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Moreton Tea Rooms

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The Old School | Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8RH, England
01929 463647
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 95
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  • 28
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  • 14
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic brunch after dog walk

There is a great dog walk at moreton, and can finish with a dunk in the water to clean the dogs off before venturing to the tea rooms. Good selection of food which is great after a cold and wet walk. Gets busy especially in the summer but can book a table. The courtyard outside is lovely on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Hannah K
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Wareham, United Kingdom
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little tea room, visited here twice now in the last few months and was really impressed both times. Had a cream tea each time and scones were home made and fresh with good amount of jam & cream. Intend to come back for lunch ASAP!

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a great dog walk at moreton, and can finish with a dunk in the water to clean the dogs off before venturing to the tea rooms. Good selection of food which is great after a cold and wet walk. Gets busy especially in the summer but can book a table. The courtyard outside is lovely on a sunny... More 

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Thank Hannah K
London
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

A must visit. Good coffee, cakes, food and garden area in the Victorian school room with interesting T.E. information , photos etc

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Thank jethro672
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Visited this Bank Holiday. The tea rooms are a former village school and a lot of it's history is depicted in photographs on the walls There are also photos of Lawrence of Arabia who had connections to the area and is buried in the local graveyard nearby. It's a very nice venue where you are made to feel welcome. It's... More 

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Thank CheifOuray
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Visited with my daughter for brunch last weekend had a very nice savoury scone and chutney my daughter had a cream tea both were very nice, the savoury scone I had was large and fresh with a different twist of cream cheese and very nice homemade chutney. The tea room itself was warm with a wonderful log fire burning and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Lovely tea room. Quite pricey if only wanting something small to eat. Good array of specials. Beautiful room. Nice & airy & not too much noise. Would return.

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Thank Paris_782
Onzain, France
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited today with my parents who speak very highly of their previous visits. After a chilly walk nearby we popped in for some lovely sandwiches and soup. The bread was amazingly chunky and lovely and soft. Me and dad went for sausage and chutney, my wife cheese and chutney and mum opted for soup. The cakes on offer looked great... More 

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Thank ApplebyJosephs
london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Well located and very well presented and highly recommended. Good for a meal and a lovely walk. Nice river walk and beautiful church nearby.

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Thank colin c
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We live local and pop in from time to time, service can be a bit slow and does the room does feel a bit cold in winter being honest. Tea and coffees are good as are cakes, mains are expensive (for a tea room). Ok for coffee and cake but would eat in a restaurant for anything else.

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Slough
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Popped in on a cold autumn afternoon for a hot drink and ended up staying for a late lunch. OAP lunch well priced and good portions. I had whitebait and followed with Dorset apple cake and clotted cream. Delicious! My friends had savoury scone with cream cheese and pickle and sweet scone with jam and cream, which were also much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Old School | Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: 01929 463647

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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