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The Strand Cafe

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15 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
+44 1626 865984
08:15 - 15:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 08:15 - 15:30
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went down to Dawlish from Coventry with my missus I love the place. I have been a few times to the strand the food is lovely the staff are excellent and the guy who runs it is great. Service with a smile, the cake is fantastic and the coffee is lovely and the prices are reasonable. Don't go to... More 

Thank Matt M
Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times now to meet my students. The staff/owner is always friendly and welcoming. They will advise you on your coffee too. Would wholly recommend if you are looking for a café in Dawlish.

Thank gaildevonshirelass
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new owner, John, and his family are running a very friendly cafe. Reasonably priced, good selection, helpful service.

Thank eveybp
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the proprietor is super friendly and welcoming, they are probably the most expensive café in Dawlish.

Thank Chris B
Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent 3 days in Dawlish / Warren and having walked from the Warren into Dawlish, ;looked for lunch, found the Strand on the main street, even though I have been to Dawlish many times, never tried this cafe, so decided to pop in for lunch, got there around 2.15pm, sat outside as it was a nice day, just before they... More 

Thank David E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic full English breakfast and brilliant service would highly recommend. Can't wait for my next visit.

Thank Louise G
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

first time great service and food cakes all home made at good prices was on holaday in dawlish for a week this has the best coffee in the town

Thank 21fifer
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were in dawlish on Friday once again good food chips egg and beans staff were very welcoming and dog friendly will be there again next year

Thank pennyabby
Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We often stop here for a smoothie or a bite to eat. We did both the other day. the smoothies are great and we had an all day breakfast which was also great. Service is quick and efficient and the staff are welcoming and friendly. They are dog friendly inside and out. Recommend

Thank Bangel2015
Ewloe North Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Strand has changed hands since we were here last year. The coffe and food is spot on reasonably price staff very nice.

Thank Bob T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
08:15 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 865984
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?