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The Crusty Cob

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17 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AF, England
+44 1395 267634
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (8 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British
17 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Have visited before over the years and have witness the place going down hill at a rate of knots. We visited on 12th May and should have known the lack of customers was a portent of what was in store. There were 7 staff behind...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday at nearby Devon Cliffs came across this place in Exmouth by chance. Totally agree with previous review. Clearly a place for the locals as when we walked in it was like we had just upset the entire staff. Very unwelcoming strange atmosphere inside...More

Thank V1763ZFandreww
Reviewed 7 April 2018

From the outside this looked quite a tempting bakery. I stood at the counter only to be looked at as if I was a bad smell before being rudely asked what I wanted. I can take someone having a bad day but the food purchased...More

Thank 540Rupert
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The people working there seemed like they didn’t wanna be there, then it took ages for my paninini to come out and then it wasn’t warm at all so I’m not sure what the wait was about

Thank Josiah N
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The test of many an establishment is how they handle things when they mess up. Visited this corner café, when on the way to the train station...with a fairly tight schedule. Ordered breakfast (at the counter) and then did some emails. About 15-20 minutes later...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Located on the strand in Exmouth, this bakery and cafe sells very good varieties of bread and rolls. Haven't ate in the cafe part of the shop but the bread bought in the bakery part was very good.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Dont bother wasting your money stale scones and dirty inside . The sandwich didnt come as asked will not be going again.

Thank sammyshai
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Nothing better than sitting outside in lovely weather with a coffee and people watching! Excellent coffee with offers.

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Used to love this place.the prices were great and got a lot for your money. Now the prices have shot right up and the plates seem a little to empty which is a shame as I was a regular here for a breakfast for a...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great place for a full english breakfast, bewared the large breakfast will keep you going for a few days, the breakfast is large but well cooked Friendly young staff who are willing to serve with a smile.

Thank Michael F
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 267634
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