Johns of Instow

Johns of Instow

Johns of Instow is a family-run delicatessen, café, and grocery store located in Instow, a coastal village in Bideford, UK. They showcase a variety of products and services offered by the establishment, including fresh and locally sourced food and drinks, artisanal cheese, hampers and gift baskets, catering services, and outdoor seating with scenic views of the estuary.

They also highlight its commitment to sustainability, community involvement, and customer satisfaction, as well as its history and values as a small business. Overall, Johns of Instow offers a unique and welcoming experience for food lovers and visitors alike.


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Cafe & deli selling cheeses, charcuterie & locally produced goods, plus home-baked items.

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Phone: 01271 860310
Address: 4 & 5 Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4HY, UK

Curbside Pickup: Yes
>Delivery: Yes
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 2
Serves Breakfast: Yes
Serves Brunch: Yes
Serves Dinner: No
Serves Lunch: Yes
Serves Vegetarian Food: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: Yes

JRP 976 avatarJRP 976
a week ago
Stopped here for breakfast whilst cycling down to Clovelly. Excellent fresh food including cakes. Breakfast was very good and service superb. I would have bought more of their lovely stuff if I wasn't cycling. Peanut Butter Brownie was fantastic. No Baked Beans available so can't leave a 6 star review.
Jaqui Jones avatarJaqui Jones
2 months ago
I purchased this loaf in instow this morning and it tasted very stale. Extremely disappointing for a 3 pound loaf. I did inform a member of staff later in the day when I was passing.I have bought bread before and it has been really nice. But it should be consistently good.
ian collard avatarian collard
5 months ago
I love John's. It's not cheap but the quality of the food and produce is very good. Lots of local products for sale and unusual deli items. The café is very good with nice coffee from local roasters. I can heartily recommend to locals and tourists alike
Jenny Keevil avatarJenny Keevil
a month ago
Great breakfast find. Strawberry jam served with the croissants was so yummy brought some home with us!
Robert Neal avatarRobert Neal
11 months ago
Had lunch with wife here today. Staff very welcoming..Gorgeous Grey and Breezy Breakfast tea very nice. Had a Full West Country Breakfast and wife had Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon. Good size portions,wife couldn't finish hers but food enjoyed. Thank you
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