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Potters Cafe Bistro

19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
+44 1305 260312
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (67 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Durngate Street, Dorchester DT1 1JP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were passing by whilst walking our dog in town, and came across Potters cafe, having looked at the sign on the door ( dogs welcome). We decided to enter, we sat down and ordered a couple of latte coffees .These came promptly with biscuits...More

Thank UxbridgeUkPedro41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this lovely little place whilst on a spur of the moment visit to Dorchester with my boyfriend. When someone finally came to our table to take our order the guy serving us seemed in quite a hurry, although not overly busy at this...More

Thank kaylaa25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As the title suggests, we couldn't be happier with the quality of the food. Had a cooked breakfast & a breakfast sandwich. Both fantastic, fresh & full of flavour as they should be. The coffee in our opinion was below par, but spoke to what...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well what a lovely cafe really lovely food great staff I wouldn't expect anyone to be disappointed in visiting and value for money

Thank earlystarter
Reviewed 12 September 2017

wandering around Dorchester we came across Potters and fancied the look of the specials menu its only small downstairs but there is a larger room upstairs and the staff were friendly and attentive we choose the Irish lamb stew and the chorizo and gruyere focaccia...More

Thank adrian b
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Here once again and as usual food and service top rate. Nice latte and tea and then sandwich and chips for the two of us. Both really nice- chips hot- this is a very good restaurant that just gets the food right with a good...More

Thank Valettaboy
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast.Best in Dorchester.Lots of space so you are always able to get a table.Very efficient service and always with a smile.Generous portions on every meal we have had.Lovely looking home made cakes but always to full to eat one.Freshly ground coffee which is lovely.

Thank rebecca428
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Travelling on a Sunday on the A35, the roadside pubs were a nightmare. We needed somewhere that allowed dogs and, since it was raining, allowed them inside. So we took a chance and diverted into Dorchester. Glad we did. This place was near a town...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a delightful discovery while wandering the streets of Dorchester on Wednesday, Market Day. Just off the high street in a quaint old building, with a modest (room for 8 tables) 'secret garden' patio area. The setting is a wonderful escape from the hustle...More

1  Thank jnigelt
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great variety good food just need tables for larger people than Hobbitts as how anyone can get their legs under the tables i will never know either the tables too low or legs too high?

Thank Richard M
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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