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The Strand Cafe

1 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England
+44 1626 872624
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
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1 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Strand has a varied menu which is good for most dietary needs. The service was ok & the wait wasn't too long. The ambiance was pleasant. We had reserved a table as Shaldon is very busy during the summer months & we had a...More

Thank sandieanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had our morning coffee here, slightly disappointed they don't open until 10.00, seems a bit late when they are doing breakfasts. Coffee was OK, the cakes looked nice, the cheese scone was good. The guy serving was on his own, and seemed a bit stressed...More

Thank dawlishtraveller
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I had lunch here on Sunday 27th Aug, the regatta was on but it wasn't that busy so we got a table outside. I had a large glass of white wine which was really good and in a god quality glass which...More

Thank Caz T
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited this lovely cafe for morning coffee and sat in the garden near the sea front. We were served by an engaging and polite member of staff who took our order and promptly came back with our very nice coffee. It was...More

Thank caroline p
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Shaldon in August on the weekend of the regatta and what a marvellous place this is. The area is quaint and the beach is very clean. We stopped for cream tea at the Strand cafe which looked out to the beach with great...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Being local we have visited this café many times finishing off with an ice cream. On this occasion with the Regatta on and holiday makers in large numbers, the ice cream was less than half the size but the same price. I queried this when...More

Thank keithbtc
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We moved to the area two years ago and have always meant to go out for a cream tea, but always had so many other things to do (an overgrown garden and wallpaper to strip). So on Monday we decided that it was time for...More

Thank 2103barney1971
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We ate lunch there twice during our recent holiday and had afternoon tea on one occasion. Nice food, pleasant friendly staff, good service and a great view. Well worth a visit.

Thank AlanGalbraith
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in for brunch with family. Service was efficient, welcoming and friendly. The selection was very good and able to cater for a multitude of tastes!! All dishes were really well presented and tasty. Timing of the Food arrival was as expected and the price...More

Thank Drakewell
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited The Strand cafe today after we had been to Shaldon Zoo. We chose a table outside over looking the river. All of the cakes (displayed inside) looked yummy but our children decided to have a chocolate brownie each. My husband and I shared...More

Thank Claire O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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
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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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