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Anstey's Cove Cafe

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Ansteys Cove Road, Torquay TQ1 2JB, England
+44 7780 554603
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a nice place to have breakfast/lunch/drink. The staff at the cafe are very friendly and the views are beautiful. Could easily spend 1-2 hours here.

Thank Jance M
Torquay, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anstey's Cove is another of our favourite walk both winter and summer. The walk down from the park above gives glimpses of this beautiful location. When open the cafe offers excellent teas. There a signs warning the public of accessing the northern section of the cove. There is a path that descends to this northern section off Walls Hill downs.

Thank ditsywitsy
Exeter, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great little find very friendly owners and lovely little beach got to see a RNLI recuce to kids cut off by the tide stuck on rocks Inc place to visit after the brixham battery

Thank sean c
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Friendly staff and good food ! The chef has got excellent customer service and his food is amazing. I definitely would recommend this café for lunch and a coffee to enjoy the spectacular views.

Thank Amanda D
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168 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Park at the top of the hill and descend to this stunning rocky cove. Pause as the view opens up on the way down. Linger for the day, or just a few hours but do take time to enjoy the quality cafe food. You'll be back.

Thank roberty87
Torquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The views are stunning and is does not get too busy unlike other places. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is a good selection of food and drink.

Thank wynmorgan1969
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It does help if you site your Cafe in one of the prettiest bays I've ever visited. The food was excellent cafe fare - toasted sandwiches, jacket potatoes. To top this off, they do Devon Ice Cream from about £2, which given the size of the scoops was a real bargain! You can sit and look out across the bay,... More 

Thank John D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Nice Coastal walk to Anstey's Cove to find a lovely cafe with stunning views. You don't have to walk here there is a car park at the top of the hill. Really lovely location. Nice food, only down side (and I'm being really picky) was the pre packed cakes. You can hire kayaks and paddle boards too. Friendly staff. Very... More 

Thank Niki Y
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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429 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Have visited the cove three times in the last month, Parking in a big car park and a walk down a steep hill, but my god its worth it. the views are amazing and the café is simply the best. Staff are young, but the service is awesome, breakfast is great, lunch is WOW...nice tables on the small prom overlooking... More 

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sale cheshire
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited Ansteys Cove throughout the 70,80s and 90s until they closed the beach for fear of rockfalls However the café has stayed and the waters are clear and blue Mike used to have the best tan in Torquay working on the beach throughout the summer I believe now his daughter works in the café so a second generation have preserved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ansteys Cove Road, Torquay TQ1 2JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 7780 554603
Traditional beach cafe serving breakfasts, lunches, ice creams, teas and coffees, cakes and snacks. Licensed bar.

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