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The Dairy Shop

5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
+44 7908 332748
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“homity pie” (5 reviews)
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5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on passing as sausage rolls looked very tempting!! Lovely array of goods for sale, bought some cheeses for Christmas presents. There is a small coffee area which looked comfortable. Staff very friendly and will def be back next time we visit.

Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Had a lovely cream tea and a savoury (cheese) tea in which we had a cheese scone and a couple of slices of cheese with a pickle, the cream tea came with fruit scone , jam and clotted cream. we all had tea, supplied in...More

Thank sol1951
Reviewed 29 August 2017

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 9 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

2  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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 13
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 7908 332748
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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