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Sladers Yard Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Viewing the Gallery during Dorset Open Studios Event

Went to Sladers Yard as we were keen to see latest exhibition. Never been before and found the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Ankor_12
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Bridport, United Kingdom
A gap in the local market!

We finally found a place to eat in West Bay that wasn't pasties or chips! Desperate for something... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
not23fair
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Sladers Yard is one of the most ambitious art galleries in the South West, showing contemporary British art, handmade furniture and designer craft. Housed in an historic Georgian rope warehouse, with pillared galleries and flower-filled courtyard...more
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5 West Bay Rd | West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EL, England
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Went to Sladers Yard as we were keen to see latest exhibition. Never been before and found the place very interesting use of redundant Shipwright store. We also 'tested' some hot drinks and Dorset Apple Cake. Very pleasant place to visit. Great gallery up and...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for coming and for reviewing the gallery. I'm glad you enjoyed the gallery and café. The stairs in this historic Georgian warehouse are steep. It is part of the character of this building. I'm sorry that you consider that a negative point. If...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

We finally found a place to eat in West Bay that wasn't pasties or chips! Desperate for something wholesome to eat we trawled the area for something suitable. There are many take away options for chips etc and also several expensive seafood restaurants but seemingly...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you so much. Really thrilled to read your review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Sladers Yard Gallery today, located in a beautifully converted stone barn! The staff were friendly and helpful and the venue was full of locally produced art and interesting craft! The menu was (refreshingly) vegan & Vegetarian making use of fresh & seasonal...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you Polly R for this fantastic review. New vegan chocolate and beetroot cake looks great today! Vegan lunches are also a highlight.

Reviewed June 25, 2018

The gallery has an ever-changing display of art, and whether it's to your taste or not, it's always interesting. The cafe has what I consider to be the best cake in the world. There's a pleasant outside seating area too. Perfect.

Thank Christine H
Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Delighted to have the best cake in the world and always interesting art. That's just what we are aiming for! Thank you so much for your 5 star review. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed April 29, 2018

we were looking for somewhere whose menu did not offer predominantly fish and this turned out to be an excellent choice. Great pies, tasty salad and really nice bottled drinks - absolutely great value and all served with a smile. We will be visiting again

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thanks AnHonestLady. We're so glad you found us! As well as seafood, we do wonderful lunches and cakes for vegans, vegetarians, gluten-free and special meaty treats on Sundays! Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Went for coffee, fell in love with the art on display. We were able to sit outside in the charming yard. The cakes looked really good, but we were too full to try them. A good excuse to go back again another day.

Thank Christine H
Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review. Come again soon for lunch and cakes!

Reviewed October 17, 2017

Went along to take a look at the gallery. Lots of lovely crafted pieces. Some were extremely expensive, out of the reach of most pockets, but beautiful. Food choice was good whether it just be cake and coffee, snack or meal.More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for your review tess382017. So glad that you liked the menu in the Café and the art we show in the gallery. It is true that really dedicated artists need to charge for their work. Glad you enjoyed seeing it and maybe one...More

Reviewed September 23, 2017

Having had a look around the open studios / gallery we were conveniently timed for lunch. A relatively limited menu but really good quality and excellent value for money. Even though they were short staffed the service was really good. The whole place was really...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

Thank you Jeff P for your lovely review. I'm so happy you enjoyed Sladers Yard.

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Great place for coffee and very good cakes. Otherwise the food is overpriced with small portions. If you want to pay higher than London prices for small portions eat here. Not as bad as soulshine for this but still a shame as this place could...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

No-one has ever accused Sladers Yard Cafe of having small portions before! In fact many people ask for bags to take food home because the portions are so generous. All the food is made from scratch using carefully sourced ingredients and the prices are considerably...More

Reviewed May 28, 2017

I bought an expensive, beautiful,enamel pendant by Jocelyn Pardoe from Sladers Yard Gallery as a Christmas present. After a few wearings a piece of enamel came off the pendant. I contacted Sladers Yard to arrange for the return of the pendant. At no stage did...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

I am very sorry the enamel on the pendant you bought turned out to be faulty. Jocelyn Pardoe is a gifted and outstanding craftsperson. On the very rare occasions where there is any kind of problem with her work she fixes it or we refund...More

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sarah c
June 18, 2015|
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Yes Dogs are very welcome!
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May 18, 2015|
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Hi, The ground floor, including the cafe and one of the galleries, is accessi ble. I am afraid the first floor has narrow steep stairs up to it. Disabled customers are welcome to park in our driveway while they are at... More
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