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Anchor Stone Cafe

Manor Street, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0EX, England
+44 1803 722365
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (68 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“caesar salad” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Manor Street, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0EX, England
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

They reallly have this spot. Been visiting for years and every season teh menu moves on, the facilities improve and the service doesn’t stumble. The seafood here is the best around. Shame it doesn’t open for dinner!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Seelo
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This is not a Cafe, it’s the source of the best seafood in the area. It might be a bit pricey, but it’s location and the quality of the seafood justifies it. Lunchtimes only and open until October, the terrace or shed are both good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank slomofo
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our second recent visit for lunch to this cafe situated next to the River Dart in Dittisham. Let me start with the many positives, location excellent, food quality and presentation excellent, menue very comprehensive, friendly service. The one negative which was the same on hoth...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here after visiting Greenway (NT - Agatha Christie House). It was just before 2pm on a Sunday, the place was really busy and we had no booking but they managed to squeeze us in. Great menu with loads of different fresh fish. Went...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SimonD421
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Had the perfect lunch last week. My first visit and can't wait to go back. The food [mainly fish] is fresh, reasonably priced and delicious. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Lovely setting looking out over the river Dart. We had a selection of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lairhope
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Having not visited the area for a couple of years we made a special last minute trip to Devon and headed straight to our favourite restaurant in the South Hams. Wow so pleased to say that this place is just as good if not better...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jgo1966
Reviewed 17 September 2018

After waiting for about an hour for a table for two, I saw an empty table and asked if we could have it. They should have told us! Ordered 1 monk fish and 1 sole. The monk fish was over cooked, tasteless and dry, served...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Retired160343
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is quite small but very accommodating. All the seafood are locally sourced with a good wine list. Prices are relatively high perhaps due to the location and demand.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vhhwoodman
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Possibly the best place to eat seafood in Devon? Great “seafood shack” ambiance, wonderfully fresh fish and shellfish, very generous portions, atmospheric and a unique experience. Pray for good weather. I recommend booking and enjoy a long relaxed lunch with ideally a boat trip back...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank robn905
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Busy little cafe right on the front. Serving amazing fresh fish, caught locally. Brilliant service and very friendly helpful staff. Absolutely worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lfboardman
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Response from kurtdettman | Reviewed this property |
Not evening meals I'm afraid. Just book for the day time- it's great! Sharpham rocks too!
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We waited for a table but recommend booking if pushed for time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manor Street, Dittisham, Dartmouth TQ6 0EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Dittisham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 722365
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