No vouchers needed for Food Festival Taste Trail

The Bridport Food Festival Taste Trail will be running throughout June.

To make it easier there will be no requirement to buy vouchers to exchange for dishes.  Please see below the list of participating venues and their Food Festival menus and special offers.

Aroma Café 31 East Street, Bridport DT6 3JX  01308 538338

Monday to Saturday 9.30 am – 3.30pm

Special Bridport Food Festival offer:

Smoked mackerel pate with toast


Chickpea & walnut salad platter

£4.95 each (usual price £7.95)

R J Balson & Son Family Butchers, 9 West Allington, Bridport DT6 5BJ  01308 422638

Open: Monday 7.30 – 1pm, Tuesday – Friday 7.30 – 4 pm & Saturday 7.30 –  3pm

The UK’s oldest family butcher will be selling The Old English Tudor Rose sausage,  a recipe that has been passed down the generations and is made with the finest pork blended with secret herbs and spices!  £3.86 lb

Beach & Barnicott6 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NQ  01308 807002

Available everyday for dinner Wednesday-Saturday dinner 6 -9 pm

West Bay mackerel fillets baked in Bridport’s Dorset Nectar Cider with blackberry crushed new potatoes and tender stem broccoli. £12.50

Triple cooked Loveless belly pork with apple mash and carrot puree. £12.50

A selection of Baboo Gelato Sorbets £6

Our local cheese board £7.95

Café Bean41 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NY  01308 422115

Open Monday – Saturday  9am – 4pm

Homemade Dorset Apple Cake warm with clotted cream, served with a pot of Dorset tea £3.95

Enjoy one of our great paninis and get a Palmer’s Ginger Beer or a Palmer’s Lemonade for just £1.00

Maydown Farm (Burton Bradstock) classic sausage bap served with their homemade black pudding £4.00

Cafe Bean Fudge Hot Chocolate covered in cream £2.50

Dark Bear, 31 East Street, Bridport DT6 3JX  01308 538338

Bridport’s new Cocktail Bar open every Wednesday – Saturday 6pm to late,

‘Best of Bridport’ Cocktails

Throughout June,  using ingredients from within 30 miles of Bridport, Lloyd Brown and David Smith will be creating cocktails inspired by legendary local businesses… for example how about a Balson’s  (below) or a Snook’s?

The Green Yard Café,  4-6 Barrack Street, Bridport DT6 3LY  01308 459466

Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 4pm for breakfast, lunch & tea

Homemade Soup of the Day with bread and a cup of tea £4


Smoked Haddock Chowder with bread and a cup of tea £6.75

The George, South Street, Bridport DT6 3NQ  01308 423187

Offer for Food Festival available 12 noon – 2pm Monday to Friday from Monday 4th – Friday 29th June

Burger Sliders – Dorset Lamb and Tziziki or Beef and Dorset Red Cheddar

2 for £5 (eat in only)

Market House17 West Street, Bridport DT6 3QN  01308 459669 

Every Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm

Sunday Carvery

Choice of 3 roast meats (beef, pork & turkey) served with Yorkshire pudding, stuffing, roast potatoes and a selection of seasonal vegetables. Also nut roast available and vegetable gravy.

£12.50 adult  £5.95 child

Moore Than Tea21 West Street, Bridport DT6 3QN 01308 423072

Bridport Food Festival Specials:

As a local, independent business, Moore Than Tea prides itself in using as much locally sourced ingredients in its menu as possible. Sarah’s Dad, for example, supplies the shop with his free range chicken and duck eggs and homegrown produce (Which is why the egg sandwiches, frittatas and quiches are so yellow!!), even the cheese is made by her brother Andrew.

The Picnic Feast…..(All day – Monday to Friday)

Choose from our tempting range of a freshly prepared Sandwiches; a packet of Crisps; a can of cold drink and a choice of a Traybake Treat for only £5.50 (Take Away)…….

Sunshine Delight Special….(All day – Monday to Friday)

Why not try Sarah’s Minted Couscous and Feta Salad or her Dad’s Homegrown New Potato and Spring Onion Salad (or whichever salad takes your fancy), a choice of a side order (Quiche, Frittata or Pizza) and a carton of drink for only £5.50 (Take Away)

Helen’s Homemade Hit….(All day – Wednesdays only)

A slice of Helen’s Homegrown Beetroot Pie complemented by a generous serving of scrumptious salad for only £6.50 (Eat In)

Moore Than.. Afternoon Cream Tea! …(Thursday & Friday – till 4pm)

Totally indulge yourself. Delicious Homemade Scone, fruit or plain; served with a dollop of strawberry jam and local West Country Clotted Cream; a refreshing cup of Clipper Tea or an Americano coffee and a freshly prepared sandwich of your choice for only £7.50 (Eat In)

Pickled Ginger53 East Street, Bridport DT6 3JX  01308 456618

Every Tuesday lunchtime

2 course lunch £14


Fish & chips with minted pea puree

Mac and cheese served with garlic ciabatta bread and salad

Smoked ham, egg and chips

Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and goat’s cheese risotto

3 egg omelette (choice of chorizo ham, smoked chicken, cheese, Mediterranean vegetables)


Warm chocolate & almond brownie with salted caramel ice cream

Citrus meringue roulade

Sticky toffee pudding

Chef’s crumble

The Sawmill Café, Mapperton House & Gardens, Beaminster DT8 3NR  01308 863348

Sunday – Thursday  12 noon – 3pm

  1. Local cheese ploughmans – Coastal chedder, Dorset Blue Vinney and Somerset Brie, served with salad garnish, Dorset Real Ale Chutney, pickle, pickled onion and an Evershot Bakery roll.
  2. Local meat ploughmans – Dorset ham, Dorset salami and Dorset chorizo, served with salad garnish, Dorset Real Ale Chutney, pickle, pickled onion and an Evershot Bakery Roll.
  3. Create your own ploughmans – choose 3 of the following: Coastal cheddar, Dorset Blue Vinney, Somerset Brie, Dorset ham, Dorset salami, Dorset chorizo, served with salad garnish, Dorset Real Ale Chutney, pickle, pickled onion and an Evershot Bakery Roll.

Price £11.95

Symondsbury Kitchen, Manor Yard, Mill Lane, Symondsbury, DT6 6HQ  01308 538309

Special Offer from our new Summer Menu – Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)


Mushroom Florentine – Herb baked mushroom, spinach, a poached egg & hollandaise on toasted rye bread



Char-Grilled Chicken Salad – With avocado, fennel, marinated red onions, fresh garden leaves, toasted seeds & yoghurt pesto


West Bay Tea Room, Maritime House, West Bay DT6 4GB 01308 455697

Mini cream tea – Pot of tea for one, one scone, jam and clotted cream  £4

Dorset apple cake and ice cream £3.50

Homity Pie, side salad and chutney  £4.25

All of above available as gluten free

White Lion1 West Allington, Bridport DT6 5BJ   01308 425165

Weekdays 12 noon – 5pm


Small plate taster plate: Mac cheese fritter, truffle mayo, Franks cauliflower, Franks sauce, root vegetable roasties, cranberry dips and nacho stack

Meat and fish

Small plate taster plate: Pulled pork, croquette, ranch sauce, popcorn chix, aioli, cod and chorizo fritter, salsa and nacho stack

Price:  £10