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Food & Drink

Great places to eat and drink in the local area, all within easy reach of Rudge Farm Cottages.


Local Pubs and Restaurants

The area around Rudge Farm Cottages is packed with pubs and restaurants bringing you the very best in seasonal fresh produce. We have many award winning seafood restaurants on our doorstep as well as quintessential country pubs. Below are some of our favourite places all within easy reach of our holiday cottages.

Crown Inn Puncknowle

Crown Inn, puncknowle

The local pub is half a mile from Rudge Farm and is a beautiful 16th century thatched pub providing Dorset brewed beer and traditional locally sourced pub fare.

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The Clubhouse West Bexington

The Clubhouse, west bexington

AA Rosette Awarded Restaurant on the beach at West Bexington offering fantastic local seafood menu and you can watch the sunset while enjoying a cocktail.

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The Three Horseshoes Burton Bradstock

The Three Horseshoes, burton bradstock

High quality food and drinks in a warm and friendly environment in the local village of Burton Bradstock. The food is locally sourced and highly recommended.

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The Hive Beach Cafe Burton Bradstock

hive beach cafe, burton bradstock

Located right on the beach at Burton Bradstock on the Jurassic Coast.  With far reaching views across Chesil Beach, it the perfect place to enjoy fresh local seafood and homemade cakes.

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Crown Inn, Uploders

Situated amongst the beautiful Dorset countryside in the picturesque village of Uploders. With real ale from the local Palmers Brewery and delicious food

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Dorshi Bridport

dorshi, bridport

Asian inspired restaurant and kitchen with the menu taking inspiration from vibrant family recipes and has an excellent reputation with locals.

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Soul Shine Cafe Bridport

soul shine cafe, bridport

Offering speciality coffee, fresh juices and local food, this quirky cafe in the centre of Bridport is open for breakfast and lunch.

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The Green Yard Cafe Bridport

the green yard cafe, bridport

Family run café offering home cooked breakfast, delicious cooked meals, jacket pototoes but it is most known for its fantastic vegetarian dishes and cakes.

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Stable Bar Bridport

Stable bar, bridport

The original Stable Bar, now with 15 restaurants across the south, is a cider bar with delicious handmade pizzas and pies all to be washed down with one of over 80 ciders and perries.

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Rachels West Bay

Rachels, west bay

Fantastic seafood kiosk on the harbour in West Bay serving much more than your normal fish and chips and is considered the best place to get great value seafood.

Anchor Inn Seatown

anchor inn, seatown

Fantastic pub right on the beach at Seatown offering fantastic meat and seafood dishes with a spacious beer garden on the cliff offering spectacular views.

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brassica beaminister

brassica, beaminister

Award-winning restaurant and shop overlooking Beaminster’s town square. Offering delicious food and wine in a beautifully designed setting using only the freshest and highest quality produce cooked simply.

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Crab House Cafe Weymouth

crab house cafe, weymouth

Long time favourite seafood restaurant and oyster farm situated in a breathtaking part of Dorset, looking out over Chesil beach.

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HIx Oyster Fish House Lyme Regis

Hix Oyster & Fish House, Lyme regis

Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooks the harbour in Lyme Regis and boasts the most stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast – this is easily one of the most picturesque spots to enjoy fresh British fish seafood.

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What Our Guests Say...

By far the best place we have stayed. Lovely warm welcome, cottages delightful and scenery stunning!

Judith and Steve, Cambridgeshire

Just spent a long weekend here and must say thoroughly enjoyed it. Stayed in Carter's cottage, lovely and warm and cosy and spotlessly clean. Went with our daughter and one year old grandson. Perfect for families so much there to do - would love to go back in the summer months although weather was kind to us sunny but cold. Very well equipped all you could possibly want with good local pubs.

Susan, Surrey

Relaxing weekend - The accommodation was lovely, clean and tidy. Quiet and relaxing. I went away with my husband for a peaceful weekend break and that is exactly what we got. But on the other hand the place well equipped for children and so we will be back with our children next time. Plenty of things to do locally for children and couples.

Megan, Towcester

Great family fun - We had a great family trip with 14 of us sharing three adjacent cottages to celebrate a family birthday. Whilst we were only there for two nights, the facilities on site were great and kept the three children entertained and busy.

Simon, Cambridge

Lovely weekend - The cottage is absolutely amazing, much more than expected!! We had a lovely weekend in Dorset and stay there just made it perfect... clean, friendly staff and really beautiful place!! We’ll come back soon!!

Linda, Shropshire
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