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The Dairy Shop

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5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
+44 1395 513018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called here for a cream tea and we're delighted with it. Lovely scone and good helpings of jam and cream. Best cup of tea I drank in a week.

Thank JenniferDerby
salisbury uk
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had read that they sold gluten free pasties. They didn't have many types to choose from, but I didn't mind, was so lovely to have a pasty! The pasties are kept frozen and are wrapped individually, so no contamination to worry about which is great. They were so careful, microwaving it in a separate area, which was so considerate. It... More 

Thank becky s
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Just had the best coffee out in 2 weeks. Nice to see tables set with jug of water. Very pleasant proprietor. Can't return as we live in Lincolnshire!

Thank Alan S
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Popped into the dairy for lunch. They have a good range of pasties and other pastries on the menu. We had traditional Devon pasties. Serving them with crisps and a salad is a bit unusual, but they were very nice! Service is good and the decor is pleasant. Also sell a number of local products.

Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We are a fairly picky family made up of 3/4 vegetariens, 1/4 lactose intolerant , 2/4 on diets. However this cafe had something on the menu for everyone. Being vegetarien usually there is a limited choice of options however this spanned from baked potatos, carrot and hummus sandwiches (great combination) salads, pita breads, pies and much more. Everyone instantly found... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tisbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

pop in this morning wow what a wonderful place everyone should pop in memory lane we love it the staff are so kind ea was nice the coffee outstanding just sorry we didnt find you before xxxxx thank you DEBBIE AND FRED AND ANN DEREK TURNEY XXXX

Thank debbie h
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't quite sure about this place when we walked in. It felt like we had walked through a time warp! BUT, what great food!! Excellent lunch and cream tea and quick and efficient service. Nice friendly staff too. Well done!

Thank Jetslagger
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today. Was absolutely lovely. Great food, perfect tea and friendly staff. It was lovely to taste some of the local produce.

Thank Emma K
east anglia
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We took a disabled friend (wheelchair user) to the Dairy Shop for lunch and she (being a regular visitor to Sidmouth) was very pleasantly surprised at the choice of foods available and quality of food. On a cold December day we had a warm welcome and a warm comforting lunch. The soup is always tempting on a cold day as... More 

Thank eastangliantraveller
Melksham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Excellent food and wide choice of hot drinks.small menu but food is fresh and tasty .Also provide fresh sandwiches ,pasties etc and drinks to take away.Pleasant staff .

Thank Betty M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $13
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513018
The Dairy Shop Sidmouth is one of those little gems that every special town has. It has developed over the years from a small deli to a fantastic atmospheric coffee shop/cafe. Providing the best coffee, hot chocolate, pasties and pies to amazing Greek platters. Eat in or take out. Clotted cream by post service. Come in and soak up the atmosphere.

PLEASE NOTE: We are closed from 1st January and re-open Monday 18th January at 10am.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?