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Cafe's and Deli's

We're spoiled for choice when it comes to top-notch cafes and deli's in Poole, with many bakeries, patisserie's serving high quality artisan coffee and produce.

There's also many traditional coffee shops in Poole so if you're just looking for a quick bite to eat and refreshment and lots of choice or why not stop by one of the beachfront cafes so you can watch the world going by with your favourite coffee or a cream tea?


Farmer Palmer's Hen House Restaurant

Farmer Palmer's Hen House Restaurant

About: Head on down to Farmer Palmer's for some deliciously fresh, homemade cakes and sweet treats. They have a large variety of treats that you and your little ones will adore as well as cold and hot drinks.

From a divine homemade shortbread, chocolate brownie, to a Dorset Apple cake, you really won't find anything you don't like on Farmer Palmer's Hen House menu.

Menu: Click here

TGt Recommends: Vanilla Sponge Square £2.50

Location: Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6EU

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Cafes The Wimborne Pig

The Wimborne Pig

Where: The Wimborne Pig

Location: 26 West Borough, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NF

About: This quaint and contemporary eatery in Wimborne is a great location to settle in for a coffee and a meal! Choose to settle in inside the charming restaurant or set yourself up outside once the sun comes out!

Telephone: 01202 888 565

Bookings: Book here.

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La Mia's

La Mia's

Where: La Mia's - Poole Quay

Location: Quayside, Hennings Wharf, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1GZ

About: La Mia's in Poole Quay are a family-run Mediterranean restaurant situated on Poole Quay offering a delectable array of small plates to satisfy all palates. La Mia's serve up a delicious selection of Cheese Appetisers, Meat and Cheese Platters and Rustic Breads - alongside a list of Coffee and Tea options! Sip your drink out in the sunshine and watch the world go by in their Al Fresco dining area. 

Telephone: 01202 072831

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The Pickled Berry

The Pickled Berry

Where: The Pickled Berry - Poole High Street

Location: 16 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BP

About: The Pickled Berry is a cozy restaurant in the heart of Poole; open from 12:00 every Tuesday-Sunday. They have delicious Lunch and Desserts menus available for those stopping off for a quick bite to eat. On the Desserts menu, you'll find an array of tasty treats; from Mascapone Creme Brûlée, to Sticky Toffee Pudding and a whole range of coffees.

Telephone: 01202 076 868

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The Ark Poole Park Cafe

The Ark Poole Park

About: We are really fond of the location and laid-back atmosphere at The Ark Cafe in Poole Park.  It's really family friendly so if you're taking the kids along it's a great choice! 

The seating area in the cafe has great views of the park and on a warm day you can sit outside on the terrace which overlooks Poole Park’s picturesque Swan Lake so you can really take in the views.

The Ark is open 7 days a week and breakfast is served from 10am - 11.45am, lunch from 12pm - 5.15pm and a good selection of cakes & snacks are available 10am - 6pm. 

Menu: Click here to view their sample menu.

TGt Recommends: Coffee and Tuna Melt Panini

Location:  The Ark, Poole Park, Parkstone Road, Poole, BH15 2SF

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Rockets and Rascals cafe

Rockets and Rascals

About: Buzzing Bike Shop and Cafe fantastically located on Sandbanks Road. A hit with so many; cyclists re-fuelling on a ride, local businesses having a working lunch or just relaxing with friends and family. 

They use local suppliers and serve fresh hot and cold food, cakes, juices and smoothies. They're open all day and also serve takeaways. The menu is mostly healthy with an array of super food salads and their famous Vitality Box  is a takeaway favourite.

Menu: Click here to view their menu.

TGt Recommends: Vitality Box and a smoothie followed by a cake as you've been so good!

Location:  Saltern's Court, Sandbanks Road, Lilliput, Poole, BH14 8HS

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Mark Bennett's Ashley Cross

Patisserie Mark Bennett

About: Oh how we love the atmosphere and food at all four of Mark Bennett's Patisserie's in Poole.  There's a buzz at all times of the day but we particularly like popping in for a morning coffee with one of their delicious almond croissants while reading the papers in the Ashley Cross cafe.

All serve breads, savouries and cakes with a lengthy drinks menu too with freshly brewed teas,speciality coffees and a range of soft drinks

All of their products are freshly baked locally at their Lilliput bakery and include seasonal products throughout the year.

Menu: Click here to view their menu.

TGt Recommends: Speciality coffee with an almond croissant

Location:  Lilliput, Ashley Cross, Penn Hill, Broadstone. View details of each of Mark Bennett's Patisserie's here.

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