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Clavells Restaurant


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Clavells Restaurant, Kimmeridge, Dorset


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • kittyginger
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent menu, friendly staff, plenty of parking
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd April 2019
    My sister and I were visiting a cousin, who suggested we came here for lunch. Despite the cold day, the restaurant was busy. The menu is not only extensive, with main courses and light bites to suit... Read full review
  • eater123_13
    Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Not good value would avoid Clavells in future
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
    Even though it was Bank Holiday we found the service random with two other tables who sat down after us ended up with food well before us, so nearly an hour after ordering we received what... Read full review
  • Cregan123
    Trip Type:
    Brilliant Easter 2019 lunch time meal.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
    We had a lovely lunch time meal over the Easter break. Great food, great staff and a lunch to remember. Sat outside in the garden as the weather was so nice. Would thoroughly recommend. Read full review


  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2018
  • Taste of the West AwardsTaste of the West - Gold Taste of the West - Gold 2017

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Wareham: On the Wareham Bypass (A351) take the road signposted Kimmeridge and follow the road for 5 miles. Once into the village, the cafe is on the left with a car park.From Swanage: Go through Corfe Castle village and at the bottom of the Castle grounds, turn left towards Church Knowle. Go through Church Knowle and take 2nd left to Kimmeridge. Once into the village, the cafe is on the left with a car park.

Public Transport Directions

Journey planning: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2018, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.



  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Ramp to main entrance - One step between the cafe and farm shop
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve afternoon tea - available all day
  • Serve breakfast - between 10am and 11am
  • Serve evening meal - between April and September - check website for opening hours.
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for - Gluten free

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's menu
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining - large seating area in front of the Cafe
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Booking required - advisable for Sunday lunches and Friday and Saturday evenings
  • Dog Friendly
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Groups accepted - pre-booking required
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Locally-sourced produce
  • Number of people seated - 44 inside and 85 outside
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - Outside and in the Pantry Room

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available

Opening Times

2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* Open all Year. Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm for breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas. Open for Dinner from 30th March until 29th September.

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