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“Lovely Devon Cream Tea”
Review of The Chattery

The Chattery
Ranked #3 of 82 Restaurants in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$16
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A traditional restaurant in the centre of delightful Sidmouth. A wide and varied menu including daily specials, with food being home made and locally supplied. Open for breakfast from 8am every day. Come and meet our friendly welcoming staff who will be only too happy to help.
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Popped in for an afternoon cream tea on the 5/9/18 and we really enjoyed it. there was no scrimping on the quality of the products and the scone which was large was as light as a feather. Tea was hot and we really enjoyed it. What made it 5 stars was also the excellent attitude shown by the two staff, male and female young people, that were serving who had a really excellent customer focussed attitude and were a delight and very good advertisement for this highly rated café/restaurant. Definitely would come again if in Sidmouth.

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Lynda C, Owner at The Chattery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we hope you will visit us again next time you are in Sidmouth :)

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Called in here for lunch after reading reviews ,I opted for the cheddar ploughmans with crusty bread,after quite a wait mine arrived the cheese was not the best tasting but acceptable, the was as interesting as you would expect a salad to be the pickled onion had seen the pickling vinegar for about 5 minutes it was tough,raw ,and not pickled, the crusty bread was 2 slices of THICK sliced bread as bought from supermarket and horrible,my husband had cheese and tuna panini and said it was nice,went to pay bill they asked was the meal ok and on mentioning the not crusty bread was very curtly told it was fresh from the bakers ,sorry but even an idiot KNOWS the difference between a bakery loaf and one out of a sliced loaf from a supermarket,almost £9 for ploughmans is not a bad price as a norm what really bugged me was the attitude to my comment sorry won't be going back there

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Lynda C, Owner at The Chattery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Susan, I am sorry to read your review - we have many excellent reviews on Trip Advisor, as you stated, and a lot of them are about how lovely the food is. The cheddar ploughman's that we serve comes with a large, crunchy pickled onion, not the soft silverskin variety, and all of our bread is from the local bakery - it is put through their slicing machine before delivering to us, which is maybe why you thought it looked too perfectly cut to be hand-baked from the local bakery. All comments are fed back to our kitchen, as the waitress mentioned to you, with the view of making any necessary adjustments. Many thanks.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Very good value for money and tasted good to! Would recommend a visit before you make the long journey home!

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Lynda C, Owner at The Chattery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi, hope you had a good trip home and hopefully if you visit Sidmouth again you might have more time to stop and enjoy a dine-in experience - thanks for your great review!

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with the many vegan and vegetarian options, made a note to myself to come back for lunch another day.

I took the vegetarian breakfast which came with a cup of tea for 6.75. also had the hot chocolate. The breakfast was plentiful and very hot!

I will be back.

Thank applestrudel
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Lynda C, Owner at The Chattery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks for your review - we do try to offer a wide range of vegan and vegetarian foods, as they are very much in demand these days - hope to see you back another time!

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Came here for breakfast on two occasions during my stay. Very friendly service, wonderful and delicious breakfast (they are open to personalising your breakfast - i.e, extra fried bread etc). The atmosphere was welcoming and efficient, good prices and set us up for a long day of walking. Would happily have a breakfast every morning here.

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Lynda C, Owner at The Chattery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Rich, thanks for leaving The Chattery a review and we hope you enjoyed your time and walking in East Devon!

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