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The Bay Tree Cafe

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3 Babbacombe Road | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 3SB, England
+44 1803 329191
08:30 - 13:00
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Sun 08:30 - 13:00
Mon 08:30 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 08:30 - 14:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been visiting this establishment now for some years and frequent it mostly every week and having been in all the restaurants in the area, we find this the best by far.

Thank Mike T
Devon uk
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a lovely find! Tiny, spotless little cafe, run by very delightful, friendly couple. Had an excellent full English breakfast and mug of milky coffee (two actually!). Ingredients so fresh, well cooked and presented beautifully on sparkling white plate. Other customers had variety of meals and all cooked and served freshly and quickly. Excellent choice of lunch time meals on... More 

Thank holidaysacomin
Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lovely cafe, very efficiently run by a very friendly and helpful couple. Generous portions served at very reasonable prices. My wife and I visited the premises twice during a recent holiday in the area, and on both occasions were delighted with our meals and the service provided. It was also very pleasing to find good vegetarian options on the... More 

Thank chrispope2015
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is actually in Babbacombe/St Marychurch. We popped in for drinks and snacks on Saturday afternoon - fabulous Italian hot chocolate (with hazelnut syrup) and toasted crumpets for me, and cheeseburger and tea for my husband. Ridiculously good prices for the quality you get - the above was about £6! Spotlessly clean; lovely smiley and friendly service; delicious food. Will... More 

Thank keentraveller45
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here while visiting Babbacombe. Spotted a lunch deal, place looked clean & tidy so went in. Excellent choice-I had the sausage dinner (4 sausages, partner had fish & chips. Both came with pot of tea each. Food was hot, well cooked & served with a smile-all for £9. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Christine P
Combeinteignhead, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've been hitting this regularly as its conveniently placed, easy paid parking across the road (or along the same road for free). They offer a no frills breakfast and a solid cup of tea. The owners are very nice and the selection (outside of breakfast) is very good - I like these 'mom and pop' style cafes and I'd hate... More 

Thank Quickbrit
United Kingdon
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Excellent little cafe. We visited the Model Village down the road and chose to eat here rather than there as this cafe looked better value and cosy. A pot of tea and a toasted teacake with jam for under £2 you can't go wrong. My kids wanted a sausage bap, these came and had 4 sausages each in them, they... More 

Thank BentheElephant
Torquay, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I went there for lunch. The food was fresh and delicious, and the service was friendly and efficient. It's a very small place with few tables, and is closed in the afternoons and evenings, but if you want a great breakfast or lunch or simply a coffee/tea and a snack, it's the kind of place you want to keep secret... More 

Thank Cochintaster
Torquay, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for years now, tried a few other places for a change but nothing beats it in Torquay. Really good size breakfast (large) freshly cooked to order, and really good quality coffee. Really clean and friendly with nice atmosphere. You simply won't beat this place for value for money. Staff are always friendly and remember our order!

Thank stephenmG5150YZt
Torquay, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We were struggling to find somewhere for breakfast during the bank holiday weekend, so were delighted to find the Bay Tree Cafe. It was easy to park nearby and the staff were friendly and helpful. Most importantly, the breakfasts were excellent quality and a good size! Coffee and tea were also great value without compromising quality. This will definitely become... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cafe, British
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 13:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Babbacombe Road | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 3SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 329191
Your friendly, traditional, family run cafe serving good hearty food at good value prices. Call in for breakfasts, snacks or lunches, teas, Italian style coffees, roasted in Devon, and indulgent hot chocolates

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?