We have been so inspired here at Dorset Food and Drink at how the Dorset community has come together to help each other at this difficult time. We wanted to showcase the work of our amazing members, from discounted items to home meal delivery, the Dorset Food and Drink community have shown real unity and kindness at this time. Find out what is available in your area below, including farm shops stocked up on things the supermarkets may be short of, meals delivered to your door, home delivery of essential items and more!
This list will be updated as information comes in so be sure to keep checking back.
Home Food Delivery
All Areas of Dorset
Home delivery of fresh and dry goods
Contact: 01305 267275
Roberts foodservice have opened their deliveries up to the general public to help you keep stocked up on the essentials including; bread, local fruit and veg, milk, eggs, meats, dry goods, cheese, frozen products, tea, coffee and toilet roll. Minimum order is £25 and payment can be made over the phone or by cash on delivery. See full collection of products here
Halstock, Evershot, Corscombe, Beaminster and Bridport, may open to more areas in West Dorset depending on demand.
Liberty Dairy are offering home delivery of 1litre bottles of milk and are happy to include other local producers in their delivery round.
Contact: 07432 156245
Cherry Picked Hampers
All areas of Dorset
Order packs of essential groceries for payment over the phone or on delivery
Contact: 01305 307 107
Cherry Picked Hampers are now allowing customers to create custom versions of their welcome packs with all your daily essentials including; fruit and veg, bread, butter, cakes, pastries, milk, eggs, sausages, bacon, cheese, Dorset tea, Clipper tea, coffee, Moore’s biscuits, Dorset Cereals, Dorset Jam, Dorset marmalade, Dorset honey, Lapsnacks, nuts, apple juice, chocolate bars, chococo chocolate, House of Dorchester chocolate, fudge, crackers, olives, chutney, Dorset white and Red wine, local craft ales, local cider, local spirits including gin, bottled water and toiletries. You can also order Mother’s Day gift hampers this week locally and nationally.
Meggy Moo’s Dairy
Shroton, Iwerne Minster, Child Okeford, Farrington, Sutton Waldren
If you are self-isolating contact Meggy Moo’s for home delivery
Contact: 07908 267 410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Meggy Moo’s have been working to increase the range of produce availale from their farm shop so they can better support the local community during this time. They are currently fully stocked with milk, cream, eggs, butter, cheese, yogurts, sausages, bacon and vegetables. They are also now offering baguettes, bloomers and croissants for home baking. If anyone in the local area is self-isolating they can contact meggy moos directly for local delivery.
Olives et Al
Within 10 miles of Dorchester and Poundbury
Home delivery of essential food and home items
Contact: order online here or call 01258 474300
Olives et Al are still open for business but if you need to stay indoors then you can still enjoy their delicious array of products and a whole lot more through their new home delivery service. Alongside their existing range of olives, nuts, snacks, sauces and dressings you will also be able to order bread, milk, eggs, soups, ready meals, pasta, rice, biscuits, tea, coffee and more for postal delivery, collection or home delivery within 10 miles of Dorchester.
Lizzie Baking Bird
Any area in West Dorset
Bakery Boxes, other baked goods and ready meals delivered to your door, payment by cash, bank transfer or pay pal. See full Menu here.
Contact: 01305 816 378 or email email@example.com
Lizzie Baking Bird is offering a whole array of baked and home cooked goodies for home delivery, including bread, sausage rolls, pasties, savoury tarts, scones, pies, home made ready meals and more. There are three types of bakery box available with a small box being £8, a medium box £14 and a large box £20, each box contains a loaf of bread free of charge and a selection of savoury and sweet goodies, contact Lizzie for the full range of baked goods and ready meals available.
Lizzie is also working with other Dorset businesses to offer deliveries of produce such as Book & Bucket Cheese Company cheeses, Dorset Shellfish, jams and chutneys from From Dorset With Love and all manner of produce from Graingers and Howells, contact Lizzie directly for a full list of products available.
Proper by SCT
Order online for 15% off through March and April, use codes MAR15 and APRIL15
Get Proper by SCT’s delicious pork crackling, fudge and nuts at a discounted rate throughout March and April
Swanage Indies Delivery Service – Chococo, Swanage Bay Fish, Swanage Dairy, JJ Moores Butchers, Haymans Bakery, Purbeck Deli
Swanage, Corfe, Harmans Cross, Langton, Worth, Kingston, Studland
Home delivery of local produce from Swanage producers
See menu below for full information and contact information for each business, use area code 01929
Free delivery for all orders in the BH postcode areas until the lockdown lasts (and they are allowed to deliver). You can also get 10% off all orders using promo code “staysafe” for the same duration.
Capreolus Fine Foods
Delivery available by courier.
A discount code of Red-Cross-Parcel used at the checkout will give you 15% off your order.
The Story Pig
Charlotte and James are planning to support our local community with deliveries of all their meat. You are also welcome to collect from the farm by prior arrangement. Please phone James and Charlotte on 07802 443 905.
Cooked Food and Ready Meals
Seasons Restaurant at The Eastbury
Home delivery for Sherborne residents of dishes from the Brasserie menu between 12:30 – 2:00pm and 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact info: 01935 813 131
If diners cannot make it to the Seasons Restaurant they can now take advantage of delivery of their award-winning food to local residents in the Sherborne area. Enjoy dishes from the Brasserie menu at home, giving a little bit of foodie happiness in these uncertain times. Delivery times are between 12:30 – 2:00pm and 6:30 – 8:00pm.
Poole and Bournemouth
Vegan and vegetarian food delivered to your door
Contact: Order online here http://www.vdorset.co.uk
V.Dorset will be launching a vegetarian and vegan takeaway service beginning Thursday 26th March. Serving selected Poole and Bournemouth postcodes. They will be offering their signature Loaded Roast Potatoes as well as veggie burgers, salads, sides and desserts, with lots of vegan and gluten free options.
Crossways, Poole and Trentham
Frozen ready meals delivered for free on orders over £30 find menu here
Contact: 01305 851551
Manna Kitchen in Crossways and Poole remain open offering food both for eating in and take away, plus a selection of frozen meals to take away or have them delivered to your home if you order over £30.
The Half Moon at Melplash Country Kitchen
Take away and delivery
Contact: 01308 488 321
Wine, Beer and Spirits
20% discount and home delivery, contact James directly for discount
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 01305 849336.
Morrish and Banham Wine Merchants
Online ordering and wine advice
Contact: 01305 261 480 http://www.morrrishandbanham.com/
Morrish and Banham are very keen to continue to support their customers in whatever way possible. They are always available for wine chat and advice over the phone or in person in their Brewery Square store. You can also shop online for home delivery of wines, ales, ciders and spirits.
Mixed tasting case of wine delivered for free within two days of order or order full range online
And everything else….
La Fosse is offering a take out and home delivery service. For pre-order details, head to their Facebook page.
Clipper Teas are offering a range of special offers to help compliment food parcels and boxes that are being curated by Dorset Food and Drink members. Click here for more information.