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Fore Stree | Marine Parade, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NG, England
+44 1395 445619
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we ordered a mug of tea we received a cold mug of hot water and a tea bag to do it yourself-leaving you with a mug of lukewarm tea.The owner is often dour and their friendly waitress Susie often confined to the kitchen, so customers lose the friendly welcome that was a feature with the previous owner Brent.Such a... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a super little cafe with such friendly service. Crab Sandwiches excellent. A friend and I called in last Sunday around 1.30 and enjoyed the delights of this beachside gem!!! Weather perfect for a stroll along the pebbles watching the boisterous surf!!!

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Thank suzannemcdonald
Goring-on Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such friendly service from the lovely ladies serving a selection of freshly made light meals/cakes and the very best fresh crab sandwiches, with a smile - supplied by the legendary 'Dave on the beach', the crab man! If it's a sunny day get there early as the crab sandwiches sell out fast. The best cappuccino made from quality Lavazza coffee... More 

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Thank Lyndash1
Banchory, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch one day as I'd heard about their beautiful crab sandwiches. The sandwich was delicious, the scenery is fantastic and the service was friendly and efficient. I recommend it.

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Thank scottishhobo
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic spot to have a tea house. Love it. Great owners and service. Everyone is welcomed. Fantastic ice cream - yummy x

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Thank Lynsey T
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

For the best crab sandwiches along this lovely coastline, the Longboat is the very best! The staff are the friendliest and the service superb!

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Thank Keith D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The guys and gals at the Longboat Cafe go out of their way to make your visit to Budleigh Salterton memorable. Set right on the beach it's a perfect place to sit back relax and enjoy great food and drink whilst taking in the beautiful surrounding. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff, you really are in great hands.... More 

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Thank SanctB
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous position on the sea front. Simple meals cooked well and friendly service. Excellent coffee. Couldn't be better.

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Thank Sarah A
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stop at Budleigh Salterton walk along the sea trout down as far as the river Otter,then on the way back stop at the Longbaot for a light lunch sat out side in the sun the meal was good and did not have to wait long as it was busy

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Thank PatrickP383
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This quaint cafe recently changed ownership and the new owners are extremely friendly and very welcoming. We had a wonderful meal and delicious dessert. Beautiful beach location, food is of a very high standard. Would definitely return soon! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Stree | Marine Parade, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Budleigh Salterton
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 445619

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?