Restaurant venue , Gallery, Bookshop and more

*****PLEASE NOTE we are not open on a daily basis for walk in customers. Instead we are offering a series of special events and catering services, throughout the year, as below. See our programme opposite. *****


Groups of six or more for lunch or afternoon tea - please ring as we are happy to cater for you whenever we are available .

Corporate day, party or gathering - get in touch as we love hosting events and making food to order. We can cater for all dietary requirements.

Special Events - look out for these throughout 2024. We will be having global food theme nights, fixed price lunches, themes brunches and afternoon teas. All hosted in our lovely cafe, orangery and snug.

Room hire - Our attractive cafe, snug and orangery can be hired. Please ask for details.

Pop ups - Chefs please get in touch if you would like to be a guest chef for a special event night.

Cake and scone orders : Any cake made to order including vegan or gluten free. Also cheese scones, fruit scones or plain sweet scones.

Our Gallery currently shows paintings, sculpture and art by Rosie Casselden, Janice Dempsey, Philomena Harmsworth, John Kay, Jacky Curtis. Prices from £40 - £350. Please ring if you would like to see the gallery.

Our Bookshop Corner -  features poetry and memoir published by Sue's publishing business, Poetry Space Ltd, including our late son Mark’s memoir: P.S. I have cancer. Please ring if you would like to browse our books. We also stock beautiful handmade cards.

Please ring 01308 281110 for any enquiries. if you don't get an answer try Sue's mobile on 07986 572068. Or email



Accommodation in Beaminster

Set in the centre of the lovely small town of Beaminster, we offer a Double Room and a Family Room. Our room only prices range from £65-£85 depending on room and number of guests. Minimum stay is two nights; we offer discounts for longer stay. We offer only one room at a time so the bathroom is sole use; exceptionally we let both rooms at a time for family or friends.

Breakfast is normally available at additional tariff; we offer many choices from simple fruit and yogurt to American pancakes, Full English, and French toast.

Please contact us for details, or find out more here


Dorset Tourism Awards: We are proud to announce that Tangerine Cafe was awarded Silver in category Cafe and Tearoom of the Year in the Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/22

This is what some customers have had to say about Tangerine on Trip Advisor:

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