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cafe ODE

Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
+44 1626 873427
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ginger cake” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (43 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit here whilst in the area for lunch. The establishment is very child friendly with toys and dressing up stuff. The food was excellent in both quality and portion size. A good variety of foods on offer to suit all tastes. Whilst...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mac n cheese : really tasty ( and yes, I am an expert) Raw Slaw: yum- carrots, nuts and miso dressing Burger: tasty, well cooked Cafes with a great view sometimes forget to cook great food. Not here - the chefs do a great job...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with my wife and two kids to try get a brunch. Not entirely sure why but despite asking the barista to serve us he said “just a minute” and went on to serve not one, but two other customers who walked in after...More

Thank CrabDaddy2000
tim b, Owner at cafe ODE, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ziggy A... for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We apologize if a comment made you feel unwelcome. It certainly was not the young gentleman making the hot drinks intention.. It is a casual cafe venue and very busy especially...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We often pop in of a weekday morning after dropping the children off to school. Sometimes we just have a coffee and sometimes we have some breakfast. We always get great service from the ladies there and the men when they’re in too. The coffee...More

Thank alphabettree
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Hidden at the top of the ness car park, this little cafe & micro brewery was a welcome alternative to The Ness. Super friendly welcome upon arrival followed by delicious cream tea, cake and a fabulous seat by the fire! Only negative was the plastic...More

Thank ajmh1234
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Popped in for a quick lunch. The butternut squash soup was to die for. All the staff are polite and nothing was too much trouble. Was especially impressed with Karen who made sure we got our meal without too much waiting and made us all...More

Thank Mandy186258
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We popped in for lunch after visiting the local wildlife park and we were very impressed. The woodburner was lit, the view was impressive and the food was very good. We had plaice gougons and the most DELICIOUS, curried, butternut squash soup! Probably the best...More

Thank xsporterblack
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The cutest lil cafe, the staff were extremely friendly and the food was great! The whole place is environmentally friendly which is amazing. With toys and fancy dress for children to play with the cafe is one of the best I’ve been too which is...More

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

On our travels pulled into the Ness car park and found Cafe Ode. Warm greeting, menu’s explained. Coffee was very good the cream tea went down well as did the Pear and Elderflower sorbet. Menus looked tasty but will sample them next visit.

Thank crackersgb
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ode cafe was fantastic, the food is all locally sourced even the beer Service was great and the views were outstanding Can’t wait to go again

Thank Jeff B
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4 March 2015|
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Response from artangelDevon | Reviewed this property |
DevonRose describes the location very well. It is signposted off the A379 (Torbay Road) - turn left as you are driving up the hill towards Torquay. The location is also known as the Ness Head and the Ness Hotel is also... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 873427
  • E-mail
Currently the UKs highest rated sustainable restaurant.cafe ODE serves fun food for the family that does not cost the earth.Organic regional and season food, licenced and open 10am - 7pm at present. closed Tuesdays and also now open for dinner Friday and Saturday - great views of the coast and lots of parking
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