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Nellie Crumb

17 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LR, England
+44 1929 552524
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“cakes” (34 reviews)
“clotted cream” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
17 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped for a bite having taken the boat trip from Poole. A lovely little cafe, very olde worlde with a good menu. Sadly, I chose the fishcake from the specials board, which was underwhelming. I'm not sure what the problem was re the staff....More

1  Thank MrsBoxerDog
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It is difficult to know which day you called in but it can be hectic when the boat comes up the river as every-one comes in together does not have very long and then all leave at the same time so it can be a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called for lunch at this lovely cafe/tea room. Great menu. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank JayneWoroch
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to put your review on our page we really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Wareham.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Wareham on a visit to the South Coast to see friends. It’s a lovely little market town. We found Nellie Crumb mid afternoon in need of a sit down and cup of tea. Service was prompt and surroundings olde worlde. The scones cake with...More

Thank YorkshireZimmer
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We haven't been described as a 'rare find' before but really appreciate this comment from you. Nowadays with so many large chains taking over high streets we think it is good to still have small businesses being different. I'm glad that you had enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a cold rainy day. There was a log fire which was very welcoming. The staff were friendly. The menu was fairly typical and not particularly inspiring but I had a vegetarian breakfast which was quite tasty

Thank mabe
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad that you enjoyed your vegetarian breakfast, found us friendly and had a warm by the fire. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Situated close to the harbour the Cafe has a shop front on one side with a selection of delicious baked goods, the other side has a few tables and chairs, then there is a large back room with lots of tables and chairs and a...More

Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our tearooms and are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and also found some things to take away as well. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was a quaint little shop with the most amazing food. So enjoyed our visit. Everyone was so very friendly and would definitely recommend anyone who is in the area to stop by and enjoy this most wonderful restaurant. A must when we return to...More

Thank 102travelcrazy
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We hope that you are enjoying your holiday in the Dorset area and are pleased that you found our tearooms. Thank you for your review we really appreciate your kind words and hope that you have a good stay before returning back to America.

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited here for lunch on a snowy day. So good to sit in front of a real fire! Good variety of 'home cooked' food. Attentive staff and good value. We'll be back!More

Thank Jephson
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for your review - we certainly have had some changeable weather over the last few months so the fire is always a welcome sight this time of year. We glad that you enjoyed the macaroni - it can be served with cheddar or...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Hi All, I last was in Wareham 54 years ago, mum and Dad brought myself and twin brother on holiday on their motorcycle outfit, we regularly picked up cakes from Nellie Crumbs, I was amazed to find Nellie Crumbs still in existence after all these...More

Thank gedski56
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We were pleased to welcome you back after 54 years! Unfortunately we have only been at Nellie's for 44 years so you would have visited in the McGreggor's time but it is great that you had such a lasting memory and we hope that the...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Friendly and welcoming. Great food, bread pud to die for! Dog friendly. Just ask for Zoe. Will be back soon.More

Thank keithdiaper
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

We are glad you and your dog found us on your recent visit to Wareham. We make the bread pudding ourselves and it can be served several ways - our favourite is hot with custard - always welcoming in this cold weather. Zoe is a...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

On a chilly damp morning we came across Nellie Crumb. It looked inviting so in we went. As it was early in the day there were only 2 others having coffee. At the far end there was gorgeous open fire. Very welcoming. We sat by...More

Thank LALLYSTU
CHRISTINE B, Owner at Nellie Crumb, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you for your review - we certainly have had some varied weather over the last few months and are glad that you found us on your recent trip it's always good to have a chat and are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 552524
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