If you're feeling peckish in the afternoon, Lisa & Clive have hand-picked some delightful places for you to enjoy a Traditional English Cream Tea, or a Dorset Cream Tea using the freshest local produce including Dorset Clotted Cream. Some of the tea rooms also offer the famous Dorset Apple Cake, or a fancy 'Ritz Style' afternoon tea. Enjoy!
Lulworth Cove - Tel 01929 400 252
Less than 100 metre walk from Bindon Bottom
In the summertime enjoy a delicious 'Limestone Afternoon Tea' on the terrace overlooking our beautiful village of thatched cottages and village church. In the winter time stay cosy in front of the open fire whilst enjoying a piping hot pot of tea with delectable Cream Tea delights, as follows..
Finger Sandwiches, Scones, Dorset Apple Cake, Lemon Drizzle Cake, and the Chef's sweet delicacies of the day!
The Old School, Moreton Dorset DT2 8RH
Tel 01929 463 647
Moreton Tearooms occupies the old School House in the tranquil village of Moreton. Situated on the River Frome, the village is surrounded by broad meadows and pastures creating Thomas Hardy's "Vale of the Great Dairies".
Gordon cooks with a simple and rustic style where the freshness and quality of the ingredients is key. In the summer months, it is not uncommon for our little bakery to bake and sell 150 scones in a day!
Church Green, Wareham Dorset BH20 4ND
Tel 01929 551 666
During the warmer months enjoy alfresco dining in the English Cottage Garden, and during the cooler months cosy up in front of the real log fire in the drawing room, and enjoy a lovely Dorset Cream Tea or full 'Ritz Style' afternoon tea.
Bullers Way, Abbotsbury Dorset DT3 4LA
Tel 01305 871 387
This restaurant is very special, constructed in the colonial style, built of timber with a raised veranda overlooking the beautiful Sub-Tropical Gardens. Ample seating inside, on the veranda and in the courtyard where wild birds congregate hoping for a share. Members of Direct From Dorset Food scheme.
45 East Street, Corfe Castle Dorset BH20EE
Tel 01929 480 988
Elizabethan Country House Hotel in the village of Corfe Castle. Morton House Hotels’ afternoon tea consists of a Dorset Cream Tea with home-made scones, clotted cream and jam, home-made chocolate brownies and fruit cake, served with tea or coffee. When weather permits, this is served on the terrace, alternatively its served in the Oak room.