PiP Cafe

PiP is a family and dog friendly café with a separate meeting room in the heart of a beautiful park called ‘The Great Field’ Poundbury, Dorchester Dorset.

Open Tuesday – Sunday 9am – 5pm we serve hot and cold drinks, ice creams, hot soup and dishes of the day, home made cakes and bakes. Times may vary until all lockdown restrictions are lifted. Do ring 01305 259142 or check our instagram @pippoundbury

There is a mile long walking, running or cycling track around the field, which is planted with wild flower meadows, over 500 trees, an outside gym and play equipment, the perfect destination for families, friends, exercise lovers, visitors and local residents of Dorchester and Poundbury.

Discover Our Menu

PiP’s café and meeting room will provide hot and cold drinks and food such as homemade cakes as well as simple breakfasts and lunches such as soup and sandwiches and a dish of the day

Our Story

PiPs café is run by the trading arm of the youth charity The Alcohol Education Trust with any profits generated supporting its work. Click to learn more!

Featured Artwork

Supporting under 25’s and locally based artists
The café and community room walls feature art work for sale by local residents or under 25 year olds. Please email helena@alcoholeducationtrust.org if you’d like to exhibit.

Book our community space

Whether for a club, organisation or business meeting, our versatile meeting room sits up to 16 comfortably and has full facilities for making presentations and is WiFi enabled.

Those who book can choose to have catering from the cafe or there is a kitchenette and fridge in the room.

Exclusive hire rates for charities and community groups are £10 an hour and for business’ £15 an hour or £100 for the day. For more information, please email lucy@alcoholeducationtrust.org or kate@alcoholeducationtrust.org.
Click the link to see availability.

Book Swap

We operate a wonderful book swap from the café – bring a book to swap for a new read, or just pop a donation into our charity box if you fancy taking one home!
We have an amazing range to choose from thanks to the kind people who have bought in books for us.


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Social Media

We are officially smitten with this little chap! He was only allowed a little look at the tuna and sweet corn baguette…

Posted by Pips Poundbury on Thursday, 27 May 2021

Contact Us

If you would like to book a table, find out more, or book our community room, then please get in touch. For the community space email lucy@pipspoundbury.com. For the café email info@pipspoundbury.com
Cafe managers: rosemary@pipspoundbury.com, adelle@pipspoundbury.com

Open Hours

Tueday – Sunday
9am – 5pm


Pavilion in The Park,
St Johns Way, Poundbury,
Dorchester Dorset, DT1 2FG

Phone Number

01305 259142