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Clavell's Cafe

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Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England
+44 1929 480701
10:00 - 16:30
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Swanage, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely lunch which was beautifully cooked. Fresh good quality ingredients. All very reasonably priced but made even more affordable with the mid week offer of buying one lunch and getting another for a £1.00. Pudding was lovely and all meals are very generous propitiations. Well worth a visit

Thank 851gill
London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been before a couple of times and each time it is a pleasure. Staff who are friendly, helpful and efficient; and food that is just what you would hope for. Good hearty food created with local produce and served with a little imagination to ensure it tastes great and looks the part. A wonderful goats cheese salad that... More 

Thank JamesMc87
London, UK
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very accommodating, squeezed us in with hungry children between other bookings. Food is very tasty and good sized portions, I enjoyed goats cheese with onion marmalade on toast and lovely potato wedges. Also they were able to substitute gluten free bread so very good with dietary requirements. Overall it's a little pricey for the type of food and a cafe,... More 

Thank danio
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cream tea and very reasonable price. We will be back. This place is very convenient since it is across the road from the new fossil museum. We will be back.

Thank kane47pam47
Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Excellent service and lovely cosy dining area. Would definitely recommend this place to all!! What a surprise and delight to have this little gem in Dorset. Thank you to everyone working so hard at Clavells in making it the success it is. Will be back without a doubt.

Thank mjt489
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic service, ambience and delicious food. Fresh, tasty, good portion size and beautifully presented.

Thank carolbV6129LE
Swanage, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappointed when we visit Clavells. Staff always friendly and helpful. Quality of the food is very consistent. On this visit we were a party of 4. 3 of us had the beef roast of the day. Lovely tender meat. My wife had the butternut squash dish, which was very good.

Thank Peter C
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in at about 2.00 and had amazing butternut and parsnip soup. Fabulous. Good to find a restaurant with long opening hours in the winter. Will be back.

Thank prose5
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following review advice, pre booked - good idea as it is pretty busy even on a cold winter's day. Friendly staff good lunch, including garlic bread drizzled with balsamic - nice! Good menu We chose lasagne and salmon/prawn cocktail. Both had good portions and were served pretty quickly, and ,most importantly, tasted good. Good coffee and plenty of parking. Opposite... More 

Thank charlesSomersetEng
Maldon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were staying at Kimmeridge Farmhouse, so Clavell's was very convenient. Lovely food, relaxed, friendly atmosphere and good service. We can thoroughly recommend.

Thank Anne-and-Graham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Kimmeridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?