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The Breakwater Bistro

Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
+44 1803 856738
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ate here with a friend and had a lovely Ham salad but it was £12 and consisted of 2 slices of ham, half a bread roll, lettuce, cucumber, tomato and pepper. I felt this was over priced for what I got when I would...More

Thank 62SamanthaR
Reviewed 5 days ago

Normal service quickly restored .Good food and customer care..Some work needed on the outside steps etc,but imagine that has been done by now.

1  Thank JMJHampshire
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here for breakfast and really enjoyed it. We then decided to visit for dinner and booked. Wonderful view over the marina and breakwater and the bay. Again the food was good. The experience was spoilt by a small yappy dog on the table next...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in for a lunchtime snack, upstairs has very good views of Torquay Bay. The restaurant was almost full but the service was pleasant and efficient. Our food a crab sandwich and scallops hit the spot. My only complaint is that I prefer Cask Beer...More

Thank Morlandman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Firstly, the view is ridiculous. I love the specials here and pudding in particular. Serving Devon rock on tap always goes down well with me too. Parking can be restricted here

Thank ljk121987
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been calling in here the past few years when holidaying in the area, I like to have a Devon cream tea for 1 here and enjoy the views - the only thing I would say is i am sure the scones have got...More

Thank madmini2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little cafe on the breakwater is a fantastic find. See past the plastic table cloth and fake grass on the floor in the downstairs seating area and step inside to sample the excellent food and service. We had a cream team which was excellent...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a cream tea and chose this place to enjoy one. Welcomed into the cafe with our Beagle, sat at a table and was waited on very quickly. Teas were served efficiently and they were lovely. We would definitely go back to this place.

Thank Ian and Claire W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table 4 days in advance.Arrived on time and shown to our table. No one came to us to take our order. After 25 minutes decided to leave, no one questioned us as we left as to why we were leaving. Obviously not bothered...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve only had breakfast here, on numerous occasions. Always hot good food, served quickly, great location looking over Torbay. Large English is 8.50 and a large latte is 3.20. My mother had salmon and scrambled eggs was 8.50 and was informed was excellent The lunch...More

Thank urbanlookout
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Questions & Answers
April 23, 2017|
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Response from TheBreakwater | Property representative |
Yes a council pay and display car park right on our door step, or the marina multi-storey car park a short walk away.
April 18, 2017|
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Response from B_waterB_water | Property representative |
We always advise 01803 856738 Thank you
September 12, 2016|
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Response from B_waterB_water | Property representative |
Hello Yes sirloin and rump steaks still on our menu which is on our web site Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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Beachside coffee shop & bistro, located on breakwater beach, Brixham Serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals everyday.
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