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The Clock Tower Cafe

Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
+44 1395 515319
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (322 reviews)
“carrot cake” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (17 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is VERY popular and is always busy, the food and cakes are excellent, I could go on BUT I must say that lately it appears that having a dog is becoming a fashion accessory, now before you say anything, I LOVE DOGS but...More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cafe is a must for anyone visiting Sidmouth. Located in Connaught gardens, across from the long stay car park, it sits right above Jacobs ladder and the beach. Lovely staff, just needs to be more of them. We went for coffee and cake about...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with my family at the weekend. We were all blown away with the stunning location of the cafe/restaurant. The food was 1st class and we couldn't have been more impressed by how warm and friendly the staff were to us. Paul Hollywood (Great...More

Thank Christian999007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the Clock Tower Cafe several times. and never been disappointed. The cooked food is good, the choice is good, the cakes are amazing, the setting is lovely, inside and out.

Thank H3913LQdavidl
TheClockTower, Manager at The Clock Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today with my 8 year old son. I had millionaires shortcake and my son had a piece of bakewell. The slices were too big - in hindsight we should have shared one between us. I also noticed the waste on lots of tables where...More

Thank msalisbury2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was hoping for a really nice lunch arrived at the cafe very busy we presumed there wasn't any seating inside so decided to eat outside. I was queuing to order and a member of staff asked the people behind me if they were ordering lunch...More

Thank zetamay2
TheClockTower, Owner at The Clock Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As we are so very busy on a daily basis we endeavour to ensure that everyone has a table to eat their lunch at. As we have recently had some poor days of very changeable weather, this is an additional challenge for us. We always...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and sister came to visit this cafe a week or so ago and when she arrived at my house later that afternoon she presented me with what she described "a box of love" and my gosh was she right! Good not recommend enough...More

Thank Kellie R
TheClockTower, Owner at The Clock Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much, what a fabulous thing to be presented with a "box of love!" ..what a lovely mum, and what a lovely thing to say! We are blessed that she would think enough of us to say that, and that you received it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place, a regular visit each time were in Sidmouth. Friendly staff and dog friendly place. Loved the treacle tart and enormous scones. Super, proper home cooked food, something for everyone at this place.

Thank Goddpet
TheClockTower, Owner at The Clock Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, so pleased you enjoyed it! Our aim always!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is in a great setting: we sat upstairs with great views of the coastline to one side, gardens the other. Tea and cake delicious, friendly service and all the food looked lovely. Just one thing - a piece of cake about a third...More

Thank Gillsween
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called round on two occasions, having spoken to Justine & Stewart at a different location. This restaurant is a proper coastal place a haven of excellent food and beverages perched on a high spot overlooking Sidmouth and the beaches. We were amazed by the...More

Thank Reikiman56
TheClockTower, Owner at The Clock Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting us....twice in two days! Really pleased to meet you, and so happy that we lived up to expectation!...and thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Really look forward to seeing you all again very soon.

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12 August 2016|
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Response from Elaine S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry just got your question which is probably to late now. Yes, there is a car park on manor road just opposite the clock tower restaurant. A few minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 515319
  • E-mail
The Clock Tower cafe & restaurant stands in an unrivalled position within the award winning Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth on the stunning Jurassic south coast of East Devon. 27 years on from humble beginnings the Clock Tower has remained a family-owned business, we are very proud of our excellent reputation for quality service and delicious, freshly prepared food.
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