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Britannia @ The Beach

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| Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
+44 1548 581168
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here on a stormy March day for lunch with the family and had some of the beach seafood we've had anywhere! Scallops to start cooked to perfection, then spicy seafood jambalaya (generous chunks of fish mussels and prawns). Kids we're very happy with theirs too and the service was friendly and efficient. Bill was very reasonable for such flavour... More 

Thank Business T
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there today sat on a table for 4 but was told if people came in with 4 people we had to move because there was only two of us and there was no tables for 2.very rude and people should not give them custom.

Thank ianc206
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

WOW! Found this treasure after a quick check for places to eat near Slapton. We had the hot seafood platter to share between two. it was quite possibly the best seafood dish that I have ever had! All very fresh, perfect amounts- not too much or too little. I loved the fact we were seated in a shack style. Was... More 

Thank chan2701
Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First impression is that this is a shack with an awning but once you step inside, take a look at the menu. If you like fish and seafood, you must give this place a try. My wife and I always used to visit the nearby Cricket Inn but this year the kitchen as closed, so we went to the only... More 

Thank Roger E
Branscombe, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freezing cold in February so wrap up warm. Rustic experience. Food mainly fishy obviously but fresh as can be and well cooked. Non fishy choices good. Staff lovely. One of our party had upset tummy the next day but probably a coincidence? His recommendation - stick to the plain mains. Bring your own booze keeps costs down.

Thank Rebecca R
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch whilst walking, just fancied fish and chips really! However once we got the menu there was so much more! Didn't really expect much from here, but left completely amazed! Me and the other half went for a Seafood Sharer and it was amazing! All the seafood cooked to perfect, lots of it, for a decent price... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends, shared a mussels started which was fine. Unfortunately two of us opted for the Jerk Monkfish and Scallops as a main. Both the scallops and Monkfish were over cooked and had no flavouring what so ever. The jerk part of the fish was a sprinkle of something on the rice. The rest consisted of a very bland... More 

Thank Kelly B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult to know where to start with this review..... We have supported 'The Shack' at Beesands 100% in the time we have spent on holidays in the area, we visit Beesands numerous times thro the year and use the Shack for breakfast, Lunch, dinner and often takeaway fresh fish to enjoy at home Up until our last visit we have... More 

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BritanniaBeach, Manager at Britannia @ The Beach, responded to this review

To all who value TripAdvisor as a means to find somewhere enjoyable to eat and socialise. We have always thought of TripAdvisor as a place where opinions regarding establishments visited is an entitlement, and this is why we have never responded before, however we feel it important to reply to this one as it is aimed at purposefully damaging a... More 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting in a plastic tent in February may seem a strange place for an excellent review, but Britannia @the Beach deserves it in every way. The room is cosy and warm and the menu superb, staff are friendly and it's a bonus to be BYO. The menu is based on local catch and we had the wonderful fish pie (enormous... More 

Thank SuffolkCarol
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place and what a find. After viewing the humpback whale in Start Bay we sat on a veranda with heaters eating a heavenly crab sandwich served by friendly staff. A moment to remember. Highly recommend. Offers byo with no corkage charge. Well done.

Thank Paul B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$62
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 581168
Welcome to Britannia @ The Beach home of fantastically fresh local seafood - affectionately known as 'The Shack'. Here at The Shack we offer a combination of a traditional fishmonger, village stores and a unique rustic cafe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?