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Turnbulls Deli

9 High Street | SP7 8HZ, Shaftesbury, England
01747 858 575
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Ranked #27 of 41 Restaurants in Shaftesbury
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Turnbulls is a Cheesemonger, Coffee House and Bistro.Started from scratch in 2003, we are open 8.45 to 5.00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 5.30 on Wednesday and Saturday. We are closed SundayOur signature dishes are large platters to share with specialities from our kitchen and delicatessen, alongside breakfasts, sandwiches and locally sourced burgers and fish and chips. We also have a children's menu.We provide a choice of coffees, freshly ground and served in the style of your choice. We think it is the best. Charlie Turnbull is a cheese specialist, and the cheeses counter contains local, British and European award winning cheeses all available to taste before you buy. Come and enjoy the cheeses and delicatessen choices as you pass through Shaftesbury.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Simple review this one. Went in with some friends visiting us from Lancashire, we went through the shop, sat at a table didn't see any waiting staff, no greeting, sat there like spare parts for 20 minutes no one spoke to us, we got bored and left. Had to apologise to our friends. Thanks for nothing!

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Haddenham, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very tempting, very satisfying to visit with good service, cakes and all varieties of naughty stuff to hit the waistline. Excuse? I am on holiday! Prices very reasonable, too.

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Hampton Court
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Turnbulls looks attractive from the outside, inside you find a nice deli with a great selection of local cheeses. Would be a good idea if the staff were more highly trained though. My cappuccino was bitter and came with unasked for chocolate. Nice old cookery books to read in the back room.

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Used to be very good, now slow service rip off prices although some things are nice. Shame! used to be so nice and good hearty food.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

great food. amazing deli. Staff need to WAKE UP!!! quick turn arounds on tables requires a little bit more haste and speed! you guys have got a good thing so don't ruin it with slow un trained staff.

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Somerset
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

First visit and it was disappointing. Far too expensive for very ordinary fare. Poor service also. The place looked scruffy. They had run out of bread. We asked for the mince pies which were on the Menu, only to be told it was out of date - sorry - and they no longer served them. Needless to say, we will... More

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

My partner and I had an early lunch at Turnbulls Deli today. I was a bit disappointed in the experience having loved it here in the past. The conservatory at the back of the shop, where we were sitting, was a bit scruffy looking - knocked edges on the paintwork, shelves of books looking higgledy piggledy with cheese boxes placed... More

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We visited in a pre-booked group of 13 on a Saturday lunchtime. It was great that they fitted us in in a lovely bright conservatory out the back, but the service (although pleasant) was a bit all over the place - they burnt our pizzas so had to start over with them. The worst bit was the value for money... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is a delightful shop that has lots of unusual cheeses and chocolates. This was a busy shop and very popular with the locals. There is also a coffee shop that has two separate seating areas. again this is popular with the locals. The menu offered the usual choice of café food. There was a nice touch of a cheese... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Turnbull's is primarily a deli which runs a restaurant on the side. We ate quiche, sandwiches and salads which were quite good, but the real attraction is the pastry counter and the cheese deli. Come here if you want that special something for a nice dinner or cheeseboard, some unusual chutneys or crackers, or a special dessert.

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