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Cliff Railway Cafe

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10 Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay, England
+44 1803 324025
Today
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Open 364 days a year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade...
Open 364 days a year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and scones. Ice cream kiosk open all year with 22 flavours of icecream and milkshakes available. Uninterrupted views over Lyme Bay.
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Good for:
Scenic view

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great views and food

Very nice food with great views of the sea, nice and clean with friendly staff,suitable for all families.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
wooggie
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romford
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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184 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
romford
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Very nice food with great views of the sea, nice and clean with friendly staff,suitable for all families.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I would say this is an average cafe but what made this special is the view . best place is to sit by the window so you can see the scenery.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Came here for breakfast this morning, as usual great friendly and quick service and lovely food (the sausages here are the best). Very friendly atmosphere too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I visited this cafe with my grand daughters today. At the ages 2 and 4 there was plenty of selection both for them and ourselves. The service was excellent, polite, cheerful and speedy. The staff bringing colouring for girls and extra cold milk for joy chocolate Food excellent as was view and cleanliness! Lovely ice cream too!

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Mylor Bridge, Falmouth
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had lunch here which was fresh and tasty. Great choice of dishes and wicked cakes, don't think you can diet here! Lovely views and a friendly atmosphere.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We poped in here for lunch while on holiday. It is a lovely place to eat as the view is amazing. The staff were friendly and polite. The home made soup is a must as it was delicious, as were the scones.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Whent in for a cup of tea but we had to sit downstaris we where the only people down there. great viwes were amazing. tea for two went between four people. Staff are very nice and helpfull.

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cheshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

we went in for some hot drinks on a cold day, one of the ladies was very in your face with a lot of sarcasm that nearly loast the cafe a fair few OAP's when they asked if they served tea- she relied no of course we dont... being sarcastic but they didnt understand this so started to walk out,... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Clean comfortable with a great sea view and good food.short distance from the Cliff Railway to the beach.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Called in at the Cliff Railway Café this morning and had a delicious slice of mincemeat shortbread with our coffee. If your in Babbacombe this Christmas its a must. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 324025

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Open 364 days a year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and scones. Ice cream kiosk open all year with 22 flavours of icecream and milkshakes available. Uninterrupted views over Lyme Bay.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?