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The Barn Cafe

Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
+44 1202 900131
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (83 reviews)
“quiche” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (70 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Tucked away in the countryside, just off the A35. Well worth the find. Open breakfast and lunch. Serving local / home grown fare. Not traditional Sunday Lunch. Good choice of healthy food and cakes to die for.

Thank Mike M
Janette T, Owner at The Barn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mike, Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little cafe. Went there after visiting Evening Hill and had a good and relaxing tea time. Cakes were a bit sold out, but still some choice left. Unfortunately the Antiques next door were already closed.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is slightly off the beaten track, but oh boy, is it worth a jaunt out from Bournemouth or Poole. The Cafe is in a converted barn set in an area with other entrepreneurs. We had cream tea for 3 of us, which consisted of...More

Thank LindylouBournemouth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both myself and my husband had lunch at the malham barn cafe, we both had a toastie and salad which was absolutely tasty followed by a lovely ice cream, also our dog had a doggie frozen yoghurt,would absolutely go again .Beautiful views lovely food and...More

Thank jean h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots going on there with crafty shops and lovely restaurant. Families welcome, nice place to visit and buy goodies

Thank lizburgess5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here by chance and what a find! The food was great, service fantastic. We decided to buy some cakes for our onward journey and the person who served us gave lots of detail about them without being asked. We also bought some very...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us decided to check them out on the way back from Farmer Palmers Car Booty, what a wonderful find, very pleasant setting, and we had good service , and enjoyed the very best cream tea in the area lovely fresh scones with their...More

Thank babyb00mer1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second review of this lovely place ! Been back a few times over the last two months since I found it, and still, simply can not fault !!!! Great all female team out front keeping this place LITT !!! Doing a fabulous job 100%!!...More

Thank Kyle H
Janette T, Owner at The Barn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kyle H, Thank you for your lovely review, so appreciated, obviously all our customers are lovely, never horrible!!!? Would like to apologise for the work going on in the toilets, but will all be worth it when they finally finish. (2 more ladies toilets)...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was taken by a friend for brunch . very clean & interesting barn with good quality food , well presented but a little limited in choice.

1  Thank 669iam69
Janette T, Owner at The Barn Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you for your lovely review. Don't forget next time to check out the specials board. We are trying to up our game with our homemade specials. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Just before 12, still breakfast, right? A couple of poached eggs on toasted muffin topped with Serrano ham and Hollandaise sauce.

1  Thank Adrianaagash
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. It's in the little toilet building.
Wendy C
23 May 2017|
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Response from Janette T | Property representative |
Hi There, Yes, we do accept well behaved dogs inside and out. Look forward to seeing you soon. Janette
7 February 2017|
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Response from Janette T | Property representative |
Hi There, We are open all year 7 days a week 10.00am to 5.00pm (we do close over the Christmas period) Kind Regards Janette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole  >  Lytchett Matravers
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 900131
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