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The Castle Cafe

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| Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
+44 803849473
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Southampton, UK
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the most amazing scones I've ever had. Light, fluffy and warm from the oven. So delicious we ordered more and left feeling totally stuffed. There isn't a lot to see at the castle itself, particularly on a rainy day, but the cafe is good enough to make it worth the trip on its own. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and welcoming... More 

Thank Blamm0
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal here. The menu is limited but interesting we all easily found something we wanted. Everyone enjoyed their meal (sandwiches, burger, galette with ham, egg and cheese). Service was friendly and quick and we sat outside with a beautiful view of the castle gates. Highly recommended!

Thank WorldTraveler1978
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little cafe, in my opinion, serves up THE best cream teas ever!! Beautifully presented home made scones still warm and light as you will from the oven, one plain and one fruit accompanied with home made strawberry jam, rich, full of flavour with huge chunks of fruit served in its own little pot and a great big dollop of... More 

Thank Donna M
castle c, marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks Donna! Great review. We hope to see you again. From all at the cafe. More 

Grimsby, NE Lincs, UK
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An intriguingly unique place in a splendid setting which offers a great menu. A full venue regrettably caused some consternation & service suffered as a result, not just in waiting time but also in the presented dish: my cheese & onion marmalade sandwich initially came without cheese although soon rectified; the cream tea came without tea until prompted. Nine of... More 

Thank Bizarre57
castle c, marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Do come back and see us again for a 5/5 experience! Best regards from Philippe and the team. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely little cafe! the woman behind the counter was polite and everything one could ask for! We only had a cream tea with a cuppa but even the scones were home made and delicious! The food that was being ordered looked lovely and the smells coming from the kitchen were something else! Like I said before, a lovely... More 

Thank M O
castle c, marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you. So glad you like what we do! We hope to see you again. With best wishes from all of us at the Castle Cafe. More 

Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We visited late in the day after a busy day of castle hunting!! It was a welcome relief to sit down to lovely cakes and cup of tea. Very relaxed atmosphere worth driving the narrow lanes to get here! Would definitely return for a meal as menu sounded lovely.

Thank Jennifer C
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer Thanks for your response. We hope to see you soon for a meal! The Team More 

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184 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We didn't expect too much of this café off the beaten track, near the castle, but got a nice surprise. It was quite busy when we stopped for lunch, and the front of house seemed a bit flustered - orders were taken from new arrivals before those of us who had waited for a considerable time. But the menu looked... More 

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It was raining when we arrived so we sat on the veranda and had a cup of coffee and a slice of cake - very nice. Great setting and even has free WiFi (useful given the remote location). Had a fire going (in June?) which made it too warm inside for me but the veranda was just right.

Thank Stephen M
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A French menu by a talented French chef. The front of house team is just as impressive too. Very tasty and well priced!

Thank ChrisAndHisTravels
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback!! Much appreciated. Philippe and the Team. More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Expectations are normally low for cafe's at castles and houses but this cafe is superb. High quality food from sandwiches to the lovely roast dinner we had, great chips too. Very friendly service and it wasn't a surprise to see reserved tables.

Thank nicechicken
castle c, Marketing at The Castle Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you. Do come again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
French, European, Cafe, British
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totnes TQ9 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 803849473
Cafe in the daytime. Restaurant at night. Set in a fantastic location in the woods alongside Berry Pomeroy Castle. The cafe serves fresh sandwiches, croque monsieur, galettes (savoury pancakes based on the Brittany classic), soups - a variety of delicious lunches - cakes and cream teas, coffees and teas. Locally sourced products. Our restaurant - Mon Oncle Jean - serves meals in the evenings. Please check website for evening opening dates, times and menus.

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