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Angels

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49 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 324477
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Devon
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My favourite tea room. Have just returned from our lunch. For the first time the Cherubs tea defeated me, couldn't quite manage to eat it all. My husband had the big breakfast and he struggled to eat it all but wouldn't be defeated. Lovely hot tea and coffee completed the meal. This tea room never lets us down on the... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go to Angels at lunchtime. We were fortunate to get a table, as we hadn't made a reservation. The scones were wonderfully light and fluffy, with lashings of clotted cream and two different types of jam. The service was excellent, too.

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Thank Michael F
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Angels as part of a Hen Party Group thinking why the hell are we going here. Well i was pleasantly suprised by what I was about to be served. I shared with my another attendee on one of their package deals and together we decided from an endless list of sandwich fillings on choice of different breads... More 

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Thank Happyabbie
Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm 41 weeks pregnant and the cravings are becoming out of my control, today I decided it was an utter NEED to get a cherubs tea from Angels, but by the time I left it was already 5 o'clock. I had cut it very, very fine and by time I got there there was nobody inside, all beautifully set up... More 

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Thank chloe t
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Had the Angel breakfast but sadly lacking in taste of any kind from the sausage to the black pudding to the tasteless egg . The toast and marmalade for the end of the meal was served with the breakfast so was cold.on a good note the staff where very good and attentive

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Thank Collette B
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Angels is a proper tea room with vintage mismatched crockery, little tables for 2 and cake stands piled high with home made goodies. We visited in search of cream tea perfection and found far more, the menu offers options beyond our dreams and will need a re-visit to explore fully. This time we opted for the tasty ginger option and... More 

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Thank Buggsi
Ware, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Did not book however there was plenty of room for us! Had the Devon Cream Tea which was really lovely, at a very reasonable price too! Service was excellent also.

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Thank 878lexie
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Well i must say on arriving we noticed the table cloth was torn which did not bod well we ordered angelic high tea first tea arrived teapot was chipped then then the food was slammed on the table . when we ordered ANGELIC after noon tea we did not expect a navies tea which is what we got cinnamon bread... More 

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Thank joeg1944
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely, lovely, lovely. Friendly hosts. Hot home cooked style breakfast. Excellent toast and jams. Loved the teapots, cups and saucers, excellent tea with hot water. Highly recommended. Couldn't fault the place thank you best breakfast for a long time.

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Thank Carol D
Derby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my friend as I was recommended by another friend who regularly comes here. We sat outside as we didn't book which was fine as there was a baby shower party inside and it was quite busy and crammed. We had a sparkling cream tea. The scones were beautiful (white choc Chip especially) and the bumble berry jam... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 324477
Description
Angels is a perfect place for Devonshire Cream Tea looking onto the seafront in Babbacombe. Very popular with the locals and recommended to holiday makers.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?