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Britannia @ The Beach

| Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
+44 1548 581168
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (86 reviews)
“fish pie” (49 reviews)
“crevettes” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
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1 - 10 of 562 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had lunch here yesterday, 22.06.17. Really enjoyed the food and the setting . Superb all round, this is a must if you are in this neck of the woods.

Thank capetown2011-11
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Britannia after having seen it on a dog friendly app & also having read the reviews and it was absolutely superb. Thankfully, I took the advice from a review to book as it is only a small place with about 7 tables...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again excellent food, lovely atmosphere, overlooking the beach(sea), grrreat service! And YES would recommend.👍😀

Thank poshpatel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes yes yes! Well worth the drive to find this place. The best fresh fish we have eaten in years and possibly the best scallops we have ever eaten. Next time we will book a table in advance to make sure we have a table.

Thank Swissmisstraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chips were awful sadly.Would expect more traditional style considering the coast is usually renowned for such food items. Good confectionery selection which helped to see myself through a very hot summers day. Save tha A379 ! x

Thank 11soodm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely evening sent with friends. Pouring with rain outside but cosy and extremely welcoming inside. Fabulous food. Crab pot to start delicious. Followed by scallop and monk fish curry and whole plaice gorgeous. Desserts to die for raspberry and chocolate mousse, coconut and lime tart,...More

1  Thank tiggi65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as rough and ready quality seafood goes it does not get any better in the UK. Finally we are following the US trend of putting all the value into the raw product, no comfort, no luxury, no big menus. Simply the best seafood...More

Thank TONY P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly an amazingly good find in a seaside hamlet! This has to be the best take away fish and chips we have eaten in UK! So good we went back having reserved a table for a more leisurely meal later in the week. Service was...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took an off peak break in Dartmouth & area. Judging from the roads and conversations with locals high season sounds like a traffic nightmare. Recommended B@TB and luckily got a cancellation. Only 25 ish covers so difficult to get in w/out booking. Brought our own...More

Thank No_No_No_Yes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just come back from a great few days on the South Hams coast. Camped just up from Beesands and found this little 'shack' on the beach front. Sometimes in life you meet people that do just one thing but they do it so so very...More

Thank Sam F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a highchair? Would like to visit on my daddy day care day. Cheers
May 24, 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from bill b | Reviewed this property |
As per comments to-date. Owners very obliging and always appear happy to help. Give them a ring.
Susan E
What is a fishermen's breakfast ?
January 30, 2016|
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Response from BritanniaBeach | Property representative |
Our fishermans breakfast includes local scallops as well as bacon, eggs,black pudding, tomato and toast
Lucaca doodle
Is the cafe/restaurant dog friendly???
September 20, 2015|
Response from devongirl1988 | Property representative |
Hi, well behaved dogs are allowed on our decking area if they are kept on a lead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $63
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 581168
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Welcome to Britannia @ The Beach home of fantastically fresh local seafood - affectionately known as 'The Shack'. Here at The Shack we offer a combination of a traditional fishmonger, village stores and a unique rustic cafe.
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