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The Barn Cafe

Bere Farm Wareham Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6ER, England
+44 1202 900131
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (72 reviews)
“quiche” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (60 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 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve been going here several years and it never disappoints. This time we had tea and cakes: Victoria sponge and Millionaire’s Shortbread- both delicious There’s a big choice of cakes including several sponges Tea comes with an egg timer so you know when it’s ready...More

Thank davidfzb78g
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this establishment in February for coffee and delicious slice of cake with a friend. I have also had lunch here in the past and the food has always been delicious

Thank hartjohn
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited this cafe on a few occasions. This visit was for a wake which I followed by having a light lunch in the cafe. The service of tea and cakes for the wake was very good and the light lunch was lovely. Good...More

Thank Nigglygrilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful value .. great homemade food .. lovely olde worlde rustic atmosphere .. and refreshingly good old fashioned service .. it's a little pricey but you get what you pay for I always book as don't want to leave this to chance .. too many...More

Thank 151sapphire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go there quite often for a nice cake and tea . the only reason we go there it’s because there is nothing in the village! The cakes and sandwiches they offer are very good .but, the service is hot and cold ! The younger...More

Thank Gherras M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you know about it, The Barn will be your favourite place to take friends or family whom you want to impress or treat. It's tucked away, just off the A35 on the road to Lytchett Matravers (s'sh! Hush my mouth! - please don't tell...More

Thank Dreameru2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit The Barn with my elderly father. The wood burner provides a wonderfully warm and cosy atmosphere. The decor is rustic and charming. The real star of the show, however, are the homemade cakes. I particularly enjoyed the chocolate chip shortbread which accompanied...More

Thank Dorsetdumpling66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed locally at the Wareham Forest Lodges and had lunch on a rain soaked Wednesday. Distinctly different surrounds with in a barn conversion with lots of character. The menu options had choice selection. I opted for a menu special with a salmon quiche. The...More

Thank lecbruce
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Although it's been open for a few years, it was my first visit because even though I am local, I hadn't heard about it. The barn interior is lovely, the staff welcoming and the food , tea and coffee lovely. It will definitely not be...More

Thank June W
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Driving from Bournemouth to Taunton, fancied a coffee and saw a sign advertising farm shop and deli. It was sooo much more! We ended up with a fantastic coffee and brunch too, which was their take on an eggs benedict using Serrano ham. Absolutely lovely....More

Thank chris g
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Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. It's in the little toilet building.
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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
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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