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Simple and Delicious

Simple and Delicious

A Dorset cream tea

Cafes & Tea Rooms in Dorset

There’s nothing better than to wile away a lazy Summer’s afternoon in a pretty village tea room, indulging in some homemade Dorset apple cake with a dollop of clotted cream.

Or why not pick a seaside café and sample the freshest of seafood straight off the boats?

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  1. Add Napper's Mite to your Itinerary

    Napper's Mite




    Napper’s Mite, established by Sir Robert Napier of Middlemarsh in 1615. Built to house “ten aged men” after a town fire in which 300 houses were destroyed, it was one of many charitable foundations established soon after the great fire of Dorchester in 1613. The fire was said to be seen as a...

  2. Add Chococo Chocolate Cafe to your Itinerary

    Chococo Chocolate Cafe




    Award winning fresh chocolates, gifts, hot chocolate, freshly ground coffees, Clipper teas, Purbeck ice-cream sundaes, handmade cakes and bakes, light lunches, chocolate afternoon teas and more to enjoy at our chocolate cafe and shop in the heart of Swanage, Dorset.

    The place to eat, drink and...

  3. Add Villano Cafe  to your Itinerary

    Villano Cafe



    Brownsea Island, POOLE

    Explore a unique culinary experience with us. Our friendly and helpful staff are here to help and welcome you. Enjoy our deliciously home-made seasonal dishes, while taking in the stunning views of the Harbour. Or why not cool down with one of the deliciously local Purbeck ice creams we sell.

  4. Add The Palm House to your Itinerary

    The Palm House




    The café-bistro forms the central part of The Palm House. It is a great place to relax over a pot of tea with family and friends. We have soft music playing quietly
    in the background so you can relax, listen and catch up on the daily papers.

  5. Add Hen House Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Hen House Restaurant



    Organford, POOLE

    Traditional home cooked food for adults and children. Everything from coffee to roasts. Baby food, highchairs and microwave are all available. Everything cooked fresh.

  6. Add Harbour Cafe to your Itinerary

    Harbour Cafe




    Licensed cafe, open early for fishing trips. Open every day. All day breakfast. Local produce used.

  7. Add The Kennels Cafe to your Itinerary

    The Kennels Cafe



    Abbotsbury, Nr Weymouth

    The Kennels Café is a charming venue for lunches, snacks and drinks and is fully licensed.

    We serve homemade food using locally sourced ingredients from local suppliers.

    We cater for vegetarians and customers with allergies and gluten-free, dairy-free and wheat-free products are always...

  8. Add Clavell's Cafe and Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Clavell's Cafe and Restaurant



    KIMMERIDGE, Wareham

    Open every day.

    We serve homemade, freshly prepared to order meals using local products wherever possible.

    Every Thursday evening we run a fish and chip night which is eat-in or takeaway.

    Evening menu available Friday and Saturdays from June to September.

    From October to end of June...

  9. Add The Colonial Restaurant to your Itinerary

    The Colonial Restaurant




    The Colonial Restaurant is perfect for lunches, snacks or drinks.

    This restaurant is very special, constructed in the colonial style, built of timber with a raised veranda overlooking the beautiful Subtropical Gardens. There is ample seating inside, on the veranda and in the courtyard where...

  10. Add The Three Wishes to your Itinerary

    The Three Wishes




    A wide range of modern British food is available alongside traditional dishes. During the day it operates as a coffee shop/restaurant and at night a bistro. See website for dishes.