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Johns of Appledore

7 The Quay, Appledore EX39 1QS, England
+44 1237 425870
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meringues” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (54 reviews)
“quiche” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
7 The Quay, Appledore EX39 1QS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took some friends for breakfast who were staying with me in Appledore. I've been for breakfast many times before and had a good meal. Also had nice croquet Monsieur for lunch too. This time was a bit disappointing. We waited quite a while for our...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called into the Deli at John's of Appledore, to buy a few bits. We absolutely ADORE John's Chocolate Brownies, so three of those were first on our list!!!! We also bought some local cheese. Devon Oke and Barkers Cheddar. These are two of our favourite...More

Thank 226emmac75
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Sounds like you had a lovely visit to us recently! We're so glad you love our 'famous homemade brownies' just as much as we do! (we're getting known as 'that brownie place' now!) and all the other lovely, local produce you bought from us....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shopped here many times over the past week as the range of goods is fantastic. I found everything I bought to be of good quality and fresh. However it was a very mixed bag when dealing with the staff. Generally offhand and on occasion borderline...More

1  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only in Appledore for a few days but used the shop most days. They had an amazing variety of things to purchase. Some unusual things as well as your everyday items, and it was lovely just looking around. The gentleman on the till...More

Thank Tracy N
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely review Tracy! We're glad you enjoyed our friendly customer service, our local & unusual products, and all the things you bought whilst with us in Appledore! We hope too see you again soon where you can enjoy our cafe! Helen &...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Appledore is charming and John's deli is a delightful shop and cafe. Bought some black garlic, cooked later as a topping for pan fried salmon, with leek and celery risotto. Delicious although I say it myself!More

Thank Tim B
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mmmmmm stop Tim B! You're making us hungry! We're so glad you enjoyed our Appledore deli and cafe and managed to get your hands on an amazing , local product that sounds like it was put to very good use! Hope too see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't eat in as we were in a flat less than 5 mins walk away, however this is a brilliant little deli. Olives, award winning chicken, bacon and leek pie superb, great veggie pasties and the croissants just like the ones in France. Also...More

Thank Roly-Mo-Polo
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks ever so much Roly-Mo-Polo! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to us on your recent trip to Appledore. I'll let the team know what a wonderful job they did in making your experience with us and enjoyable one. It's also great that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had coffee and cakes, but the savoury dishes with salads loooked gorgeous - rather wish we had seen these first. However, our coffee was good and the meringues are a feat of sugary engineering! Well worth a visit, especially if you're searching for...More

Thank Discerning_Diner_10
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of our Appledore deli/cafe! We're glad you enjoyed your coffee & cakes (especially our merangz!) and hope too see you again soon for a savory lunch! Many thanks, Helen & The Appledore Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We breakfasted here quite a few times during our stay. The food is lovely and they have free wifi. Only limited seating so best to get there early.More

Thank roamintraveller
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving such a kind review of our Appledore deli and cafe. We're very glad you enjoyed your breakfasts' here during your visit - I'll let the team know what a good job they did. Hope too see you again soon! Helen & The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we used johns everyday when we stayed at Instow for our hoilday good selection of breads cheeses and meats and also beer and wine

Thank dianajohn2015
JohnsofInstow, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Diana, We're glad you enjoyed your visit to us in Instow when on your holiday. We hope that everything was up to standard and that we see you again soon! Many thanks, Polly and The Instow Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend was visiting for the weekend & I took her to Appledore for a look around. She spotted Johns & we went in with a view to having a spot of lunch. Because it was raining the small dining area was full so we...More

1  Thank Annette M
arjohns_12, Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Annette Thankyou for your review I am pleased that you found Johns of Appledore inviting with a great selection of homeade local artisan products, and that you enjoyed our homemade quiche and lemon zing cake. I am sorry to hear that you were dissapointed...More

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HannahLB
2 August 2017|
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Response from JohnsofInstow | Property representative |
Open until 8pm during the summer!
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raycooper16
21 March 2017|
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Response from arjohns_12 | Property representative |
We’re delighted that you’ve been enjoying the food & service in our deli & café. Thank you for your enquiry and please find answers below: Our cakes are self-service but we provide sets of tongs for customers to use to... More
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Tricia G
7 July 2016|
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Response from arjohns_12 | Property representative |
Hi Tricia Thankyou for your review it would be lovely to welcome you in our Appledore store anytime.. Hope to see you soon kind regards Helen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Quay, Appledore EX39 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Appledore
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 425870
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