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The Martyrs Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
+44 1305 848249
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hot pot” (7 reviews)
“gammon” (17 reviews)
“curries” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
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1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

My Husband and I went in for a meal about two weeks ago to find they had slightly changed the menu, and my the dish I adored was no longer on the menu, So I ordered the Chick and leek pie..... It was lovely, but...More

Thank andrealyona224
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having travelled to Weymouth from a great distance to meet family, only to discover the whole area was closed due to the Iron Man competition, we were driving back home very disgruntled having failed in our mission and very hungry. Decided to make the most...More

Thank Countrybumpkin94
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely meal here today on Fish and chip Friday. Good value and lovely cooked to order fish and chips and a drink too ! We shared a pud of chocolate and salted caramel tart and ice cream. Delicious and also extremely reasonably priced. Good, friendly...More

Thank gillday76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped her on the way to Corfe Castle and had lunch with a number of friends. It was ok and food was adequate but that was all. I had a ploughman's lunch which was a bit small. Everyone enjoyed their choice so couldn't ask for...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, mother and I had lunch at the Martyrs' Inn today. On arrival, the barman decided he didn't like the look of the Tanglefoot, so changed the barrel. Best pint of Tanglefoot we have had in years - and the food was excellent. We...More

Thank Pippa D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Beauty full Sunday carvery. Home cooked food. Friendly and helpful staff. Very clean and comfortable. Will be back.

Thank plug333
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We did not expect much when we left the A31 to find so ein food. This pub hast really great food. Very sophisticated for a pub. Ich had the belly of pork, which was awesome in flavor and really good presented.

Thank Pascal S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A few of us went in for a few drinks during the festival, lovely little pub with friendly bar staff, we went on the Saturday of the festival, I would imagine the Sunday would be very busy due to the festival, go on give it...More

Thank Durks65
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time food really good Good value for the money Staff brilliant friendly Will be going again soon

Thank earlystarter
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited twice during a week's holiday here. Once alone and once in a group of 14. Both times they delivered food and drinks that were good, with no fuss and no problems. The place was spacious enough and clean and efficient. Just what we...More

Thank chris_butler_uk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 848249
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The Martyrs Inn, in the historic village of Tolpuddle, near Dorchester, Dorset, is a delightful country pub serving our local, visitor and tourism trade. We offer a range of great home cooked food, using locally sourced ingredients, we work hard to be excellent value and offer all our diners a relaxed atmoshphere for eating. Open all day with food served 12noon until 9pm (8pm on Sunday) with regular great value dining such as curry night monday, fish and chip friday and our all day sunday carvery.
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