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“Great if you like potato.”
Review of The Cornish Bakery

The Cornish Bakery
Ranked #1 of 3 Bakeries in Lyme Regis
Cuisines: Cafe
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

The sign in the window said the traditional pasty had been declared "the best pasty in the world" in 2013 - so I bought one.
Inside my best pasty in the world were two very tiny pieces of meat amongst a boringly huge amount of potato.
I can only think that the pasty judged as the best in the world had been prepared especially for the competition or was up against pasties even more diabolically bad than the one I had today. Avoid!

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3  Thank David J
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PastyPresto, Guest Relations Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry you did not enjoy your pasties. Our bakery in Cornwall does check the contents of the pasties and whilst there are some variations in these hand-filled products, the system in place is comprehensive. The filling is layered and then the pasty is hand crimped. The crimpers monitor the product filling closely. Ten fillings, ten pastry bases and ten whole pasties are weight checked every 15 minutes.

Please accept our apologies for the Pasty you purchased having not been identified within the controls as stated above. We can assure you that everything is done to ensure this is an isolated incident. We encourage feedback on our website so that we are able to address any issues such as this, although thankfully, they are very rare, hence our winning the Worlds Best Pasty title.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

I toyed with rating "average" as there are now quite a few decent pasty emporia dotted around the UK and this is just one of a chain Pasty Presto but as the coffee is as good as the pasties and the quality is maintained across the various branches, a " very good" is justified.
I had a large traditional pasty which had a good balance of meat, veg and spices. If I were to quibble, the crimped edge was a little thicker than I would have liked but as it was properly cooked through, it wasn't a problem. My two young boys ate every crumb of their small pasties so a big thumbs up from the junior contingent.
Overall, well worth a visit if you're a pasty fan.

Thank Andy H
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Dont be put off by the fact that this is a 'chain' of restaurants. They sell handmade genuine Cornish pasties as well as ones with more 'exotic' fillings such as Thai chicken, bacon leek and cheese, cheese and onion, vegetarian, spicy chickpea, chilli beef, and pork & apple.
Traditional Cornish pasties may have had the meat at one end and the 'afters' in the other but Pasty Presto offer dessert pasties with fillings such as rhubarb & custard, chocolate & banana and apple as a tasty alternative.
They also serve a range of teas, coffees and fresh pastries.
Pasties are fresh baked in shop on the day of sale. Watch out for the end of day specials - you might get a huge pasty for a £1.

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Thank CambridgeKev
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

we go here a lot after an early morning walk, pastries and coffee always fresh and jan is great,always pleasant and friendly

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Thank karen G
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PastyPresto, Public Relations Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we are delighted that you enjoy visiting after your early morning walks!

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

If you like coffee and croissants (or something similar) for breakfast and you're in (or near) Lyme Regis, GO HERE!

It is quite easily the best place in town and the pasties for lunch can't be beaten either. Having tried most places in and around Lyme in the last 18 months or so, this is the one we keep going back to, regularly.

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3  Thank Blagbobennychicks
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PastyPresto, Guest Relations Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We look forward to welcomming you back!

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