Brilliant food and coffee . with a very friendly staff, IN the Chapter House Books Shop..so more than just a cafe .and very friendly and helpful staff and own..A must visit if you are in sherborne Dorset..
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I've reviewed the Sanctuary Coffee Shop and Chapter House books before, so I'll not repeat everything I've said about this perfect combination. But what's prompted this new review is the range of cakes now available and which I've only discovered in the last week. So...More
We were visiting Sherborne for the first time, it was a cold wet and windy day, every cafe in the high street was full to overflowing, we were about to give up and go back to the car when a little way from the main...More
Popped in here for a coffee and cake. Selection of homemade cakes. Good coffee. It is certainly different from your normal coffee shops.
Sherborne is full of coffee shops, but in my opinion this one beats the lot. For a start, they use top-quality coffee beans from an established Dorset supplier who I've bought my beans from in the past. But it's not just the coffee and the...More
The place could do very well, but they do not know how to make coffee - watery/weak. The thing is, at a couple of pounds, coffee is not cheap and is always enjoyed at a special moment, which generally happens once a day. So, it...More
I'm sorry to hear that your experience with our coffee was not up to scratch. You are one of the first to say the coffee is watery/weak, I will check the grinder settings in the morning as this should not have happened. The blend we...More
What a wonderful find for book lovers, those who enjoy a peaceful drink/light refreshments away from the hubub of the town, or who just want to sit with a drink and look at the enormous array of books! PERFECT, and Claire the owner and her...More
To find a "proper " seacond hand book shop is a joy and then to find it also has a tearoom made a great start to a holiday in Dorset. Sitting drinking tea and eating Dorset apple cake surrounded by piles of books is our...More
Great coffees and teas, beautiful cakes, charming service...a return to the age of reason, enlightening!
This place could be a real gem but four of us visited for lunch and it was memorable for the wrong reasons. The prices were very reasonable, the menu was quite appealing but the service was abysmal. There were other customers but it could hardly...More
I'm sorry to hear you had an unsatisfactory visit to us recently, we aim not to disappoint customers, obviously we failed in your case. Please accept my apologies. I just want to reassure you that the coffee shop staff are issued with disposable gloves to...More