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Clavell's Restaurant

Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England
+44 1929 480701
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roulade” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yet another fabulous Christmas lunch at Clavells. Each and every course was a delight. Lovely food, great service and outstanding value for money. The very best that Dorset can offer.

Thank graham047
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Clavell`s many times, and are never disapointed. Great food. Good, friendly, and efficient service, and a relaxed atmosphere.Well done again.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great warm welcome! Made my little puppy welcome with a lovely sausage from the kitchen. The food was amazing, it looked great and tasted fantastic! Will definitely be back ♥️

Thank nicckki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in without booking for a light lunch and a cuppa. Couldn't have been more welcoming and were able to find us seats. Staff were great and did everything with a smile. And the food was good! Will return

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I returned here with a friend for lunch for the first time. Been before for coffee or tea and yummy naughty cakes but always wanted to try lunch. Certainly not disappointed! In fact the menu is one of the best I’ve seen -varied and a...More

1  Thank Froggy1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived after a long walk in the dark, wishing for a cuppa tea and some scones. Guess what we found!!! The most friendly little pub with the most welcoming people. We got served an amazing apple cake and a cream tea. Highly recommended!!

Thank Kitty N
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Paid a long overdue visit to this Restaurant on a lovely day and to our surprise found a parking space right alongside, despite the fact that they were very busy. We were also lucky enough to find a table outside in a very picturesque setting...More

Thank graham955
Reviewed November 5, 2017

What a difference a warm welcome makes. I can recommend Clavell’s simply because of that. We only had a bowl of soup, which was delicious, so can’t comment on the other food available. But based on the number of people eating there on a Wednesday...More

Thank 796margarets
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We come to Swanage three or four times a year and we end up eating at Clavell's at least twice per visit. The food is excellent (especially the white chocolate roulade), the staff are lovely and the location is great. Clavells is a culinary highlight...More

2  Thank jw9bk
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten snacks here a handful of times and never had a problem, but this was to celebrate a special occasion so we booked Sunday lunch. Sadly there was one issue after another, first our table had to be changed as our meal arrived...More

1  Thank Denise4518
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimmeridge BH20 5PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Kimmeridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480701
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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