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Courtyard Cafe

Mill lane | The Town Mill, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
+44 1297 445757
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Mill lane | The Town Mill, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I haven’t come across such a gem as this for many years. We stumbled across the Courtyard Cafe by mistake and we are so glad we did, Even returning on subsequent days when we were out of the area because we knew we had found...More

Thank DanielB1984
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful sunny day so sat outside. Friendly staff and helpful. Gluten free plough mans lunch, unusual salad and tasty cheese and good quality ham. Waitrose seeded bread. Nice soya milk coffee .

Thank surfercazzie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a very pleasant cafe tucked away extra to the working mill just behind the seafront. There was a good selection of homemade cakes, including a very nice gluten free citrus sponge. Worth a visit.

Thank colin h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very light and vegetarian lunch, soup and frittata that was excellent and good value.menu choice out of necessity was limited ,service was personable and reflected the ethos of the food style. If you like vegetarian food and happy to go here with...More

Thank nickpickles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would not say this is a great place for lunch although the meal was ok it was plain and bland.other than that the coffee is fantastic and scones brilliant.Also amazing customer service

Thank funkycat123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant place. Visited for coffee most mornings of our holiday, and also had lunch one day and the ploughman’s lunch was great. Children’s sandwich meal was well received, all nice and healthy with plenty of fruit. Staff working here were really friendly...More

Thank Louzxc149
courtyardcafelyme, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review, we really appreciate your opinion of this sweet little oasis in the hub of Lyme Regis. I hope you had a lovely holiday and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Many thanks and kind regards...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We stoped off for lunch at this lovely little cafe, with babies and dogs in tow. Excellent range of vegan options on the main menu and specials board. My choice was no longer available but there were plenty of others to chooses from. They also...More

Thank mrandmrsmash
courtyardcafelyme, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi ya :) thank you for your lovely sunny review please do come again soon :-)

Reviewed 15 May 2018

They ignored my wife when she asked a question about their scones then really slow customer service. When we finally got served we were told there was not enough scones left for our requirements and no apology or resolution was offered. A bit of confusion...More

Thank Holmlea
courtyardcafelyme, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear customer, I am sorry about your bad customer service and lack of scones. What a shame for you both and I do apologise for this lack in your visit. First I must address the over payment for your drink which was supposed to be...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place, may be back for lunch as menu sounds good. Very ethical and healthy options. Choice of Lovely indoor area or tables in courtyard in the sun.

Thank Nina A
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It happened to be the hottest day so far, albeit in April so the cafe was very, very busy. I had arranged to bring 17 people for lunch. Several dropped out so the numbers were fewer, and moreover some of our number were late! All...More

Thank PeterMartin186299
courtyardcafelyme, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we very much appreciate your custom and stars! :-) We would be very happy to host any gathering you may like to have in the future, we open for private use in the evenings with a minimum number of...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill lane | The Town Mill, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 445757
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We are a Bistro Cafe, in the lovely old and quiet side of Lyme Regis. The hub of Town Mill, still milling flour which we use for baking breads, cakes and pastry. The Courtyard Cafe offers a varied menu from light lunches to lovely quality home made specials with a fusion of flavours. Freshly ground coffee and loose leaf teas, organic soft drinks and a nice arrangement alcoholic beverages. We are family friendly and dogs are welcome. We are open all year round 7 days a week from 9.30- 4 ish apart from January when we close for a break.
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