Al fresco dining in Dorset

Make the most of the sunshine with our round-up of the best restaurants for outdoor dining.

6 Restaurants for al fresco dining

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83% 83% Recommend
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Seafood Bournemouth
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Alfresco dining available on our balcony with our new Terrace Menu available daily between 12-9.30pm
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94% 94% Recommend
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British Bournemouth
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90% 90% Recommend
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British Bournemouth
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Arbor on the terrace while the sunshine lasts! Afternoon tea £18.50, 3 course lunch £25
photo of the point at haven hotel restaurant
77% 77% Recommend
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Contemporary British Poole
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Join us on our Sun Terrace for a stunning Al Fresco Lunch menu
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86% 86% Recommend
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British Wareham
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A large beer garden & children's play area out front and a Mediterranean garden & room at the rear.
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76% 76% Recommend
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Seafood Lyme Regis
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Enjoy dining and drinking on our terrace overlooking the Jurassic Coast
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