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The Restaurant at Sidmouth Garden Centre

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Stowford, Sidmouth EX10 0NA, England
+44 1395 578500
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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to be regular breakfast eaters here, but after it was taken over by Wyevale, initially the quality of food dropped markedly, and the old staff mostly disappeared, replaced by staff that we found difficult to get a smile off! We stayed away for quite a while! However, after venturing back a couple of weeks ago for a 'trial',... More 

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Thank BaileyBall
Exeter
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has an attractive setting and makes the most use of the area available without leaving diners feeling too close to the adjoining tables. The service is quick and the food attractively presented. There is a good range of dishes to suit all tastes and reasonably priced. The staff are pleasant and the manageress is attentive to diners and... More 

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Thank Korresia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place previously, i would always visit when ever in Devon. But after visiting this week I'm really really disappointed! The food is expensive for the portion sizes. I used to have a prawn jacket potato and a scone. This time I had a handful of prawns in a hard potato and a tiny tub of clotted cream.... More 

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Thank Foodhomie
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Excellent selection of meals nearly all homemade good value friendly staff good portions well presented

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Thank saxonlad69
Honiton, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely high tea at the garden centre. Sandwhiches, cream tea, miniature cakes and coffee. The service was very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. A nice treat!

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Thank Gayle C
Management response:

Dear Sir / Madam , I would like to thank you for taking the time to inform us about your pleasant experience at our Sidmouth Centre. It is always a pleasure to hear comments of such nature and we will ensure your kind words are passed to our centre staff. Kind Regards Nitin More 

Cardiff
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The only place that makes a Sunday lunch better than me or my mum. They don't skimp on portions, have the freshest ingredients. Top marks to the chef. Really lovely staff in the restaurant who always have a smile on their face.

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Thank smuffslove
1 review
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips at lunchtime was amazing. Big piece of fresh fish in lovely batter. Staff very attentive. Couldn't fault it thank you

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Thank Louise M
Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We were always regular visitors, at least 2 to 3 times a week, but since the restaurant has changed management we rarely go. However we went for coffee and tea cake today (Sunday). At our visit at 10.45 the place was deserted so I selected a table which had been cleared but unfortunately had not been wiped to remove dribbles... More 

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4 Thank NannieSue12
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We stoped in at the garden center for a midday meal service was good but the meal weas not as hot as it could be

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Thank George M
Devon, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in late so we're too late for food which was a shame but we did have tea and cakes , very nice service and a lovely place we will call back again . It was all very Christmassy .

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Thank Mrs M B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stowford, Sidmouth EX10 0NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 578500

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?