Evening Menu

Group bookings

Why not reserve a table for a special occasion. Celebrate a birthday with us and the birthday guest will receive a present with our compliments. Bookings can also be made for coffee mornings or afternoon tea parties.

We also offer a special lunch menu on Mothering Sunday, Easter Sunday, Father's Day and during Christmas.

Please note that we do get very busy at certain times of the year and that our menu is subject to availability.

Serving Times

The Restaurant is open:

10:00am until 4:00pm January and February
10:00am until 5:00pm March until June
9:30am until 5:00pm July and August
10:00am until 5:00pm September until December (9:30am at weekends)
10:00am until 11:30am breakfast menu is served (9:30am at weekends)

12:00pm until 3:00pm lunches are served.
3:00pm until 4:30pm High Teas are available.

The Restaurant is fully licensed and serves wines, beers and cider.

Teas, coffees, cakes, sandwiches, toasted tea cakes, toasted sandwiches etc. are all available throughout the day (please see our menu).

Our recipes are copyright and are the property of the Craft Centre.
We reserve the right to change our menu at any time without prior notice.

The place for something special

The Craft Centre is situated in the heart of West Dorset’s beautiful rolling countryside. Converted from redundant farm buildings in 1986, The Craft Centre is renowned for being the place to find that something unique and special.

The Craft Centre has a fantastic range of unusual gifts for all, which include: cosmetics, cards for all occasions, pens, jewellery, fashion & leather handbags, men’s gifts, gadgets, gardening gifts, linens, kitchen ware, craft kits, traditional and pocket money toys, stationary, china, glass, clocks, pictures, and much, much more...

We also have a fabulous selection of food offering superb: Jams, chutneys, preserves, handmade chocolates, country wines and ciders, and many locally sourced seasonal products.

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The Craft

We host a number of independently run craft studios. Each one has something that would appeal to everybody, both young and old.

Our studios

The Attic

Nestled quietly in the rafters of the Craft Centre, just waiting to be discovered, you can find the Gallery of Makers.

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Craft centre
diary dates

We hold a number of different quirky and entertaining events, for both children and adults throughout the year. 

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Centre Opening Hours

January – February 10:00am – 4:00pm
March – December 10:00am – 5:00pm
Open seven days a week.

Opening hours of individual craft studios may vary.

Free parking

Disabled access throughout most of the centre

Did you know we also have free wi-fi?