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The Dairy Shop

5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
“homity pie” (5 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this little shop often, the staff are a little unorganised and Can't seem to cope when busy. the coffee is very good and the food is average.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We love this place. We took our children here for a family treat in the holidays and received a very warm welcome. Coffee was great, tea cakes were lovely, cake delicious and the waiting staff very helpful. Considering the new owners have only just taken...More

1  Thank Louisemgregory
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my daughter and grandchildren Made to feel really welcome in the cosy cafe. Toys for the children so a hit with them too. Bought a homity pie to take home. ..The best ever. I'll tell my friends and visit again

1  Thank BazEm
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, placed our order then told didn't have ice cream my son wanted so ordered a different flavour. Everything arrived apart from cake that I ordered. Five minutes later asked waiter where cake was and he said you sure you ordered one. Off he...More

Thank CillaMcCarthy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Such a wonderful cafe, family run, very welcoming, children very welcome, they even have games for them to play with.

Thank yummy_yummy123
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were looking for a nice place to have a light lunch that would be ok with our young baby and found this little gem of a place. Good local food, great menu with lots of choice. Homity pie was excellent. Relaxed atmosphere and very...More

1  Thank HILARYReviewed
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

On a wet Friday morning we stopped off for for a drink. We were made welcome the moment we walked through the door. There were a range of groups at the tables, all enjoying themselves & a good atmosphere in the cafe. The service was...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were after a light lunch and had our eyes on the excellent pasties - short or puff pastry but went for crab sandwiches from very fresh crab. I had white bread but there was a choice and they were bursting with crab. A little...More

Thank pb56422
Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the crab sandwiches!

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Called in twice last week for a light lunch and their soups are excellent and home made with nice rolls

Thank Henry F
Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the homemade soup and roll. Thank you for your custom.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stopped here on a cold wet day trip looking for a warming drink and comfortable shelter from the rain. We found it all here. The café is not large and I would imagine it gets very crowded in the summer months so I am happy...More

1  Thank Tyntesfield
Peter_fw12, Owner at The Dairy Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your hot chocolate. Thank you for your custom.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: 07908332748
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.
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