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Cooking & Dining

Everything you need to get the most out of your stay

Chef & Catering Services

  • Dineindulge
    A unique & truly special private chef experience brought direct to you. Combining a personal chef hire service with restaurant quality cuisine, Dineindulge is designed to be affordable, accessible & simple to book for anyone
  • Côte at Home
    Get bistro-quality food delivered to your door. From starters, mains and desserts, to picnics, breakfasts and barbecue favourites – the professional chefs at Côte at Home can freshly prepare a wide range of dishes, which you can simply serve up, or pop in the oven or microwave to heat. That means less time spent prepping and cooking, and more time enjoying your holiday!
  • The Lyme Bay Field Kitchen
    Lyme Bay Field Kitchen provides Dinner Party Catering, Event Catering and Wedding Catering. Depending on your event and brief, they can offer Fine Dining, Rustic Banqueting, BBQs, Wood Fired Pizzas, Large Paellas, Delicious Hot and Cold Buffets or Finger Foods. Menus can be designed especially for each booking or by using their delicious dishes already on offer.
    www.lymebayfieldkitchen.co.uk | 0800 690 6006
  • Be Your Food
    Chef David Watts specialises in Classically French trained and Modern British cuisine, and will offer a bespoke service with menus tailored to your taste.
    www.beyourfood.com | 07740 979600
  • Louisa Loasby
    For a special occasion or a meal for friends and family without the stress of cooking and washing up, Louisa can provide a service where you can have some delicious ready-prepared food (see her Home Gourmet section on her website) awaiting your arrival on a Friday evening, organise an amazing BBQ or to have every meal catered to give you a complete break. She is very flexible and can cook whatever menu you would like or other ideas you may have (picnics, larger parties etc.).
    www.louisaloasby.co.uk | 07947358818 / 01305 319272
  • Dorset Fine Dining
    Dorset Fine Dining will come and prepare a delicious and exciting menu at the house to impress your guests! They are able to cater for a wide range of tastes, party sizes and budgets, always using fresh ingredients, that are locally sourced whenever possible.
    www.dorsetfinedining.co.uk | 01963 220463 | 07525 667687
  • Rabbit & Rose
    From refined plated menus to informal sharing boards, canapés to food stalls to simple drop off services. For full events, after extensive menu work we invite you to a food tasting so that every detail from taste to presentation is resolved.
    www.rabbitandrose.co.uk | 01929 551978
  • Kate Patient
    Having spent the past 5 years cooking in chalets and private villas in Europe, Kate has recently returned to the UK. Whether you would like a canape party, BBQ, beautiful salad buffet or delicious roast using all local produce Kate can help create a memorable occasion.
    07729 721883

Great Places to Eat & Drink


  • Lulworth Cove Inn
    English pub overlooking Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic Coast, classic British food and cast ales, pub garden, dog friendly
    Main Rd, Wareham, BH20 5RQ (15 minute drive)
    www.lulworth-coveinn.co.uk | 01929 400333
  • The Castle Inn
    Traditional Dorset pub close to Lulworth Cove, dog friendly
    Main Rd, West Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5RN (11 minute drive)
    castleinn-lulworth.co.uk| 01929 400311
  • The Greyhound Inn
    Classic Pub lunch under the shadow of Corfe Castle ruins, dog freindly
    The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ (10 minute drive)
    www.greyhoundcorfe.co.uk | 01929 480205
  • The Square & Compass
    Homemade Pies and Pasties in the heart of Dorset, dog friendly
    Worth Matravers, Swanage, BH19 3LF (20 minute drive)
    squareandcompasspub.co.uk | 01929 439229
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  • The Pig on the Beach
    Our mellow yellow house situated along Studland Bay, truly rural, with uninterrupted views of the long stretches of Dorset’s sandy coastlines.
    Manor House, Manor Rd, Studland, Swanage, BH19 3AU (20 minute drive)
    www.thepighotel.com01929 450288
  • The Priory Hotel
    Nestled on the bank of the River Frome, where contemporary comforts meet traditional service and fine food
    Church Green, Wareham, BH20 4ND (7 minute drive)
    theprioryhotel.co.uk| 01929 551666
  • The Italian Kitchen
    Authentic Italian cuisine overlooking the River Frome and Water Meadows
    37 South st, Wareham, BH20 4LP (7 minute drive)
    www.theitaliankitchendorset.com | 01929 550990
  • Rick Stein
    The home of fresh fish cooked simply, with views of the harbour and Brownsea Island beyond
    10-14 Banks Rd, Poole, BH13 7QB (33 minute drive)
    www.rickstein.com | 01202 283000
  • Gee Whites Seafood Restaurant
    Al fresco seaside dining on the Old Stone Quay overlooking scenic Swanage Bay
    1 High St, Swanage, BH19 2LN (23 minute drive)
    www.geewhites.co.uk| 01929 425720
  • The Ship Inn
    Traditional Pub, perfect for exploring the stunning Jurassic Coast, dog friendly
    Dorchester Rd, Wool, Wareham, BH20 6EQ (9 minute drive)
    shipwool.co.uk| 01929 462247
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  • The Italian Kitchen
    Authentic Italian cuisine overlooking the River Frome and Water Meadows
    37 South st, Wareham, BH20 4LP (7 minute drive)
    www.theitaliankitchendorset.com | 01929 550990
  • The Parade Fish & Chips
    Fish & Ship Restauran/Takeaway
    1 The Parade, Swanage BH19 1DA (20 minute drive)
    www.theparadefishandchips.com | 01929422362

Shopping for Food

Convenience Stores

  • Londis
    Church Rd, West Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5SG (13 minute drive)
  • Hambury Stores
    Church Rd, West Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5SG (13 minute drive)
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  • Sainsbury’s
    South St, Wareham, BH20 4NX (8 minute drive)
  • Waitrose
    Tudor Arcade, South St, Dorset, Dorchester, DT1 1BN (29 minute drive)
  • Morrisons
    244 Dorchester Rd, Weymouth, DT3 5AX (31 minute drive)
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  • B Curtis Ltd
    19 West St, Wareham, BH20 4JS (7 minute drive)
    www.bcurtis.co.uk | 01929 552478
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  • Cove Fish
    Main Rd, West Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5RQ (15 minute drive)
    www.dorsetwine.co.uk | 01929 400807
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Wine Merchant

  • The Dorset Wine Co
    Strathmore House, 11 Queen Mother Square, Dorchester, Poundbury, DT1 3DX (34 minute drive)
    www.dorsetwine.co.uk | 01305 266734
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Bakery & Delicatessen

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Farmers Market

  • Wareham Quay Market
    Open from 8am – 3pm on Saturdays
    3 The Quay, Wareham BH20 4LP (7 minute drive)
  • Bournemouth & Poole Mobile Market
    Open Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 1pm
    Unit 13, 4-6 Abingdon Rd, Nuffield Industrial Estate, Poole BH17 0UG (22 minute drive)
    www.bpmobilemarket.co.uk | 01202082794