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The Dairy Shop

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5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
+44 1395 513018
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Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 100
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Scones to die for

Having sampled our fair share of cream teas, today we found the best scones in the land. Do visit this lovely establishment. Friendly service and a welcoming atmosphere await you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Cook6
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Nottingham
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nottingham
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Having sampled our fair share of cream teas, today we found the best scones in the land. Do visit this lovely establishment. Friendly service and a welcoming atmosphere await you.

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Pontneddfechan, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My sister remembered this shop from a visit several years ago and wanted us to seek it out again on our recent trip to Sidmouth. She highly recommended the Lemoncello Palento cake and it was well worth going off my diet for - delicious! My sister had the most impressive ham and brie sandwich I have ever seen and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Return visit, stopped by on an icy-cold day for Honey-Glazed Root Vegetable Soup - thick, tasty and delicious. Just what I needed to get me in the mood for a bracing walk along the seafront. Still a fan of Peter's lovely frothy cappuccinos too! Will definitely be returning to my favourite coffee shop on my next trip to Sidmouth.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We called in here due to the ratings on tripadvisor and whilst I enjoyed the visit, I did wonder if I was missing something that other reviewers had seen. The interior was something different with shelves stacked with tempting preserves, Dorset Knobs, cookies, biscuits, teas and coffees all of which I wanted to take home. The young waitresses were a... More 

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your comments regarding all members of staff and have passed on the good and the not so good comments. We can only apologise for the member of staff who took your order who had been employed on a trial basis. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The staff were very helpful and smiled. Nothing too much trouble and sold the lovely Honiton Gluten Free pies. Oh and some lovely biscuits too

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review highlighting our Gluten Free selection and for your positive comments. More 

Cheltenham
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

we visited Sidmouth and the sun came out in December we were lucky enough to find the Dairy Shop where we bought our takeaway cream tea for £4.50 consisting of 2 scones, 2 pots of jam, a carton of clotted cream 2 teas all boxed up. We then enjoyed this cream tea sat on the sea wall watching the sea.... More 

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your excellent review of The Dairy Shop and are pleased you were able to sit outside in December and take in the sea views. We note your comments regarding our staff, which if I recall were our two Saturday girls. We will pass your appreciation on to them, and agree,... More 

lympstone
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

called into the the dairy shop for the first time, we were quite taken aback at the pleasent atmosphere we both had a coffee and shared a teacake and crumpets with real butter..lovely looking at the menu which was very extensive we are looking forward to our return which won't be long..

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. We are glad you enjoyed your 'first time' at the Dairy Shop and are pleased you felt a 'pleasant atmosphere'. Look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future! More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Just got back from having lunch here. The food was excellent, filling and good value for money. I had the Veggie Chilli with dips and my Aunt had Jacket Potato and Coroanation Chicken plus 2 drinks for £14. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and interesting decor. Will defiantly recommend this Cafe for light lunches. Children were in here at the same... More 

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are glad you both enjoyed your lunch and appreciated the atmosphere. More 

Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

There are so many tea shops to choose from in Sidmouth but tbe dairy shop can't be beaten in quantity, quality and value for money....very happy customers :)

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was very nice to meet and have time to chat with you both. Hope your plans come to fruition......! More 

Baldock, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We visit every time we are on holiday in this part of Devon, and having been twice again in the past week, we can only praise the level of service, the attentive staff and the wonderful food, try the dairyman's platter to share, or have a jacket potato with coronation chicken or even a smoked salmon salad you will not... More 

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Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for yet another excellent review. We are pleased you keep coming back to The Dairy Shop on your frequent visits to Sidmouth, to the point you are considered as 'one of the locals' by the staff! Look forward to seeing you both again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513018

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen, Café
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?