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Vanilla Sky

About
We are a local Taste of the West Gold Award winning deli and eatery specialising in locally sourced produce in the Dorset and South West Counties of England. There is always a fantastic selection of light bites. morning goods , lunches , homemade cakes and traybakes. Examples of our fayre include Sausage Rolls with various chutneys and spices added, Scotch Eggs created on site and a selection of Quiches, all freshly produced in the kitchens of Vanilla Sky.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Deli, Healthy, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Looking for a lunchtime meal after rejecting the offerings of the near by pub and came across this deli cum cafe style eatery and we’re plea surprised. Decor was modern in an intimate setting. Several lunchtime specials were on offer and a large choice from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The lovely atmosphere, warm welcome and totally delicious food, there is something to eat, whether a light bite, lunch, cake etc all amazing. Gorgeous homemade food..great presentation, service , and a great shop with local produce, it's a must !More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank watsoncaroline770
ClareL1053, Owner at Vanilla Sky, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hello Caroline, Thank you for your complimentary review and we are so pleased you like our food, service and the deli layout. The team at Vanilla Sky work very hard to make the deli appealing to their customers and Nick and his team are always...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

When selling both delicatessen goods and snacks there isn't much room for many comfortable tables and chairs in a small shop. We just had a coffee, which was okay, but nothing special. What was different, was the music. It was unpleasant, old and too loud,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rodswetnam
ClareL1053, Owner at Vanilla Sky, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hello Rod, You've had a busy few days in our lovely town and managed to step on more than a few toes. As an independent business we aim to please and would prefer customers to approach us directly rather than rant on a public forum....More

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I regularly go out for tea and cake and more often than not I'll have a cream tea. The cream tea at vanilla sky is, by far, the best I've had in a long time. The warm scone was good size and delicious. Served with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dmw1000
ClareL1053, Owner at Vanilla Sky, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you for your very positive review of the cream tea you had at our deli. We are so pleased you found the scone delicious (which are made on site by Nick and his kitchen team) and you noted that the jam was of good...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018

Arrived late in Budleigh on an awful day of bad weather and hungry. Vanilla Sky ticked all the boxes (sorry about the cliché). Although it was late in the day (4pm) we were made welcome. There was a large variety of really healthy eats on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fenton C
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Friendly staff. Smart deli and cafe. Plenty of things to choose from, sweet and savoury. Good scone but certainly not enough cream for scone size. There was only enough cream for half a scone. Have had clotted cream teas all my life. Plenty of jam,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann C
ClareL1053, Owner at Vanilla Sky, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello Ann, Thank you for your review. It was such a pity you did not make this comment about the cream when you were with us. If you had, we would had been only too pleased to have furnished you with more cream. Thank you...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We visited this wonderful coffee shop and delicatessen last year and it was 'a must' again this year. Everything lived up to expectations. The coffee and the food were really good. The shop and the deli counter are amazingly stocked with delicious fayre. We brought...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidhelen2
ClareL1053, Owner at Vanilla Sky, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello David and Helen, It was lovely to see you again, the year has flown past. Thank you for your positive review and I am glad you managed to stock up with the Ottervale mincemeat! See you next year, Clare, Nick and the Vanilla Team

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Vanilla Sky offers a far more interesting menu than most, and home cooked. The veggie curry with flat bread and smoked mackerel salad with beetroot and feta scone were both delicious, good portions, reasonably priced. Warm and cosy inside, smiley welcoming amenable staff. A little...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DaisyDaisyUk
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This cafe/deli is a real gem. Offering freshly baked cakes and scones, and delicious lunches. There are also lots of nice foodie things to buy. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pigpenkate
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Searching for a cafe that was open in Budleigh Salterton after 1630 we found their Vanilla Sky Deli. Technically their cafe was closed but they served us coffee and scones and a savoury flapjack. Very accommodating and an interesting choice of sweet and savoury snacks....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Claire W
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