Places to go out & eat & drink in Portland
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Portland

Places to eat & drink in Portland.

Portland is unmistakably historic and lies on a peninsula joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of the 18-mile Chesil Beach. At its tip is the famous 495ft high Portland Bill. It has long been an important naval base and here you will find no less than three castles, three lighthouses, many fine old churches, evocative cottages and just a few shipwrecks! Oh, let's not forget the great Verne Citadel (a one-time barracks for 700 men) and old gun batteries.

Parts of this 'island' have been designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest while Chesil's unique shingle beach and the Fleet Lagoon are home to a unique flora and fauna. Portland is also home to many quarries which have yielded millions of tons of unique Portland stone – the building blocks of St Paul's Cathedral.

The area's most famous castle was built by Henry V111 and looks down imperiously on the biggest artificial harbour in Britain - it was constructed in the 19th century by convicts.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Portland or surrounding areas.

Portland Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

Britannia Inn

17 Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1LP
Tel: 01305 820159

Please contact the Landlord for further details regarding food at the Britannia Inn.
Type: Pub/Inn

Grey Rule

George Inn

133 Reforne, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2AP
Tel: 01305 820011

The George Inn is reputed to be the oldest inhabited building in Portland.

Type: Pub/Inn

Grey Rule