Cafes & Tea Rooms In Dorset


The cafés and tearooms in Dorset are perfect for a quintessential tea break out in the open as you dote on the lovely terrain. Or you might prefer a relaxed indoor setting to take your tea, alongside a couple of mouth-watering snacks. Dorset has plenty of cafés and tearooms to choose from – you’ll be sure to find what suits you.A group of friends enjoying coffee

Clavell’s Cafe

Often described as the best café/tearoom in Dorset, Clavvell’s Cafe is a little gem all who are lucky to find are never quick to forget. The perfect country feel is sure to make you feel at home, coupled with their fantastic food and delicious afternoon teas.

Phone: +44 1929 480701

Address: Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England

The Little Teapot

This café is as cute as it sounds and you’ll be treated to a warm, homely service that will make you want to stay a little longer. Whether you are up for warm scones and cream tea or sandwiches with a fantastic cup of coffee, everything you get at the Little Teapot is 5-star all the way, including their vegetarian options.

Phone: +44 1202 678408

Address: High Street, Poole BH15 1AD, EnglandA waiter dispensing a cup of coffee

Penny Black

Have a traditional English brunch of lovely tea and cake that will you feeling fantastic. Penny Black is a truly unique café with loads of character and a wonderful vibe that you get from the décor to the owners. If you don’t try their cakes, be sure to get their fresh bread with your coffee.

Phone: +44 7843 111783

Address: 37 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England

The Courtyard Tea Rooms

Whether you simply want a cup of tea or you’re up for a yummy, filling lunch, this is where you’ll want to be if you’re in Poole. And on days when the sun is out and the weather is dry, you’ll want to sit in their heavenly courtyard and treat yourself to fantastic treats.

Phone: +44 1202 670358

Address: 48A High Street, Old Orchard Plaza, Poole BH15 1BT, England

English Rose Café

You simply can’t leave Bournemouth without stopping at this café at least once. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or something in between, you’ll be getting fantastic food at a wonderful deal. Their menu of vegetarian options is certain to impress and you’ll leave super full, whatever you decide to eat.

Phone: +44 7496 492936

Address: 18 Ashley Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4LQ, EnglandA cafe with customers and a waiter

Yobu Frozen Yogurt and Bubble Tea

If you’ve had bubble tea somewhere else, the one you get at Yobu is certain to beat it hands down. With loads of flavours to choose from, you’ll never run out of delicious options and they all come at a good price too. The frozen yoghurt is also a winner, so whichever way you go, your taste buds are in for a treat.

Phone: +44 7736 156762

Address: 7 Gervis Place, Bournemouth BH1 2AL, England

SSW Top Tips for cafés and tearooms in Dorset

  1. Most cafés have vegetarian options, so be sure to ask if you want it.
  2. Some cafés close for autumn, so call ahead before you set out.
  3. If you only eat gluten-free, call ahead to make sure the option is available.




Your holiday in Dorset won’t be complete without a delightful tea break in one of the exquisite cafés and tearooms in the area.