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The Captains Table

7 West Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BW, England
+44 1271 870618
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (22 reviews)
“prawns” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 West Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BW, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had a lovely meal here on a busy Friday evening. The food was all freshly cooked and we didn't have to wait too long. I can recommend the mussel and prawn linguine and the special burger. Think I would describe this as a bistro...More

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the East side of West Road, facing towards the sea. There is a small car park opposite and a much larger one nearby at the end of Barton Road. Inside it is has more tables than might be imagined, as...More

Thank IanGH
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Went a few times here, friendly staff and lovely food. Reasonable price and extremely popular place. We will return.

Thank Mikeeboss
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Can't comment on the food... lovely view, lovely location.. if you are happy to wait 25 mins+ to even order you may be ok.. we left after asking to order and still they left us 15 minutes without service.. along with 2 other tables..

Thank Lobystar
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I have been eating here for last 15 years on annual May or Aug camping trip. Was brilliant 15 years ago and still is. Miss the traditional hand written orders this year in favour of tablets but doesn’t detract from the general ambiance or excellent...More

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Visited the Captains Table a couple of times this holiday. Yes it is busy but the staff are friendly and helpful. Surfers Breakfast was fantastic....when you have 3 children who say can we go back you know it was good. Good value. Thank you for...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great food in a lively café restaurant with great service. Lots of choice and the food was really good.

Thank James H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Only popped in for a sandwich. Took well over 45 mins to arrive and had a chase. Clearly been sitting in the kitchen for a while. AVOID!!

Thank neil_martin146
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Called in on a busy Saturday night and had to wait about 15mins for a table. We had a table upstairs which was nicer than downstairs. Staff appeared a bit clueless and had to tell waitress everything twice which was a bit odd! Food was...More

Thank jojodud
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant mid morning, intending to just have a coffee whilst we waited for the weather to clear slightly. When we saw the menu however we decided to have the ‘all day surfer’s brunch special’. Not only was it delicious (with fluffy,...More

Thank Lisa J
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Questions & Answers
2 September 2018|
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Response from Trevor M | Reviewed this property |
There were a couple of dogs inside when we visited and there are covered outside tables
24 July 2017|
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Response from WoolacombeRestersant | Property representative |
Hi, Last orders are 9.pm every night, Yes our Chefs can cater for the vegan diet, Many Thanks.
21 March 2017|
Response from WoolacombeRestersant | Property representative |
Hi, We are really pleased you have enjoyed your previous visits with us, Yes we are now open every day until the end of October, we look forward to seeing you during your holiday in Woolacombe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 West Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Woolacombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 870618
  • E-mail
CAF'E / RESTAURANT, Serving Breakfasts , Lunches, Light Snack's , Cream tea's and Evening Meals served all day every day,Catering for Families to surfers. Child friendly, Group bookings available.
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