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Turnbulls Deli

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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9 High Street | SP7 8HZ, Shaftesbury SP7 8HZ, England
+44 1747 858575
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:45 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 8:45 am - 5:00 am
Sat 8:45 am - 5:30 pm
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are helpful, e.g. my drink was not hot enough (I'm fussy) and they immediately changed it.

Thank kjb1801
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Good coffee, tasty food and delicious cheese. A lovely place to sit in the conservatory and free wifi

Thank Karen J
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I hope it was just an off day when we stopped for cream teas yesterday at Turnbulls as our experience was much different from the reviews already posted! The waiter was inexperienced and inefficient he left two cups for three people, one cream instead of two, two knives instead of four, and only two serviettes! This was unfortunately topped by... More 

Thank Carolyn C
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Really nice tearoom with fantastic cheese selection and a deli shop. If you are in Shaftesbury you have to try Turnbulls especially if you're a cheese lover. Fantastic friendly service and it oozes quality in in its products and service. Highly Recommended.

Thank DumbApe
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Found this place by chance when visiting on Thursday. What a great find, lucky Shaftesbury if I lived here I'd be in all the time. Excellent staff very patient and efficient, we came in with lots of kids and milk shakes, hot chocs and coffees all got the thumbs up. Food looked great, amazing cheese counter can't wait to return... More 

Thank Bristolfan47
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Called in for a coffee ,The Coffee wasn't the best I have ever Drank but nice clean place with excellent amenities-They do a very nice menu and the food is great ,

Thank tom6834
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I come here every Friday for coffee after dropping the kids at school . I love the happy hour and that take outs are only 98p!! It in my opinion the best coffee in Shaftesbury is found here .The cheese deli is amazing too. I have one criticism and that is the butter is served too cold... More 

Thank Sarah B
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Excellent meeting place whilst visiting Shaftsebury. They serve the best Welsh Rarebit ever ! Deli counter not too bad either.

Thank wolsties
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stopped here just for a coffee which was one of the best tasting coffees I've had in a long time. Didn't have any food but the dishes being brought out to other patrons looked good. Place was clean, service was good. Guy behind the deli counter quite happy to let me try his cheeses.

Thank Rockman01787
South West England, United Kingdom
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933 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,625 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

Located on Shaftsbury's main high street Turnballs is a rare treat. You enter via the shop entrance which has a great selection of cheeses on offer. To the rear is the café which has both inside and outside seating, The menu is interesting, I had a Welsh Rarebit with a poached egg on top! Service was good but can be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $18
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
8:45 am - 5:30 pm
8:45 am - 5:00 am
8:45 am - 5:00 am
8:45 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street | SP7 8HZ, Shaftesbury SP7 8HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 858575
Our deli serves the best cheese for miles, where we showcase the pick of local classics such as Montgomery and Dorset Blue Vinny, plus the finest examples of the European Greats. We stock cheeses so good, so extraordinary and perfectly matured, you'll taste the difference in every mouthful. Turnbulls Bistro serves seasonal home made lunches with many dishes under £10, made here by us with carefully sourced local ingredients. And our coffee, well, it's Great Taste Award winning, and our hot chocolate special is renowned in playgrounds from Bath to the Jurassic Coast.

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