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The Strand Cafe

15 The Strand | Devon, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
+44 1626 865984
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“tea cake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 The Strand | Devon, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
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1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Service was friendly and John the owner made us very welcome. All food was homemade and very tasty. Crab sandwiches were great. Wide choice on menu with huge portions. Lovely atmosphere. Thanks and we will return 😍

Thank 794lionelt
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow, what a fantastic review. Thank you so much for coming in and spending the time reviewing us. Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious full English breakfast and filter coffee. Cooked to order. All very tasty. Staff are friendly and attentive. Highly recommended!

Thank David F
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to review us! We are very pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and coffee here. Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee and ended up having snacks as well. Two of us had cakes which were all homemade, huge and absolutely gorgeous! I had a baguette which came with crisps and salad. They also sold homemade desserts displayed in a cabinet. Although...More

Thank Caroline R
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We really do appreciate you taking the time to review us. Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 6 days ago

Breakfast is excellent plus sandwiches plus they're scones and all other food . Everything is cooked as you order it . Excellent service excellent staff

Thank Kathleen P
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind comments. It does gift us all a lift when we get reviews like this. Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were friendly, polite and seemed very cheery. At first glance I thought the menu prices were steep but when our food came out it was well worth the price. Beautifully presented and tasted amazing! A all round hit for myself, hubby and our...More

1  Thank Mummyowl86
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, really appreciate your comments. We are really pleased you enjoyed your food and time here. Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this cafe whilst on holiday and were instantly impressed with the fantastic customer service. Staff were extremely polite and couldn't do enough to make you feel welcome. The cooked breakfast was very good, could have eaten it twice over ! Whilst we were...More

Thank LMR78
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your great review. Thank you also for taking the time to write about us! Regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best cooked english breakfast in Dawlish. Bacon well cooked, mushrooms still firm and not a drop on oil in sight on the plate. And this doesn't even begin to mention the great tasting latte! A fabulous little place with the friendliest owner and great staff....More

Thank bronnieseeger
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We really appreciate your comments! Best regards John & Tracey

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went thereagain for a meal and they had moved the tables outside under cover and brought the blind out and it was very busy with a plain menu but well cooked and served by helpful staff and nothing too much trouble and we enjoyed our...More

Thank Ken K
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, yes it was a miserable day that Saturday. But we are fortunate to have such a large terrace and canopy outside that can allow people to eat outside whatever the weather. We really pleased to hear your comments that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A repeat visit. Think the menu has changed since the last time and they now offer savoury scone teas as well as the usual Devon cream teas, breakfasts, jacket potatoes, salads and sandwiches. We had ham (good thick local ham), chips n egg and crab...More

Thank Ruth O
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. Yes you are absolutely correct, our menu has changed and there's lots to choose from. Your not the first to say our portion sizes are generous, so maybe next time you are in you can try our one of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to the strand cafe while on a holiday to Dawlish. This is a lovely cafe with a very friendly environment with excellent food. Well recommended.

Thank Andy S
Thestrandcafedawlish, Owner at The Strand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, it gives us all a lift when we read comments like yours. Regards John

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Mariec80xxx
17 August 2017|
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Response from Thestrandcafedawlish | Property representative |
Hi, we stock GF bread and many of our menu items are also GF free. Our menu is posted on our Facebook page. Regards
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chrispope2015
4 September 2016|
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Response from Thestrandcafedawlish | Property representative |
Yes, however we do not stock non dairy specific items but please let us know when you are in and we will be happy to go through the menu as many of our items will be suitable! Regards John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:30
Monday
08:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
08:00 - 15:30
Friday
08:00 - 15:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Strand | Devon, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 865984
  • E-mail
Description
A family run Cafe in the heart of Dawlish. We offer a great selection of Breakfast items as well as sandwiches, paninis or lighter lunches. If you are looking for something totally homemade come in our try our afternoon treats including scones, cakes and biscuits. We also offer alcoholic beverages as well as a fantastic smoothie and milk shake range. We have the best outside seating area in Dawlish where smoking is permitted. On our cooler days, dogs are most welcome inside.
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