Uniting the local food community

Join in the fun and discover the best locally produced food that Dorset has to offer. From our agricultural roots to our highly skilled and creative chefs, Dorset does food better than anywhere else in the UK.

With more and more producers embracing their surroundings and supporting local suppliers by using locally sourced ingredients, the future of the Dorset food industry is very bright indeed.


New Places

The latest local businesses to join Dorset Food Network…..

White’s Delights

August 9, 2019

Free from baking business, handmade in Dorset, baking from home in my own kitchen. All our cakes and bakes are gluten free but also branching out to dairy free and vegan options.

The Cellar Bar-B-Q

August 6, 2019

With his back to Swanage bay, young chef James Woodford brings an exquisite variety of seafood dishes; prepared and cooked on location using only a charcoal BBQ. James seeks the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced where possible, to create an ever changing menu of snacks and meals. The cellar bar, a beautifully decorated wine bar,…

Mighty Wieners – gourmet vegan hot dogs.

June 13, 2019

Mighty Wieners, deliciously flavourful gourmet Hot Dogs that happen to be Vegan. Served from our eye-catching Wiener Wagon trailer.

Dorset Produce


Do you grow, cook, brew or bake something that Dorset should know about? Are you serving locally sourced food or drink to your customers? Are you a restaurant, pub, cafe or even a shop based solely in Dorset? If you are contributing to the Dorset Food Industry, we’d love to hear about you.

News & Events


Stay on top of what is happening in Dorset in our News and Events area. We will keep you up to speed with all food related news and you can find out what is coming up in your area in our Events Calendar.

Fresh food at Urban Garden

Urban’s latest venture: The Urban Garden!


Urban’s Latest Adventure: The Urban Garden You may have spotted twinkling lights, smiling faces and heard the chinking of glasses whilst wondering through the lower gardens over the past couple of months… A brand new restaurant and bar has opened up among the treetops – just five minutes from the beach.       The…

Film Stars above the Bar at The Old Picture House

The Old Picture House – Seaton


New Summer Menu at The Old Picture House   For our latest meal out, we took a trip just across the border into Devon to the lovely seaside town of Seaton to try out the new summer menu at the Old Picture House. We’ve never been before so really didn’t know what to expect. It…


Bliss Food Co. awarded Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019

Swanage restaurant awarded Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019 LUXlife Magazine Restaurant & Bar Awards has announced Bliss Food Co as Dorset’s Most Accommodating Dining Venue 2019. The Restaurant & Bar Awards reveals the best establishments offering sumptuous cuisine from across the globe. From artisan kitchens to innovative street cuisine, and gourmet restaurants to quaint…

Quick and Easy Search

1. Choose A Category

What are you searching for? Choose your category

Are you looking for somewhere to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary? Maybe you’re searching for the best Sunday roast in town. Somewhere to shop for local produce or possibly somebody to cater your wedding or Christmas party?

2. Find Locations

Is there a specific area you want to explore?
You can discover any of our businesses and their locations on our Interactive Map, zoom in to look more closely and even use street view so you know what you’re looking for when you get there.
Use your smartphone when on the move to navigate to a location.

3. Go Have Fun

Found what you’re looking for? Then crack on and enjoy.
Our county has so much to offer. Let Dorset Food Network do the leg work for you so that you can explore and discover with ease.

Our Partners



Our Corporate Partners support the day to day running of Dorset Food Network and the services we offer. They are also available to provide support to our members.


Dorset Food Network proudly supports two local charities. Both charities provide much needed services in the local area and without public support and fund-raising would not be able to do what they do. We are so pleased that we are able to help raise awareness for such worthy causes.


Our Corporate Members are all businesses whose products and services we recommend and who do great work in the local area. Dorset Food Network Premium Members can benefit from selected discounts offered by our Corporate Members.