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$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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York Street, Sidmouth EX10 2AL, England
+44 1395 572920
10:00 - 18:00
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386 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere in bar setting ideal for drinks and food. We had a couple of flutes of prosecco. Prompt attention and friendly staff.

Thank Clive F
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went in with friends for coffee. Really friendly staff, Good value and lovely atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank Elaine S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have visited numerous times, but somehow never found this place. So glad we have now though - the food was delicious. Really well presented and the waiter was so lovely. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Scrummycake
Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

"could i have my Kir Royale with Creme de Mure?" I asked, "NO Kir Royale only with Cassis, that is KirRoyale" (which is untrue), any decent restaurant do it. Then turned out not real ones anyway, bright fake colour n not real champagene, tasted horrid. Then "Could you replace potato to either veg or salad for me"? I asked, "NO... More 

Thank Saranya M
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

popped in for light lunch with family, hadn't booked but relaxed on the sofas until table available. Excellent choice of light or full meals available with good selection of wines. very good service, busy venue but still relaxing.

Thank SidmouthP
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very friendly staff and very good food. Comfortable surroundings and very good service. There is a good menu choice and the food is well presented.

Thank Anne T
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The chef has worked at Blinis for over a decade and we have been lunching there almost as long as that. She never fails to surprise us with the 'specials' and today we were introduced to duck rillettes as a starter - a delicious first course. We chose buttered roast chicken as a main course although we were tempted by... More 

Thank Simmykeef
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went for a celebration lunch and my goat's cheese salad was delicious. My husband thought his battered squid was one of the best. Staff were attentive but not intrusive.

Thank katealayne
Honiton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Yet another excellent lunch with my mother and husband. The specials are always superb and the standard menu is wonderful too (I can particularly recommend the burger). Fish dishes always cooked to perfection. All set in relaxed and pleasant environment, decorated with a nod to Art Deco. Great service and staff too.

Thank Adrian H
Inverness, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have eaten here in the past and found their food to be delicious. This time we just popped in for a drink and the service was quick and friendly. They even had a bottle of good malbec open behind the bar and so I was a happy bunny. The whole place is clean and warm and very attractive. Would... More 

Thank Kitty W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York Street, Sidmouth EX10 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 572920
Sat in the heart of Sidmouth, just off The Esplanade,
the contemporary styled Blinis Cafe-Bar is a stylish a popular venue offering great service, good food and a relaxing atmosphere.

At lunchtimes, delicious daily specials, snacks, salads and sandwiches are served.

Blinis is open throughout the day for coffees, shakes and homemade cakes.

Also on offer is an excellent choice of wines, beers, spirits and minerals.

New for 2014 - Afternoon tea
(served Monday - Friday 3.00Pm - 4.30Pm)

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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?