Please do what you can to support your traders at this hugely difficult time. Sadly, some are closed as the town fights this latest round in the pandemic, but some are still able to operate with appropriate restrictions and others can still offer online, collect and delivery services.

Trader Location Contact Activity   Status
Acorn Gift Shop Victoria Place
01297 33352
Gifts, cards   Shop closed but happy to take orders by phone and email. Delivers locally free of charge.
Archway Bookshop Church Street
01297 33744
Books, cards   Shop closed. Browse for and order books from website here for delivery by post, or collection by arrangement. As an alternative to Amazon you can also use Archway’s Bookshopdotorg Storefront here.
Arts Café Bar Church Street   Cafe   Currently closed following fire.
Axe News West Street 07901 502508 Newsagent, cards, grocery   Open during lockdown but reduced hours – Mon to Sat 6am – 13.30; Sun 7am – 10am. Will deliver newspapers, magazines, milk, eggs and bread. New service offers to be point of sale for goods for a 15% fee with post and packaging options.
Axminster Conservative Club Silver Street 07980 471981 (Jill) Members club   Club is closed during lockdown but kitchen is open offering homecooked meals for members and non-members – available Thursdays and Sundays 12 noon to 2.30pm. Takeaway or free home delivery.
Axminster Foodbank Chard Street
01297 32331
Foodbank   Free food, household and personal items by referral. Foodbank open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Axminster Inn 
Silver Street
01297 34947
Pub   Pub closed. Please support this business when we come out of lockdown.
Axminster Jewellers West Street
01297 34124
Jeweller   Shop closed. Please support this business when we come out of lockdown.
Axminster Library South Street
01297 32693
Library   Library closed. Loan periods extended and you can download and stream free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and e-newspapers. More details here.
Axminster Market Trinity Square   Market stalls
  Food retail only: fish; Lyme Regis Butchers; fruit & veg; Spice & Rice; pies and pastries; bread; pet suppliers; olives; coffee man.
Axminster Printing West Street
01297 32266
Stationery, printing, crafts   Shop closed. Call or email to order stationery or printing. Free local delivery or pre-order for collection at the door. Updates on Facebook and Instagram daily. Website for stationery orders here.
Axminster Tools Trafalgar Way 03332 404406 DIY   Shop closed but operating a click and collect service – see website here.
West Street 07796 396562 Bakery   Shop open 8am – 3pm Mon – Sat. Order by 12 noon the previous day.
Bennett & Rogers Opticians West Street
01297 35051
Optician   Open for business as usual following Government guidelines. Routine and emergency eye appointments, spectacle repairs and adjustments, eye drops and solutions.
Bolts Hair & Body West Street 01297 32211 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business post lockdown.
Boots Trinity Square 01297 32288 Chemist and pharmacist   Open as usual. During lockdown: 9am – 5.30 Mon to Sat.
Cinnamons South Street 01297 631175 Restaurant & take-away (Indian)   Restaurant closed but operates a take-away service and also home delivery. Website here.
Cloud Nine Florists Victoria Place Florist   Shop closed – please support this business when we come out of lockdown. See website here.
Coffee Factory Shute
01297 551259
Coffee provisions online   Providing a full ‘roasting and posting’ service on website orders via Coffee bags and coffee accessories can be ordered by phone or email and paid for via a link before collection.
Collate Interiors  Trinity Square Gifts and homeware   Shop closed but operating click and collect via website here and offers local delivery. Also running regular instasales (@collateinteriors).
Complete Meats South Street 01297 631506 Butcher   Open as usual during lockdown but opening hours may vary. Free contactless home delivery service.
Community Waffle House Trinity House 01297 34694 Cafe, restaurant, community hub   Cafe / restaurant open only for takeaways on Fridays and Saturdays (check hours on social media). Luke Lawson Computer Repair remains open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm – see website here.
Cooperative West Street 01297 35224 Supermarket   Open as usual 7am – 10pm (10am – 4pm Sundays)
Cooperative South Street 08445 076698 Convenience store   Open as usual 7am – 10pm (10am – 10pm Sundays)
Corner House Bakery George Street 01297 598903 Bakery, take-away food   Open Mon to Fri 8.30am – 2pm for take-away hot drinks, hot soups and food, and also for freshly baked bread, sweet and savoury treats. Ring to order – free delivery of full menu.
Country Market (Thurs am) Masonic Hall, South Street Facebook Food and crafts   Thursday indoor market now closed until end of February when the situation will be reviewed.
Courthouse Makers Church Street 01297 631698 Crafts and gifts   Shop closed. Has launched new website here as the focus for a click and collect service. Free delivery within 10 miles – standard £3 postage beyond. Also selling on facebook and instagram.
Cow & the Bean Lyme Street 01297 792782 Cafe & takeaway   Operating 5pm – 9pm Wednesdays to Sundays as a takeaway offering burgers, fries and cheesecake. Call to book. See website here.
Crafty Hobbit  Trinity Square
01297 35096
Crafts, gifts   Shop closed but watch for offers on facebook and instagram for collection.
Fabric Shop
West Street 01297 32973 Fabric, wool, haberdashery   Shop closed – please support this business as soon as we come out of lockdown.
Friends of Arc Chard Road 01297 639333 Charity, clothing, cards and more   Shop closed through lockdown but has a stock of Xmas cards that can be ordered by texting or messaging Jeremy Walden on 07714 295750 for. Collection or delivery.
Ganesha Wholefoods  South Street 01297 33957 Wholefoods, health   Shop open throughout lockdown – max three customers at any time. Orders can be taken and paid for by phone for collection. Delivery (cost £4.75) on orders to the value of at least £30. Free delivery if over £40. Website here takes orders for delivery across UK..
George Hotel George Street
01297 33385
Hotel and bar   Closed during lockdown. Please support this business when we come out of lockdown.
Glynis George Interiors Victoria Place
01297 639739; 07921 668365
Interior design, fabrics   Shop closed but still taking enquiries.
Golden House Lyme Street 01297 34375 Take-away (Chinese)   Takeaway service. See menu here
Julian Hill Electrical Mobile 07716 385582 Electrical contractor   Open and able to handle complete electrical works following Government guidance and Covid risk assessment.
Lemon Plaice Lyme Street 01297 35888 Take-away (fish & chips)   Open as usual
Lou La Belle Trinity Square 01297 35000; 07814 703244 Ladies fashion   Shop closed but happy to hear from customers wanting to buy / collect from window display. Also, new website in place very shortly.
Loves Furniture Restoration South Street
Furniture restoration   Workshop operating but no-one to visit. Will collect and deliver with social distancing.
Lucky House Lyme Street 01297 35100 Takeaway (Chinese)   Takeaway service – see website here
Macsorsons Silver Street 07711 756575 Fishmonger   Stall still operates at Thursday market. Also order by phone for home delivery.
Melanie Brown Hair & Beauty George Street 01297 35667 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business after lockdown.
Mortons Chemist Trinity Square 01297 32115 Chemist, pharmacy   Open as normal through lockdown. Delivery service operates.
Nail Studio South Street 01297 598101 Nails, beauty   Closed during lockdown – please support this business when it returns.
Nan’s Family Kitchen Home workers 07854 200112 Food delivery service   Continuing to operate through lockdown delivering home cooked meals to the elderly and vulnerable. See website here.
Not Just Veg South Street
07566 238024
Greengrocer   Organic & Local. Monday – closed; Tuesday + Saturday – 09:00 – 13:00; Wed / Thu /Fri – 09.00 -15:00
Pawsitive Thinking Online Pet products   Open online here offering products for dogs and chickens. Also has gift ideas. Delivers by post or courier.
Pets at Home West Street
01297 631796
Pet products   Essential retailer – shop remains open. You can order online and collect from the shop. See website.
Project Food South Street
01297 631782
Food, greengrocery   Provides a delivery service of fresh fruit, veg, milk and ready meals to those isolating, shielding, struggling physically or mentally and unable to shop onine.
Rabbit Hole Barbershop South Street 07576 779679 Barber   Closed during lockdown but book your post-lockdown haircut using Booksy app
Rainbow Pearls Design Home worker
07946 135373
Masks   Still making masks during lockdown and will post or deliver if needed. Email or text for details.
Reflections Hair & Beauty Chard Street 01297 34277 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business after lockdown.
Ric’s Kitchen Victoria Place 01297 35821 Cafe, take-away   Restaurant and cafe closed during lockdown. Posting cookery videos online. Please support this business after the lockdown.
River Cottage Kitchen Trinity Square Restaurant, cafe   Restaurant and cafe closed but operating a take-away service during lockdown from River Cottage HQ. See website here.
RKL Tools Victoria Place 01297 34734 DIY   Shop open as an essential service. Also offering a call/pay and collect option and a delivery service.
Safar Woodmead Road 01297 631603 Restaurant &. take-away (Indian)   Restaurant closed but open for take-away – you can order online here.
Sweet Shop Trinity Square 01297 631399 Confectionery   Shop closed but the team are busy planning some Easter specials..
Swishandflick Victoria Place 07368 376037 Gift shop   Shop is an umbrella for Swishandflick (Harry Potter gifts), Cheeki (chocolate), Hubble Bubble Devon (bath bombs and cosmetics) and Westcountry Reds (man cave goods). Access individual facebook pages and buying arrangements via
Tesco Shand Park 0345 6779019 Supermarket   Open as usual 8am – 10pm (10am – 4pm Sundays)
Unique Framework Millwey Rise 07801 260259 Framing   Workshop open throughout lockdown (8am – 4pm) with COVID provisions. Can pick up and return goods to and from its own car park. One person in reception at any time.
West Country Higgler South Street 01297 639222 Cafe, takeaway   Cafe closed but open for takeaway coffee, teas, cakes, toasties and sandwiches Mon to Sat 9-3. Specialist coffee beans, teas, accessories and clothing can be ordered online from website here.
West Street Picture Framing  West Street
01297 598176
Framing   Shop closed but still taking enquiries – see website here.