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Trumpet Major

Alington Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2AB

(((() British
Average
Main course: £9
Food spend: £17

My husband and I chose to eat here regularly. When we have family and friends down it's our first choice to bring them. Staff are so welcoming, food is of good quality and value for money. Nothing is too much trouble. Environment comfortable and relaxed.

Linda Collins 21 March 2017
from Weymouth

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A modern, bustling British pub, Trumpet Major in Dorset caters for the whole family. An extensive menu of pub grub and international recipes are served, with a separate gluten-free menu, al fresco seating, and play areas for the kids.

The Trumpet Major menu offers a great selection of crowd pleasing recipes all through the day. Generously filled sandwiches and jackets at lunch are popular choices, and there are light bites including BBQ or piri piri chicken wings, and classic prawn cocktail. Pub favourites include beer battered fish and chips, steak and ale pie, as well as the extensive range of burgers. There are vegetarian pasta recipes, aromatic curries, a succulent selection of steaks, and a carvery on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Carefully selected cask ales from Marston's Brewery are served at Trumpet Major Dorchester, as well as a full wine list and range of spirits. Sumptuous desserts include lemon and mandarin sponge with custard, New York cheesecake, and large ice cream sundaes.

With the al fresco area being a popular draw in the warmer weather, Trumpet Major sits 4 minutes' drive Dorchester South Rail Station.

Trumpet Major

Alington Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2AB

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Customer reviews for Trumpet Major

4.5 (((() (based on 22 reviews)
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  • dinner (17)
  • lunch (13)
  • value (13)
  • child friendly (12)
  • large parties (9)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • romantic (1)
  • ((((( 21 March 2017 by Linda Collins from Weymouth

    My husband and I chose to eat here regularly. When we have family and friends down it's our first choice to bring them. Staff are so welcoming, food is of good quality and value for money. Nothing is too much trouble. Environment comfortable and relaxed.

  • ((((* 16 March 2017 by Sarah Power from Dorchester

    The vegetable lasagne was lovely. The service was very quick and helpful.

  • ((((( 27 February 2017 by Graham Stansfield from Lytchett Matravers

    Although a busy Sunday lunchtime, we were served very promptly by a friendly and efficient waitress. The carvery was excellent value with plenty of vegetable choice. We will definitely return.

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Michael Pettet from Dorchester

    Excellent

  • ((((( 23 January 2017 by Steve Vaughan-mennell from Dorchester

    The restaurant was packed but you don't mind a little wait when the staff where working flat out. Enjoyed a great value meal.

  • ((((* 22 January 2017 by Wendy Luke from Dorchester

    As always, great.

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Christine Jones from Dorchester

    Had Sunday carvery here for the first time. It was great value, excellent quality beef. Good service from staff. Very busy, but to be expected.

  • ((((( 20 November 2016 by Brenda Jenkins from Dorchester

    First class, as always

  • ((((* 31 October 2016 by Paul Oldershaw from Bridport

    How do they manage a good meal at an un comparable price & value.

  • ((((( 4 October 2016 by Roy Staniforth from Exeter

    Lovely surroundings, nice meal, have the carvery, was only warm, but good, excellent prices well below what I expected for 5 adults with drinks and pudding. Lovely staff, we meet friends halfway, will look forward to the next visit.

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