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Gara Rock Restaurant

East Portlemouth | Salcombe, Kingsbridge TQ8 8FA, England
+44 1548 845945
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
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East Portlemouth | Salcombe, Kingsbridge TQ8 8FA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to the Gara most years and walk from Salcombe so we can enjoy the amazing views. It has changed owners since last year and it looks like they’re making some good improvements, although we have loved the Gara since the 70’s. Lunch was...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location. The hotel has reopened after renovation and on the face of it they have done a tremendous job but unfortunately the snagging is far from complete. In the room we stayed in the shower cubicle leaked so much it flooded the floor. The...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a super lunch at Gara Rock. The location is stunning and the food was tasty. Waiters were all polite and helpful

Thank MHH-Berkshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location. Menu was varied and some amazing looking dishes. Waitress and manager discussing whether we were stopping for lunch or cake was off putting. Decided on lunch and waitress didn’t know what ale/beer was on draught because she “didn’t drink”! And had to ask...More

Thank ohm39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to check out newly opened restaurant and walked along headland from Salcombe which if you have time is a must do...! Food was as good as expected although a little unadventurous and the staff were all charming but service a little clunky - had...More

Thank AH1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the place multiple times over the years and always feel the Gara Rock should be more special fitting the location. Well today we walked up from Mill Bay and into their car park where a number of shipping containers have been...More

1  Thank Howard G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had a disappointing experience at the restaurant especially as we'd visited a few years ago when it was under previous ownership and loved the eco friendly ethos. This time, definitely not eco-friendly, just over priced food with little thought to nutrition: between 4 plates...More

1  Thank 932becky
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We walked to Gara Rock hotel along the SW coast path. We have done this walk on many occasion. The lunch menu that was provided was inaccurate and very pricey- we will take sarnies in future- so disapointing

1  Thank Pioneer470969
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Gara Rock is undeniably a beautiful place to visit and the views are wonderful and the setting is fantastic. We walked from Mill Bay along the beautiful coastal path which takes an hour or so. Lovely outside seating area on a sunny day or lots...More

2  Thank luv2holidayinthesun
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We came to the newly re-opened Gara Rock Hotel Restaurant expecting something above average for a special birthday meal. We were disappointed. I booked and asked for a table by the windows (the view down the coast path coastline is breathtaking). I was told we...More

1  Thank Stewart E
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Portlemouth | Salcombe, Kingsbridge TQ8 8FA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 845945
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A great view, fantastic service, comfortable surroundings and above all family friendly food.
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