Swanage: Harry Ramsden’s fish & chips, 2-6 Station Road BH19 1AE. On path.
Studland: Bankes Arms, Manor Road BH19 3AU. Open all day; food 12-9.30pm (but in winter NO food Mon-Thur afternoons).
Studland Bay: Knoll Beach Cafe. Open at least 10am-4pm and longer in summer.
Sandbanks: Rick Stein, 10 Banks Road BH13 7QB. On path.
Sandbanks: Jazz Cafe, 28 Shore Road BH13 7PJ. On path near promenade. 10am-5pm.
Canford Cliffs: The Canford, 53 Cliff Drive BH13 7JF. 8am-11pm. A Young’s pub. On path.
Canford Cliffs: The Cliff, 6 Ravine Road BH13 7HX. 12-10pm. Former Nightjar pub. On path.
Branksome Chine: Branksome Beach BH13 6LP. On path.
Durley Chine: Harvester. At Chine entrance by the promenade.
Bournemouth: Harry Ramsden’s fish & chips. East Undercliff Drive BH1 2EZ. On path.
Boscombe: Harvester, Beach House BH5 1BN. Next to Boscombe Pier.
Boscombe: Shelley Theatre Cafe, Shelley Park BH5 1LX. Mon-Fri 10.30am-3.30pm; homemade soup, toasted sandwiches, sausage rolls, home baked biscuits & Purbeck ice cream.
Southbourne: Spyglass & Kettle, corner of Stourwood Avenue. A Greene King pub open all day.
Southbourne: Ashley’s fish and chip shop. Belle Vue Road BH6 3DJ. By bus stop.
Southbourne: Bistro on the Beach, BH6 4BE. On the promenade. 10am-4pm.
Hengistbury Head: Hiker Cafe BH6 4EN.
Mudeford Sandspit: The Beach House. Following a fire in autumn 2018 the cafe has temporary units (weather permitting) operating on the site. Opposite the ferry pier.
Avon Beach: The Noisy Lobster. Breakfast, lunch, ‘beach bites’ from 4pm and dinner.
Avon Beach: All Things Fish. Takeaway fish & chips and other sea food. Mon-Fri 4pm-8pm; Sat & Sun 11.30am-8pm.
Avon Beach: Coffee Cabin. Hot and cold drinks, ice cream and snacks. 9am-5pm.
Friars Cliff Promenade: The Beach Hut Cafe. Open daily. Award winning cafe serving home made food. www.beachhutcafe.co.uk
Highcliffe Castle: The Castle Kitchen. 10am-5pm. Speciality: Dorset Rarebit.
Highcliffe: The Cliffhanger cafe. Cliff top next to Chewton Bunny. Mon-Fri 9am-10pm; Sat 8am-10pm; Sun 8am-8pm. The cafe opened in 2007 on the site of the thatched Cliff Tea House built about 1900. In the 1960s a new cafe was called the Crow’s Nest and only closed when severely damaged by fire in 1990.
Highcliffe: The Paddle. Corner of Lymington Road and Waterford Road. Mon-Sat 8am-10pm; Sun 9am-4pm. Walk inland along Waterford Road from top of Chewton Bunny.
Barton-on-Sea: Cliff House Hotel. Isolated building halfway along cliff before village centre and at south end of Sea Road. 10am-10pm. Coffee, drinks and meals. Outdoor seating with view.
Barton-on-Sea: Bijou Coffee House, 4 Cliff Terrace. First in shop parade near post box. 9am-4pm. Opened 2019 replacing Sails cafe.
Milford-on-Sea: Beach House Westover pub, SO41 0PT.
Milford-on-Sea: Lighthouse, Hurst Road SO41 0PY. 9am-late. On coast path with sea view immediately at end of village. Open for breakfast, snacks and meals.
Milford-on-Sea: Hurst on the Hill cafe, Church Hill SO41 0QH.
Lymington: The Larder, Earley Court (off High Street) SO41 9EP. Mon-Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 10.30am-2pm.
Lymington: Oskubox Nordic Deli, 10 St Thomas Street SO41 9NA. Tue-Thu 8.30am-5.30pm; Fri & Sat 8.30am-9pm; Sun 10am-4pm.