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Bay View Cafe and Bistro

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Marine Drive | Bigbury on Sea, Kingsbridge, England
01548 810796
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great views, nice food.

The cafe has lovely views overlooking Burgh Island and is a place we have visited several times. Was very warm inside the cafe so we decided to sit outside although it was very windy. The table was wobbly to say the least but we still wanted to enjoy our lunch and take in the views... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
James C
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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London
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Being a manager at The Burgh Island Hotel just across the bay its often nice to escape the island and eat somewhere different. The Bay View cafe is really good for specials and lunches but I have to say on this occasion having a breakfast was well to be frank very underwhelming and rather disappointing considering how good the food... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The cafe has lovely views overlooking Burgh Island and is a place we have visited several times. Was very warm inside the cafe so we decided to sit outside although it was very windy. The table was wobbly to say the least but we still wanted to enjoy our lunch and take in the views outside. We both ordered prawn... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wonderful views. can even take dog inside in bad weather.. Great crab sandwiches good coffe very polite staff very clean

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We found this cafe by chance. All we wanted was a sandwich, but after seeing what others were eating, we changed our minds. All food is freshly prepared. The cod was very white and tasty, chips very hot. Very good value for money. The view from this cafe can only be described as stunning. Yes, we hope to return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lovely place to eat, excellent services and outstanding views of Burgh Island Hotel and Bigbury beach. Recommend highly book for Saturday evening as several people were turned away as the Bistro was fully booked. Weather permitting there is ample seating outside too. We had cod and chips with salad, a perfect meal to end a sunny day on the beach.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was our third year in Bigbury and the first day we were back in The Bay Tree Cafe and Bistro for our Sunday Lunch........five star as always, we returned for coffee and a last meal on Friday Crab Salad brilliant and my husbands Fish and Chips top rate as always....Good luck in all you do you and yes we... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

had the nicest meal of our holiday in the bay view café, the food is amazing (especially the chips and puddings) the cafés setting is stunning and the view is lovely. The staff were really friendly. Great place.

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St Albans, Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Had the best salmon sandwich ever here. Excellent value for excellent food with a stunning view of Burgh Island. You can sit indoors or outdoors but indoors is quite small so you may have to wait for a table at busy times. Well worth a visit - we will return.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Myself and my husband went here last week for a breakfast.We both had a cooked breakfast which was nice coffee was great and the service was brilliant.Also had a nice piece of coffee and walnut cake which was fab.Views are amazing and you can park round the back for free.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had a crab and king prawn salad which was fabulous. So much so that we went back a second time and had another one! The staff were friendly and efficient

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Address: Marine Drive | Bigbury on Sea, Kingsbridge, England
Phone Number: 01548 810796
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge

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  • Address: Marine Drive | Bigbury on Sea, Kingsbridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: 01548 810796

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