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The Barn Cafe

Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
+44 1202 900131
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (67 reviews)
“quiche” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (70 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here to meet with friends for afternoon tea.....oh my! What a great choice of wonderful homemade cakes and scones - sweet and savoury! Very quaint setting in a converted barn (as per the name) Chinzy and a bit of a magical feel to the...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The address on the website does not really help a SatNav get you direct to the door, butit was not too hard to find (Stay on the A35 until you see the sign for Lytchett Matravers). The barn is certainly a barn but inside it...More

Thank Stowey-Traveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited here on Wednesday to catch up with my Grandparents. We'd booked a table thankfully as it was very popular. Busy is never a bad thing though, it means the place must be good! I love the decor of this cafe is so quaint...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Barn is one of those cafe/restaurants you really don't want to leave. It is unbelievably cosy and stylish, I so want to live there.... All wood and brick, vintage signs, sofas and atmosphere by the shed load. The cakes are both reasonably priced, inventively...More

Thank foodnfunfiend
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited The Barn last week, it was our third visit, the first and second were not a great success but it seemed to have potential and it is always busy so we thought that we would try again. We ordered coffee...More

Thank paulnH5358HE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for lunch and good job we did. The cafe was busy. The atmosphere and ambience were very pleasant. We loved the interior design and the barn was quirky, memorable and unique. The menu was extensive and appetising. We chose cajun chicken...More

Thank chadwood77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this lovely place quite frequently as we are in Dorset a lot. There are thoughtfully placed blankets outside for chillier days and sun umbrella for sunny days. The staff are polite and efficient. The food is nice but the pots of tea are...More

Thank colin n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Barn is a find... full of vintage character. Menu to suit all tastes, and cakes to die for. Great to drop in during the summer as it does have outside seating, but to ensure you get a table it is best to book as...More

Thank leakeytap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting relatives who suggested a dog walk in Wareham Woods and some lunch in a Cafe nearby that they had heard about. Following a long dog walk we had great appetites and found our way down a country lane to this fabulous little...More

Thank wayne321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a farmyard next to a cookery school. Went there on a very wet afternoon expecting to be the only ones there as it is out of the way to say the least. Wow! What a surprise, it was packed and it was fantastic....More

Thank Elgeyman
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Wendy C
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Lawyer6538 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I took mine. no problems at all
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Janette T | Property representative |
Hi There, We are open all year, but we are currently closed on a Sunday as we are, unfortunately, short of staff! We hope to be back open on a Sunday soon. Kind Regards Janette
Jacki H
September 26, 2016|
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Response from Fordy92 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but only well behaved dogs who are happy to just lie quietly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole  >  Lytchett Matravers
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 900131
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