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The Orchard

Holme For Gardens
West Holme Farm
West Holme
BH20 6AQ

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The Orchard
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  • The Orchard outside seating
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Telephone: +44 01929 554716

Opening Times

2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Telephone: +44 01929 554716



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

    • RobertD430
      Trowbridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Poor quality
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 6th August 2019
      We decided to stop here for a quick bite to eat en route to lulworth cove. Big mistake, chose the scones with a pot of tea. I'm sure they we yesterdays as they were hard and made with poor... Read full review
    • lofty190727
      Poole, United Kingdom
      Something for everyone
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 6th August 2019
      Visited the Orchard Café again recently and so enjoyed our visit, from the well stocked interesting food shop to the lovely garden centre full of lovely plants and lots of items for the garden. The... Read full review
    • abbicl111
      Christchurch, United Kingdom
      Lovely spot
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 7th August 2019
      lovely tea and cake very yummy, fairly priced and lovely service. would recommend as a stop after visiting durdle door or lulworth cove Read full review


    • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2017



    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
    • Contrast markings on glass doors and full-height windows
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Guide dogs permitted
    • Handrail by steps
    • Ramp to main entrance
    • Toilets for disabled visitors


    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed
    • Locally sourced produce - some grown on their farm.
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve lunch

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children all ages
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining - Seating outside
    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Exclusive hire of restaurant
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Groups accepted - pre-booking required
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Live Music
    • Number of covers - 68 inside, 40 outside
    • Open All Year

    Key Features

    • In countryside

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Follow the A352 west of Wareham towards Dorchester. After 2 miles turn left onto the B3070. Holme for Gardens is half a mile of the left.

    Public Transport Directions

    To plan your journey using public transport, contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: From 1st January 2019, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

    Telephone: +44 01929 554716

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