The Dorset

(22 Reviews)
8 Compton Acres S.C, West Bridgeford, NG2 7RS

Top offer

A La Carte

This offer is available from March 5, 2018 until December 31, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.


Main course: £12
Food spend: £20

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 21:30
Saturday & Sunday: 09:00 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

Experience elevated pub dining at The Dorset Nottingham, where one can bask in the sunshine al fresco-style or cosy up indoors perched on the bright floral chairs. Serving traditional British dishes, stop by first thing for a fry-up or on Sunday afternoons for roast.

Seasonal pub fare and self-proclaimed comfort food is found on The Dorset menu. Start with honey and hoisin-glazed ribs before moving onto fish & chips or the pork belly with sage buttered mash, a black pudding fritter, and golden ale gravy.

At the bar, order tropical cocktails that matches the décor, including the ‘dis-gin-tive’, an elderflower G&T with lychee liqueur and pomegranate. The Dorset restaurant interior is full of life with brilliant colours splashed throughout, from the patterned chairs to deep blue sofas, vibrant wallpaper, and leafy artwork on the wall.

Travelling by car, The Dorset West Bridgford is just 2 minutes from the A52 and a 5-minute walk to the scenic Wilford Claypit Nature Reserve.

Customer reviews for The Dorset
(based on 22 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • dinner (16)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (6)
  • lunch (14)
  • luxury (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (5)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (10)
  • By Tasha M from Nottingham
    14 February 2020

    Lovely place to eat, very nice decor & the food is hot. Could do with a few more seats in the waiting area.

  • By Angela D from Nottingham
    2 February 2020

    Food very good but service slow even though it wasn’t busy.

  • By Taylor P from NOTTINGHAM
    24 January 2020

    Lovely food and great service. Would definitely come back here and recommend my family and friends to visit.

  • By Tasha M from Nottingham
    18 January 2020

    Nice & relaxing place, food tastes great & so do the cocktails

  • By Jeff K from Nottingham
    6 January 2020

    Whet for the first time my husband had fish and chips and I had chicken in cream hock sauce the meal was very nice would recommend

  • By Zoe D from Nottingham
    3 January 2020

    Service was exceptional Food was fantastic And The Dorset was a lovely place welcoming and great decor Will be returning and recommending

  • By David M from NOTTINGHAM
    29 December 2019

    Vegetables were mushy. Meat or turkey very nice.

  • By Lorraine B from Compton Acres
    28 December 2019

    Always a welcome particularly from a young Irish chap. He is excellent and was coping alone on Saturday morning 28 Dec.(he could really have done with help). He was the reason we returned having come for lunch and been served by him before . Disabled toilet was also excellent ! Tried lunch and breakfast and both were lovely . Grown-up kids ate the vegetarian breakfast which looked brilliant. Keep going because it’s all going very well so far and the decor is lovely .

  • By Callum B from Nottingham
    24 December 2019

    Excellent service. Seated immediately. Venue was busy as it was Christmas Eve but we had plenty of space and volume wasn’t too loud so conversation was possible. Food was excellent, we had a range of dishes from the menu and could recommend them all

  • By Nicola McNamara M from Nottingham
    22 December 2019

    Excellent food and service. We all agreed it was one of the best Sunday roasts we've ever had. Accommodated children well. Perfect service and lovelly newly renovated surroundings. Will definitely be back!

Restaurant Location Map
The Dorset
8 Compton Acres S.C, West Bridgeford, NG2 7RS

Available offers

  • A La Carte
  • Large Party All Day
  • Large Party Breakfast
  • Large Party Fixed Price

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