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Penny Black

37 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
+44 7843 111783
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
37 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely little café with a great atmosphere. The staff were very helpful and accommodating, the cream tea was absolutely fantastic! Nice surprise to find a café using paper straws too, will definitely be coming back.

Thank HelenaPope82
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent Dorset Apple cake, v generous portion and thoughtfully served warm with cream. Nice courtyard garden and good service.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose to meet family here as it looked like a lovely cafe. Staff were very friendly and attentive. The Oreo and Peanut Butter milkshakes went down well. Americano coffee was okay but I would have preferred it a) larger and b) stronger! Very nice,...More

Thank Pints
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After the government debates the banning of plastic drinking straws and seeing them still stacked in abundance on the shelves of my local tesco's, I was very impressed to see Sophie's delicious thick milkshake served up in a reusable container with a paper straw....I recommend...More

Thank Harvey_and_Sindy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this cafe as we had previously experienced a great afternoon cream tea there. We were quite surprised to find it now themed as a 50s cafe and even better to be served by a Marilyn Monroe look alike. What a joy to have...More

1  Thank Godders2006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to get a drink here, really good prices and a very personal feel from the cute crockery and extra touches like a biscuit with your drink. A hot chocolate with all the add-ons is simply amazing, good coffee too and a great range of...More

Thank katie m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This place is amazing. My son has a severe allergy to peanut and sesame seeds and the guys here went over and beyond to make sure he was safe. The customer service is top notch! We had a large breakfast and it was delicious!...More

1  Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a bite to eat for breakfast having seen it on TripAdvisor. Tucked away at the back of the curios shop, we nearly missed it, but we're so glad we ventured in! An amazing shock to the senses when entering this...More

1  Thank Staffsexplorer1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here on several occasions over the last 18 months when we have visited Lyme. The staff are friendly, accommodating and provide great service. Very much recommend Penny Black to any and all visitors. It's great to see a locally owned and run...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very original and quirky. A bit on the small side if the weather is inclement however, there is additional seating outside. Very friendly

1  Thank Julia B
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Andy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are 😁
Matty B
15 September 2017|
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Response from Penny-BlackCafe | Property representative |
Yes we do Full English breakfast from 9am to 11.30am
17 April 2017|
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Response from Penny-BlackCafe | Property representative |
Yes we do. We offer gluten free bread so you can have any of the sandwiches or toasties as well as jacket potatoes, homemade soup and fritatta. For sweets we have gluten free caramel shortbread, rocky road and cake! x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 7843 111783
Vintage inspired cafe serving teas, coffees, homemade lunches, scones, cakes and shakes! Relax with a cold drink in our sun-trap courtyard or sit inside foot tapping to rock'n roll! Our new American Diner bar is perfect for the kids to have their milkshakes. Dogs are welcome.
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