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The Dairy Shop

5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
+44 7908 332748
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had morning coffee with grated chocolate flakes on top here and toasted tea cakes. All very good. Service was fairly slow, but better than feeling hurried. Also sells nice jams and marmalades.

Thank GoldenBasil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 3 adults and 2 young children visited for a Devon cream tea and we were not disappointed. Very friendly staff kept the youngsters busy while the cream tea was being organised, we were not disappointed, the scones, jam and cream were first class,as...More

Thank XERIOD99
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Found this little hidden gem in Sidmouth by luck, during a week long stay in the area. The tea brewed with loose tea was delicious, as were the warm scones with jam and cream. The service was efficient and attentive. We returned later in the...More

Thank AngieR1
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch whilst in Sidmouth , decor is very quirky and food was very good ( I had a pasty and my wife had a crab sandwich.) It looked and felt like the cafe was run by a family with everyone chipping in...More

Thank malcolmr486
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly this is such a cute little deli. Loved the decor. On arrival I was told to take a seat. The menu contained a good mix of vegetarian food. I made my selection and waited and waited. Not one came to me, I was just...More

Thank applestrudel
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Cool shop and cafe, with a good menu. Great brew range-all loose leaves and a proper cup and saucer-just what you need. The service offered is enthusiastic and caring (although the very oldest member of the crew could do with learning some customer service skills...More

Thank colissa
Reviewed 6 August 2018

What a little gem of a cafe. Very busy as it was Festival weekend. Just needed a pot of tea and a scone. Very pleasant staff, our order was taken and very quickly served. China cups, leaf tea and plenty of it. Scone looked home...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Had read good reviews so decided to visit for lunch yesterday. Cappuccino had real chocolate flakes which was lovely. Two of us the bacon, Brie and cranberry panic which were excellent and properly hot all the way through as they should be accompanied by a...More

Thank sandygardner
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Diary Shop is a delicatessen with a café in the rear of the shop. The café serves drinks and light lunches. The scones are amazing. I ordered their savoury scone which was utterly delicious consisting of a large homemade cheese scone, two thick slices...More

Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Called in 2.30 pm. Cheerful welcome and the owner had time to chat to us about cream or jam first!. The cream tea for 2 had 2 beautiful scones, more than enough jam and cream , with the offer of more, and a proper old...More

Thank 653philipb
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22 December 2017|
Response from John76hammond | Property representative |
Hi we are dog friendly
22 December 2017|
Response from John76hammond | Property representative |
Hi, we are dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - 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 - 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: +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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