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49 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
01803 324 477
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Ranked #39 of 258 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: English, Brasserie, Tea Room
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Angels is a perfect place for Devonshire Cream Tea looking onto the seafront in Babbacombe. Very popular with the locals and recommended to holiday makers.
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English first
Truro, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

we had a wonderful stop after a long walk, friendly and helpful staff, we sat outside as it was full inside, so popular, tea and cake presented lovely, our dogs enjoyed it too, water bowls fetched for them and treats for them both as well, we could not have asked for more, clean toilets , tables dried for us on... More

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West Sussex
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Took my neighbor to Angels for coffee this week. What a lovely place to be on a rainy morning, Warm inside with friendly staff and the MOST delicious coffee and walnut cake I have ever eaten in my life. We will definitely be returning for more!

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Torquay
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

First visit to Angels having heard a lot of good reviews about the place. We only had Devon cream teas but it was well presented, tasted fab, and there was a wide range of jams, chutneys etc... My only feedback is that on arrival my seat was covered in crumbs and the chairs aren't the most comfortable...only a minor issue... More

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Appledore, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We tried twice before to go to this tea room due to reviews but was fully booked. We managed to get in late afternoon after a large party left. We were initially shown a table by the door with a really dirty table cloth .I asked if we could sit at another table which after discussion they agreed. Baring in... More

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Teignmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lovely range of scones, sandwiches and tea in China cups. Pretty setting just off the downs, they do a great full English too.

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southampton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Literally this is the best place I have found for afternoon tea - they have 6 types of scones you can choose from and 10 different types of cream teas you can have! When we went we were given ample clotted cream for our scones and two types of jam to try. We definitely could not finish the full cream... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It's no wonder that angels in babbacombe has got such a good reputation and is always busy. The service is wonderful, the ambience is lovely and the food is divine. I absolutely adore their cream teas, with a wonderful selection of sandwiches, but the scones are the best, with several types, my favourite is the ginger, with ginger & pear... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you want to go here...make sure you book so you're not disappointed! We tried to get a table here on a saturday and unfortunately they were fully booked. We drove up to Babbacombe anyway and managed to get the table outside under the heat lamp. We shared an afternoon high tea. The staff are very attentive. The food is... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We always try to take our visitors to Angels for tea. It's a bit kitsch, usually busy, warm and cosy in the winter but with outdoor tables overlooking the sea for the good weather. All the food is delicious but the afternoon tea especially so. There's a wide range of teas, preserves, sandwiches, cake, scones etc. and we usually end... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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141 reviews 141 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited Angel's in mid September and are still talking about our wonderful cream tea that we had there. Our host had recommended Angel's as having the best Devon cream tea in the area and we totally agree after having various cream teas during our visit to Devon and Cornwall. Angel's scones were a nice size, very light and tasty,... More

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Additional Information about Angels

Address: 49 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
Phone Number: 01803 324 477
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
Cuisine: English, Brasserie, Tea Room

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