Contemporary Art, Furniture & Craft Gallery · Licensed Café

Due to Tier 3 restrictions the Café is open for Takeaway only

10am – 3.30pm Wednesday – Saturday

Call 01308 459511 or email to place a takeaway order for hot or cold food

Café Sladers offers a changing menu of freshly cooked superb seafood, meat, vegetarian and vegan lunches, puddings, desserts, cream teas and cakes.

We are offering hot lunches to take out and dinners ready to heat at home. Order in advance by phone: 01308 459511 or by email. Or pop in to place your order during our opening hours.

Reservations (not currently available, sorry)

Reservations are welcome and often essential. 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.

Please wear a mask. Hand-washing facilities are available in our yard. We regret that our toilet is closed to visitors during lockdown. There are public toilets in West Bay Road car park just across the road.

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


Café Sladers offers a changing menu of superb freshly cooked seafood, meat, vegetarian and vegan lunches, puddings, desserts, cream teas and cakes.
Hold your own party or wedding here.

Unwind at Café Sladers

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.

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

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).

Our great local suppliers include: Burrow Hill Cider, Dorset Brewing Company, Dorchester; Frampton’s Butchers; Davy’s Locker, Bridport & Evershot Bakery.

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