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“Good place to stop.”

The Guardhouse Cafe
Ranked #5 of 103 Restaurants in Brixham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Cafe, European, British
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Good for: View, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Guardhouse Café offers superb locally sourced food and drink in one of the South Coast's most stunning locations, Berry Head Nature Reserve with panoramic views over the South Devon Coastline. Only a short walk from the car park the Café is open daily from 9am to 5pm (dusk in winter) for coffee, tea, drinks, breakfast, snacks & lunch. Fully licensed, children friendly and dogs are welcome.
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56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good place to stop.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Stopped for coffee on our walk.Staff very good and excellent service.Did not eat but food did look very nice.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Ian G
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Alex F, Owner at The Guardhouse Cafe, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Ian,

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time.

If you would like to join our mailing list, and therefore receive irregular news and information about special events, please contact me on info@guardhousecafe.com.

Best wishes,
Alex, Lucy and the Guardhouse Team
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English first
Richmond, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Sea view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Walking along the cliffs to the cafe at berry head over looking the sea & Brixham good food good play area for children you can sit out side & lot of seating in side very enjoyable

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Rhona G
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Alex F, Owner at The Guardhouse Cafe, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Rhona,

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. All the way from Canada - you are one of our most distant customers!

If you would like to join our mailing list, and therefore receive irregular news and information about special events, please contact me on info@guardhousecafe.com.

Best wishes,
Alex, Lucy and the Guardhouse Team
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful cafe in a beautful setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Whilst visiting the nature reserve on holiday, my partner and I visited the cafe for a quick drink. We were very impressed with how dog friendly the cafe was as well as the variety of drinks and snacks on offer. The decor was very pretty, modern and thoughtful. There was a great play corner for children as well as suncream for visitors to use as well as hats and umbrellas to borrow during their walk, all free of charge! There were lots of fresh cakes on offer, I can definitely recommend the caramel slice which was delicious!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Laura H
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Alex F, Owner at The Guardhouse Cafe, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Laura,

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time. Good choice with the caramel slice!

If you would like to join our mailing list, and therefore receive irregular news and information about special events, please contact me on info@guardhousecafe.com.

Best wishes,
Alex, Lucy and the Guardhouse Team
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15 reviews
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This was the first place we visited once we arrived in Brixham for the start of our holiday. The location is great and the service was on par. Please note that this is very much a dog cafe so if dogs are not your thing I would not recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank JT2501
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Alex F, Owner at The Guardhouse Cafe, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear JT,

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time.

If you would like to join our mailing list, and therefore receive irregular news and information about special events, please contact me on info@guardhousecafe.com.

Best wishes,
Alex, Lucy and the Guardhouse Team
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“Summer solstice June 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Great night, great food, lovely hosts. Beautiful sunset. Don't miss next year. A welcome rest and cup of coffee or food anytime,.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank malcolm e
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Alex F, Owner at The Guardhouse Cafe, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear Malcolm,

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time.

The summer solstice events were our first events since taking over in May and we were delighted with how well they went. Rest assured, we will be repeating next year - hopefully with some live music this time! By the way in August we are doing Paella evenings every Sunday and Wednesday in case you live nearby?

If you would like to join our mailing list, and therefore receive irregular news and information about special events, please contact me on info@guardhousecafe.com.

Best wishes,
Alex, Lucy and the Guardhouse Team
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