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The Butter Market Bakery

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The Buttercross 24 Buttermarket | The Butter Cross, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AZ, England (Formerly The ButterMarket Bakery)
+44 1297 444754
08:30 - 17:00
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Essex, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coffee is the best anywhere as are the breakfasts, lunches and cakes, although probably very unhealthy, but great tasting!! The eggy stack is fabulous as are the bacon sandwiches and the kids love it.

Thank Lego1360
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 

Thank DuncanPhillips
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 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

Thank maggie s
Wickham Market
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368 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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

Thank drpetembe
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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

Thank caztay
Essex, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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 

Thank Elizabeth P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

Thank Teatime100
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

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.

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cafe, British
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
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Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
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?