Our Food


From home cooked meals, to Full English Breakfast, we can cater for all diets


Our Food

Whether you are looking for a light snack to keep you going, or a proper meal to re fuel on your journey, we have it covered.

From home cooked meals, to Full English Breakfast or the infamous Cartgate Cheeseburger you’ll find something you fancy.


Daily Specials

See our Blackboards for the days Specials too!

We can cater for all diets, please just ask our friendly staff. We even keep in Doggy Ice Creams for your favourite travel companions too!

Only the Best

What We Offer

All Day Breakfasts – various options
Cartgate Cheeseburger – always a favourite!
Home made Lasagne, Garlic Bread and Salad
Home made Chilli with rice and Garlic Bread
Pie of the Day. Chips, Veg and Gravy
Jacket Potatoes with choice of fillings
Bacon Rolls
Cakes, Biscuits, Ice Creams and drinks of every sort!

Our Blackboards also include our daily Specials

Home Made Lasagne

Chefs homemade tasty classic with plenty of cheese, garlic bread or chips and salad.

Pie of the Day

Nothing says comfort quite like a home made hearty pie – ask our team for today’s filling. Served with chunky chips, veg and gravy

Jacket Potatoes with choice of fillings

Mouthwatering Jacket Potatoes with a selection of tasty fillings.

Cakes, Biscuits, Ice Creams and drinks of every sort!

Come and try our delicious range of Cakes, Biscuits, Ice Creams and drinks


What Customers are Saying

“A Great Find”

Great place to stop. Toilets clean. Food good and reasonably priced. Dog friendly. Plenty of picnic benches. Tourist information office. Allergy and food intolerance aware. Very much home cooking.

Jennifer G

“Fabulous food & service”

Stopped at cartgate twice yesterday, with my family for food! Both times was absolutely lovely food! They managed to cater for all our needs, the omelette I had was delious! Friendly staff, beautiful place! Haven’t been there since I was a little girl and it still in a great place to go! Can’t wait to go back again!


“Just what you want!”

Always a good stopping point between home and visint relatives, we know we will have an excellent breakfast and good cuppa!


“Ideal place to break journey”

Stopped here enter route to Hampshire for looking stop and cuppa.Was impressed with what we saw so decided to stop for food on our way home.Had our midday meal there , good selection at sensible prices and service and surrounds were very good.


“Perfect pit stop, always reliable”

We often stop here on the way back to Swanage from Bristol. Staff are always polite and friendly, they look happy to be there Incredibly cheap meals, all food comes out very quickly and is well presented. Toilets extremely clean and well maintained We always need a quick pit stop, Cartgate is perfect for us


Opening Hours


7:00am - 8:00pm

(Monday is Bike Night until the end of the summer)

Tuesday- Sunday

7:00am – 6:00pm 

Last hot food orders half an hour before closing