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The Birdcage

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The Square | Chagford, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8AA, England
01647 433883
9:00 am - 5:00 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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Bridestowe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We piped into the birdcage on the off chance of getting something to eat , and the staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough to help ,the food and service were excellent and so friendly . I would defiantly recommend going there to try the food and superb service .

Thank Steve K
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across the Birdcage when we were looking for a quick bite to eat while we were in Chagford. Absolutely perfect, a cosy little table in a lovely warm cafe with friendly staff. Lunch was really good and reasonably priced.

Thank LYD12_12
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this fabulous little venue after getting to Chagford a bit later than we had hoped and finding the pub we were heading for had stopped selling food. We weren't disappointed, and this was an ideal replacement. The menu was great and nothing was too much trouble, especially as we had special dietary requirements in our group. We all... More 

Thank willisgj55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant welcome from all the staff, the food and drink was excellent. When I next visit chagford I will look no further than the birdcage! Would recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Cornwall but visit Dartmoon regularly. We always try and stop at the Birdcage and today was no exception. Friendly service, great hot chocolate and freshly squeezed orange juice and really nice properly toasted - but still soft - teacakes (with plenty of butter - which deserves 5 stars on its on!) It's a small place, so expect... More 

Thank retrogooseuk
Exeter, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little find, its everything you could ask for in a small market town, has a really good vibe, the staff are friendly and easy going but also professional. really good choice of dishes from a simple sandwich and bowl of soup to a full blown main course, we had lunch but they also open in the evenings and looking... More 

Thank Gavin C
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and fast service; Speciality tea at no extra charge. Lovely loose leaf tea in a pot.

Thank Viv1668
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place to eat!!!! Quaint & unique are probably the best words to describe this place. If you're within 30 miles or so of Chagford I'd strongly advise you to make a visit to the village and then call in for something to eat and drink here. The orange juice must have been one the freshest, nicest and... More 

1 Thank Trevor L
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Called into this lovely place for a spot of breakfast before a walk on the moors and so glad we did! The full English breakfast was superb, fresh, tasty and cooked perfectly. Quirky place with lovely friendly staff, well worth a visit if your in the area.

1 Thank Rob S
Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We popped in here for a coffee after a walk around the village. All of us remarked on how good the coffee was and the staff was very friendly.

1 Thank Barry S

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
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: 01647 433883

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?