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Johns of Appledore

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US$3 - US$14
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Cafe, British, Deli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would just to say that John’s of Appledore is a little Gem in our village of Appledore- we are so lucky to have such an incredible facility that we can walk to - thank you to all the staff that offer service with a...More

Date of visit: February 2021
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Hudson for your 5 star review! We greatly appreciate your kind words. Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 28 October 2020

Rude, abrupt staff who rush you to make a decision. Not many cakes to choose from. Long waits to get in and unfriendly atmosphere. I won't be going back.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

Hi Claire, I am sorry that you felt that your visit to our deli wasn't satisfactory on this occasion. We have had an extremely busy couple of weeks with half term hence the long waits and not many cakes. Also with the volume of customers...More

Reviewed 26 October 2020

This little deli and cafe is an absolute gem. John’s of Appledore is in an incredible location - right on the water front - and the deli sells lots of fantastic local and artisan produce. We had to be quite self-disciples not to buy the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2020

Thank you Chloe for your amazing 5 star review! Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 24 October 2020

The food is presented very well in Johns but the actual quality lets it down. The scones we bought to have in our holiday cottage later the same day are too hard to eat so maybe have not been rotated? The Quiche with spinach in...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

Hi There, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you felt that our scones and Annas quiche were not up to our normal standard. Both of these products are made daily in both stores and quite often we run as they are so...More

Reviewed 18 October 2020

Warm welcome, warm quality, warm freshly made pasty and apple blackberry pie. Simply délicieux and kind hearted food

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Thank you Anne for this lovely 5 star review! Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 11 October 2020

After spending a wonderful afternoon with sunny weather in Appledore in October, yes October, and after some reminiscing on the occasion of our Golden Wedding Anniversary, what better way than to end up at John's of Appledote. They have a small cafe and take away...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Wow! Thank you Lee for your amazing 5 star review! So happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Johns of Appledore. Hope to see you again soon Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 11 October 2020

Very friendly welcome on arrival - excellent choice of coffees and cakes and fantastic friendly service ....It’s compact but an enjoyable experience.....

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you Mike for your 4 star review! I'm glad that my team looked after you so well! Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

I need say no more, possibly one of the best steak pastys I've ever had give me more! Lovely little shop with a nice selectiob of fresh pastry. Nice for a snack or some lunch bits.

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Wow! Thank you for the 5 star review! So glad you loved our award winning steak pasty! Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

Restricted to just 2 tables with Covid so fortunate to get a table. Had the soup with half a sandwich which sounds basic but it was lovely and well worth the extra pound or so compared to other cafes.

Date of visit: October 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you Richard for your 5 star review! So glad you enjoyed your experience at Johns of Appledore! Helen & the Appledore team

Reviewed 4 October 2020

We shopped in the deli and bought some chutneys and jam's to take home with us. Shop was clean and tidy and had lots of choice of local products.

Date of visit: September 2020
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JohnsofInstow, General Manager at Johns of Appledore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank-you for your lovely 4 star review! We hope to see you again soon. Helen & the Appledore team

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David G
11 February 2018|
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Response from Annette M | Reviewed this property |
Dear David, Im afraid I dont know the answer to that as Ive only been in the once. Id call them & ask on: 01271-860310 Goodluck. A
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Response from JohnsofInstow | Property representative |
Open until 8pm during the summer!
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Johns of Appledore
    Does Johns of Appledore offer takeaway?
    Yes, Johns of Appledore offers takeaway services.
    Does Johns of Appledore offer delivery?
    Yes, Johns of Appledore offers delivery services.
    How is Johns of Appledore rated?
    Johns of Appledore is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4