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The Strand Cafe

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1 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England (Formerly No.1 The Strand)
+44 1626 872624
09:30 - 05:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 05:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I pop in here all the time to eat as the meals and service are amazing. The choice of breakfast and many other choices of food on the menu. Coffee is great. Seating downstairs, upstairs and outside. Accessible for wheelchairs. You can sit outside with your dog. The view outside is outstanding. If you are in Shaldon then definitely visit... More 

Thank brooklyn11
Poole, United Kingdom
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680 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Situated at the mouth of the river. Clean and well presented, one unisex toilet. We only stopped for a coffee, which was very nice. Service good. Interesting choice of food on the menus.

Thank Mike M
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

After a disappointing brunch at The View in Teignmouth we decided to try brunch over in Shaldon at The Strand Cafe and it did not disappoint! Despite the cafe being really busy with people out on festive walks, everyone that came in was greeted in a friendly way and served promptly. I had the Eggs Benedict which was delicious! My... More 

Thank KirkyF
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went in here on a whim last week and was very pleasantly surprised. The staff are great and the food really is second-to-none.. highly recommend the breakfast options as we found them to be the best breakfasts we'd had in a long, long time!

Thank Jordan B
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We called in for coffee and green tea.I was asked if I wanted to smell different green teas before choosing,which I did.I ordered green tea and pain au raison.The staff were friendly,the service good,wwhat more could one want?

Thank Glyn D
Usk, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The refreshing decor drew us in to a beautifully presented bistro type cafe overlooking the sea front. The roasted pumpkin soup was tasty and wholesome, the fish soup was exceptional. Coffee was very good and the prices were reasonable. Staff were helpfull and pleasant throughout. Another one for the return list. As we walked away, we noticed a seal about... More 

Thank keefidee
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We found The Strand Cafe by chance whilst walking the South West Coastal path- it is situated right on the path as you get to cross on the ferry. A lovely find- bright, fresh interior, welcoming staff and delicious brunch menu, ideal for hungry walkers. I had the soup and warm crispy bread,which was delicious while my husband had the... More 

Thank fifi057_11
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I went here for a late lunch after a walk along the SW Coast path from Maidencombe. Our food was really tasty. I had croque monsieur, my wife had a savoury croissant. Quality ingredients. The waiter was friendly and the ambience inviting and relaxing.

Thank robpenarth
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We've visited a few times over August and really enjoyed the menu - and for me, one of the best carrot cakes (and generous portions) I've had! Nice friendly service and a stunning location.

Thank Emma H
Bristol, UK
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited Shaldon in mid-August, came over on the little ferry boat from Teignmouth marina, to go and visit the Smugglers' tunnel and beach. All very picturesque, but we had not expected a genuine Bistro right on the beach. The variety and quality of food is superb and the staff most helpful, so the only criticism is the 'oversight', that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
French, Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 05:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England (Formerly No.1 The Strand)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 872624
Boutique cafe and bistro serving brunch, lunch and afternoon tea specialising in continental cuisine. The Strand Cafe specialises in barista coffees, loose leaf teas, homemade cakes and pastries and food prepared fresh every time. Beautiful beachside garden where customers can sit outside and enjoy the sun.

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