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The East Gate Cafe & Brasserie

3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
+44 1822 615665
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (20 reviews)
“baguette” (17 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a hot day, decided to have lunch at The East Gate, and initially looked to sit outside but was put off by a number of smokers and so we went indoors. It was very busy (and noisy) but our order was taken quite quickly....More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in by chance, food, service both excellent. We had different bevarages and food. Food cooked extremely well couldn't fault and the service we received was very good, well done.

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Karen854, Owner at The East Gate Cafe & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We have passed your comments onto our team. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little café with a terrace by the river. It was a hot day so we chose a table outside in the shade by the river. We were very comfortable and selected our order from the menu. The waitress came to take...More

Thank Carole K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the town on market day and found this lovely cafe. They were serving fresh local Brixham crab. I had a chunky sandwich which was very very nice and extremely filling. They were extremely busy there but it eased off as the time went on....More

Thank 70Maddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a clotted cream tea for two last month when on a tour visiting Tavistock. We were both very disappointed, the scones were large but so very dry. The cream was sloppy I am really sure it is not meant to be like that....More

Thank Jeanne86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly visit Tavistock but have never found this little gem, off the main street alongside the river Tavy. Seating inside and outside along the riverside on the terrace. A great choice of food both on the main menu and the specials board and very...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely sandwiches enjoyed on the terrace. Amazing cake and cream tea. Alfie our dog made very welcome!

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Visited east gate brasserie today for lunch a very nice cafe by the River Tavy an excellent choice to stop with a wide range of meals for all types of clientele and very reasonably priced. Staff were attentive and very good the meal was 1st...More

Thank lgloom
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch with family and booked a table. Although we were late arriving the staff were kind and al had not given away the table despite being busy. The food was great- slight delay in serving as very busy - but was tasty and...More

Thank jlwebb2013
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited yesterday for a late lunch we found parking easily near to the cafe and had a lovely table outside. The place was clean and tidy and welcoming. We were given menus straight away and the gentleman serving us was excellent...More

Thank Sarah H
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9 January 2016|
Response from Daniel C |
There is disabled access through a ramp in our garden and a disabled toilet. There is free wi-fi, we take all major cards, all generations and children are welcome. dogs are welcome also but only on our outside terrace.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 615665
A contemporary restaurant in the centre of Tavistock idyllically situated next to the river. The restaurant is light and modern inside and has outside seating on the riverside terrace. Open all day, everyday serving the full menu all day.
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