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Driftwood Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Cafe, British
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish and chips cakes ice cream salad burger blue anchor bristol channel overlooking the sea walk along the beach dog walkers lovely little cafe all day breakfast sea front steam railway the west somerset railway coffee and cake outside seating
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A buzzy cafe even on a winter weekday. Two deliciously light cheese and chilli scones with cream cheese and tasty chutney- plus a pot of tea and extra hot water provided without having to ask- all for a fiver. And if you want to share...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ictbeech
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great little lunch here on a naff weather day with my wife and daughter and it was a very friendly place to eat! Decent price, good quality, good views what's not too like!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank trippeg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for breakfast here on Saturday this was good value for money although not sure if they have changed brand of sausage as I wasn’t a fan. Quite noisy with the coffee machine and banging the coffee but it has to be done. Fab...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 4jwelshers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely place with great food and nice staff. Do an excellent all day breakfast, prices very reasonable. Perfect shelter from the British weather!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bryonyp418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here after a short walk along the sea front - well worth doing. Had a lovely selection of cakes and warm food. Also a great selection of drinks. Good service by friendly staff. A beautiful view looking out to sea. A perfect situation.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

As always just so. Have been a a patron for some time. Dismayed to see a rival and relieved to know little effect

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marksB2484LR
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Have been several times and always get good service. Had fish and chips with garden peas and large soft drink. The fish are a good size portion. Popular place even out of season. Would be difficult for disabled as to get in you gave to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank D9295IEdavidt
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

A gem of a traditional fish and chip cafe in Blue Anchor. Always busy and with good reason. But would a bottle of ketchup, mayonnaise and vinegar on each table be too much to ask, instead of handfuls if plastic sachets. Single-use plastic is on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jordanw36
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time today with a toddler and a dog. All made welcome despite it being packed! Food was tasty and arrived in good time even though it was busy. It is tight space wise, but the atmosphere was great and a stunning...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andyp917
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Popped in for a cuppa after a visit to the nearby Railway Station. Luckily found a table as it was jammed packed with a mixture of families and older people. We ordered chocolate cake for the kiddies, hubby ordered a cream tea and to my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Roy N
13 September 2018|
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Response from johnsJ3663GW | Reviewed this property |
Parking on the roadside opposite the restaurant, also parking bays along the grass verges. It’s normally busy, but I’ve never failed to locate a spot!
24 February 2018|
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Response from Mandidebt | Reviewed this property |
A bit late but yes. They have a kiosk with yummy ice creams too
29 September 2017|
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Response from 909darrent | Property representative |
Hi, the Driftwood has both highchairs and booster chairs, Thanks
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