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Railway Cafe

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Torquay Station Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NU, England
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Traditional 'greasy spoon' that does a decent breakfast for a decent price. Limited choice of newspapers etc but friendly enough and priced well for a railway cafe and captive audience.

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Thank Ken W
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I spent a week working from Torquay and used the station every day. One day I had missed a train but sat in the cafe to do some work whilst waiting 40 minutes for the next train. I was asked would I like anything and said I would soon, however my work took longer than anticipated so didn't have time... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Only visited for half an hour whilst waiting to be picked up and had a nice cup of tea which was nice and strong.Not much chance of visiting on a regular basis as i don't travel by train that much but well worth it if you have a long wait.

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Thank spurno
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We have had a couple of snacks and coffees over the summer period and think it is good value for money.

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Thank David W
Torquay, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee before taking a trip and found it clean and pleasant. Well worth stopping in to.

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Thank Toadie26
Torquay, United Kingdom
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313 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Available to all,not just those waiting for a train,very clean,also friendly staff. A traditional feel which matches the railway station

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Thank Orbslos
Stockport, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Nice little cafe very clean, can't comment on the cooked food unfortunately, as we only popped in for a brew & a little snack, after we alighted the train in Torquay, on our return from Dawlish Warren.

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Thank Jean F
Fife, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Traditional old time cafe, realistic prices And Great sized cuppa tea, friendly staff, a bit like going back in time, how our coffee shops used to be :-)

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Thank A6364ZPelainem
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

small and old fashioned surroundings but plenty of choice for a small cafe pleasent service and informative

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Thank lionel b
Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

After our trip on steam train we stopped for cup of tea, staff very friendly could not do enouth to help

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Thank lin14-13

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torquay Station Rathmore Road, Torquay TQ2 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?