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49 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 324477
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I am actually shocked to read the terrible reviews people have left you, and I thought I would take the time to give you a review that you deserve, a fantastic one. People are moaning about it being a tired looking place with mismatching cups and saucers, this is possibly one of the best bits about it, not forgetting all... More 

Thank hannahlou15
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great value, wonderful food and reasonably priced. A really good tea room for a family visit. Good service and very popular with the locals. We love breakfast there.

1 Thank Judith H
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Having had cream tea in all corners in the world, i always think to myself...this doesn't compare to angels. Every time I come to visit my family I just have to come here. Honestly can't praise it enough...also you MUST try the apple and cinimon scones...yummy! oh and if you dont manage it all, they will always wrap up your... More 

Thank Chelss8
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

As a local to Babbacombe, I have visited Angels many times over the last 10-15 years and it was always exceptional, the scones were very large and always warm with copious amounts of clotted cream and freshly homemade jam. Angels never used to accept card payments but I never minded as the experience was always excellent and worth every penny.... More 

3 Thank Vas D
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Amazing food very good value and staff helpful, keep the good work up and def value for money. Lovely homemade food which makes all the difference shame its such a small place but still very very nice would recommend to friends and family

Thank lisa J
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Went one lunchtime - it was very busy and we hadn't booked. However the staff were very accommodating and quickly found us a table. We opted for the cream tea and the choice was amazing, so many different fillings for sandwiches and various types of scones. The ginger scones were particularly tasty served with 2 types of ginger jam. Service... More 

Thank mojo9
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

not good value for money crockery not matching I expected much more for the cost .staff were unhelpful and not at all friendly

Thank Grace E
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

As it was dog friendly we popped in for a coffee. Was asked if we had booked even though only one table was being used. We were offered the smallest tables either side of the door. The cream tea was nice but was spoilt by the staff moaning about customers.

Thank adrianandangela
Torquay, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Have been a number of times, serves always friendly, the afternoon tea stands are the best! You get scones or your choice, sandwiches, cake and the cinnamon toast is to die for! I have had the breakfast there too and that was lovely and so filing. I highly recommend Angels if your in the bay

Thank tannilou
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Very quirky little tea room would recommend and definitely return. For just £20 we had an afternoon tea for two which had sandwiches, cinnamon toast and two scones. So much to choose from with different sandwich fillings and different flavours of scones. Some things you did have to pay extra for, such as toasting of a sandwich an extra pot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?