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Le Gouffre Cafe and Restaurant

Le Gouffre, Forest, Torteval GY8 0BN
+44 1481 264121
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bouffe” (20 reviews)
“pea risotto” (3 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Le Gouffre, Forest, Torteval GY8 0BN
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11 - 20 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a wonderful lunch here. Very generous portions and great service from the staff. I throughly enjoyed our meal here and would definitely recommend it.

Thank Tasmin s
Reviewed 20 September 2017

As we were touring around the island on a Saturday, we saw this cafe marked on a map, so decided to have a lunchtime cake and hot drink- as advertised outside. It is obviously very popular, as we couldn't get parked in the car park...More

Thank Henso
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We dined here in the afternoon, basically hoping for a decent tea room, though what we got was very much more than that. There is a restaurant in the main building, and a beautiful terrace outside. Many folks were clearly dining rather than snacking, and...More

Thank Gayterman
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with family and sat outside on the great terrace. Most had the seafood soup and it was excellent, tasty, fresh and good portion size. Had cheesy garlic bread on the side which wasn't really needed to be honest. Good staff and fairly...More

Thank JamesFairclough17
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had lunch here in the middle of a cliff walk. The choice of salads are all so tempting it was hard to decide but I picked the chicken with grilled peach and feta .. it was delicious and generous so could not manage anything else....More

Thank rebem
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a charming place to visit for lunch, its out of the way but lovely. Lunchtime is for meals and sandwiches, you are unable to get a cream tea between lunchtime hours, so make sure you are hungry if you go, I think you...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch with the family and chose the fish soup after hearing rave reviews. I had to send it back to have the bowl topped up- mine wasn't as full as everyone else's and then dissapointingly I had no goodies in mine such...More

Thank janine f
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A delightful place to sit, relax and take in the views. Cream teas are great. Staff are friendly and remember frequent visitors. A super venue to visit and then re- visit.

Thank green08
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A real gem, this place. A bit off the beaten track, but well worth visiting. Wonderful location. Make sure you are hungry! They serve the biggest piece of battered fish you have ever seen. Other dishes are also huge. The menu is big, and varied...More

Thank MickyGY
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My wife and I went for lunch after finding this gem off the beaten track. My wife made the lunch order ( I was only expecting a piece of cake and tea) instead I had this huge toasted bacon sandwich, salad and crisps - great...More

Thank dmdesignandprint
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4 January 2018|
Response from westiegirl | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can take a dog inside the café but they have a lovely seated area outside where people do take their dogs and enjoy lunch afternoon tea etc but this would be on a dry day!. though it is pretty sheltered... More
4 January 2018|
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Response from dmdesignandprint | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
00:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Le Gouffre, Forest, Torteval GY8 0BN
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  Torteval
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 264121
  • E-mail
Rui And Angelina Welcome You To Le Gouffre Cafe And Restaurant.alfresco Dining With South Coast Views Over The Cliff Tops And Out To Sea. Beautiful Cliff Walks
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