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Lunch clubs and pop-ins

This factsheet signposts the reader to lunch clubs, Pop-ins, and social opportunities in the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland area.

Beaminster

Beaminster Social Lunch Club

Skyrm Room
Beaminster Public Hall
Fleet Street
Beaminster
DT8 3AR

Lunch Club meets first Thursday of the month at around 12 noon.  For more information contact Joan Wilkinson on 01308 488375.


Bradford Peverell

Tuesday Lunch Club

Village Hall
Bradford Peverell
Dorchester

Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month, for further details contact Ruth Smith on 01305 263834.


Bridport

Age Concern Bridport

Chancery House Day Care Centre
Chancery Lane
Bridport
DT6 3JT
Tel: 01308 459847


Lunch Club available Monday to Friday, contact either Mary Conde or Julie Hicks on 01308 459847 for further details.


Five Bells Pub Lunch / Five Bells Pub Supper Club

Higher Street
Whitchurch Canonicorum
Bridport
Tel: 01297 489262

The Five Bells Pub Lunch deal is available on a Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  A two course meal deal is available, booking is advised, for further details contact Pat or Stacy on 01297 489262.

The Five Bells Pub Supper Club is on Thursday evenings, and is available between January and April.  Customers must book, for more information contact Pat or Stacey on 01297 489262.


Monkton Wyld Lunch Club

Monkton Wyld Court
Charmouth
Bridport
DT6 6DQ
Tel: 01297 560342
Email: info@monktonwyldcourt.org.uk
www.monktonwyldcourt.org.uk

Lunch club meets most 2nd Wednesdays of the month at 1pm. Meals cost £6, for further details call 01297 560342.


Morecombelake Luncheon Club

James Hargreaves Community Hall
Morecombelake
Bridport
DT6 6EA


Lunch club for people aged over 70, or those who live alone.  Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month from 12.30pm for a 1pm lunch.  For further contact Sheila Chambers 01297 489349.


Shipton Gorge Pub Lunch

The New Inn
Shipton Road
Shipton Gorge
Bridport
DT6 4LT

A pub lunch every Thursday from 12.30pm, priced £5.25.  Please book by Tuesday at the latest to ensure a place.  For further details contact Sandra Tyson or Gary Pellow on 01308 897302.


Tea and Chat

Bridport United Reform Church Hall
East Street
Bridport
DT6 3LJ

Meets every 3rd Sunday of the month from 3 – 4.30pm, except Aug and Dec. Contact Tom Murphy for further details on 01308 455674.


Winter Warmer Lunches

The Hive Beach Café
Beach Road
Burton Bradstock
DT6 4RF

Lunch Club meets every Tues & Thurs from 1st November until 29th March from 12noon – 2pm. For further details call 01308 897070.


Broadmayne

Cowleaze Lunch Club

Broadmayne Village Hall
Cowleaze Road
DT2 8EW

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, for further details contact Marilyn Holehouse on 01305 261337.


Buckland Newton


Buckland Newton Lunch Club

Buckland Newton Village Hall
Buckland Newton
DT2 7BZ

Meets on the 2nd Friday of the month, for further details contact Jan Burnett on 01300 345356.


Charmouth

Charmouth Community Lunch

Community Hall
Lower Sea Lane
Charmouth

Lunch Club meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday, excluding Jan & Aug. Contact Pauline/Peter for further details on 01297 560251


The Village Breakfast

The Magna Hollands Room
Bridge Road
Charmouth
DT6 6QS

The Village Breakfast is a drop-in club that meets on Thursday mornings throughout the winter between 9am and 12.30pm. Everyone is welcome and no purchase is necessary although we have an espresso machine, and offer a nutritious and wholesome menu.  Invited guests come to chat to members and almost every week the local police come along as part of their community work.  It is a friendly and inclusive atmosphere, comfortable and warm where people are encouraged to bring their friends.  There is no need to book. For further details contact Jan Gale on 07897 511075.


Chickerell

Charlestown Coffee Morning

Victory Hall
Putton Lane
Chickerell
DT3 4DA

Coffee morning every Wednesday between 10am and 12 noon.  Fish and chips available once a month.  For further details contact Marion Hardcastle on 01305 761744.


Chickerell Lunch Club

Lugger Inn
30-34 West Street
Chickerell
DT3 4DY

Lunch club meets on the 1st Thursday of the month, for further details contact Anne on 01305 783002 or Janet on 01305 750232.


Dorchester

Age Concern Breakfast Club

Rowan Cottage
4 Prince of Wales Road
Dorchester
DT1 1PW

Meets every Mon, Tues, Wednesday and Friday between 9.15am – 10.30am.  For further details contact Age Concern Dorchester on 01305 269444.


Age Concern – Lunch Club

Rowan Cottage
4 Prince of Wales Road
Dorchester
DT1 1PW

Meets Wednesday & Friday at 12 noon. A two course hot lunch for £5.75 freshly prepared.  For further details contact Lisa at Age Concern Dorchester on 01305 269444.


Rowan Cottage Soup & a Roll Mondays

Hot soup and good company available on Mondays from 12.30pm.  Choice of two home-made soups, a buttered roll followed by tea and coffee.  To book a place contact Lisa at Age Concern Dorchester on 01305 269444.


Frampton

Frampton Thursday Club

Frampton Village Hall
Dorchester Road
Frampton
DT2 9NB

Meets on the 4th Thursday of the month, January – July, Oct – Dec. For further information contact Mike Keene on 01300 320109 or email: keenemh@aol.com .


Langton Herring

Langton Herring Lunch Club

Langton Herring Village Hall
Church Hill
Langton Herring
DT3 4HU

Lunch club meets on the last Tuesday of the month, for further details contact Sheila Milton on 01305 871202.


Maiden Newton

Maiden Newton Lunch Club

Maiden Newton Village Hall
Nr Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 0QL

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, for further details contact Rev Linda Wilcock on 01300 321312.


Martinstown

Martinstown Lunch Club

Stevens Farm
Martinstown
Dorchester
DT2 9JR

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month, for further details contact Ann on 01305 889383.


Osmington

Osmington Lunch Club

Osmington Village Hall
Shortlake Lane
DT3 6EG

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, for further details contact Pam Kaile contact 01305 751600.


Piddletrenthide

Piddletrenthide Lunch Club

Piddletrenthide Memorial Hall
Piddletrenhide
DT2 7QF

Lunch club meets every 4 weeks on a Friday, for further details contact Sue Jennings on 01300 348076.


Portesham

Portesham Lunch Club

Portesham Village Hall
Malthouse Meadow
Portesham
DT3 4NS

Lunch club meets on the first Monday of the month, for further details contact Rev’d Ava Whittock on 01305 871271.


Portland

Coffee Morning with a difference

Easton Methodist Church
The Square
Easton
Portland
DT5 2AB

Meets every Friday between 10am – 12pm, for further details contact the POPP Office on 01305 225920.

Also Soup and Cheese on the 3rd Friday of the month, just pop in.


Ladymead Lunch Club

Ladymead Hall
Easton Square
Easton
DT5 1BY

Lunch Club meets every Wednesday, for further details contact Linda Mounce on 01305 821389.


Salvation Army Lunch

Easton Methodist Church
The Square
Easton
Portland
DT5 2AB

Meets on the 1st Monday of the month at 12.30pm, for further details contact Geoff Lucas on 01305 830479.


The George Inn Lunch Club

The George Inn
133 Reforne
Portland
DT5 2AP

Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month from 12noon-2pm, for further details contact Island Community Action on 01305 823789.


Puddletown

Monthly Lunch Club

Puddletown Village Hall
11 Willoughby
Close
DT2 8SE

Meets on the 2nd Monday of month, for further details contact Gladys Antell on 01305 848646.


Puncknowle, Swyre & West Bexington

Puncknowle, Swyre & West Bexington Lunch Club

Village Hall
Puncknowle
DT2 9DJ

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 12.30pm.  For further details contact Ken Martin on 01308 897622.  Open to Puncknowle, Swyre and West Bexington residents only.


Sherborne & Yetminster areas

Senior Lunch Club

Digby Road
Sherborne
DT9 3NL

Meets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 12.30pm – 1.30pm, customers must book before 11am on the day. Teas/coffees are served from 10am. For further details contact the Manager on 01935 814680, transport is available.


Meet & Eat Cookery Classes

St Paul’s Church
St Paul’s Close
Sherborne
DT9 4DU

Meets every Monday from 10am – 1.30pm, for further details call 01935 816444. Participants can cook and dine or just dine.


Pot Luck Lunch

Halstock Village Hall
Yeovil
BA22 9SG

Lunch club available every Tuesday during term time from 12.30pm.  For further details contact George on 01935 891359.


Sherborne WRVS Lunch Club

Digby Hall
Hound Street
Sherborne
DT9 3AB

Lunch club available every Tuesday, for further details contact Mrs P. Hart on 01935 873918.


Thorncombe

Thorncombe Lunch Club

Thorncombe Village Hall
Chard Street
Thorncombe
Chard
TA20 4ND

Meets twice a month on a Friday (not from mid July – September).  For further details contact Pauline Holt on 01460 30428.


Thornford Lunch Club

Thornford Village Hall
Pound Road
Sherborne
DT9 6QB

Lunch club meets fortnightly on a Thursday, need to book a place, for further details contact Rachel on 07971 031398.


Tuesday Lunches

Village Hall
Bradford Peverell
Dorchester
DT2 9SF

Meets 1st Tuesday of the month.  For further details contact: Ruth Smith on 01305 263834


Wriggle Valley Lunch Club

Leigh Village Hall
Chetnole Road
Nr Yetminster
DT9 6HJ

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 12 noon.  For further details contact Connie Wallis on 01935 872410.


Stratton

Stratton Lunch Club

Stratton Village Hall
Stratton
DT2 9WG

Lunch club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (not in August), for further details contact Anne Newton on 01305 265895.


Weymouth

Acorn Saturday Luncheon Club

Acorn Centre
5 Grosvenor Square
Weymouth
DT4 7QL

Meets every Saturday 10.30am – 3.30pm, a luncheon club offering a 2 course lunch, bingo, raffle, other activities, occasional outings. £8 per day, includes lunch, refreshments morning and afternoon, and raffle. No transport available so you need to make your own way there.  For further details contact 01305 761828.


Age Concern Lunch Club

Pilgrim House
1 Hope Square
Weymouth
DT4 8TU

Meets every Tuesday and Thursday, for further details contact Nigel Coles on 01305 761828.


Angels Community Lunch

The Church Rooms
4 Church Road
Preston
DT3 6BU

Meets on the 2nd Monday of the month, for further details call 05601 792905.


Munch Club

St Pauls Community Hall
58 Abbotsbury Road
Westham
DT4 0BJ

Meets every other Friday, for further details call 01305 771217.


Patsy’s Club

Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month for a carvery at:
The Rembrandt Hotel
12-18 Dorchester Road
Weymouth
DT4 7JU

And once a month on a Friday at:

The Crown Hotel
51/53 St Thomas Street
Weymouth
DT4 8EQ

For further details contact Pat Staff on 01305 779393.


St Francis Lunch Club

St Francis of Assisi Church
Merredin Close
Littlemoor
Weymouth
DT3 6SJ

Meets every Friday at 12pm (not Good Friday or during August), for further details contact Steve Walbridge on 07708 562002.


Sutton Poyntz Ladies Lunch

Springhead Pub
Sutton Road
Sutton Poyntz
Nr Weymouth
DT3 6LW

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, for further details contact Richard/Debbie on 01305 832117.


Wellworthy Sports and Social Club

Dunbarton Road
Wyke Regis
Weymouth
DT4 9BY

Meets every Thursday from 12noon to 2pm, booking is advisable, for further details call 01305 779316.

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