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37 Broad St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
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Ranked #1 of 64 Restaurants in Lyme Regis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Lovely ham and cheese toastie, wonderful scone with cream and jam, friendly service and very clean, will definitely be back!

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I dont really want to tell everyone about Penny Black Cafe ,Its that good. we want to keep it for ourselves so we get our favourite table. We live in Charmouth but dont eat anywhere else in Lyme but at the Penny Black. Happy, friendly , family run business ,home cooked fresh food , Frittata to die for ,scones and... More 

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Southsea
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Set at the back of the general post office I had until last week not seen or tried this little gem of a place. Excellent friendly service with lovely home produced sandwiches, light meals, and best of all warmed up cake with clotted cream swallowed down with excellent 'clipper fair trade tea. Looking forward to sampling again god willing in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My favourite cafe in Lyme Regis, this is borne out by the locals who regularly frequent this wonderful little cafe. I've been there many times and it has great family and community spirit, always filled with laughter. They have a creative and very tasty menu, which is very reasonably priced. The coffee is very nice indeed. And in the summer,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

An absolute gem of a tea room hidden away at the back of an antique shop behind the post office in Lyme Regis high street. Quirky decor, 1940s music, delicious milkshakes and one of the nicest BLT's I've ever eaten. P.S. it's not huge so you may have to wait for a table during peak times (we got lucky).

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Enjoyed a good meal on a wet day in Lyme Regis. Tasty soup, toasted sandwiches and milkshakes for pudding. Very cosy. Excellent service.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Well worth seeking out if you fancy afternoon tea in Lyme Regis. The decor is fun, really makes you relax and smile.Scones and cake were yummy and the hot chocolate was to die for. Great value for money also! Will definitely visit again the next time we are in Lyme.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stumbled across this lovely place a few years ago and is found at the rear of the Post Office. A family ran Coffee Shop, but takes you back in time. Fantastic welcome and Cakes and Scones the best in Lyme - you must try here.

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Kessingland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great little tea room hidden in the back of a shop. The staff are friendly, the place is decorated beautifully and the scones are gorgeous. Highly recommended. We come here for tea and scones every year that we visit Lyme.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This has to be one of the happiest little cafe we have ever been in, it is impossible to leave it without a smile on your face. We go to this cafe every time we visit Lyme Regis and it never changes, it is family run and they staff it with total pride. Hidden away at the back of the... More 

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Address: 37 Broad St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café

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