I am loathe to give an unfavourable review, but on this occasion I cannot do otherwise. We sailed over from East Portlemouth, which lies opposite the pretty little seaside town of Salcombe, in the early afternoon and chanced upon this café. It is well situated with lovely views out over the estuary, and we ordered award-winning Chunky pasties and were persuaded to take them plated with fries and salad. After a considerable wait, and after returning to the hatch which serves as the servery to check on progress, we were told in a very off hand manner that the food was being prepared. As there were few others in the seating area, we were puzzled by the delay, but eventually the food arrived, the pasties only just warmed through, with thin American-style fries and a tiny portion of salad. The so-called award-winning pasties turned out to be a huge disappointment, with the "chicken and chorizo" never being near a hen, and the "steak" notable by the absence of any meat that we could discern. We were further discomforted by the size of the bill, £8 for a pasty which retailed elsewhere for around £3.30, was outrageous, and we left shortly leaving most of the food to the ever present gulls who seem to be trained to clear the tables. Nobody else seemed interested.
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