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“Fantastic view to go with your coffee”
Review of Cliff Railway Cafe

Cliff Railway Cafe
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$10
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Restaurant details
Good for: View
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Open 364 days a year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and scones. Ice cream kiosk open all year with 22 flavours of icecream and milkshakes available. Uninterrupted views over Lyme Bay from floor to ceiling windows and a panoaramic view from our outside terrace. All meals are cooked to order and we use fresh locally sourced ingredients.
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fantastic view to go with your coffee”
Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Cafe looks out over Babbacombe Bay (inside and outside terrace) and the views are superlative. Good range of coffee and other hot drinks with light snacks served. Extensive range of local ice creams of all flavours - be tempted! Highly recommended for morning coffee and bacon roll. Good service; dog friendly on outside terrace only.

Visited March 2014
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
305 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Food with a view.”
Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

A nice, modern, cafe with friendly staff, simple menu and a great view of the Cliff railway and surrounding stunning scenery.

Ordered a couple of very nice jacket potatoes - the waitress was thoughtful enough to volunteer different knives more appropriate to the dish.

New large outside terrace and I believe a downstairs section (not personally used as yet).

Another benefit is a lot of free, unlimited, street parking available.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Sean C
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Torquay
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe and great cafe”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This is a great cafe with lovely views over Babbacombe, good for a coffee or lunch. Nice kids menu and very child friendly.

Visited March 2014
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UK
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Tasty Breakfast”
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Recently enjoyed a very pleasant visit with my wife and son.
Food was good, lovely views and friendly staff.
My only criticism would be the food was a little overpriced, but overall very good.

  • Visited October 2013
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A modern cafe, with nice views and a good selection of food”
Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely cafe that I have visited many times, both in the summer and the winter. Unlike other local cafés it has a modern decor and menu. There are excellent views both inside the cafe and at the outdoor seating area. The menu has a good selection of food, with good vegetarian options. There are also freshly baked cakes, including gluten free. The service is fast, the portion sizes are good and the atmosphere is spacious and nice. Highly recommended.

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