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36 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
+44 1305 250022
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us ate here last night and we will definitely be returning. All our food was beautifully presented, and everyone said how good their meals were. I had the scallops for starters, followed by the goose then the Eton mess. The food was flawless. We have been to this restaurant twice in previous years and I would say the... More 

Thank SANT3838
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to go somewhere really special look no further. Marcus delivers on quality and flavour with his new menu. Recommend the Parsnip Tart, Skate and Artic Roll which were all much more complex than the menu descriptions suggested! All absolutely yummy. Lovely atmosphere in this intimate restaurant can't wait to go back.

Thank Liz T
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here for our anniversary on a Saturday night. We booked due to the rave reviews but were both underwhelmed. First the ambiance was non-existant. Bright lights and no privacy between tables. Romantic it isn't. The food was well presented and the fish well cooked but the flavour combinations did not work for us on the... More 

Thank YankeeMama_27
London, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This place only has 16 covers and is run by a couple where he does the cooking and she does front of house. There is either a tasting menu, or a la carte. Which ever one you choose I suggest that you take the recommended wine suggested for each item as I found them to be a perfect compliment to... More 

Thank lhscontrol
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Living in the Weymouth and Portland area always meant to try this restaurant. Well the combination of intimate environment, fabulous food and great service really mark the Sienna out, looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Mike R
Datchet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

'Sienna' has an unassuming small shop frontage in Dorchester High Street. Who would know that a Michelin standard Restaurant would exist behind its doors ? Be ready to have your eyes opened at Sienna !! Whilst not cheap, the highest London West End standards are now available in Dorchester. The Restaurant only seats 16 and has a simple ambience, but... More 

Thank AyeJayEdwards
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch today at Sienna. We were traveling down from North Oxfordshire to Dorset for the weekend. I had read a couple of reviews and thought I we should try it. Well certainly not disappointed, we both had a lovely lunch. I certainly recommend Sienna to anyone who enjoys good food and value. Thank you for a delicious lunch.

Thank cmart72
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

A small unobtrusive entrance behind a bus stop in Dorchester belies the fact of a restaurant with amazing food. A mid week visit with friends to this intimate venue where the quality of food & tastes would be expected at a top restaurant in London. We were greeted warmly & served with professionalism by Megan. I ordered Squab as a... More 

Thank Fussy662016
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The quality of of food at Sienna defies the absence of the clientele that will soon visit and ensure a profitable business that this place warrants as the reputation spreads far and wide. Unabtrusive service by the first class staff and with a menu that could have been chosen to benefit and be on offer at any top class London... More 

Thank rkyme
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This very intimate restaurant (12 covers) is a total delight. The chef has exceptional skill in putting tastes together. The pares an and squab starters were both sublime. For mains we had risotto and grouse. The risotto came with a breadcrumb crusted soft boiled egg and the grouse was served with fruits of the forest- really unusual. But the most... More 

Thank Paul C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 61
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 250022
An intimate, fourteen cover fine dining restaurant. Serving a stylish British cuisine in Dorchester.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?