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40 East Street | Wimborne Dorset BH21 1DX, Wimborne Minster BH21 1DX, England
+44 1202 880593
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9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped off here for lunch on a friend's recommendation. The service was quick and efficient. We both had a cheese flan with salad. The salad was tasty with a lovely dressing. The flan was pleasant and tasty to start, however, towards the end it got a bit sickly. I'm not sure if there was too much balsamic or whether... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting The Cloisters over a lot of years and quite a few changes of Management and today, the owners took it to a whole new level .... I went upstairs as downstairs was full, with well-behaved children, all playing games at the table and adults enjoying the food and friendly atmosphere. Upstairs is partly shabby chic, teamed... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere with superb coffee and excellent smoothies. Very close to the Minster and the other top places to visit in Wimborne.

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Thank derekzqn
Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! See you again soon. Team cloisters More 

Ferndown, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend went for breakfast one Friday morning after hearing good reviews from friends. We were not disappointed, the choice is plentiful, the staff are lovely and the food was very tasty! Cannot fault at all, we will return again soon for another breakfast or try out your lunch! :)

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Thank ELParker24
Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us!! We look forward to you returning very soon. Julie More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son works in Wimborne and we visited him this weekend for his birthday. On his recommendation we have twice eaten at Cloisters and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Our son even received a complimentary slice of Dorset apple slice for his special day.Congratulations to Julie and the team on the new seating area upstairs. Best wishes for the future and... More 

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Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope you will be visiting Wimborne again soon and pop in and see us. Julie More 

Welling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mum and I went into Cloisters for a tea/coffee and a bite to eat. We ordered breakfast tea, a cappuccino and a breakfast muffin. It took a while for the drinks to be served minus the muffin. We waited for the muffin to be served but it did not arrive. I mentioned to the lady when paying at the... More 

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Thank D L
Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

We were so sorry to hear our service was lacking on this visit. As you will see from previous reviews this is very rare We can only apologise and hope when you next visit Dorset you will give us the opportunity to offer our usual good service. Julie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All items on breakfast perfect: Golden orange tasty egg, long sausage💪, you could taste the quality of the bacon, massive black puddn', proper fried and tasty mushrooms, immaculately cooked hash brown and toast dripping in butter. Where have you been all my life?! See you in the morning 🍳🍳🍳 The coffee was incredible and free with breakfast. Eat here people,... More 

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Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

What a kind review!! Thanks so much. We hope to see you again soon. Julie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small & friendly family team - the fact every day it's packed shows how good it is. Caters for Vegetarians & loads of GF items clearly marked on the menu. What's great is the meat comes from the butchers next door, cottage pies etc are made in the kitchen that day & all cakes are home made. It's also the... More 

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Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. It is great for the team to get such positive feedback. Hope you will visit again soon! More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheese scones to die for! They were really delicious. Definitely worth another visit The coffee was fine too

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Thank notfussy01
Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

I agree our cheese scones are a favourite of mine. Made fresh daily, served warm with butter. Yum! Look forward to welcoming you again soon. Julie More 

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing some recent negative reviews, we entered wondering what had changed ... and the answer was nothing! We were greeted with a friendly 'Hello' and a pleasant smile from the waitress, guided to a table and provided with good service from beginning to end. We had coffees which were excellent and both had specials and these were equally good. A... More 

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Julie H, Owner at The Cloisters Restaurant, responded to this review

So kind of you to take the time out to review cloisters. We all work very hard to maintain the high standards our customers have become used too. Team Cloisters More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $11
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 East Street | Wimborne Dorset BH21 1DX, Wimborne Minster BH21 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 880593
Description
Very popular with locals and toursts alike - good food, relaxed atmosphere and friendly attentive staff. Quality of food and customer service are our trademark.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?