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Bonjour

4 Babeny Walk | Poundbury, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3TR, England
+44 1305 257133
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
4 Babeny Walk | Poundbury, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3TR, England
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live locally and had heard positive comments about this bijou cafe, I visited with a friend, the coffee was passable not really good but no cream available, there was a tiny (less than a cm) smear of something possibly chocolate brownie on the saucer....More

Thank Haynes-view
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you for your comments. Just before you came in a cup of coffee was spilt at the table next to yours, splashing up the wall and windows and all over the floor - it's amazing how far one cup can go! Of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here in October and it was a perfect little pitstop. A family run café with little wooden tables and a charming menu. The homemade fresh cream Victoria Sponge was to die for!

Thank KateBChichester
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate, thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear people like our homemade cakes! Hope we see you again when you're next passing Poundbury. Emma

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

What a great find, amazing BLT with avocado and a great cup of coffee. So good we went back for cake which was also excellent.

Thank John L
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi John, thank you for your lovely review. The BLAT is delicious isn't it - a monster of a sandwich! Hope we see you again soon. Emma

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible Sunday brunch! The homemade beans were Incredible - the best I've had, even. Emma's a lovely cafe host and made us all really welcome and even the pooch. The coffee is really good too. We'll definitely be back to hang out...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Delightful small cafe with delicious cakes and great place for lunch. I had smoked mackerel pate and toast, elderflower spritzer and friends enjoyed their meals too. It is in Prince Charles' village of Poundbury on the edge of Dorchester. Only open up to tea-time. I.e....More

Thank Maturity
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we really value our customers' feedback so it's great to hear you enjoyed your meal. The smoked mackerel pate is a favourite! Hope we see you again soon. Emma

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely little spot - great coffee, and delicious healthy bites! Avocado on sourdough toast my favourite😊

Thank WeymouthWanderers
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Avo on sourdough is my favourite too! Thanks for your lovely comments, hope we see you again soon. Emma

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had been meaning to go here for some time, and decided to go for lunch. Emma was really friendly and made us feel very welcome. We both ordered the Salmon, Beetroot and Cream cheese sandwich, one on wholemeal bread and one on white. We...More

Thank Katie S
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely and very detailed review! We are a small place so we rely a lot on word of mouth and it's great to hear that our customers like the food. Hope we see you again soon! Emma

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Popped in here on the off chance while walking around Poundbury, this quaint little cafe was quiet wile I was there but had a great selection of healthy food. I had a salmon, beetroot and cream cheese sarnie and it was one of the best...More

Thank Cjay407
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed your sandwich - it's a new addition to the menu so great to hear people like the combination! We look forward to greeting you on your next visit. Emma

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Emma, the owner, is a great cook and provides a very friendly atmosphere in the cafe. Would recommend as it is a lovely spot for a bite to eat!

Thank Bonniface37
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to get feedback from our local customers! Hope we see you again soon. Emma

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Visited for lunch today, our first visit. The menu is very much to my taste, although it helps if you like beetroot! Thankfully, I love it. I highly recommend the avocado and beetroot salad, but was very tempted by most things on the menu. My...More

Thank Jane G
emma t, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

The beet & avo salad is a new addition to the menu so it's great to hear people like it. I'm a beetroot lover too! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate the feedback. Hope we see you again soon....More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Babeny Walk | Poundbury, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester  >  Poundbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 257133
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Description
Delicious homemade food in the heart of Poundbury in beautiful Dorset. Pop in for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or just coffee & cake - our coffee is excellent and cakes are homemade!
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