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The Cactus Tea Rooms & Bistro

34 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 8DJ, England
+44 1305 778933
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (32 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 8DJ, England
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at The Cactus 10 minutes before the kitchen closed at 8pm. We were seated, made our choices from the menu and placed our orders at the till. The food is standard cafe fare, well cooked and presented. We took some cakes away with...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place yesterday, and found the food poorly cooked and pre frozen,in no way fresh. Service non existant and the place best to avoid or eat and waste your money.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Down in weymouth for the day with our local fibromyalgia support group we decided to call in here for lunch. Although busy we managed to get enough seating outside for our group of 16. We ordered food separately but didn't have to wait long so...More

1  Thank trek98
Reviewed August 19, 2017

If you are in Weymouth you really must visit here. Great food and drink very freindly staff. Only down side is they don't have a disabled toilet. But don't let this put you off

Thank Popstony
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The food was freshly cooked. I had breaded plaice and chips, the fish was lovely but the chips a little dry. Very clean and fairly quick service. Went back for a drink before catching the coach - only over the road from the cafe. I...More

Thank joyduf
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with our breakfast. Every breakfast was obviously cooked individually and items had not been left to curl on a hot plate. The place was spacious and clean. The service was also very good. Very extensive menu catering for lunch and dinner. We would...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Popped in for a quick cuppa and ended up having cake aswell. The tea was good and the carrot cake tasted lovely. Staff were polite and the location is perfect for watching the world go by. Will definitely come here again in we're Weymouth.

Thank rory1996
Reviewed July 30, 2017

the menu looked OK ordered breaded Chicken breast sounded nice well how dissapointing the Chicken was a small lump of what looked like re constructed chicken thrown into the fryer, chips and peas were horrible, grossly over priced makes me so angry when food is...More

Thank DawnAngela29
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Goos value cream tea, able to swap tea for coffee or soft drink. Scones a little bit more bready than i prefer but ample cream and jam. Nice setting, nothing too fancy. Probably a little over staffed, tables could have been cleared quicker by bored...More

Thank 25slw
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We called in here twice during our visit. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Lots of options available from cake to meals all very reasonably priced. You can sit outside or inside, highly recommended.

Thank Jayne G
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Questions & Answers
October 26, 2017|
Response from James M | Property representative |
Hi, sorry but we are not open at all over the Christmas period.
Angela J
July 25, 2016|
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Response from James M | Property representative |
Hi, We do have a few gluten free options on our menu; a risotto, a homity pie, jacket potatoes, both salmon and haddock fishcakes plus all sandwiches and toasties are available on gluten free bread. Hope to see you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 8DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 778933
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