cafe, gallery, bookshop

Delicious home cooked meals and snacks served everyday.

Currently showing paintings, sculpture and art by Rosie Casselden, Janice Dempsey, John Kay, Josephine Hamilton, Edd Stone and Brian Cocks.

Prices from £40 - £350.

Bookshop featuring poetry, memoir and fiction, including our late son Mark's memoir: P.S. I have cancer. Call in for a copy and help us raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

bed and breakfast accommodation in Beaminster

Set in the centre of the lovely small town of Beaminster, we offer a Double Room and a Family Room with a shared modernised bathroom. Both rooms are £75 per night, £65 for single occupancy.

The Double Room features a snug suitable for a child (up to about 10).

The Family Room accommodates up to four: a double bed; a single bed; and a chair bed

Both rooms have Smart TV.

A home cooked breakfast in the café or orangery in included. Please ask if you would like room only.

news and events

Menu: We are often asked about our menu. We do not have a fixed menu, preferring to have the element of newness every day. But we always have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options for our tasty and often original meals. Toasties, sandwiches and paninis are always available. We have an example daily menu and an example of our evening meal served every Wednesday. Please ring and ask what is on if you wish. All our dishes are freshly cooked on the premises.

Dorset Tourism Awards: We are thrilled that Kellie, our fantastic cafe manager has been shortlisted in Unsung Hero category in the annual Dorset Tourism Awards. It is in recognition of the wonderful contribution she has made since we opened in 2019. We hear next month whether she has won.

Car charger: We now have a Type2 car charger for EVs and Plugin hybrids available for use for B&B guests. If other customers wish to use please ask us.

January closure: Once again, Covid-19 restrictions require us to close. Thanks to all our customers for their support in December. We have no idea when we shall be open again but certainly hope to be open for teas. coffees, cakes and lovely meals as soon as possible.

Reopening: We shall reopen on Sunday 6th December with normal opening times. Please book for meals by telephone (01308 281110); email (; or messenger (find us on Facebook).

Lockdown 2: In line with other hospitality venues, we are closed for the prescribed four week period until early December.

We plan to reopen as soon as possible, and promise our customers more good food with a warm and friendly welcome.

Wednesday evenings: will be continuing, and we shall aim to entertain customers for Christmas celebratory meals.

Special events: Tangerine Cafe is a perfect venue for a party for adults or children. Let us do the work. Our snug or orangery can be hired for meetings or parties.

Cafe Manager Kellie Court with her Front of House Award from Bridport Local Food Group.

Hard-working Kellie has been with us since Tangerine opened in April 2019 and is very popular with customers

Delicious, homecooked food Distinctive art Events and workshops  A new community space