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All 69 Sidmouth Restaurants

The Dairy Shop

5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
+44 1395 513018
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Ranked #2 of 69 Restaurants in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $22
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Delicatessen, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
40 reviews 40 reviews
34 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 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

had a few cream teas down in the south west, this was good value, nice little coffee shop............

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

Thank you for your review and your positive comments. More 

Bedford
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited after reading comments on here....loved the fact they had skinny latte's, dad loved the cakes and daughter the free WIFI to catch up with her friends while on holiday! We also had take away pasties and tarts that were delicious. Staff very friendly so made our week.x

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

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to have you visit us so often during your stay in Sidmouth and pleased you were able to make use of the WIFI! More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visited the Dairy Shop after reading the positive reviews on here and certainly weren't disappointed! We only called in for an afternoon snack, a cappuccino and treacle flapjack for me, and scones and tea for the better half. The food was delicious, the decor and ambience were relaxed and shabby chic with good music playing in the background. A hidden... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we are glad you were not disappointed with your visit to the Dairy Shop. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Additional Information about The Dairy Shop

Address: 5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
Phone Number: +44 1395 513018
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen, Café

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