We open on the 1st August and will have temporary opening hours for the month of August.

'Le Petit Canard' is situated in the Dorset village of Maiden Newton, 8 miles west of the county town of Dorchester. Other close Dorset villages include Sydling St Nicholas, Cerne Abbas, Frampton, Charminster and Cattistock. The towns of Weymouth, Bridport, Crewkerne, Yeovil and Sherborne are all within easy reach.

* Open for Dinner Tuesday to Saturday evenings.
2 courses - £29.00, 3 courses -£35.00
Other times by arrangement

* Open for lunch on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month.
3 courses and coffee - £28.00

* One AA rosette for 2020

* Functions catered for - here in the restaurant, in your own home or at a local venue

Local Bed and Breakfast


In the 21 years that we have been at Le Petit Canard we have built up an excellent reputation for the quality and standard of our food and service.
Using the very best produce that Dorset and the West Country have to offer, we are sure that you will have a most enjoyable dining experience with us.