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Forum Cafe

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34 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7PR, England
+44 1258 459104
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything here is wonderful! The friendly welcome, fabulous selection of delectable homemade cakes & cookies, superb coffee and wonderful savoury things for lunch. The only difficulty was choosing what to have as everything looked so delicious! Looking forward to another visit very soon.

Thank Sharon G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

popped by today for a coffee to fill some time before an appointment, I found a fantastic little cafe with very friendly staff, great coffee and great carrot cake. will be back soon for more of the same.

Thank Alan W
Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious lunch of crustless quiche for me (gluten free, but would be enjoyed by anyone) and soup with (envy inducing) good quality bread for my partner. Excellent flat white coffee and cookies (incl. GF) & cake to follow. Really lovely, friendly staff and a very relaxed, warm atmosphere. Would love to have stayed longer/ become regulars, but we were only... More 

Thank Linnylikes
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We love the forum cafe the food is delicious and the atmosphere is very inviting. The staff here are so friendly and kind. we thoroughly enjoy ourselves at every visit. We would highly recommend. 😊😊

Thank Alex W
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Found it by chance driving through Branford. Best decision to stop by! Made to feel very welcome by the owner, food superb! Especially the carrot cake!! Coffee was the best I'd had in a while & my husband enjoyed his tea also. Can't recommend enough! Will definitely be back!

Thank Nickybear1
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful selection of delicious cakes with decent freshly brewed coffee. Have also been to one of the weekly Tapas evenings and food was excellent with generous portions.

Thank Suzanne L
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

The moment you arrive you are made to feel very welcome. The cakes are really lovely, and scones are proper scones (NOT glorified Sponge cake as you often find these days!) Savoury options are very delicious. I have never eaten anything that wasn't really tasty and fresh. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Dorset_Dumpling2014
Swanage, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

My second visit to this wonderful little cafe , and won't be my last ... Terry the owner gives a warm welcome , makes you feel like a regular , and has created a great little place here , serving excellent food and drink in a cosy environment. Well worth the climb up the hill for .

Thank sludge61
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400 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

I love the Forum Cafe. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and the food is fantastic. The soups are out of this world. The inside is comfortable to sit down and have a coffee with a friend or solo to read a book. Great place. Check it out ☕️

Thank RamonaL34
West Malling, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were back again to see Mum and Dad, so we came up to Terry's again. He is always so accommodating, creating a "warm chocolate" for my two year old. Nothing is too much trouble. We wish we had a Forum Café where we live! The coffee is delicious and it feels very homely.

Thank Lighthouse_Keeper83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Salisbury Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Blandford Forum
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 459104

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