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Lemon Jelli Bistro

45 Queen Street, Newton Abbot TQ12 2AQ, England
+44 1626 439425
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (10 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“jacket potato” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
45 Queen Street, Newton Abbot TQ12 2AQ, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A quirky but popular place in the centre of town, I have a feeling this used to be a pub? Once again, low ceilings, I don't know if Newton abbot people used to be short but this is the 10th time today I have nearly...More

Thank LosGatosbritanicos
LemonCGeneral, Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. You are correct, Lemon Jelli Bistro was previously a pub called ‘The Courtney Arms’ but has a long line of history. The building itself is very old, Hence the low ceilings. However we do have a sign on the lowest...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great late lunch with the family Coffee, cakes and morning goods, daily specials, jackets, burgers and Tex Mex. Comfortable surroundings and continental atmosphere Well cooked, nicely presented and served by attentive staff More than adequate portions at competitive prices Central location with nearby...More

Thank Maxiesan
LemonCGeneral, Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you Maxiesan for your 5* and informative review! We love to hear that our customers love what we do! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We chose this place for a lunch without having read any of the reviews but having had a meal there I am surprised by the mixed reviews that it has got. We found it a nice place to sit - except for someone obviously conducting...More

Thank NormanLewis
LemonCGeneral, Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you NormanLewis for your review. Unfortunately, people use trip advisor as a platform to complain about things that can easily be resolved in the cafe by a member of staff who’d be more than willing to do so there and then. We’d much rather...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Another astoundingly delicious lunch time salad. Lemon Jelli has a NEW MENU which we sampled yesterday. The chicken pesto and pasta salad was ‘the best yet’ according to my partner and the mackerel and beetroot salad I chose was amazing. Every flavor was sampled from...More

Thank MissDrCE
LemonCGeneral, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

What a wonderful review!! Thank you very much MissDrCE - we're really pleased you enjoyed both the old and new additions to our menu. So far they've been a great hit! We'll be more than happy to see you next time!

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Wonderful sandwich and coffee - quickly prepared and brought to your table. Beautifully clean and very helpful and cheerful staff

Thank janebrim
LemonCGeneral, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you janebrim for your 5* review. We recently did a little refurbishment on the bistro and gave it a big old deep clean so we're pleased to hear this is noticeable! We hope to see you back again soon! The lemon jelli Bistro Team.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I have been in Lemon jelly twice, both of them lovely. They do really great veggie breakfast. The service is great as well. They do nice tea as well, will be going back soon and definitely recommended for a breakfast.More

Thank Nadia_Smith12
LemonCGeneral, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you very much Nadia_smith12 for your 5* review. We're very pleased to hear your think so highly of what we produce and the staff that serve it. We aim to do our best and it's wonderful to see it shows. The Lemon Jelli Bistro...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for a lunch once again enjoyed the most amazing salad. Really generous portions, really fresh salad, mouthwatering dressing and of course pleasant and courteous staff. Can't wait to go again!More

Thank MissDrCE
LemonCGeneral, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Thank you for your 5* review! We're glad you enjoyed your food and service with us! Our menu is currently under construction, with some new delicious salads joining the bistro menu and some classics remaining! We hope to see you return soon! The Lemon Jelli...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Visited at 9:05 on a Monday morning, so was the first customer. Food arrived promptly & was fine, however my dirty plate was left on the table in front of me for 35 minutes after I finished my meal! There were at least 3 staff...More

2  Thank freyarose
LemonCGeneral, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Freyarose for your comment. Following your earlier phone call into the bistro to report this to myself directly - I have spoken to the staff on shift and dealt with it accordingly. We do always like to correct our wrongs, as like anywhere...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

called in for coffee whilst shopping with friends. Relaxing time good service and the food looked very tasty

Thank Michael D J
Ashleerosecroughan, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Michael D J, for your five star review. You'll have to join us again soon and sample our tasty food yourself - we recommend the breakfasts! The Lemon Jelli Team

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with family (including infant) for breakfast as LJ was recommended to us by friends. LJ were happy to take a reservation for breakfast, very good service and a welcoming atmosphere even though we arrived slightly later than planned. Good breakfast variety on the menu...More

Thank Ross L
Ashleerosecroughan, General Manager at Lemon Jelli Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you Ross L for your lovely review. We're glad you were satisfied from your visit with us and hope to welcome you back next time your visiting the area. The Lemon jelli team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Queen Street, Newton Abbot TQ12 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 439425
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Description
Comfortable cafe/bar/bistro with a distictly French feel, serving great coffee from Origin Coffee, Suki Tea, pizza, pannini,crepes, daily specials and an evening Bistro Service with home made specials, Chargrill Steaks and burgers. Child and Dog friendly, a nice place to relax and read a paper or have a game of Scrabble/cards.
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