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Driftwood Cafe

Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
+44 1643 821697
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (51 reviews)
“butter beans” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (32 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Driftwood cafe is a short walk from Blue Anchor station if you are travelling on the steam train or on the coast road if you are driving. It is not in Minehead. Situated overlooking the pebble beach. Bench seating outside on the grassy terraces, on...More

Thank travellor1944
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food and a nice view over the sea. It’s a bit small inside so can be crowded on a rainy day but there are plenty of tables outside in the sunshine.

Thank Virtualsal
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a chalet near Blue Anchor station for a week in June. Before going on the trains of the West Somerset Railway I went for a breakfast at the Driftwood Cafe. This is located on a bit of a slope with ample accomodation...More

Thank Kaboskabouter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little cafe overlooking the beach, beautiful venue and views... Topped off with a really nice breakfast! After a little walk, nipped back in for a slice of flapjack... not quite me Nan's (whose is going to be?!?!) but still lovely!

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Blue Anchor Bay near Minehead in North Somerset, we always pop into the Driftwood for drinks or a snack. No matter what your budget may be, the Driftwood offers a menu which satisfies everyone. Excellent Breakfast menu, a range of cakes and savouries...More

Thank deana b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here many times for tea and cake so had hoped the breakfast would be a winner too. Sadly not, it was just under £10 for a full English which is pricey for Somerset and I would have hoped for fresh produce not...More

Thank Ducis1981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very warm welcome. Good menu choices and delicious lemon cake. Actually managed to serve a hot cappuccino which is a rare thing. Staff were lovely and friendly and knowledgeable about local area. Returned next day for lunch...even better. Warm baguette with lovely ploughmans. Would...More

Thank Hazel F
Reviewed 1 week ago

called in after a walk from Minehead to Blue Anchor I decided on the pork and apple burger with chips, and my wife went for the vegetarian burger and chips both were really well cooked, and my wife commented that her burger was very close...More

Thank Weary-Traveller007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The driftwood cafe is well worth the visit, the food was spot on and the service was quick and friendly, dogs are welcome with loads of seating and water Bowles, with a fantastic view of blue anchor beach. will be returning for a full breakfast.

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely visit today. Service with a smile. Good quality reasonably priced food. Great location. A regular haunt.

Thank collywobbles2016
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24 February 2018|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
The Driftwood is open all year round.
29 September 2017|
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Response from Darren T | Property representative |
Hi, the Driftwood has both highchairs and booster chairs, Thanks
Izzy J
1 July 2017|
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Response from Warwickchef | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 821697
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