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The Birdcage

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The Square | Chagford, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AA, England
+44 1647 433883
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly buzzy and busy,with efficient Louise ready to take orders,providing excellent service. Good hot chocolate, yummy, creamy scrambled egg with smoked salmon. Whats not to like. Good cakes for teatime [or other times of course]! Just go in and enjoy.

Thank madindavies
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Birdcage brightened up a wet February Monday afternoon perfectly. Warm and welcoming, with friendly service, delicious soup and a wonderful lemon drizzle cake.

Thank Helen316
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable experience for eating and socialising!!! Staff are incredibly friendly and the place is interesting and has a great atmosphere!!! The food is excellent and the portions generous!!! Xxx 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼🎉🎉🎉👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼😀😀😀

1 Thank tripa20162016
exeter devon
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a Lovely Lunch here.their home made Beef Stew was delicious as was the Pudding.very cosy cafe and good feeling about it.very polite and friendly staff.prices are reasonable.cant wait to go back.a good tip. best to book at Lunchtimes, as its not a big place.

1 Thank devonwebby
Poole, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try this cafe for a light lunch and i was overwhelmed by its lovely relaxed, cosy, friendly charm, very bohemian feel and decor of stripped pine and the charming owners are very chic too. If you venture into the magnificent national park of Dartmoor you really must discover the birdcage it is located conveniently in the main... More 

1 Thank Janet W
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To escape freezing rain we popped in here for lunch and were very impressed.. A small space with a bohemian decor of stripped pine, colourful cushions and bird themed wallpaper, it was warm and cosy. We had one of the best bowls of home made soup with a delicious herb scone, that I have ever eaten. Luscombe drinks, lovely coffee... More 

1 Thank Helen N
Devon, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a walk around Fernworthy Reservoir. We had delicious panini which came with excellent side salad. Service was fast and friendly and the atmosphere very cosy and welcoming.

1 Thank DorMart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I come back to Chagford I make a bee-line for this gem of a cafe in the Square. This lovely little cafe has a charming Old-World ambience that makes you feel like you stepped into the pages of a book when you step inside, but it has wi-fi too so (if you choose to) you can get online... More 

1 Thank Alastair G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best chocolate cake and a really yummy coffee... highly recommended.... very cozy little cafe and very welcoming

1 Thank Andreea C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great concept, fabulous food, clean environment. Came here with a friend and we had a lovely lunch although the coffees were weak. Came the following weekend for lunch and there was only one person serving. We felt rushed throughout. There was a lot of unnecessary slamming of the front door whilst she served the people sitting outside, and a lot... More 

1 Thank jqr2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $14
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Chagford, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Chagford
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 433883

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?