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Ridings Cafe Artisans Bakery - CLOSED

17 Bell Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, England
+44 871 432 0500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
24 Aug 2016
“Original food in a surprise setting”
11 Apr 2016
“A gem”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
17 Bell Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, England
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

stepping down into a well-lit cafe, with delicious food, you are also aware of the freshly-made bread which this Bakery is famed for. The flans are always interesting, and delicious; with fresh salads, and tempting cakes and coffee at other times of day

Thank L B
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is very much an artisan cafe - a word over-used by establishments that want to appear better than they are, but in this case it's genuinely deserved. Much of the product is made on the premises and what isn't is carefully sourced to be...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Stopped for a lunch and enjoyed some very good food. Soup / Quiche / Bread etc Great service as well, so would certainly recommend.

Thank Mungo K
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Stopped for a coffee and cake. The coffee was very good and delicious cake. However when I asked for a machiatta he did not know how to make one, which I found strange as it was on the drinks menu. Overall quite a good coffee...More

Thank Aquariusfalls
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Great little cafe. Found it by recommendation of trip advisor. Great decaf coffee or some soup and beautiful home-made cakes. Another added bonus was there fresh artisan bread. Friendly little hideaway and well worth a visit.

Thank shmclelland
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We just stumbled on Ridings as we walked around Shaftesbury last Saturday morning. It's a very pleasant place, friendly host, excellent coffee and lovely pastries, (try the Portuguese Custard Tarts!). Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Upton72
Reviewed 18 June 2015

A real artisan bakery. We wandered in for a cup of tea and a cake as a break from our wander around Shaftesbury. As we were staying only one night and wanted to find somewhere to have dinner, we asked the proprietor if he could...More

1  Thank CandV01
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We use this lovely cafe regularly and can recommend the excellent coffee at a reasonable price along with a lovely selection of home-baked cakes and pastries. Very friendly staff too.

1  Thank jcgshaston
Reviewed 20 February 2015

My lady and I (well I at least !) tend to find a good place and stick to it so she twisted my arm a little. The place has a cosy feel but I'll stick to the more lively banter round the corner a bit...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Popped in for lunch during the recent cold spell. Food enjoyed as usual. In the winter the Dutch owner keeps a real fire going which further adds to the cosy atmosphere. Regarding food safety, the cafe has 5* inspection and the food is prepared at...More

1  Thank DavyWiltshire
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Bell Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 871 432 0500
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