Eating & shopping

Villano Café

Delicious Dorset Cream Tea © Ian Shaw

Delicious Dorset Cream Tea

Enjoy delicious home made food and drink and stunning coastal views in the Villano Café.

We serve a range of hot and cold lunches, sandwiches, cakes and cream teas throughout the day, hot food is served until 3pm.

Or why not cool down with a delicious Purbeck ice cream?

Coffee bar

Pack a picnic and a rug and relax on the lawn © Paul Harris

Pack a picnic and a rug and relax on the lawn

Our coffee bar is the perfect place to create your own picnic.

For those who want to begin their island adventure straight away, you can pick up freshly made and pre-packed food items along with hot and cold drinks to take away.

Gift shop

Browse for great gifts in the shop © John Millar

Browse for great gifts in the shop

Browse through our gift shop full of inspiring gifts and treats for all the family.

We have a great red squirrel range, pocket money treats and sweets for the kids and lots of local Dorset goodies.

New shopping and coffee experience


Last summer we re-located our gift shop to our much-loved Engine Shed. If you visit the gift shop today, you can still see the original engine in the shop. The engine was built around 1907 and supplied the electricity to the castle on the island.

We have also opened a second-hand bookshop which is located in the Engine Shed shop.

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