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York Street, Sidmouth EX10 2AL, England
+44 1395 572920
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
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British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
York Street, Sidmouth EX10 2AL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Blinis is part of the Royal York & Faulkner Hotel here in Sidmouth and is a more up-market eatery. The menu is always great and the service second to not many. They are always popular and it is sometimes necessary to book, but well worth...More

Thank annmccolm
Reviewed 6 October 2018

…and first tasting confirmed the suspicions. My wife’s “roast” salmon had a very soft damp texture suggesting it had been cooked, frozen and defrosted. Similarly, my pork chop seemed to have been almost completely cooked and simple warmed up for serving; and the accompanying apple...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Came here wihh my partner on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. Was able to book a table a couple of days before (booking highly recommended!) we were not disappointed! Great service and amazing food. Deffinetly a must visit if in Sidmouth!!

1  Thank KatieD2435
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We used to love this place but our last visit has put us off for good. The food just wasn't very tasty, the wine was over-priced, the service was hurried and bordered on rude at times and complaints were not followed up. I think the...More

1  Thank drummerpip
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We popped in here for breakfast and were met by two friendly faces. We both chose the poached egg on a blini with bacon and roasted tomatoes. The poached egg was perfectly cooked and the bacon was delicious. The presentation was very attractive and we...More

Thank helengarner2015
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Blini' s has been consistently good for a late lunch, for about 10 years, providing comfortable chairs, good food, and friendly service. Worth a visit.

Thank Rogeranddishenton
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were a party of 8 adults and requested a table for lunch on Saturday, 30th December and we did appreciate that they were busy were told they did not accept 8 people without a booking. We tried booking on the 31st and were told...More

1  Thank Anne T
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Hadn’t been to Blinis for years but went in for lunch this week on Monday. They were very busy with most tables reserved but we we were lucky to be seated. There was a normal menu and a specials menu to choose from which was...More

Thank Marion G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had most awful experience in this place recently and I have to say something to warn others. The Head waiter was extremely rude. The reserve signs on the tables were not clear at all. Some of them were set for two...More

4  Thank Weymouthmassive
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We visited Blinis for a rest and a drink. We both had a Mocha and a hot chocolate, both of which were superb. Prices were fantastic too with a great chalice of meals, drinks and wine...all in all very reasonable prices. The restaurant/cafe has clean...More

Thank CutieCouple
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York Street, Sidmouth EX10 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 572920
Sat in the heart of Sidmouth, just off The Esplanade, the contemporary styled Blinis Cafe-Bar is a stylish a popular venue offering great service, good food and a relaxing atmosphere. At lunchtimes, delicious daily specials, snacks, salads and sandwiches are served. Blinis is open throughout the day for coffees, shakes and homemade cakes. Also on offer is an excellent choice of wines, beers, spirits and minerals. New for 2014 - Afternoon tea (served Monday - Friday 3.00Pm - 4.30Pm)
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