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The Buttercross 24 Buttermarket | The Butter Cross, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AZ, England (Formerly The ButterMarket Bakery)
+44 1297 444754
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although quiet at 10am on a Tuesday, the chap in charge was welcoming and explained their simple help yourself system while he made drinks. Bench and farmhouse style tables make for a rustic feel, enlivened by tastefully chosen rock/pop background music. This is one of the Town Mill Bakery (Lyme) spin offs that pride themselves on very good coffee and... More 

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Thank DuncanPhillips
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tasty breakfast made fresh. All sarnies on sourdough. Unusual surroundings which can feel odd but informal works well and coffee tastes freshly brewed and flavoursome. This is my fifth trip and the best by far. Thanks

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Thank maggie s
Wickham Market
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368 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for morning coffee. Interesting set up, with long tables, help yourself to food, make your own toast (have to order drinks and cooked food). Friendly staff. Almond slice tasty

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Thank drpetembe
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place great idea loved it food yum yum if you havnt visited this little cafe then you must,the bacon and egg sarny was fantastic

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Thank caztay
Essex, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stumble across this and recognised the menu from the Rousdon Bakery which we visited earlier in the year. Great central location, seating on shared benches both inside and outside, fabulous croissants/ pastries, divine eggy bread and tomato soup, everything home-made on the spot, great coffee, a really good vibe. You serve yourself with bakery stuff, and order at the... More 

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Thank Elizabeth P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today for breakfast with our dog. So different to anywhere we have been before. You help yourself to pastries from a large table, order coffee & order food from the guy cooking. Bread is out of this world & the bacon sandwich delicious & so different. Worth the money. Dog got a biscuit & drink bowl was bought out... More 

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Thank Teatime100
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went for a midweek lunch. We all had the soup which came in a bowl made of bread, very cute and novel, but the bread was a bit tough. We could happily have tried any of the food on offer - it all looked amazing. No pizza was available, but there were lots of alternatives. The coffee was good.... More 

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Thank Jane D
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, I was a little apprehensive about going. What a great place, rustic, but really enjoyed here. Friendly staff and a great concept. Will be going here again.

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Thank Paul M
Lille, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

As said on Trip Advisor, great food but Jeeeez the boss gave cutlery a cursory dip in an unlit sink in water Im glad I couldn't see but certainly wasn't steaming! He then wiped his hands on an apron on a hook which totally shocked me in its filth and then wiped a table with a gloomy grey cloth. We... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Been here several times. First time no greeting or explanation how to order. Second time Unlimited toast breakfast only to be told to use the end crusts as didn't want to start a new loaf that could be sold!!! Third and LAST time pastries have shrunk in size and prices not changed.

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1 Thank gillrchef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Buttercross 24 Buttermarket | The Butter Cross, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AZ, England (Formerly The ButterMarket Bakery)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester  >  Poundbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 444754

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?