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The Restaurant at Sidmouth Garden Centre

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Coffee Shop, Bakeries, British, Family Fare
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Stowford, Sidmouth EX10 0NA , England
+44 1395 578500
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Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 29
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really pleasantly surprised by this place!

I have lived in the area for about 7 months and have never been to this place as it is not near the bus stops and I do not have a car. Was taken there on Saturday and what a lovely surprise. Very good quality and quantity food - reasonable prices and served by very pleasant people. Lovely view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Suze04
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Exeter
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Cheshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We have visited this restaurant a few times and in the past have had a pot of tea with the excellent home made cakes. Today we ordered coffee (latte) which is produced with one of those push button automatic machines. The result was coffee that tasted like one imagines dishwater would taste. Utterly vile!! This is a shame because this... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have been many time since their opening..this says alot ! To browse the centre, have coffee and cake or a main meal.

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Exeter
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141 reviews 141 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I have lived in the area for about 7 months and have never been to this place as it is not near the bus stops and I do not have a car. Was taken there on Saturday and what a lovely surprise. Very good quality and quantity food - reasonable prices and served by very pleasant people. Lovely view over... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A good range of lunch options at very reasonable prices, good service and good food - yes, this is a garden centre and not a restaurant but some of the latter could learn a lot from this outlet.

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Sidbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Fantastic food, friendly service, excellent value , good parking ....., attached to a garden centre with also good service and on site Vet practice ....., really good find

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Home made cakes, steak & kidney pie and a range of snacks and main meals. Very good quality and also has daily specials. It is very popular with locals and can get busy at lunchtime but it is worth it. Also a great design shop and .... god plants too

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Hardly a better setting than the restaurant at the Sidmouth Garden Centre. With rolling countryside around, it's a good experience to sit outside on a sunny day and we have enjoyed many a coffee and cake in that sylvan setting. The coffee is usually ok, the hot chocolate delicious and the cakes pretty good - especially their 'brownie' - one... More 

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Branscombe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Over-priced sandwiches and toasties and unhelpful, condescending staff. On the positive side, nice selction of cakes and the scones and cream teas were tasty.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This garden centre is so nicely laid out, good selection of plants and garden requirements catered for. The best bit about the place is on a sunny day it has a delightful outside seating area which is dog friendly. The food and drinks are great, average prices, but lovely view across the valley from the outside seating area. Lunch, or... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went with family this afternoon for tea and cakes. Superb choice of cakes and very friendly staff. Very clean and well laid out and wonderful views from the restaurant. Altogether a very pleasant experience. Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stowford, Sidmouth EX10 0NA , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 578500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bakeries, British, Family Fare

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