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The Bay Tree Cafe

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Coffee Shop, British, Family Fare
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3 Babbacombe Road | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 3SB, England
+44 1803 329191
Tuesday
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mon 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Your friendly, traditional, family run cafe serving good hearty food at...
Your friendly, traditional, family run cafe serving good hearty food at good value prices. Call in for breakfasts, snacks or lunches, teas, Italian style coffees, roasted in Devon, and indulgent hot chocolates
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  • 58
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Been dozens of times and thought a review was fair. Spotless, tasty and fantastic value. Also the owners are very friendly. Thanks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
James R
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  • Dining on a budget
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Passed the Bay Tree many times and finally called in for a late breakfast last week. My wife enjoyed a small veggie breakfast and I had the medium English. Both well cooked & served with toast.Staff very pleasant.We ordered Americano coffees and these were good and served with a generous amount of hot milk on the side(not always the case... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Been dozens of times and thought a review was fair. Spotless, tasty and fantastic value. Also the owners are very friendly. Thanks!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We have been regulars of John and Ros for quite a while now.We love a decent coffee and you can be sure of one every time you visit. The food is always tasty and well presented,personally cooked by John.We recommend the veggie meals,and the veggie burger is the best I have had anywhere. All other meals look great and judging... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Teacakes which were as big as a dinner plate and came with lots of butter and jam! There were lots of fresh delicious looking cakes and cookies to tempt one as well. And if you're bored lots of small knitted handicrafts to purchase (tea cosies etc) for a reasonable price.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The perfect place for good clean well cooked breakfast, don't be put off by it's appearance, inside is v.clean & is runby husband/wife team, always seems busy a good sign, will be back again

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torquay uk
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

John and Rosie , never fail with their hospitality , super in every way , we have been regulars now for at least 2/3 years . We are local business men who are often running between work .great service with a smile Always spotless clean , can be busy at late breakfast early lunch time , complimentary paper to look... More 

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Torquay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Been here sevral times now and to be honest I can't complain, The food is cooked well and the service is pleasant enough. Probably would of scored a four if it was a decent Sausage and not deep fat fried ( I realize this would take longer) but I suppose you get what you pay for an it is reasonably... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

my husband and I saw the review on trip advisor and decided to give it a go .We where not disappointed it was delicious .The cafe was spotless the breakfast was very good it seems to be run by a man and wife team they where really welcoming my husband was impressed as the owner asked him how he liked... More 

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Romsey
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

lovely hot breakfast served very quickly by friendly staff. Prices were very reasonable for the amount of food provided. £4.90 for a large breakfast.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is the best Cafe in Babbacombe, we have tried them all. The Breakfast is superb, it is exceptionally clean, well worth a visit. Love it there.

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Additional Information about The Bay Tree Cafe

Address: 3 Babbacombe Road | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 3SB, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 329191
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, British, Family Fare

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Babbacombe Road | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 3SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 329191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, British, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Your friendly, traditional, family run cafe serving good hearty food at good value prices. Call in for breakfasts, snacks or lunches, teas, Italian style coffees, roasted in Devon, and indulgent hot chocolates
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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