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…..

Bournemouth Distillers Limited

April 9, 2019

BH1 Gin has been created by two South Coast Bartenders. BH1 is Savoury, smooth with no after-burn followed by a tiny sweet note finish which makes it the perfect gin for martinis as well as G&T’s, being served with slice of orange and a Thyme sprig. 

The Brew Box: a unique + alternative style mobile bar

April 6, 2019

We would love to be part of your celebration and enjoy working with you to tailor everything to your needs. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch- we love different!

Boheme Coffee Lounge and Bar

April 6, 2019

Boheme is a unique, family run cafe-bar serving beautiful coffee made from beans roasted locally in Dorset along with homemade food and cakes and milkshakes. We also have a licensed bar stocked with high quality beers, wines and spirits plus our extensive cocktail menu.

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.

Dorset Ginger Small Bottles Selection of Mixers

Hot Buttered Vodka


Dorset Ginger with Cinnamon. Vodka. Butter. Cider. Spices.   First make up a batch of mulled cider using, Michelin Star from Dorset Star, with a good measure of Dorset Ginger with Cinnamon and typical mulling spices, brew for half an hour, add a good measure to one shot of Porters Perfection Vodka and a small…

The Importance of Photography to Small Business Owners


Why is having professional photography a make or break to small business owners? There’s a bunch of reasons why investing time – and sometimes a little bit of money into killer #photos is extremely beneficial to any business… especially small ones! The chances are that if you’re a small #business, you’re in one of two…

Slow Braised Pork Belly in Cider

Slow Braised Pork Belly in Cider

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 whole side bone in belly pork 12 banana shallots 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 3 pints of local cider 6 carrots roughly chopped Season with black crack pepper and salt   Method Roughly chop shallots, garlic and carrots and lightly sauté in pan with olive oil for around 8-10…

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.