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The Martyrs Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
+44 1305 848249
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with the family for a quick drink after a long day out and about in the sea air. A little disappointed in general really, partly down to our expectation I guess. We were looking for a cosy pub and a nice local ale....More

2  Thank chezbb
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had visited Monkey World for the day and decided to have a drive round the lovely villages in the area. Decided to go to Tolpuddle - firstly because of the beautiful thatched cottages that abound and secondly because of the history of the place....More

Thank scarletttim
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with an old friend after a walk and before a visit to the museum. Warm welcome and we were told immediately which dishes were not available and what the specials were. We had a nice drink in a lovely atmosphere. We were both...More

Thank Vegetate
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Having travelled to Weymouth from a great distance to meet family, only to discover the whole area was closed due to the Iron Man competition, we were driving back home very disgruntled having failed in our mission and very hungry. Decided to make the most...More

Thank Countrybumpkin94
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal here today on Fish and chip Friday. Good value and lovely cooked to order fish and chips and a drink too ! We shared a pud of chocolate and salted caramel tart and ice cream. Delicious and also extremely reasonably priced. Good, friendly...More

Thank gillday76
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped her on the way to Corfe Castle and had lunch with a number of friends. It was ok and food was adequate but that was all. I had a ploughman's lunch which was a bit small. Everyone enjoyed their choice so couldn't ask for...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My husband, mother and I had lunch at the Martyrs' Inn today. On arrival, the barman decided he didn't like the look of the Tanglefoot, so changed the barrel. Best pint of Tanglefoot we have had in years - and the food was excellent. We...More

Thank Pippa D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Beauty full Sunday carvery. Home cooked food. Friendly and helpful staff. Very clean and comfortable. Will be back.

1  Thank plug333
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We did not expect much when we left the A31 to find so ein food. This pub hast really great food. Very sophisticated for a pub. Ich had the belly of pork, which was awesome in flavor and really good presented.

Thank Pascal S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A few of us went in for a few drinks during the festival, lovely little pub with friendly bar staff, we went on the Saturday of the festival, I would imagine the Sunday would be very busy due to the festival, go on give it...More

Thank Durks65
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Questions & Answers
Ruth M
6 October 2017|
Response from Owen D | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, There is a varied menu at the Martyrs Inn, and the team will be pleased to look after your requirements. There are a selection of Vegetarian and Gluten Free dishes, however the dishes on the current menu that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 848249
  • E-mail
The Martyrs Inn, in the historic village of Tolpuddle, near Dorchester, Dorset, is a delightful country pub serving our local, visitor and tourism trade. We offer a range of great home cooked food, using locally sourced ingredients, we work hard to be excellent value and offer all our diners a relaxed atmoshphere for eating. Open all day with food served 12noon until 9pm (8pm on Sunday) with regular great value dining such as curry night monday, fish and chip friday and our all day sunday carvery.
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