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Cafe on the barge

Bideford quay, Bideford, England
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Dropped in here for a snack last Wednesday afternoon, good food and large portions. Owners very friendly and welcoming. Much better than expected and reasonable prices. If we lived closer I am sure it would become our regular. Good luck for the future. Dave and Val.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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84 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great quirky place to have a drink or a snack. Shame it's a bit cluttered but they have great potential here, hope they do well....well done.

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staffordshire united kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a cream tea here and it was very good value, staff were friendly, service was really good, we went back to try the breakfast and were most impressed, everything was cooked fresh and served with a smile, lovely place and would recommend It, lovely views

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is not fine dining. But it is good value, the service is friendly and all with a lovely view from the deck thrown in. Bring a love of 1980s music and food - toasties and chicken & chips in a basket are the main offerings. And a huge 99 icecream for 99p - what's not to like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Have been here on many occasion being local to me it has all the needs I wish for good food which is delicious and good portion for the cheap prices very scenic especially for artistic purposes friendly family service. Novelty cafe for children and dogs allowed. Expected delay on food when busy as only small kitchen but well worth the... More 

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Devon
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If I could have given this place 0 stars i would have done. Had gone there and ordered 4 breakfasts plus 1 child's meal, 40 minutes later they turned up, the food had been over cooked and had obviously been hanging around. Other people turning up after us, had been served their food and ours had literally been put on... More 

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CAFEONBOARD, Owner at Cafe on the barge, responded to this review

Sorry to learn you were not pleased...my chef is very consistent with our big breakfast...of the hundreds if not thousands served i can honestly say that nearly every plate was cleared and enjoyed...comments include great,delicious,best ive had for a long time and many have said the best breakfast in bideford....we all monitor food that is left and ask when possible... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Been here a few times , A friendly family run business , Food on menu great for choice , value for money on portions given Paid £4.50 for Huge Hot Dog Bagette and Chips (couldn't finish chips as full up) For space they have to do food it's great , When busy expect food not straight away , But cooked... More 

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Wakefield
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15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I came across this cafe on a wet Sunday walk by the river so at just the right time.very friendly staff.Real value for money menu.Lots of old arcade machines took me back to my teens. good choice on menu and marvellous views of river.You can sit outside when it isn't pouring down like my visit. Anyone walking by the river... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Good cuppa venue after a stroll around the shops / park, as the position is quiet and picturesque. The whole feel is undoubtedly quirky, but I personally questioned cleanliness, due to the inherent nature of it being a real boat and not appearing pristine in places (rusty outside deck and lurid 'pub' style carpets / dark wood) might be a... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Quite unique, a lovely experience. I just thought maybe it had as yet an untapped potential. The people are great and I hope this venture will become very successful.

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Address: Bideford quay, Bideford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford
Cuisine: Café

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