This is a historic pub with a distinctively warm and inviting atmosphere. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has published the 48th edition of the guide which features the pubs that have received the best 'beer scores' from members over the last year. With 168 successful years behind it, The Lord Nelson is one of the longest running Bridport pubs. Many of the items pay homage to the rope-making history in Bridport. Bridport is a vibrant West Dorset market town with a great selection of traditional pubs. HP10 9TY | 01676637 | Registered in England & Wales. The riverside setting completes the offering for this upcoming Palmers pub. Dorset is justifiably famous for the quality of its produce and the county’s pubs and inns boast awards ranging from Taste of the West, the Good Pub Guide, Michelin Guide and TripAdvisor. The newest kid on the block in Bridport town centre, this elegant Georgian building on West Street now houses a small but perfectly formed bar, where you can try a range of speciality craft beers, spirits and ciders selected from microbreweries and local makers, and enjoy unhurried chat with friends in a relaxing atmosphere, so often missing from modern pubs. As the spiritual home of our historic Dorset Brewery, Bridport and its pubs are an important part of Palmers’ history. A Warm Welcome. Our vision is to create a portfolio of traditional pubs and restaurants across the county that works for the “locals” as well as for visitors from further afield. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. Expect to find locally produced premium ale on tap, great food and family friendly atmosphere. Welcome to the Lord Nelson Hotel in Bridport, Dorset. A family ran pub. An institution of the town, due to its central location, classic pub food, and unique character. West Dorset CAMRA spokesman Rich Gabe said: "We only include pubs that have been consistently good so congratulations to all of the pubs that have made it into the guide. With a great atmosphere and quality accommodation in a grade two listed building, only one and a half miles from West Bay beach. The Bridport Arms Hotel is ideal for business and leisure breaks. The Bridport Market from the 15th century generated an initial interest in beer houses. Suitable for all the family with large outside area and ample car parking space. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. "We have got a massive ale enthusiast following with our ever-changing range of beers so I think that is why we have been getting good scores and featured in the guide again.". Alternatively, if you’re looking for a quieter spot to sit an enjoy a relaxing pub meal and drinks, there is plenty of outside dining space at the rear of the building. Avenue: 1903: South Street. At weekends the cosy Alley Bar comes to life serving cocktails and is often used for private parties and functions. The three letting rooms offer spacious accommodation in Bridport with en-suite facilities. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. The 29 west Dorset pubs included on the 2021 Best Beer Guide are: Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. Beer Festival. Ropemakers is one of the most well-known and popular pubs in Bridport. Our rallying cry is Good Food. We have locally brewed beer and the brewing family have been in the town for 224 years, so they know how to produce a good pint. The Crown Inn. 776 likes. You searched for pubs in Bridport . Inside, there’s a wonderfully inviting atmosphere to our bar, with its cosy fireplace, 1930s radio and old pine settles. Enjoy our lovely beer garden this summer. "This is a reflection of the hard work that the landlords and landladies do looking after their beer and it is great to include so many.".