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Driftwood Cafe

55 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PU, England
+44 1803 314057
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only drop in for cup of tea and cream scone and really enjoyed it and was greeted with a smile. Thank you

Thank SHELT1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about the Driftwood is perfect it's a little oasis that is punching way above its weight. The food is excellent as is the service, well worth a visit

Thank gdl999
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Driftwood cafe just after 9am for a breakfast, the cafe was busy and the atmosphere was fab - with background music too. The best breakfast I have had for a long time, this will be my new spot to eat! Thank you Driftwood...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! Arrived looking for somewhere nice to eat and we were not disappointed. The Café was almost full and the atmosphere was very welcoming. It was clean and had very good facilities. Me and my partner had ordered a panini and a brunch burger....More

2  Thank Calum W
Reviewed 7 March 2017

was looking forward to some nice food and drinks but not that good either we all ordered different things bit pricey and nothing special basic tea pot one tea bad too watery as pot too big for one bag food tasteless

1  Thank kenneth h
Reviewed 2 March 2017

never again will I ask for a cream tea unless they are home made lady went across the road to a bakery to get ours I asked for warm slightly come out hot from being microwaved too long and were floppy like soft bread cake...More

2  Thank heather g
Driftw00dCafe, Manager at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you were unhappy with your trip to Driftwood. As you can see from our reviews our customers are usually very happy. Due to it not being summer and not being 'cream tea' season we do get our scones fresh daily...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

What can I say? This café offers truly the best home cooked food in the Bay for snacks and lunches without a doubt. All the food here is freshly made and served to a very high standard. Nothing is too much trouble for these guys....More

1  Thank APS1967
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic eggs benedict Staff are always warm and welcoming my favourite cafe in St Mary's Church

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I can go as far to say this is one of the best cafes in Torbay its clean the staff are fun and the food is excellent we travel six miles to go but love it there

2  Thank Torbaysound
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Took my son, WOW, what a great place, ambience is super, and the breakfast was the best I've had in ages. Staff extra friendly witches, (Halloween). Freshly cooked, eggs done to perfection, crispy bacon, couldn't fault anything

1  Thank Melli60
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Emma G
What are your opening times and days?
3 October 2015|
Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
I cant remember exactly but they do serve breakfasts so they must open fairly early.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 314057
  • E-mail
The Driftwood cafe and bistro is unlike any other on Fore Street. We place great value on quality, presentation and difference. Our food and produce are fresh and locally sourced wherever possible, and everything is prepared and cooked in our kitchen. With a cool look, the Driftwood Cafe is really true to its name