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“FAbulous views !!!”
Review of South Beach Cafe

South Beach Cafe
Ranked #13 of 135 Restaurants in Exmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Nice place to sit and admire the views across the bay. Kestrel's hovering the same height as you are sitting so this is an unique chance to see their aviation skills marvellous.
Coffee not bad but what it lacks in taste is made up by the outdoor scene.

Thank jane d
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South Beach C, Public Relations Manager at South Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2014

Dear Jane D,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we're really glad you enjoyed what is possibly one of best features - the view!

I am sorry that the coffee wasn't quite to taste - I'll share this with our local coffee supplier and the team. If you are ever here again, please let us know how you like your coffee and we'll make sure it is just the way you want it.

Once again, thank you for the rating.


Allen

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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

We heard so many great things about this place and was really looking forward to it, but it wasn't good for us. After getting a table and studying the menu we were ready to order, but what we wanted wasn't on the menu 5 things were not on! And all fish? My husband wanted the crab and I wanted Seabass! Anyway we ordered something else , 40 mins later we were still waiting? Then a waiter dropped some soup off and said this is from the chef , then another 20mins later still no food we seen a waitress come to tables saying a delay in the kitchen but never come to our table??? So we asked and she said be about 10mins! Finally the food come and it wasn't very nice! We were so hungry we ate it but to be honest all that wait for something that was plain with hardly any flavour! Very dissapointed . Staff didn't seem bothered when we complained about the service, we won't go again! And it wasn't cheap!

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Thank susan43_13
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South Beach C, Public Relations Manager at South Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2014

Dear Susan43_13,

Thank you for your recent review and I am sorry that your visit wasn't as expected.

Many of our ingredients are delivered daily and there are occasions, during a busy service where some items do run out. The ethos of the South Beach Cafe is about locally sourced fresh food i.e. we order our fish at 9pm on the previous night for a 7am delivery and this may mean that we can only get 2 sea bass, then we'll only take the two.

The soup that was brought over prior to your meal was “ah-moos-boosh”, it is a complementary dish all of our diners receive as complements of the chef.

The average waiting times are around 30 minutes, this is due to all meals being cooked from fresh - we encourage our diners to soak up the ambiance and views while they wait as we aim to offer a dining experience rather than simply fast food.

If you were to ever visit again, you will see that we do have various different dishes on a daily basis. We are currently reviewing the menu for our Summer (peak) season. We will take these comments forward to next weeks taster evening with a view to ensuring the food is the best it possibly can be.

Once again thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and I do hope the above goes someway to enticing you back to try us once more.

Thanks,

Allen

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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Beautiful food, served freshly cooked, I can still taste that fish pie. Also Med Fish Soup excellent. Husband and son raving about the mussels, give it a go.

Thank peckhamgillian_1957
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South Beach C, Public Relations Manager at South Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2014

Dear peckhamgillian_1957

Many thanks for your excellent rating on the South Beach Cafe @ Sandy Bay.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. The fish pie is popular with our guests and the mussels are my favorite too.

Hope you will be back with us soon.

Thanks,

Allen

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Stayed at Sandy Bay Devon Cliffs, we ventured down to South Beach Cafe
We have to say what wonderful food, freshly cooked, my husband had
to go in and say thankyou so much for good quality food,. My grandson had
the burger and chips freshly cooked burger chips yummy, even a smiley face
on the fresh tomato. We will be back, well done South Beach Cafe!

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Thank Denise D
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South Beach C, Public Relations Manager at South Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2014

Dear Denise D,

Many thanks for your recent excellent rating on the South Beach Cafe @ Sandy Bay.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you return again.

Thanks,

Allen

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Reviewed 14 June 2014

The South Beach cafe stands on the cliff top with stunning views Serves delicious, varied and well presented local food
The manager Nathan and his assistant Sam make sure everything front of house runs smoothly You don't need to be staying at Devon Cliffs to visit this delightful cafe
Pop in and chill, you'll enjoy it like we do

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1  Thank JEFF M
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South Beach C, Public Relations Manager at South Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2014

Dear Jeff M,

Many thanks for your excellent rating on the South Beach Cafe @ Sandy Bay.

Thank you for your kind words about Nathan and Sam.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you return again.

Thanks,

Allen

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