Dorset's food heritage is celebrated in Christchurch's restaurants
When you visit the restaurants in Christchurch, look out for local ingredients and traditional foods. Dorset is famous for its cream teas, seafood and agricultural produce, thanks to its fertile soil and mild climate. The restaurants in Christchurch celebrate this food heritage with local, seasonal and often organic produce, cooking delicious menus from the finest ingredients and displaying a real passion for local food. Look out for traditional local dishes on offer in Christchurch's restaurants including Dorset apple cake served with clotted cream, Dorset Blue Vinney crumbly cheese, which has protected geographical status, slow cooked jugged steak and Portland Lamb; a rare breed of lamb with a long history within the county.