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The Castle Cafe

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| Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 803849473
10:00 - 17:00
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Food ok, friendly staff but very smokey! Hard to breathe, no ventilation whatsoever! Sorry, I'm not coming again for that very reason!

Thank mvasilace
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Sorry about the smokey atmosphere! It can get a bit tricky in the winter months - the balance between letting in freezing cold fresh air and keeping the place toasty and warm with the log burner. But we're happy that you liked the food and the staff.. With best wishes from the team. More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went here for a private party last month and was completely bowled over by the duck breasts we had.... best I've ever had and the service was great too!

Thank Julie D
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Julie Many thanks for your review. We're delighted you had a good time and enjoyed the food. We hope to see you again. Regards from all the team. More 

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a brilliant little independent cafe with great food and drinks as well as friendly service. Just yards from the castle entrance, it's a must visit spot for a sit down and relax.

Thank longbarrow
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback! From us all at The Castle Cafe. More 

Totnes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I came in here with a friend after a lovely walk in the surrounding lanes. The cafe is warm and welcoming (dog-friendly too), the service was prompt and pleasant and the roast lamb dinner perfect! Everything about it was just right: the lamb tender and succulent, vegetables absolutely fresh and cooked beautifully; roast potatoes and parsnips... all great. I noticed... More 

1 Thank Guinevere W
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! We're glad you had a good time eating at the Castle Café and hope to see you again. With best wishes from all the team. More 

Torquay UK
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Dropped in for a casual lunch with family. Attentive staff and homely atmosphere, enjoyed croque Monsieur and a burger. Lovely location, beautiful Autumn colours. Will visit again.

1 Thank DevonCustomer
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks DevonCustomer. Hope to see you again soon. From all at the cafe. More 

United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Popped in following a walk around Berry Pomeroy castle. It's all a bit surreal. It's a wet, late Autumn afternoon, there's the smell of wood smoke coming through the trees and the distant sound of sporting guns. Stepping through the door brings you into another world. The log burner inside is going full pelt and there's a lovely cosy atmosphere.... More 

Thank Salvador_convert
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed the soup. We look forward to seeing you again - in the not too distant future? Regards - the cafe team. More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Introduced to the Castle Cafe by our daughter and went for coffee a couple of times. It's in a lovely setting and the home made cakes are first class! Had a friend staying so decided to go for Sunday lunch and it was superb. Probably the best pork roast I have ever had. Excellent meat and good selection of vegetables.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today on a blustery but clear autumnal Sunday. Staff were very attentive and pleasant. Ordered cheese sandwich and salmon sandwich. Whilst advertised as seeded bloomer bread which technically we got at £6.45 and £9 or so I expected a stonker of a doorstep. Instead two very serviceable sarnies arrived but with very thinly sliced bread. Whilst tasty nothing really... More 

Thank Nataliano
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We received a warm and friendly welcome at this pretty cabin style cafe overlooking the castle ruins. Enjoyed delicicious tea and cake in front of the wood burning stove and even the dog was made to feel very much at home. Looking forward to our next visit.

1 Thank WearytravellerOxford
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Hi We're very happy you had a good time at our cafe! Many thanks The Team More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited on Monday 3rd October by 2-hourly bus from Totnes and then a mile walk along the lane and down the private drive to the castle having checked beforehand that the castle and facilities were open. Nothing on the English Heritage website or Google to suggest the cafe was shut. We had no food or drink with us. Had planned... More 

Thank meh298

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
French, European, Cafe, British
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 803849473
Cafe in the daytime. Restaurant at night. Set in a fantastic location in the woods alongside Berry Pomeroy Castle. The cafe serves fresh sandwiches, croque monsieur, galettes (savoury pancakes based on the Brittany classic), soups - a variety of delicious lunches - cakes and cream teas, coffees and teas. Locally sourced products. Our restaurant - Mon Oncle Jean - serves meals in the evenings. Please check website for evening opening dates, times and menus.

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