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The Martyrs Inn

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49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
+44 1305 848249
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (18 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
49 Main Road, Dorchester DT2 7ES, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely table outside, good choice of menu for all tastes. We had some nice salads and chips. Reasonable prices and friendly helpful staff.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We called at the Martyrs for a refreshing drink having completed a long muddy walk around Tolpuddle. A delightfully fitted pub in the middle of the village and obviously commemorating the "Martyrs". Good welcome from the friendly staff so we decided to stay for lunch....More

Thank patdixon49
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at lunch was good but very rich, and portions were not for the faint-hearted - more for younger people than older folk, I guess. Service was good, too, but the way the inside is painted was not appealing, to my mind. All comes...More

Thank AlbertfromDorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a meal with friends. Very poor service. Venu not particularly busy but they had run out of garlic bread. Long wait for meals and the meals and poorly presented. Cheesecake was brought to the table instead of a cheese board. They had run out...More

1  Thank wessex8
Owen D, Director of Sales at The Martyrs Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear wessex8 I am so sorry to hear that you had a such a poor time at The Martyrs Inn, as you suggest this is far from our normal level of service. The Martyrs had a brisk early evening, but too much was expected from...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a Mothers day carvery and in all honesty probably the best Sunday Roast I have had in the last 12 months. Certainly well worth a visit for a special day. I will be taking the better half there for her Birthday by special...More

Thank BigDDorset
Reviewed 11 March 2018

After not visiting for several years and some of our party never having eaten here before I have to say we had a truly great meal for on Mother's Day today. The carvery was first class and the creamy leaks and honey roasted parsnips added...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped on the way through for lunch. We were immediately greeted by a pleasant young chap who seated us and swiftly brought over drinks. We had a very tasty steak sandwich and bowl of soup. Very nice atmosphere, dog friendly if you have one. Highly...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went today after putting carvery meals in Dorchester in search engine great meal service good will go again only thing is it’s labelled as Dorchester but actually in Tolpuddle

1  Thank sunseekerWindsor
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Cold and miserable January evening. The Martyrs Inn fish and chip friday. Always busy, visiting family in the village. Really enjoyed it. Intend to try the curry evening next. Nice venue with friendly staff. Great value as well !!

Thank promenade39
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Whether we go for a drink or full compliment of drink and food, this pub never fails to provide excellent service from the staff or the quality of food. My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the Martyrs this evening and I can only...More

Thank Sammies1972
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Questions & Answers
Ruth M
6 October 2017|
Response from Owen D | Property representative |
Hi Ruth, There is a varied menu at the Martyrs Inn, and the team will be pleased to look after your requirements. There are a selection of Vegetarian and Gluten Free dishes, however the dishes on the current menu that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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