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Axminster Arts Cafe

The Old Courthouse Church Street | Church Street, Axminster EX13 5AQ, England
+44 1297 631455
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“police cells” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
The Old Courthouse Church Street | Church Street, Axminster EX13 5AQ, England
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I popped in for breakfast and it was cooked fresh. Lovely local food and the staff were friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff obviously get on.

Thank N2551XAlindag
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went on a Saturday morning with my daughter son in law and granddaughter lovely atmosphere lovely food will be going again......and again

Thank juneandjohn2015
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Lovely little cafe where you can visit the old cells of the old courthouse. Really nice home made cakes and good coffee, very reasonably priced and friendly staff. Well worth a visit, much more so than the Costafortune down the road.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lovely little cafe with in historic building -you can have lunch on cosy sofas in original cells! Light lunches great and varied. Crab sandwiches in summer fabulous. Pretty garden for better weather - AND delightful staff. Always busy and locals love it

Thank Ali C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went with friend for belated birthday lunch and catch up natter session. It was ideal for that, and so good to be somewhere individual and non-corporate! We both chose jacket potatoes which were very good, and endeavouring to be 'Ladies who Lunch' we felt compelled...More

Thank LymeLight
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I often pop into this charming little cafe for a coffee or a snack. It's just a stone's throw from the historic Minster. Quite small but very welcoming. If the main room is full you can always eat and drink in the...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Landing in Axminster on a cold Monday lunchtime, we tried two restaurants, one shut, another Reserved only. Then we remembered Axminster Arts Cafe - and what a great idea! Such a wide range of inexpensive meals, beautifully-cooked with happy and cheerful ladies ensuring our satisfaction...More

Thank lymeking
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This little café/restaurant is tucked away behind the Tourist Information Centre. There is a lovely outside courtyard with plenty of tables and chairs, although it does get very busy on a Thursday (market day!) and Saturday morning. There is a varied lunchtime menu, but it...More

2  Thank marciawillmott
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Arts Café in Axminster is quirky and charming. It has the most beautiful garden with tables scattered around little nooks in amongst the plants and shrubs with a gazebo if you want some shade. Inside the café is well decorated with local art and...More

2  Thank Jane1207
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great relaxed ambience in pretty surroundings with friendly staff and super food... would definitely recommend when looking for somewhere to pop in for lunch...

Thank Pandapop61
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Do they allow dogs
25 July 2015|
Response from patayers |
Dogs welcome in the garden, on leads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Courthouse Church Street | Church Street, Axminster EX13 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 631455
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