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Bay View Cafe and Bistro

Marine Drive | Bigbury on Sea, Kingsbridge, England
01548 810796
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Ranked #16 of 51 restaurants in Kingsbridge
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We booked in last night for the 7.30pm sitting and the food was outstanding - I had the battered cod and then the sticky toffee pudding which was delightful. The Tribute beer was chilled and the views were as stunning as ever. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We will be back and thanks for... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Decided to have lunch here, so glad we did, sat outside, wonderful views of Burge Island. We had the crab salad, what a feast. A beautiful meal, excellent value. The staff were really pleasant and helpful, nothing was to much trouble, even down to getting fresh water for our dog Ezra. We will definitely eat here again when in the... More

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Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Chanced upon this little gem whilst staying in the area for a weekend break and so glad we did. Perfect location with stunning views of Burgh Island.We just stopped for a coffee on the way back from the beach and browsed the menu. We liked what we saw and came back the same evening for dinner, the Cod and chips... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had a 'snack' lunch here - crab & prawn salad which we shared. Beautiful - and plentiful! Fresh brown bread and we had some naughty chips on the side. Sat outside & had lovely views of the beach and our hotel on Burgh island. Staff very attentive. Definitely worth a visit.

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NORTH SOMERSET
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

excellent food, friendly staff, easy access, quiet, close to car park, two minutes from village shop and post office and lovely lanes to walk. Sun sets and stunning views.

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We called in for coffee and chanced upon some people we knew. We spent some time chatting and enjoying the view, which is quite spectacular. The coffee was good and our friends both had full English breakfasts, which looked nice and got good comments from those eating them.

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Arrived early for breakfast - warm welcome even though they hadn't even fired up the cooker yet! Very quick service on drinks - waited a while for our food, but it was worth it, with very well cooked and presented breakfast. Of course the really big pull for this place is the fabulous view out over Bigbury Bay - you... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Under Bigbury on Sea there are three restaurants listed and this is not one of them! Seems to appear under Plymouth and Kingsbridge for some reason. But it is in Bigbury with an excellent view that fully justifies it's name. Lovely views to Burgh Island and you can watch the tide coming in and cutting the island off. We visited... More

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Bath, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We came here for lunch on Bank Holiday Monday - a beautiful sunny day and the beach was heaving. There was a long wait for food (40 minutes) but drinks arrived quickly and we enjoyed the views and watching the tide come in. Food when it arrived was fantastic - beautiful fresh fish with light crispy batter and well cooked... More

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Oxford
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Quality, simple food, with a fabulous view and friendly staff. An ideal stopping place on a cost path walk

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