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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • 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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful sunny day so we decided to stop for a light snack.Waitress was very helpful & we had tea for two with chicken pate which was very tasty& no trouble when asked for an extra round. Of toast. It was a tasty snack. Have had...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 5 days ago

When visiting Tavistock we will always go to the Eastgate Cafe for lunch. We always receive a warm & friendly welcome from the members of staff . The food selection is very comprehensive with plenty of variety. We have never been disappointed with the food,...More

Thank brian_pendean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for lunch with friends, menu and specials looked interesting but when the food was served it was slightly disappointing. I felt the staff lacked interest.

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited for lunch today. The service was prompt and friendly however the food was very disappointing. We ordered jacket potatoes with tuna mayo. The potatoes were lukewarm and hard however the skins were overvalued and difficult to cut. The tuna mayo...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walking through Tavistock we popped into East Gate for an impromptu breakfast. The ambience is really lovely and the staff were friendly. The porridge is a delight and the fried breakfast was cooked fresh and very tasty. Above all t was great value and would...More

Thank ianappleton1952
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Weather was bade, rained all day but we enjoyed Tavistock and made for the East Gate Cafe, as we had been a few times before. Atmosphere and good brilliant. Keep up the good work guys!

Thank Annett O
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very average and unimaginative food served in un inspiring surroundings. Tasted cheap but wasn't. This is much more caf than brasserie. Shame as it could be so much better. Tablecloths on the melamine surfaces would help.

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A bustling and busy cafe with a wonderful atmosphere. Seated and served quickly. Beautiful sandwiches and excellent homemade scones.

Thank Nathan E
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Nice omelette. Nice mushrooms on toast really tasty and a side salad with a lovely dressing. Clean and friendly with clean cutlery. Very important. Would go again.

Thank dave u
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Staff excellent. No atmosphere. Very noisy as the tables are squashed in. There were seven of us. All the meals were fine except mine. I had fish pie. Ninety five percent mashed potato. No sauce. Four very small prawns. A small piece of salmon and...More

Thank ritahall
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Questions & Answers
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$7 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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