Mothers Day 2019 is just around the corner

Its mothers day on 31 March and we are now taking bookings . Our Delicious menu is as below . Everyone is welcome and mums get a  free dessert and glass of fizz . Bookings are advisable served from 11.45 with last seats at 17.00   Mothers Day Menu 31 March 2019 Served from 11.45 to 16.00 ( last sitting … Read More

The Great 6 Nations Sausage Challenge Starts on 2 February

    The 6 Nations Sausage Challenge @thePorthouse Which way will you swing ? High, Low, Haggis or Hog ? Owtons Butchers Farm Shop Sausage Baguette with Fries and a drink £8.95 * Live matches shown on the following dates with themed sausages   Saturday 2 February:@16.45 Ireland (Beef and Guiness sausage)s v England (Pork and Smokey Bacon )   … Read More

Bangers, Pancakes, Valentine and much more !

Our spring programme of events is as below, we startin February with our Bangers, Mash, Beer and a Bash party on 8 February, All welcome. To book any events email sally@vanillacatering.co.uk or Nikki@vanillacatering.co.uk.  Bookings advisable for all events Bangers Beer and a Bash night-Friday 8 February It’s that time of year when we need cheering up so come to our … Read More

Happy New Year

Happy New year to you all We hope to welcome you all  back in 2019 We have some very exciting theme nights to come this year including everything from a Brazilian feast to Spanish Tapas, more details to follow soon Sally and the team  

Christmas Closure

Happy Christmas to all our lovely Customers,  many thanks for supporting  our independent cafe bar and venue this year , it means a lot to us. We will close on Saturday 22 December and Reopen on Thursday 3 January. We all hope  you have a fantastic break and see you next year Love  from Sally, Nikki , Sam and the … Read More

Xmas opening times

It’s nearly here so hold tight…… Due to a large number of private parties our opening times may vary so please check the news section as we would hate to disappoint watch this space for  exciting news of  new menus and new promotions for the  new year  but until then realx as its chriiiiiiissssssssmassssss !    

Xmas is coming ………

Still places available on our mixed Party night on 15th December  but we are filling up fast so call to book before its too late Our mixed  night  on  22 December  is almost full but we sill have places left on Saturday 15th  Lots of festive fun including an arrival drink, 3 course sit down, wine, mince pies, crackers, DJ … Read More

Fathers Day BBQ on 17 June – book now !

Bring Dad along to our BBQ on 17 June We will be chilling and grilling on our waterside patio from 12.00 until 16.00 with the menu as  below one course £9.95, 2 courses £12.95 and Dad gets free half pint or glass of wine with every main meal   BBQ Menus  For Fathers day   Served from 12 to 4 … Read More

Spring Opening Times

Opening times of The Cafe/Bar All Welcome even furry friends with waggy tails ! Monday /Tuesday , Wednesday,  Thursday, Saturday, Sunday   08.30 – 18.00 Friday   08.30 – 21.00 Sunday Roast served from 12.00 to 16.00 We  have a new cafe menu starting mid May Watch this space for more details  

Check out our Day Delegate Packages

Come and hold your meeting/conference at the Port House. We offer day delegate packages and have  all the benefits of a hotel but no disadvantages. Complimentary parking Free WiFi Full AV facilities Disabled access Various rooms are available exclusively for you so you can split into groups  Fully serviced bar servicing locally roasted coffees and Dorset tea. The onsite food … Read More