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John Peel Restaurant

52 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA, England
+44 7488 466502
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fry ups” (4 reviews)
“fish fingers” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
52 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA, England
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Wow this place is great, they do some huge lush breakfasts for a good price. Everything is cooked well, staff are friendly, tea is good, setting is cosy, what morecould you want. Seriously the big breakfast is so big you won't want to eat for...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here today for breakfast.Really good customer service.Food was served quickly and tasted delicious. Keep up the good work guys.

Thank Sarah b
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We quite often stop here for breakfast on a Sunday. Its traditional and reasonable in price. Great service the lads are super efficient.

Thank abendigolove
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast at this cafe. The guy behind the counter was really friendly and helpful and the food was great. I'm a big eater but the guy said that THE BIG breakfast might be too much even for me and he was right....More

Thank uneasilyimpressed
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Haven't been in for a little while , this is a people's place to eat , that why it's quite busy , I'd say very busy ,but it might put you off going . Refills of tea and coffee with a meal , Very helpful...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Stopped in past half way into a 50mile cycle ride, from walking in the door, the staff were friendly & welcoming to our group of 10 cyclists who descended upon them with various wants and foibles, of bacon butties, baked spuds, fish finger sarnies and...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Called in en route from Dorset to home. Tea, coffee and wonderful toasted teacakes. Excellent service and a great sense of humour from Derek. Clean, comfortable and very homely atmosphere. Well recommended!!

Thank Brian E
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

The Peel is an unpretentious, friendly, well-run gem of a greasy spoon that I love going to for an occasional indulgence. With a trained, well-mannered brigade, Derek runs the place faultlessly, giving a warm welcome to the solo visitor. Free drinks with your main meal...More

Thank DorsetFoodieGirl
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This review refers to multiple visits spanning over the years. My wife and I have been here a few times for lunch when we visit Shaftesbury. The food is OK for what it is - cheap and cheerful lunch. The best part about this restaurant...More

Thank S C
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Huge place and enormous choice of all-day breakfasts at reasonable prices. My milky coffee tasted of nothing; my sausages mostly bread crumbs. Very helpful friendly staff took the order but waitress was sullen.

Thank DavyWiltshire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 7488 466502
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