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All 81 Wimborne Minster Restaurants

The Cloisters Restaurant

40 East Street | Wimborne Dorset BH21 1DX, Wimborne Minster BH21 1DX, England
+44 1202 880593
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Very popular with local people - good food, relaxed atmosphere and friendly attentive staff.
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English first
Broadstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We ordered the carrot cake, bakewell tart and plate sized buttery teacake. All were delicious and to quote mum 'I've never had such a nice carrot cake'...even including mine in that statement...sob. I had a smootie which was delicious, but if they'd had more variety of flavours that would have been better. It would be good if they could invest... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have visited here many times and the food it always tasty and well made with the staff helpful and friendly. It's a nice relaxed atmosphere and the food is reasonably priced. On this occasion we had the giant toasted tea cakes which are fab! Will definitely return

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Popped in here for a spot of elevenses today and, as usual this little hidden Wimborne gem stood the test! Nice coffee, sensible prices and courteous staff. It's also good to be able to support a local, independent business, rather than a large, national chain - long may it continue!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Every time we come to the very welcoming town of Wimborne by car, we go always to this cafe. This time it was mid week about 11.00 a.m., not very bus., So found a table to suit so we could people watch! Tea and GIANT tea cakes were served promptly , we shared two between 4 so you can tell... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I eat at The Cloisters regularly and always find good food and a friendly service at sensible prices . I often have one of the lunchtime specials or sometimes a traditional cooked breakfast and they even put up with my bad jokes! Good luck to Cloisters they deserve to succeed .

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Came in on tuesday with a friend for breakfast, was very impressed with the waitress - quick and polite - food was top quality, coffee was excellent. Cheers Guys, friendly service and so great to find a good veggie breakfast on my doorstep!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have frequented The Cloisters for years with my grandparents. Light lunch and snacks always good. I would particularly recommend the toasted tea cakes which are absolutely massive. The décor is unique with various crockery and pictures covering all the walls.

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Ferndown
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have been eating in this restaurant for many years and have invariably found it to be well above average. Today my wife and I had a late lunch there, I chose the steak and kidney pie and my wife had the plaice. Both meals were distinctly of poor quality and cooked to a mediocre standard. The steak pie had... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Being local to Wimborne, I have tried out almost all the local cafe's and restaurants. Cloisters is my favourite by a mile. The food is freshly prepared, they always have a couple of quality home cooked specials on as well as there normal menu and it's great value for money. The service is fast and friendly, and it's really noticeable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

The Scone's were fresh and warm, the cream was was thick and there was plenty of it and the preserve tasted homemade. We were a party of four and had two fruit and two plain scones. We sat outside in the sun. The service was excellent the price was excellent and the tea was perfect. Highly recommended x

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