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Berry Pomeroy Castle | Berry Pomeroy, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 803849473
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast
Description: A charming cafe set in woodland aside Berry Pomery Castle. Good coffee and...
A charming cafe set in woodland aside Berry Pomery Castle. Good coffee and other drinks, fresh sandwiches and soups, cakes and tray-bakes. Locally sourced products. Our coffee is roasted just a few miles away and is an organic blend. We use organic milk and offer soya milk too. We light the wood burner often and right through the winter. Gluten free scones and brownies available.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service

We first visited the cafe just to have a coffee, after exploring the castle. The roast dinners looked amazing so we reserved a table a fortnight later. We were not disappointed. The choices are limited, but the food absolutely delicious. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. You do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
juliems
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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English first
UK
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

What a perfect setting this is. Looking out over the ruins of this beautiful castle this little café has recently changed management and it shows. A warm greeting on arrival and a lovely selection of food and drink to choose from made by the very talented French chef working there makes this a place you really want to return to.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We saw the cafe after our visit to Berry Pomeroy Castle. You really need to stop here and have a coffee and lunch. We chose the soup of the day, and a sausage sandwich along with coffee. The sandwiches are freshly made, generously sized, and really well presented. The soup was delicious and the coffee was good too. This was... More 

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Totnes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Excellent Coffee served by Alan.... Cakes Scrummy... A Local choice of Soft Drinks Food carefully cooked by Phillippe A Great place for Overseas Visitor's Bon Susie Greenway

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

First visit to this lovely little cafe for a while. It's in a beautiful setting in the woods with the castle as an amazing backdrop. There's new people running it and I think it's a big improvement. I had a delicious cappuccino and a good chat with Alan the new owner, lovely guy who has just taken over. Great coffee,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We often go out on a Sunday morning to give the grandson some exercise and something a little different. Today he was thrilled to see Berry Pomeroy Castle through the car window. While paying to get in the English Heritage ‘venue’ we saw the castle Café and debated whether we would pop in for grub after our castle attack. Well,... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We first visited the cafe just to have a coffee, after exploring the castle. The roast dinners looked amazing so we reserved a table a fortnight later. We were not disappointed. The choices are limited, but the food absolutely delicious. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. You do need to book in advance on a Sunday as every table... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Just used to go to the castle cafe because it has an amazing atmosphere like visiting old friends. Totally at peace there. Amazing food like my Dorset auntie used to cook . So much that is real is lost today in the crazy world we are subjected to. So if you want real country how we farming folk used to... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As a couple this hidden away retreat was a very special place that was until our visit this summer, to find new owners was a surprise but more than happy to stay was so disappointed, the service was none existent & the new owner very agitated & aggressive which on reflection can only be down to our food being taken... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was taking my other half visiting from USA to the castle as they dont have them in USA ! We got there mid morning and needed coffee. It was a Sat but quite quiet. WE looked at the menu and decided that coffee and a cake was for now and after we'd been around the castle we would be... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were a party of 9 that decided on an impromptu visit for a quick cream tea in the early afternoon. Weather was pretty miserable, so we chose to visit the Castle Cafe, and glad we did! It was pretty quiet in there (probably due to the weather), and after browsing the menu, we all decided to have a light... More 

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  • Address: Berry Pomeroy Castle | Berry Pomeroy, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 803849473

Description

A charming cafe set in woodland aside Berry Pomery Castle. Good coffee and other drinks, fresh sandwiches and soups, cakes and tray-bakes. Locally sourced products. Our coffee is roasted just a few miles away and is an organic blend. We use organic milk and offer soya milk too. We light the wood burner often and right through the winter. Gluten free scones and brownies available.

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