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Clavell's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Clavells Café and Restaurant established in 2008, is nestled in the charming and idyllic village of Kimmeridge on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset one mile inland from the world Heritage cost. We are part of a family that have farmed in the Purbecks since 1962 and are passionate about offering delicious locally sourced food with delightful service at an attractive price.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Cafe, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely lunch today here. Good varied menu of lighter options and main courses and delicious puds - the seafood chowder was great, as was chocolate, salted caramel and walnut tart. Friendly, efficient service and we had the added bonus of sitting outside...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were sitting indoors, looking at the light dusting of snow and thinking, must get out! Did a quick search for “best lunch venues” in Dorset and came across Clavell’s. Booked a table online and set off. Glad we did. Lovely little village, super restaurant,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went today for au Sunday lunch, food was fresh and delicious, although the staff were busy they were very friendly and attentive. Will definitely visit again :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Went today for dinner with friends nothing was too much trouble Food was amazing with attentive but not in your face staff All food was hot and very tasty with plenty of it Would recommend to anyone and will definitely be back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thewestwoodgang
Reviewed 31 December 2018

We went for the Xmas set meal which you need to book ahead and pay a deposit for. It was lovely, staff great , service great and food lovely thank you. Was that good we booked again to try another set of options from the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marshallls28
Reviewed 29 December 2018

The warm welcome and nearly full restaurant on a late December afternoon were instantly appealing. Service is first class and the menu perfect for this place, which means it's difficult to decide and already I want to go back. The food was really well presented...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We regularly come back here as the food is wonderful and the staff are so friendly. The portions are huge (great for my little bro) and Emma has to be one of the most welcoming people I’ve met. It’s a wonderful find!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 109sarahd
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Went for a long walk around Kimmeridge and then finished with an excellent meal. Scampi was really good and the Purbeck Cider is well worth a try. Great service and nice a warm in the winter.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

A warm friendly restaurant, table laid out in Christmas manner, service a bit spasmodic but they were very busy, they food was great all fresh fish meat and veg, considering how busy they were you were not a ware of other people around. Best was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

We have been to this lovely little restaurant several times and it never fails to impress - the service is relaxed, friendly and efficient AND the food is just excellent- we had the king prawns which were enormous and succulent served with a side salad....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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