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The Orchard Tea Rooms

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West Holme Farm Holme for Gardens | West Holme Farm, Wareham BH20 6AQ, England
+44 1929 554716
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited this restaurant on several occasions and it is always an enjoyable experience. The food is tasty, clearly home cooked and reasonably priced. The staff are friendly and helpful whether they are serving you or not. The bonus with this restaurant is that it is situated in a lovely garden centre which has been beautifully landscaped so you... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visited this restaurant which is part of Holme for Gardens Garden Centre. It was very busy on Saturday lunchtime and there was a 20 minute wait for food. The reason for the busyness was they have a 25% off sale on plants and if you are a Privelege card holder you have to use the value of your points by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Have only had a Dorset cream tea here but it was absolutely delicious, actually shared on the second visit as the scones are pretty large but sooo nice!

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Thank apeake007
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch was very pleasant. Portions and taste very enjoyable although roast potatoes were a bit pale and tasteless. Lovely environment and lots of things to look at and shop

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dorset
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Took the family to Holme for Gardens for lunch and was pleasantly surprised to see how beautiful the open gardens are now! You must spend time just wondering around the different boarders and flower beds for inspiration, we did! Ate our lunch around the large pond in the sunshine, couldn't beat it. We picked from the specials board, which had... More 

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Thank dorset000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We love the Orchard tea room, so we decided to getting married there. It was the best decision ever! We had our wedding early October and the place was beautiful and full with colors, different blossuming flowers and plants. All the staff were kind and great not just on our big day, but through the entire planning. They were flexible... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Farm shop a pleasure and staff very friendly and helpful. Garden centre interesting and, from overheard conversation seemed like knowledgeable and helpful staff. Tea rooms? Read on… Went to tea room on recommendation of a local and booked for 4:00pm and had the temerity to arrive about fifty minutes early. Reception was extremely hostile, obviously a graduate of the doctors'... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had visited before, it was OK, but not impressed. Having being told it had made some changes, we decided to have a look, what an improvement! A complete change, and so much improved. We enjoyed the garden centre, farm shop and cafe, having decided to have lunch there. Came away a bit poorer!

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Thank Adam_Mara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited especially for cake and tea after reviewing website Wasn't disappointed. Lovely home made scone and clotted cream plus a slice of Victoria sponge cake. Clean and well served. Was quite busy on arrival but easy to find a table Farm shop adjacent is good too Highly recommend

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Just what we always look for a little garden centre with a fabulous coffee shop and lovely pond. ..sit and watch the world go by with amazing snacks, lunch and coffee...will be returning😁

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Holme Farm Holme for Gardens | West Holme Farm, Wareham BH20 6AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 554716
Description
Set within the heart of Holme for Gardens, the Orchard is a light and airy destination with wonderful views across the Purbeck Hills. Light refreshments including coffee, tea, hot chocolate and our Holme-made cakes and scones are served all day. Don’t miss our delicious Dorset Cream Tea.Supporting our local suppliers is important to us and our lunch menu showcases just some of the fantastic produce available to us in Dorset. The “specials board” changes regularly to reflect the seasons and our locally sourced ingredients. Much of our fruit and vegetables are grown right here at Holme . We have a wide range of soft drinks including locally pressed apple juice, elderflower pressé, mineral water from the Somerset hills as well as a refreshing, classic Coca Cola.We're licensed too, so why not enjoy a glass of locally brewed beer, Dorset cider or a crisp white wine from the vineyards situated in the Dorset hills.The Orchard’s terrace area and pond side seating is perfect for al fresco dining. A tranquil spot to relax-a-while over lunch, surrounded by beautiful plants and flowers.

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