Welcome

Welcome back – update 5th July

From 6th July, St Sidwell’s Community Centre will reopen and we look forward to welcoming you back. We will be taking precautions to keep customers, volunteers and staff safe. Alongside our Cafe, Bakehouse and Room Bookings. We have a great programme of events including gardening workshops, cookery workshops, evening meals and heritage tours – all of which we will manage to enable safe social distancing. Read more and book here.

The Sidwell Street Cafe

We are delighted to welcome you back to our community cafe. We have some brand new garden furniture and we invite you to enjoy hot and cold drinks, breakfast sandwiches, homemade cakes and lunches in our award winning gardens. New take-away menu also available.

We will be open from Monday-Friday 9:30-3:30 with lunch served 11-3.

The Sidwell Street Bakehouse

We are still baking for home delivery and for collection: Orders can be placed here. We will also have a few loaves and treats available Wednesday-Friday to purchase at St Sid’s.

Room Bookings

If you would like to book meeting rooms with us, please contact us on 01392 666 222 or bookings@stsidwells.org.uk to discuss how we can support you to do this safely.

St Sidwell’s Centre

We are an independent community centre in the heart of Exeter giving a warm welcome regardless of background, ability or circumstance. We offer a wide programme of activities, events and services for the local community.

We run a community café and bakery, grow vegetables in our garden, offer affordable meeting room and venue hire,  provide free ESOL classes, and offer volunteering opportunities across all areas of our work. 

The Sidwell Street Café
Our cafe offers fresh, delicious food cooked from scratch alongside inclusive volunteering opportunities.
Read more... "The Sidwell Street Café"
The Sidwell Street Bakehouse
Our in-house bakery specialises in sourdough, while training volunteers.
Read more... "The Sidwell Street Bakehouse"
Volunteering
Find out more about volunteering with us.
Read more... "Volunteering"
Room Hire
A variety of rooms at competitive prices for your meeting or event.
Read more... "Room Hire"
English Classes
Olive Tree offers free English (ESOL) language classes taught by volunteer teachers.
Read more... "English Classes"
Catering
A range of catering options for events at St Sidwell’s and across Exeter.
Read more... "Catering"
Gardens
The only green space opening from Sidwell Street or the High Street is home to our veg garden.
Read more... "Gardens"
Heritage
Explore the history and heritage of St Sidwell’s and Sidwell Street.
Read more... "Heritage"