all counties

Select a county to find local food


find local FOOD

Find Local Food in Dorset

Find out where you can discover food locally grown and produced in the heart of Dorset including fresh trout, rare breed meat and artisan cheese at one of the many farmers’ markets taking place across the county.

find places to EAT

Find Places to Eat in Dorset

Eating out in Dorset is a treat thanks to its huge choice of celebrity-run restaurants, gastro pubs, cafés, coffee shops and tea rooms in which to relax and enjoy locally-produced, seasonal food at its best.

buy local DRINKS

Find local juices in Dorset

Dorset is home to some of Britain’s best loved fruit juices, ale, cider and wine thanks to its lush countryside and scenic waterways – find out where you can buy them here. 

EVENTS & caterers

Find local events in Dorset

Looking for farmers’ markets, cookery courses, food festivals and wine tasting courses? Find out more about events in Dorset to enhance your love of local food and drink.


Welcome to Local Food Dorset!

A guide to local food and Dorset dining that is written by food lovers, for food lovers. Here, we gather the riches of the Dorset food and drink scene and spread latest news about essential finds for foodies.

We hope you enjoy your visit and discover the best of local food and drink.

Tracy, Angela and Zabian

seasonal recipes

  • Spicy Pumpkin Soup by Elizabeth Silver
  • Surrey Copper Distillery Pina Colada
  • Wild Garlic and Rabbit Arancini Recipe
  • Beef Pasties with a Rich Oregano Pastry
  • Rye Coffee Porter & Treacle Loaf