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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Good coffee, great toast and marmalade and friendly staff. Sat in the shade under a parasol by the river. Well priced.

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As I've said when the weather is hot then this is where to head for at lunchtime. Sweltering sunshine so we sat under an umbrella for lunch.A crab salad later with a cold drink and extra ice means that Friday lunchtime was extra special.Always a...More

Thank S O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have just had a lovely lunch at this very picturesque brassiere, the staff are really friendly, especially Francesca, who was very attentive and chatty, nothing was to much trouble for her. The view of the river was so relaxing. We have been before and...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took wife to Tavistock today to visit one of her favourite Dress shops and as this meant being in the area at lunchtime sampled this Brasserie for the second time , service still good and very pleasant staff, Felt that we were respected customers and...More

Thank mdwiles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for coffee and cake on a lovely sunny afternoon and sat outside enjoying the weather next to the river. Service was quick and friendly and would happily have eaten here if we had found the place earlier. There is is a lot of seating...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right in the centre of Tavistock and in an attractive location next to the river, The East Gate offers excellent value food in pleasant surroundings. If the weather allows there's a seating area outside with views of the river Tavy - as far as...More

Thank sweetpea62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to have lunch in Tavistock, various places to eat but opted for the East Gate cafe and brasserie. It was a windy day unfortunately, and it ruled out eating in the very nice garden area. I chose the roast lamb, very nice and good...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten breakfast/lunch here every two weeks or so on trips to Tavistock for the last five years. Never had a bad meal and the staff have always been friendly and efficient. The smoked salmon and scrambled egg, plus the all day breakfasts are...More

Thank nigel s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everytime my family visit we always try to have lunch here. It is always a firm favourite. The calamari is particularly good.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for breakfast this morning after a 20 mile ride to tavy, fantastic place, greeted by a lovely waitresses, full of smiles,the beer was perfect and the breakfast was great, being as I'm a chef I appreciate a good fry up, we'll done, will...More

Thank Ed W
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Do you have disabled access? Do you have free WiFi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? Do you accept debit/credit cards or contactless payments?
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$19
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
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.