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“A good place to stop”

John Peel Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 41 Restaurants in Shaftesbury
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

A good solid restaurant/ cafe serving good solid to goodness meals. I like the fact the owner goes the whole nine yards in trying to cater for people like myself who are gluten free. When he had no gluten free cake left he raided his own store cupboard for an excellent slice of chocolate fudge cake and refused all payment. Forget all the fancy nancy bijou cafes if you visit Shaftesbury and enjoy a wholesome, hearty meal.

I loved the way he doesn't kick you out either. As he puts it he's there for several hours to clean the machines so if you wan to sit and natter with friends that's fine by him. Can't say fairer than that, can you?

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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Good for a quick fry up, or burger and chips etc, not my style but seems to be busy at times. Great for a coffee and bun. average prices as is every thing else.

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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Came by chance. Good food. Clean restaurant. Warm welcome. Even opened early as he could see us standing outside in the cold!

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Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

Went here by accident good hangover food. Sorted me out Really good breakfast. Top nosh. Will be back !! To try something else

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Amazing 50's cafe! Breakfasts to break any diet. If you want to experience a bit of nostalgia and a no frills, hearty breakfast, this is the place. On a Sunday mornings, whilst the rest of Shaftesbury is either sleeping or in church, 'The Peel' is full of people soaking up their breakfast experience. It should be preserved as a 'Historic Site'.

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