Stunning historic gardens, Compton Acres, boasts a beautiful, spacious café. It's fully licensed, so enjoy a glass of wine while your food is being prepared. The café offers a selection of freshly made English specialities including a hearty cooked breakfast, which is served from 9.30am until 11.30am. The lunch menu features daily specials, Fresh Mackerel Fillets on a New Potato and Chive Salad, Traditional Greek Salad, Salmon and Dill Fishcakes with a Watercress Hollandaise, Lyme Bay Crab Risotto, Free Range Chicken Ceasar Salad, sandwiches and more - plus a range of traditional homemade cakes and delicious afternoon treats. Try our homemade Arctic Roll with Seasonal Berries, Blueberry Bakewell Tart with Purbeck Clotted Cream Ice Cream or Lemon Posett with Pistachio Biscotti, or a traditional Afternoon Tea with finger sandwiches, scones and cakes served on a beautiful glass stand. Parking is free, so why not stay awhile and explore the ten acres of beautifully tended gardens?
A relaxed and friendly atmosphere, delicious food and excellent service. An ideal place to enjoy fresh coffee and homemade cakes, or meet friends for a light lunch.
Enjoy the wonderful view towards Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour and the Purbecks, whilst enjoying a Dorset Cream Tea.
The Harbour View Cafe also provides Sandwiches, Soups, soft drinks, coffee, tea and the fantastic Purbeck Ice-cream.