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Driftwood Coffee Shop

11 Gammon Walk, Barnstaple EX31 1DJ, England
+44 1271 329488
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Gammon Walk, Barnstaple EX31 1DJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Had a bacon brie and cranberry sandwich. Sounds simple enough but oh my goodness. This has to be the best sandwich I've ever had....ever. Delicious fresh bread, plenty of scrummy filling and a coleslaw on the side which was absolutely fantastic. What...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our third year in a row, just love the coffee and cakes, great little coffee shop, very friendly staff, so cosy and relaxing.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were headed to the Corner Cafe after reading the Trip Advisor reviews. Unfortunately they were closing and for some reason tried to send us across the road to the pub! Happily I took another look here and spotted Driftwood was just around the corner....More

1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great little cafe just off the High Street. Well behaved dogs welcomed, good sized portions and friendly staff. Its a favourite of ours. My most recent visit included a chicken and ham salad which had a whole chicken breast and thick cut bacon. I really...More

1  Thank Tawviewers
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A bit like carling claims to make probably the best (coffee ) in town We had 2 Americanos but we're disappointed the coffee was OK but certainly not the best. Service was prompt and efficient. Surroundings clean and tidy.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

In town there are so many "coffee shops", but driftwood really does stand out, they have that unique combination fantastic coffee, staff that are attentive without being over baring, food that you really will have to go a long way to beat, very friendly, and...More

1  Thank steve h
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Fantastic coffee shop Fantastic food Fantastic staff Very relaxing and friendly coffee shop Dog friendly Will be back in October Lactose free milk too brilliant

1  Thank D M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely here. The prices are good the staff are very friendly. With it being off the main street slightly it is not over crowded as other places and can actually have a conversation. Love this place 🤗

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome doorstep sandwiches, good paninis, cakes, shakes, great coffee. Dog biscuits for four-legged companions. Highly recommended for a pit stop while shopping or for lunch.

1  Thank L0afie
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Thick, soft, fresh granary bread sandwiches are so filling and gorgeous. Freshly squeezed orange juice and smoothies are lush! Great coffee too.

1  Thank MrsR18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Gammon Walk, Barnstaple EX31 1DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 329488
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We are a family run, independent coffee shop in the heart of Barnstaple just off the High Street. Our customers love our coffee and we are proud to keep high barista standards. We prepare and make all our food fresh on the day and all meals are made to order to ensure total freshness. We source local produce where possible, including our bacon, sausages and chicken. We use a local bakery and greengrocers. Try one of our scones (made by us on site) or choose one of our many cake options if you don't feel like a large meal. Driftwood is also well known for its delicious smoothies and milkshakes. We also have fresh fruit and vegetable juices. We have free wifi and off street outdoor seating. Dogs are welcome
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