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Café Sladers offers a changing menu of freshly home-cooked wholesome and delicious seafood, meat, vegetarian and vegan lunches, cream teas and cakes. We serve great coffee and a full wine list with lunch.

Scroll down for menus. We are normally open for breakfast, lunch and tea with table service and seating indoors and outside (weather permitting) in our flower-filled yard.


Reservations are welcome and often essential. Please email or call us on 01308 459511. Numbers are restricted to allow for social distancing.

All our tables are thoroughly cleaned after each sitting. We thank you for allowing our staff time to wash and prepare the table for you. Masks must be worn in the building whenever you are not seated. Service is table-service only or takeaway. Our staff are here to look after you and make you welcome.


Lemon and Garlic Crusted Scallops, sauté potatoes, mixed salad (gf)



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or phone 01308 459511

Super-generous Lyme Bay Crab Sandwich

Fabulous Fish Pie stuffed with scallops, prawns and white fish, salmon, smoked haddock and capers with a crispy rosti potato topping (gf)


Breakfast is served from 10am – 11.30am every morning we are open. Reservations are welcome.

Here is a sample breakfast menu:

Don’t miss our wonderful organic coffee, with all kinds of organic dairy milk, oat milk, soya and almond milk. Also many kinds of tea, mostly organic, including herbal, fruit and China teas as well as Earl Grey and English Breakfast. Sumptuous hot chocolate, chai and turmeric spiced hot drinks and much more besides…



From three-course lunches with wine and fine dining to walkers’ winter warmers to gladden every heart, we offer tasty warming risottos, soups and superfood salads, fresh local seafood every day, sumptuously generous crab sandwiches and salads, platters to share (dishes for suitable for vegetarians, vegans, fish and meat-eaters).  We serve local organic juices and soft drinks, a full wine list, local beers and cider as well as spirits and liqueurs. To follow we have dreamy home-baked cakes and puddings, organic Arabicaffé coffee and speciality teas. Wonderful homemade fruit or plain scones are cooked here every day for perfect cream teas or cheese scones for savoury snacks.

We are delighted to have been awarded six annual Gold Awards by the Taste of the West.

Our home-made cakes and cream teas are legendary. Choose from the cabinet of dreams

Orange and Pistachio Polenta Cake
Our gluten-free polenta cakes are made with ground almonds which gives a wonderful texture.
Dorset Apple Cake served warm with clotted cream
Cafe seeting in our flower filled yard
Seating outside in our sunny yard
Dressed for a wedding 


All our drinks are high quality and carefully selected, including a good range of wines, mostly from France, Italy and Spain, locally brewed beers (Dorset Brewing Co.), cider (Burrow Hill)  and delicious organic soft drinks (Luscombe and Belvoir).

We serve wonderful coffees, a wide range of teas and herb, green and fruit teas and infusions plus Green & Blacks organic hot chocolate, and frothy Chai Lattes.  Tell us how you like it, or leave it to our well trained young barristers.

Sample wine list:

Wine List new


Our evening events are sadly on hold at the moment. Normally, the café serves supper with almost all our evening events and the delicious food, fun and chat are a highlight of coming here.  Often we serve a short menu which will include a choice of a meat, seafood or vegetarian dishes with waiter service.   Fabulous starters, desserts, cheese and liqueurs are available to order on the night. Sign up to our mailing list for live music, speakers and other evening events.

Sladers Yard is a brilliant venue for private parties, weddings and dinners. Events are tailor-made to the customer’s wishes, style and budget.  From waitress-service or buffet dinners for up to 60 people to a bar, band or dj, and dancing for larger groups. More information…

Funeral Teas and Memorial Gatherings with space to mill about and a really good tea to bring comfort and good memories.

Bookings are welcome.  For larger parties we can arrange set menus priced per head.  For events, weddings and parties please call Anna/Jackie on 01308 459511 or email

The wedding feast

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