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“£10 gluten free options breakfast, but good”

Route 2 Cafe and Apartments
Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Topsham
Price range: US$4 - US$11
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Route 2 Cafe and Apartments. This licensed eco-cafe, formerly the Steam Packet Inn, offers an alternative eating and drinking venue that appeals to young and not-so-young alike. However you reach us -- by bike, foot, car, or boat -- Route 2 is open from 8am every day. Join us for the famous Route 2 breakfasts, for morning coffee, lunches freshly prepared from locally sourced foods, fabulous Devon cream teas, as well as excellent local drinks, from tea, coffee and juices to a pint of local ale or a glass or bottle of superb wine. Closing time is 5pm Monday to Sunday. On events nights we close later. Route 2 Apartments In addition to our eco-cafe, we offer accommodation in four well-equipped and self-catered apartments that are available by the week or long weekend. Online Bookings taken.
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Lovely full English plus tea, but £10. Friendly, helpful, nice atmosphere and very good food, plus gluten free options, red bush tea etc. lots of cycling info and essentials to buy eg spare inner tubes. Tops ham is lovely too.

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Hired 2 bikes from here to save taking our own down to Topsham. Bikes were mechanically OK but for a day rate of £16 (excluding helmet hire) I'd have expected a) some mudguards and b) somewhere to attach a pannier.
The mudguard thing may mark me out as an old fogey but even on a dry day our trip down to Exmouth, across on the ferry to Starcross, down to Dawlish and then back via Turf Hotel and Double Lock gave plenty of opportunity to get mud-splattered.
That aside bikes were light and gears and brakes worked well. I guess they must also have looked quite professional too as we got clapped back into Topsham by people assuming we'd taken part in 'The Nello' charity bike ride ( a 100m or 100k challenge so rather out of our league!).

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Reviewed 2 July 2014

We have been to Route 2 on numerous occasions over the past few years, but feel that it has perhaps just lost its sparkle a bit on the last two times. Both times were lunchtime, and the service was exceptionally slow (even though the cafe was not busy), and the food was average when it arrived (certainly not to the standards experienced before).

I don't think we will be heading back in the near future.

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Thank Mis88
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Lovely local cider, and really good burgers. Its so friendly in here, and a lovely relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank Noodlecat20
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Had a lazy brunch mid-morning in this lovely relaxed cafe. Service was very friendly and helpful and the food was spot on. We had Full Route, Half Route, River Route and Oeuf Route and all options were excellent. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Bartridge
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