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The Clock Tower Cakery & Restaurant

Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
+44 1395 515319
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (190 reviews)
“scones” (58 reviews)
“victoria sponge” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The Clock Tower enjoys one of the finest coastal views in South Devon. Located in the central Jurassic Coast area with glorious views to the East, West and South. The quality and presentation of the food is superb and the service quite delightful, friendly, polite...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RogandVal2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Clocktower pre Christmas for a late morning breakfast. The restaurant s in a stunning location, it has good service, nice interior and top quality food, what’s not to like?. The cakes looked fab and we will definitely be back to try these.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DevonVacationer
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had pot of tea, scones and Victoria Sandwich There was a good choice of cakes and it was difficult to choose but feel we made the right choice. Service good and tray carried to our table for us. Wonderful views along the coast line...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CC12153
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch with my gluten intolerant partner. The waitress was friendly and helpful, but we discovered that gluten free flour was being used, which was good, but then fish with g/f batter is deep fried in oil that has had gluten in it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Derbyshireflyboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very busy when popped in for a 'treat' but not too long to wait. The cakes were huge and looked extremely appetising. However at least three of us (out of group of 6) were disappointed with the taste - coffee and walnut cake - soft...More

Date of visit: December 2018
5  Thank 1212fax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small secluded restaurant and cakery with a glorious view over the beach and lyme bay.As an added bonus the foods good and the main car park is just over the road .Heaven on earth

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited yesterday and had lovely polenta cake. I joked with the staff that it improved in moistness from the outside in but, taking a real pride in their cakes, they were concerned that the outside had lost some moistness. I got a bonus to take...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely coffee and absolutely amazing looking cakes, so sad we'd had a hotel brekkie and couldn't manage one.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank weekender79584
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We have been using the clock tower for years, but the recent management changes mean we will avoid in future. No dogs allowed any more, not even in winter. The coffee is not as good as it was and we have to pay extra for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
14  Thank alievans2015
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We've been to Sidmouth a few times now and always park in the big car park at the top of the hill on the western side of the town. Yesterday we discovered this little gem of a cafe only a minute or two from the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank laurie2403
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15 March 2018|
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Response from | Property representative |
Thank you from all the staff at the Clock Tower. We worked so hard to achieve our amazing results, it's nice to be recognised.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Elaine S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry just got your question which is probably to late now. Yes, there is a car park on manor road just opposite the clock tower restaurant. A few minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peak Hill Road | Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth EX10 8RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 515319
  • E-mail
The Clock Tower Cakery & Restaurant stands in an unrivalled position within the award winning Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth right on the stunning Jurassic south coast of East Devon and England. Nearly 30 years on from humble beginnings The Clock Tower has remained a family-owned and run business, we are very proud of our excellent reputation for quality service and delicious, freshly prepared food. Offering breakfast 9.30 am - 12 noon, lunch from 12 noon - 3 pm daily. Almost every day of the year. Everything is locally and ethically sourced, where possible, freshly prepared and cooked with love and passion. We care what we do!
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