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Town Mill Bakery

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2 Coombe Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3PY, England
01297 444754
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United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic friendly staff. Great cakes and pastries. And the coffee is the best around by far. Well worth a visit!!

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Thank HappyHoliday1066
Lyme Regis, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clive and Lucy have established a wonderful environment for breakfast or luncheon. Superb bakery and constant temptation to buy bread or cakes to take home.

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Thank Peter C
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting the town mill bakery for breakfast for a number of years but have not been for a number of months. We so looked forward to the huge chocolate croissants, boiled eggs & sourdough toast in a working style bakery environment... Oh how disappointed were we today to find it no longer has the feel of a... More 

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Thank Honeyblossombg
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place. Couldn't get a table when at Lyme last year but went early this year and got the whole family of nine in. Cross between self service and restaurant. Food is special. Soup served in bread bowl was fab. Such friendly people run it as well. Can't recommend it enough. By the way; the chocolate brownie is... More 

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Thank Stuart B
Surrey, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the bakery as we have done for a number of years on our visits to Lyme Regis. It was always lovely,long benches big bowls of butter,jam and homemade peanut butter. Excellent service. Now it looks a bit tired and grubby. No bread for sale and no jam or their excellent peanut butter for sale.. It was not... More 

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Thank Tim B
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently visit Lyme Regis and always looked forward to the Town Bakery. Sadly we are not likely to return. The bakery has changed hands and lost its attention to detail. We shared a large piece of delicious carrot cake-not sure if this is home made. (They no longer do scones which is dissapointing). However while consuming the cake I... More 

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Thank APavl0va
Burnham-on-Sea, null, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened?! We have been coming to this bakery for years, in the last 6months things have changed, it's such a shame... Portion sizes have shrunk and costs have gone up! We have tried Breakfast (pastries have halved in size) and Lunch you used to serve yourselves is now served to you and very small! It's such a shame... More 

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Thank Lisa D
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have used the "Town Mill Bakery" since its inception and I am a very sad person. Can someone explain what the British obsession is with ruining things that have been great? The bakery used to be the "Bread equivalent of Wagamamas" A communal breakfasting/eating experience which was second to none. I cannot exaggerate enough how many people I have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to go here for breakfast (no chance we would have found it on our own!) and let's get something clear - food is great. We had almost all of it and it was really tasty and fresh. Eggy Stacks went down very well. However...the ambience isn't going to suit everyone as you're sitting at long benches under... More 

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Thank Dave C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to both the Lyme Regis shop and the Rousdon shop. LR - I can handle the cobwebs hanging fro the plastic sheet roof, and having to write your own drinks order on a bit of paper, but watching some kid lick his knife then plunge it into the communal jam bowl was a bit much... The Rousdon shop less... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Coombe Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: 01297 444754

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