - larger than expected! Good value for money and... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I'm usually rushing around juggling the office with meetings and find this cafe a lifesaver. They do a takeaway soup in a cup, so people at my meetings think I just have coffee and not downing my lunch. It also comes with a cheeky cheesy scone and all for the bargain price of £3.50. Love it and highly recommend. I... More 

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Thank KJBopinion
LMM5768, General Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation on your takeaway lunch from Taste, our soup & cheese scone are a big favourite and a perfect choice for that quick lunch to take back to the office. We look forward to your next visit, and an eat in lunch when you have more time! More 

Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Taste Brasserie is the perfect place to round off a delightful visit to Dorchester with all its Thomas Hardy and historic sites. Taste Brasserie makes a lovely change from the chain restaurants and coffee house. Good food and friendly, lively and intelligent service(a change from surly teenagers!). It's handily situated in a street parallel to the High Street and has... More 

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Thank nadiyshk
LMM5768, General Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

So pleased to hear you found Taste the perfect place to round off a visit to Dorchester. It's great to be recognised for our food, coffee and friendly, intelligent service. The team train very hard to perfect their front of house skills and the kitchen put a lot of care and effort into producing delicious food for our menus. Thanks... More 

Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is my second group booking with Taste as last year was so successful, I hoped it would be as good again. I booked a group of 50 people in for a pre Christmas get together.. The menu was discussed with chef and owner, Todd and he listened to my requirements and offered a menu that we agreed a price... More 

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Thank Lindsay B
LMM5768, General Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

The team were so pleased that you and your party all had a brilliant Christmas get together last week at Taste. It means a lot to all the team, both in the kitchen and front of house to hear how much the food and service was appreciated and noted by you and your party, it really makes all the hard... More 

Lewes, Delaware
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice coffee but lunch was nothing special. The chicken & mango sandwich was dry however the mushroom soup & cheese scone was ok. Agreeable friendly staff. Nice & cosy, with comfy seats

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Thank kaz c
LMM5768, General Manager at Taste Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we're pleased to hear you had a very nice coffee, our staff work hard and train often at perfecting their barista & service skills. I am sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your sandwich, we would have been happy to replace it with another or something else from the menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, British
Meals
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, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings
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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