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“A delight in Babbacombe.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cliff Railway Cafe

Cliff Railway Cafe
10 Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay, England
+44 1803 324025
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Ranked #39 of 248 restaurants in Torquay
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Open 364 days a year serving freshly cooked breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and scones. Ice cream kiosk open all year with 22 flavours of icecream and milkshakes available. Uninterrupted views over Lyme Bay.
wolverhampton
1 review
“A delight in Babbacombe.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Go with an appetite - portion control is not an option! Cheerful, happy staff and always a friendly greeting. Lovely to see happy customers in lively conversation whilst enjoying far-reaching views of the bay. The cafe is very clean and serves many good things, including excellent crab sandwiches, cream teas and coffees. It is an ice-cream lovers delight. Great to sit outside in hot weather but a welcome all-year round. We can't wait to return.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Nowhere better on a cold winters day than the Cliff Railway Cafe. We had a lovely lunch admiring the amazing views. Will definitely be back!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Squid!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Been here a few times for panini and toasties but was pleasantly surprised by the winter specials. Chorizo sausage (good one too) and even squid! The food was excellent and the service of the usual high friendly standard, particularly Sally. The view never fails to impress. Thanks once again.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Best cake in Devon errrrr England”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Go here to eat the best cake in Devon and see the best views in England.
This is my favourite place bar none and go here as often as I can despite living in Brixham with views of the bay.
Try the Bakewell tart and coconut tart. Best I've ever had and big slices. Being a cake expert I know about great cake. Very nice owners and staff. Even the photos on the walls are fantastic. See you tomorrow.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Worth a visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stopped in for something to eat when on holiday in Torquay recently. The staff were very friendly, the food was great (had a lovely crab sandwich) and the views are amazing! Thoroughly recommend this to anyone looking for a nice place for lunch in Torquay...I'll definitely be returning when next in the area!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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