Fine Dining & Country Pubs.

There are excellent places to eat & drink near Powerstock.

Our village pub – The Three Horseshoes is within walking distance with The Marquis of Lorne pub in the nearby hamlet of Nettlecombe also offering a good menu. Lovely views and gardens.

West Dorset has acquired an excellent reputation for its food, much of it grown and produced on local farms or fished nearby. There are numerous pubs, restaurants and cafés from which to choose where you will find excellent food, wines and ciders. Here are a few suggestions…

The Three Horseshoes Inn

Going from strength to strength under new management, excellent food, good beer, wonderful views.

The Marquis of Lorne

Trace & Steve Brady would love to welcome you to The Marquis of Lorne, a 16th Century Country Pub & Inn, nestled in the beautiful hills of Nettlecombe, Dorset.

The Spyway Inn

A traditional, friendly family run country inn set in Askerswell, the unspoilt and picturesque part of Dorset. West Dorset Pub Of The Year 2011.

The Crown Inn

This cosy village pub with a friendly welcome has traditional slate floors, low beams and log fires. The blackboard menu includes daily changing fish specials and other fresh local produce.

The Bull Hotel

Easy-going, informal and bursting with life, this former 17th century boutique coaching inn, lovingly restored by owners Richard and Nikki Cooper, oozes eclectic style and contemporary-rustic charm.

Montien Thai Restaraunt

A small, cosy Thai restaurant. Great tasty food , splendid service. Worth visiting.

Electric Palace

The Electric Palace Theatre is the most exciting entertainment venue in the west.

The Riverside Restaurant

At the Riverside Restaurant we provide the freshest and best fish and shellfish from local waters and the surrounding area served in a way that enhances the natural quality of the product.

Summer Lodge

Summer Lodge was voted No. 1 in Dorset, No. 2 in South West England and No. 27 in Britain in 'The Sunday Times Food List – Top 200 Restaurants in Britain' 2010.

The Acorn Inn

Only the best fresh local ingredients are used to produce excellent meals, in either of the bars or the restaurant. The two oak-panelled bars offer real ales, as well as a comprehensive wine list.

Bridge House Hotel

2 AA Rosette awarded and Taste of the West Gold Award winner, the hotel's restaurant enjoys an enviable reputation, drawing upon West Dorset's wealth of fresh produce.

The Hive Café

Hive Beach Café is one of Dorset's best seafood café's, located right on the beach at Burton Bradstock on the world heritage Jurassic Coast.

The Watch House Café

Watch House Café is a breezy, easy going café in the heart of West Bay on the stunning Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Set right on East Beach, it’s just yards from the sea and the stunning views.

Hix’s Restaurant

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.

River Cottage

Our seventeenth-century farmhouse is tucked into a beautiful site in the Axe Valley, just outside Axminster on the borders of Devon and Dorset.


Brassica is a relaxed restaurant, offering an outstanding experience of delicious food, wine and service in a cosy yet stylish environment. Based in Beaminster, Dorset, Brassica has been founded by award-winning chef, Cass Titcombe and his wife, Louise Chidgey.