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Britannia @ The Beach

| Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
+44 1548 581168
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (95 reviews)
“fish pie” (56 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is currently being rebuilt and only exists as a pile of rubble. We cannot wait until next season to see how it turns out, fantastic vendor, delicious choices. Owner is always chatty, always friendly and cracks jokes, always offers our dogs a sausage...More

Thank IndustrialBakin... C
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We had fish and chips every other day during our week all fabulous until yesterday we went lunch time and the chips were NOT like the rest of the week think they had been recooked from night before, in saying that it was the last...More

Thank sanarnold
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I’m vegetarian so this review is a joint venture with my husband The goods: The tiger prawn salad was divine, so fresh Lots of choice of wonderful fresh fish dishes Superb location on the sea front Just a little shack, full of atmosphere & plenty...More

Thank lesley h
Reviewed September 13, 2018

A highly memorable visit and meal, a wonderful setting in this peaceful location, but the restaurant itself was a hive of activity. Accommodating staff did their best to adapt any dish to the diner's requirements. A marvellous crab soup followed by a fabulous seafood pasta,...More

Thank hwylasbri
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a very small beach front rustic shack with probably around 20 covers so you need to book to be sure of a place at this wonderful rustic café serving superb food from the little kitchen. Mostly fish but small plates too and crab...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Went to Beesands to do a recommended circular walk from the car park in front of this cafe. 6 miles or so later and back at the car park, we ordered 2 white/brown crab sandwiches and a portion of fries. Sat on benches outside overlooking...More

Thank Alistair R
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit Beesands and stay for a night (Valseph b&b very good) as we had heard about Britannia @ The Beach or known locally as the Shack. If you hadn’t read trip advisor reviews then you might not think of trying this unlikely...More

Thank TheLardons
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Big thumbs up for the whitebait guys. Super crispy crumb. Delicious. Get an equally fresh crispy beer to wash it down from the pub along the street. Tip top.

Thank DeborahJB
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is a rather quaint and very rustic beach-side restaurant that serves some of the freshest fish you will find. It is all caught by local fishermen so the menu varies according to what they have landed that day. The crab was lovely but best...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed August 27, 2018

After doing a circular walk from Beesands to Startpoint Lighthouse we were ready for lunch. We came across this charming place with a fantastic menu mainly for fish lovers. They have kept the balance right with serving good quality food which is interesting, good quality...More

Thank sharon1210
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Questions & Answers
jemma s
July 21, 2018|
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Response from BritanniaBeach | Property representative |
Hi Yes we offer a varied take away menu all day Tuesday - Sunday and from 5pm -9pm on Mondays. Large fish & Chips is £7.95
May 24, 2017|
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Response from bill b | Reviewed this property |
As per comments to-date. Owners very obliging and always appear happy to help. Give them a ring.
Susan E
January 30, 2016|
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Response from BritanniaBeach | Property representative |
Our fishermans breakfast includes local scallops as well as bacon, eggs,black pudding, tomato and toast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$91
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 581168
  • E-mail
This place is temporarily closed. Welcome to Britannia @ The Beach home of fantastically fresh local seafood - affectionately known as 'The Shack'. Here at The Shack we offer a combination of a traditional fishmonger, village stores and a unique rustic cafe/restaurant.
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