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Selley's Coffee Shop & Restaurant

Libra Court Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8AJ, England
+44 1395 489226
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (42 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (4 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Libra Court Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Some years back, just before the present owners arrived, Selley’s seemed to lose its sparkle a little. A year after that, I wrote that it was back on form. Well, since then, things have only got better! Delicious onion soup was a particular favourite on...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stumbled across this cafe whilst sheltering from a rain shower a few weeks ago, it is in a small courtyard and has a lovely friendly atmosphere. We opted for the cream tea for two and it was the best we had all holiday and...More

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We have been here for lunch a number of times and not once have we been disappointed. Great home made cakes,scones and soup. Excellent !

Thank Dan_Woodlands
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was our umpteenth visit to Seeley's over the last few years since Richard took over. His scones are gorgeous but the piece de resistance is his Tart au Tatin where his fruit is 'rested' in Brandy during the preparation!! Absolute heaven!

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my Mum visited Selley's midweek at around noon, we sat outside in the small courtyard at a two seater table. After waiting a while we asked what the procedure was to order- we got a menu and a waitress came over soon after....More

Thank Ceebeanie
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Visited this tea room multiple times whilst in the area as the food is great and the authentic cream teas were out of this world, scones baked on site. Limited indoor seating but a large proportion of courtyard is covered.

Thank richardaclark65
Reviewed 26 August 2017

In the craziness of the Red Arrows visit, we found this oasis of calm. Lovely courtyard to sit and enjoy some peace away from the mayhem. Not a huge menu but I have no problem with that if it means things are done well. And...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We went there because we wanted to flee the crowds of Sidmouth Festival Week and were successful. The place is wonderfully old fashioned with lovely outdoor sitting. While we enjoyed our cream tea a singer performed and we could enjoy that too

Thank Monika B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Looked for the perfect cream tea all week and found one here! Lovely warm scones, jam and lots of clotted cream. Perfect brew too.

Thank xRushyx
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Mainly outdoor, but sheltered, seating. Very good tarte tatin, carrot cake and raspberry bakewell. Coffee is a good blend, cappuccino and flat whites are in largeish cups and cappuccino comes with chocolate sprinkled (so coffee snobs like me will want to know they might want...More

Thank midlifetraveller63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Libra Court Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 489226
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