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The Breakwater Bistro

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Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
+44 1803 856738
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 16:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

food was excellent especially the paella for which the description "excellent" is not really good enough Friendly atmosphere V.good staff A thoroughly enjoyable experience

Thank thewass
Devon, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Once again a delicious meal here, we had the fish special. It. was so fresh you could almost taste the sea, lol...Good drop of house wine and good friendly service again.

Thank messeycat
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family to Brixham for the day to go Crabbing with the kids. Ended up in this hidden gem for lunch. fantastic food, hospitality and location. proper hidden gem. a must visit to enjoy the views and hot chocolate.

Thank johndunmore
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we are near Brixham we also make sure we visit the Breakwater Bistro! Yet again the quality food did not disappoint, My local caught Haddock in a light crispy beer batter was lovely, my Daughter's fish pie was delicious, and my wife had a Plaice fillet which she really enjoyed. All eaten in the new (to us) up-stairs dining... More 

Thank Colin H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here after a blustery walk along the breakwater. Lovely seating upstairs. Nice selection of breakfast, lunches and evening meals on the menu. We had a hot drink and scone. The clotted cream was a bit hard as very cold so difficult to spread. Nice watching the world go back sat by the window. Waitress service upstairs with a friendly... More 

Thank Chrisg1979
Exeter, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to have breakfast out on Sunday and as it was a nice morning thought that we would head down to Brixham Marina. Noticed that the Breakwater Bistro was open and thought we would give it a go. We were told that we could sit anywhere that was not reserved (obviously VERY popular on a Sunday Lunchtime as most tables... More 

Thank HeidiHo37
Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great venue adjacent to the Breakwater and near to the Marina in Brixham. It's open all day whether you want to pop in for breakfast, a coffee, a beer or a desert. It's very relaxed with the added bonus of seating on two levels both indoors and outdoors and a superb view overlooking the breakwater and out... More 

Thank dominicmalvern
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First class service, coupled with excellent food & drink. All served within a cosy, warm & inviting environment, with superb views. Myself and my family regularly come to Brixham for short breaks and we always ensure that we visit here. Keep up the great work, we'll see you next year

Thank topgun19781
Brixham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Lovely food. Great view of the breakwater. Clean and tidy. Parking facilities outside. Pebble beach

Thank Pauline M
Paignton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Freshly cooked food, Friendly staff and a Fantastic view (when its not misty) what more can you ask for. Me and my wife often have a lovely meal there and would thoroughly recommend it

Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 856738
Beachside coffee shop & bistro, located on breakwater beach, Brixham Serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals everyday.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?