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“Great cafe for a reasonable lunch and good cake”
Review of Avon Mill

Avon Mill
Ranked #11 of 72 Restaurants in Kingsbridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$32
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times before but never actually been inside the teary aren't before. Only ever having a coffee outside. The restaurant is beautiful, especially upstairs. Totally unexpected. We ate on the terrace/balcony outside. Plenty of seating. Order inside and then they serve you at your table.

The panini was lush. Described just as mozerella, roasted veg and pesto. Lovely! Had a fair amount of fresh garlic butter on it and served with a beautiful coleslaw and side salad. The ploughmans was 'alright' the bread was lovely and fresh but whilst tasty it wasn't anything to write home about. Good but not wow. I was tempted with the homemade soup. There were two flavours; orange and fennel and, tomato and basil. But at £5.95 I thought it seemed expensive. The paninis are circa £7 and they ploughmans was circa £11.

Cakes, we went for orange and polenta cake and chocolate cake. Both very good and very large portions for £2.50 - £2.75.

The prices were mixed for a cafe. I personally thought the savoury food seemed more than most but the cakes less than most places. However, this hidden gem in a garden centre near a riverside walk (4.5 miles if you walk up one side and back along the other - this includes a large hill up a lane - you've been warned!) is one worth visiting even if you bypass the garden centre.

I must have been here ten times before but only on this occasion found the hidden garden up some steps. Gorgeous. Wish mine at home looked like this.

You must also visit the Moss shop in the garden centre. Fill your boots with the cards they design themselves and print locally and and absolute steal at £1.95 each.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for cream teas, coffee and cake. Cream tea for plenty for two people and highly recommended.

Although we did not eat lunch I saw lots of lovely dishes being taken to other guests. Lots of sandwiches, jackets and hot meals.

It was very busy but we managed to get a table inside.

Thank L_K1509
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Having heard positive recommendations, thought we would try it. Well worth the 25 mile drive from Plymouth. We visited on Good Friday and, despite being very busy, with a long queue to order, the wait was quite short, and the meals worth waiting for. I think my mother in law got at least one extra meal later from what was left of her pork pie ploughman', and my mac cheese was excellent, with an interesting side salad. Very good value. We are looking forward to going back on a quieter day. Parking also no problem. Access better from the Kingsbridge road than the A38

Thank John C
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

this place is a total hidden gem in loddiswell. we sat outsidevwith our goldie, had a lovely selection of freshly made dishes, pate, frittata and sandwiches. staff were really lovely and service was quick. good range for kids too and cake looked divine

Thank ajgater
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great garden centre and dog friendly. Restaurant allows dogs in too, amazing! Food was really nice and all the staff were charming, well done. Lovely location.

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Thank Simon P
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