We are delighted to open on Sundays from 29 May.

See our special Sunday Lunch Menu below…

Phone us on 01308 459511 or email to reserve a table now!

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Café Sladers offers a changing menu of delicious freshly home-cooked, ethically-sourced seafood, meat, vegetarian and vegan lunches, cream teas and cakes. We serve great coffee, a vast choice of teas and hot drinks, a full wine list, locally brewed beer and cider, organic soft drinks and fruit juices.

Scroll down for menus. We are open for breakfast, lunch and tea with table service indoors surrounded by artworks and outdoors (weather permitting) in our flower-filled yard.


Phone us on 01308 459511 or email

Numbers are restricted to allow for social distancing. Our tables are well spaced. We thank you for allowing our staff time to wash and prepare the table for you. Please wear a mask in the building whenever you are not seated. Our staff are here to look after you and make you welcome.


Seared Scallops with lemon and garlic, sauté potatoes, mixed salad (gf)
Orange and Pistachio Polenta Cake made with ground almonds (gf/v)


Reserve a table now by email to

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) available to eat in or as a ready meal or hot takeaway.


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

Here is a sample breakfast menu:



From three-course lunches with wine and fine dining to walkers’ winter warmers to gladden every heart, we offer fresh local seafood every day, super-generous crab sandwiches, salads and hot dishes suitable for vegetarians, vegans, fish and meat-eaters. To follow we have a selection of desserts, locally made Baboo Gelato and dreamy home-baked cakes and puddings. Homemade fruit or plain scones are cooked here every day for perfect cream teas as well as 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.

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 


We serve organic Arabica coffee and delicious decaffeinated coffee with all kinds of organic dairy milk, oat milk, soya and almond milk. Also many varieties of tea, mostly organic, including herbal, fruit and China teas as well as Earl Grey and English Breakfast. Don’t miss our sumptuous hot chocolate and chai lattes…

Choose from our carefully selected wine list, mostly from France, Italy and Spain, or from a selections of locally brewed beers (Dorset Brewing Company), cider (Burrow Hill)  and local organic juices and soft drinks (Luscombe and Belvoir).

Sample wine list:


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

8 Responses to CAFÉ SLADERS

  1. Justyna says:

    Hi 🙂
    Is your restaurant dog friendly ?
    Do you have any wifi connection cause I need to work for a while 🙂

    Thank you so much 🙂

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