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Sladers Yard Gallery

5 West Bay Rd | West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EL, England
+44 1308 459511
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we were looking for somewhere whose menu did not offer predominantly fish and this turned out to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AnHonestLady
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London, United Kingdom
Fabulous gallery and great cafe

Went for coffee, fell in love with the art on display. We were able to sit outside in the charming... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Christine H
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Reigate, 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, it is five minutes walk from the beach and harbour in West Bay, Dorset. Sladers Yard has an acclaimed cafe which is open every day serving coffees, lunches and teas. It has its own Tripadvisor entry under Sladers Yard Cafe. Please review the cafe there! Many thanks.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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5 West Bay Rd | West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 March 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.

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

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

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Reviewed 17 October 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 18 October 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

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Reviewed 23 September 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 27 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 11 August 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 16 August 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

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Reviewed 28 May 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

Thank Mark O
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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 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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Reviewed 2 May 2017

I thought it was "Slaters Yard" but once corrected it is easy to find immediately off the long-term car park (a bargain - £2 all day!). The lovely old building hides some amazing Big City Art ( Philip Sutton RA when we visited) and the...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your review Jedfal. So glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped here on our coastal walk. Fabulous coffee and wonderful selection of cakes. Lovely gallery, very inspiring.

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you OTBel for a wonderful review. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Have visited here many times before as the food is good if a little expensive. However, we arrived at 15.10 on the Thursday of the Easter weekend, tired and hungry after a 500 mile drive only to be told that they didn't do lunch any...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

There are times when criticism is fair enough and I am first to accept and try to learn from it. Your review however does not fall into that bracket. We are open until 4pm as advertised and we were open that day. Lunch is served...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A really nice secluded tea room/cafe just over the road from the long stay car park. We visited West Bay en route home from a trip to Lyme Regis. We were underwhelmed by the town apart from the impressive backdrop of the cliffs, made famous...More

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Anna P, Owner at Sladers Yard Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you Tony H! Delighted to have a thumbs up from you for Sladers Yard. We would just say that West Bay is still a working harbour with an interesting mix of very real architecture from the last seventy years alongside the Georgian with a...More

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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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