Local business that will deliver during covid


  • The Wallingford Bookshop
    Deliveries only
    10c St Martin’s Street Wallingford OX10 0AL
    01491 834383
    Will send / deliver to Dorchester. Ali gives great recomendationson books for yourself / others / presents


  • Loose Cannon Brewery
    Deliveries only
    Suffolk Way, Abingdon OX14 5JX
    01235 531141
    Free delivery on orders over £25 – Dorchester area on Fridays. They also have bread etc (if ordered with beer!)

Butchers + Fish + Cheese

  • Benson Village Butchers
    Deliveries + open
    42 High St, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6RP
    01491 838330
    They can take orders via Facebook
  • Aldens Specialist Catering Butchers
    Deliveries or collect from store
    Unit 2, Centremead, Osney Mead, Oxford OX2 0ES
    01865 722093
    Free delivery for orders over £60.00
  • Wallingford Butchers
    Deliveries + open. Also click & collect
    34 St Martin’s St, Wallingford OX10 0ED
    01491 833553
    Has a wet-fish counter a nd a range of cheese as well as meat. Will deliver to Dorchester. (A member of staff lives in the village)

Convenience Store

  • Coop
    Open + deliveries
    43 High St, Dorchester, Wallingford OX10 7HH
    01865 340038
    Our local Co-op! Will deliver within the village through a partnership between the local shop staff and local volunteers

Greengrocers / Groceries

  • Bonners
    Deliveries only
    The Oxford Covered Market
    01865 242183
    The fruit and veg merchants in Oxford covered market
  • Wellocks
    Deliveries or collect from a restaurant hub
    Suppliers to quality restaurants, now doing a home delivery service

Gift Shop

  • Derry’s Den, Benson
    Deliveries or can collect Mondays and Thursdays
    26 High Street, Benson OX10 6RP
    01491 824152
    I am delivering items I have available at the shop every Monday and Thursday! Stamps – balloons – kids toys and arts and crafts – stationery – partyware. Follow my page for photos and info!’

Meal Delivery

  • Streetfooddelhi
    Deliveries only
    Will deliver to Dorchester on Thames and Wallingford on a Wednesday. Based in Garsington so not far. Fabulous review on Wallingfird Piper. Delivered cold and you have to heat it up when required. Will be more sustainable if a few people are able to order from the village.’
  • H Cafe
    Deliveries only
    Oxford Road, Dorchester On Thames, Oxford OX10 7LY
    01865 341607
    The local biker’s cafe! Takeaways and deliveries are available from 5pm until 9pm with free delivery on orders over £10 within a 5 mile radius of the restaurant.
  • Chinese Whisper
    Deliveries and take-away
    79 High St, Wallingford OX10 0BX
    01844 300300
    c£4.00 delivery charge to Dorchester
  • Skogen Kitchen
    Deliveries only
    I can deliver Swedish style cinnamon and cardamon buns on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Order through www.skogen.kitchen or send me a message. Use DORCH10 for a 10% discount’

Pet Food

  • Blakes
    Deliveries and pre-order and pick up
    The Lodge Farm, Old Reading Rd, Crowmarsh, OX10 8BW
    01491 834911
    Open 9-2pm in the current situation


December Update

Oxfordshire is now in Tier 4, which means that, non-essential shops, hairdressers, and leisure and entertainment venues are closed again, with a new “stay at home” message introduced.

The above list of local businesses that will deliver in or around Dorchester was compiled during the previous lockdown, and you are advised to check with them as to whether they are continuing to offer this service.

Do support local businesses!



Further Information

  • South Oxfordshire Takeaway / Delivery Services Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/southoxtakeaways/?hc_location=ufi
    A Facebook page to collect info from different restaurants, pubs, tea rooms, and other businesses in South Oxfordshire which offer take-out or delivery solutions for the area.’
  • The Big Small Shop
    A website directory of small businesses based in Wallingford
    Check out The Big Small Shop, Wallingford based businesses – loads available from food to gardening supplies, sports equipment and alcohol.
  • ‘Life in a locked-down village’
    A  very useful and interesting page of resources, services and groups that are available to or serving Dorchester during the pandemic crisis.
  • https://aftercancers.com/life-in-a-corona-locked-down-village/
    An update as the village gradually comes back to life




This is a directory of local businesses which have been reported as being able to deliver to Dorchester on Thames Please let us have any comments, updates, and particularly any suggestions for businesses to add. All comments to: website@dorchesteronthames.co.uk


This list is compiled by volunteers, and  not by the Parish Council or other official body/entity.

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