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In need of somewhere to stop for a while, relax and re-fuel on tasty treats? Well you’ve found it! We have got plenty of cafes and coffee shops to satisfy your hunger!
Whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, a light lunch or a slice of scrumptious Dorset apple cake with a dollop of clotted cream you’re never too far from a cafe or coffee shop in Dorset.
Many establishments are locally run with many priding themselves on using fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. With meals being freshly prepared and home cooked on the premises you can rest assured that you’ll be treated to some delicious fayre.
Fresh roasted coffee, delicious Denhay bacon rolls….the smell alone will bowl you over!
There’s also plenty of choice if you’re looking for a gluten free treat or have special dietary requirements, nobody will go hungry in Dorset!
There really is nothing better than enjoying a cream tea whilst basking in the Dorset sunshine after a long walk, a thirst quenching long drink after a cycle ride or a cup freshly brewed coffee while reading the paper!
If you’ve shopped til you drop, then give your feet a rest and step inside one of the independent coffee shops on the high street that just ooze charisma and charm. Enjoy a slice of scrumptious homemade cake whilst doing a spot of people watching! With all that walking you’ve done you deserve it!
Many cafes and tea rooms are set in idyllic locations, perfect for sitting and watching the world go by.
Sit on a terrace outside a quaint little café, admire the countryside views and soak in the ambience or relax on the seafront and listen to the distant waves crashing as you tuck into your lunch or sip at your hot chocolate.
The Coast Restaurant in Purbeck boasts commanding views over the bay; why not pay them a visit and sample their range of filter coffees from around the world?
If you’ve been on a nice long walk with your furry friend in tow then no doubt you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite so surely a quick pit-stop to re-fuel is necessary!
Under the Greenwood Tree Cafe is located in the Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre right on the edge of Thorncombe Woods and is a great place to stop after a long walk and your dog is more than welcome in the café and free treats are also provided for them!
So make sure you pop in to one or two (or maybe a few!) cafes and coffee shops from the list below during your visit to Dorset and enjoy some fabulous, tasty, local, fresh home-made food and drink in a perfect setting.
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Open every day.
Every Thursday night we serve fish and chips, which is eat-in or takeaway.
Evening menu available Friday and Saturdays from June to September.
From October to end of June we offer Sunday Roasts featuring our own farm meat.
West Holme, WAREHAM
The Orchard is set in a beautiful natural environment, with views to the Purbeck Hills. Serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and using locally sourced ingredients where possible. A range of local beer, cider and wine available.
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Furzebrook, Nr WAREHAM
We serve Morning Coffee, and Traditional Cream Teas with freshly baked scones, which can be enjoyed on the terrace. We also have a selection of hot light lunches, including Cottage Pie, Jacket Potatoes, Quiche and Omelettes.
Fortes Cafe Tratt is open during the day for coffee, drinks, snacks, breakfasts and lunches.
La Trattoria is open evenings for atmospheric dining a la carte or fixed price menu.
Traditional home cooked food for adults and children. Everything from coffee to roasts. Baby food, highchairs and microwave are all available. Everything cooked fresh.
Under the Greenwood Tree Café is an independent family business run by Dorchester-born Sarah Key and her daughter. It is located in the Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre on the edge of Thorncombe Wood Local Nature Reserve.
Sarah is proud to only
The Saxon Arms in Stratton is a village inn offering real ale, great pub food and a hearty welcome.
Symondsbury Kitchen offer Breakfast, Lunch and a varied section of home made cakes and scones.
We pride ourselves in the fact that our food is seasonal, home cooked on the premises and locally sourced wherever possible, so our ingredients are...
WORTH MATRAVERS, Swanage
Come and taste total gorgeousness in Rural Dorset!!!
Try our Lovely Lunches, Vintage Afternoon Teas, or al fresco Summer Suppers
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Whether you visit the Model Village or not, enjoy our 17th Century courtyard setting for home made cream teas, lunches and full English breakfasts. We have a variety of Gluten free options and use lots of local produce too.
By the Bay is a family bistro on the beach delivering great food, good service and value for money in a friendly and informal environment.