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The Breakwater Bistro

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Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
01803 856738
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brixham Breakwater Bistro

Fantastic sea food , great sea view and very friendly staff A must to visit if you are in Brixham Located near to the harbour the Breakwater Bistro has a very good menu and the food is delicious. We also buy our Brixham calendar there with beautiful photos of Brixham

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Penny W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Fantastic sea food , great sea view and very friendly staff A must to visit if you are in Brixham Located near to the harbour the Breakwater Bistro has a very good menu and the food is delicious. We also buy our Brixham calendar there with beautiful photos of Brixham

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Devon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Went to the bistro on the off chance while going was a walk, food was quite acceptable and enough of it, that about all I can say about the food, service was ok if a little slow. The most noticeable thig was the exterior eating area could do with a dam good clean.all,in all may be some time before we... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here last week. Great table upstairs with stunning view but service and food did not live up to location. Restaurant was busy as the middle of the season so additional staff would have speeded things up. Waited at least 10 minutes for our drinks and probably 25 for a salad and chicken dish. Seafood salad was disappointing, spoonful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Every time we come to Brixham, we always end up here at some point. Have always had lovely food, coffee is fab and the cream tea is amazing. Add on the beautiful outlook and the friendly staff...what's not to like. Looking forward to our next visit (:

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely setting. A little bit grubby. I go here a fair bit and the menus and tables always need a good wipe. Staff tend to be good, food is usually nice. Some things are very overpriced. Often the specials in particular.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Web had lovely food here. Very generous portions and great for the seafood options you'd expect in brixham. Best location for an evening meal if the weather is good. Table service a little chaotic with waitresses and knowing who to order with and how to ask.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely fresh battered fish,great views over Torbay and staff who couldn't do enough,how they keep going up and down those stairs is beyond me! Lovely chill out atmosphere,and you don't need to dress up! We will definitely visit again

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We're local, and have eaten here several times, but despite their prime position on a popular beach with views right across the bay, (maybe the best located eatery in Brixham) they don't seem to be able to get it right. The menu is dull and never seems to change apart from the odd 'special'. The food is uninspiring- oven chips,... More 

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Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Sunday lunchtime. Table of 8. Dreadful day out side, but a lovely warm, friendly ambiance inside. Good service and food. Not the best we have ever had but very good value for money.

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

tastefully decorated lovely location gorgeous food exceedingly good service god place to visit and dine

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Additional Information about The Breakwater Bistro

Address: Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
Phone Number: 01803 856738
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 28
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: 01803 856738

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 28
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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