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Worth Matravers Tea and Supper Room

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Opposite the Duck Pond, Worth Matravers, Swanage BH19 3LQ, England
+44 1929 439368
11:00 - 16:30
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 20:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a little gem of a place. We had afternoon tea and the smoked salmon bagels were delicious. The scones were very light. And the stem ginger brownies were to die for. Good cup of tea (very important!). Very accommodating and friendly staff. Excellent service. Beautiful garden although we sat inside as it was a bit chilly. Child friendly. And... More 

Thank janew6
Stafford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited after reading various reviews and were not disappointed. It's small and gets busy and although we did not book it might be best to book. We had a cream tea which was lovely. Generous pot of tea, we managed 3 cups each. The scones were warm and light and there was a choice of jam (we had blackberry... More 

Thank 780HelenA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a recommendation and not expecting much because of its name, we decided to give this place a try and we did not regret it. It was fantastic.

Thank IAN M
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent. Delicious tender braised beef and caramelised carrot. For dessert the Plum and Blackberry Eton Mess was exquisite. Great service and good wine. I think that the full meals are probably better value than snacks and teas. The garden at the back is really pretty with lovely little private enclaves. Highly recommended.

Thank Carolexis
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect spot to stop and enjoy delicious indulgencies and nice service in a peaceful and charming setting. Cream tea was lovely.

Thank PiggyParker2
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my third visit to the tea room. This time I had the Sunday roast beef which was really huge and lovely. I thought the puddings were quite small but cleverly designed as noone had much room left anyway! Make sure to book as this little place is very popular.

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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't our first visit to Worth Matravers tea room. Lovingly designed, beautiful, delicious menu, fast service despite busy lunchtime on Mother's Day. Loved our meal there!

Thank Tatiana C
New Milton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Situated in a beautiful rural location. Absolutely charming restaurant! We really enjoyed our meal, the staff were extremely friendly & helpful. I require a gluten free diet & this was very well catered for. I would definitely recommend a visit. Thoroughly delightful!!

Thank nickylancaster
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited on Saturday 4th March, having phoned earlier in the day to check the availability of gluten free items on the lunch menu. We were recommended to book as they can get busy on days when the weather is good. The tea rooms do excellent cooked lunches as well as afternoon teas. The menu had at least 3 gluten-free... More 

Thank DorsetColinUK
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's lovely to go back a year or two on and find that the experience is still just as good. Try the toasted tea cakes, they are enormous and beautiful from the Wimborne bakery. Not only that but they come ready buttered, yummee. Great pot of tea and a scone, what more do you want after a walk in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
18:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:30
18:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite the Duck Pond, Worth Matravers, Swanage BH19 3LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage  >  Worth Matravers
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 439368
The perfect place in Purbeck for lunch, vintage afternoon teas and lovely suppers too!!!Come dine with us in vintage splendour. Sip tea in our pretty garden. Our food is always fresh and lovely. This is an experience that will make you smile.

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