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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 - 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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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We'd originally intended on going to The Old Forge but it was fully booked so nipped round the corner to The Bird Cage as recommended on Trip Advisor. It was busy when we arrived so had to wait ten minutes before getting a table. The staff were very friendly and we had a lovely young lady serving us. The atmosphere... More 

1 Thank Rachel B
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just had the best cream tea since I've moved to England 2.5 years ago. The scone was perfection. The staff were very sweet and attentive. Very quaint inside; however, we chose to sit outside on the sidewalk at one of two cafe tables because the weather was so gorgeous.

Thank ShalonR
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this little gem during a pleasant wander through Chagford and after taking a peak at a number of the village's different cafes and pubs, we were told to visit the Birdcage by a friendly local lady who informed us it was "one of the best places to eat in the village". The decor was the perfect blend... More 

Thank TestedSilver
Helmshore, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends on holiday,. Ordered a birdcage breakfast. Brilliant. Staff very friendly, could not do enough for us. Would give it an excellent rating could not fault it . All food locally sourced.

Thank demigreen04
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I treat myself to coffee and eats here whenever visiting family in Chagford. Consistently clean, welcoming with good food and service. Lovely surroundings - lots of comfortable patterned / colourful cushions make it a cosy place to relax

Thank CaroBB
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this gorgeous little place at an impromtu lunchtime visit to Chagford. Very pretty interior with quirky decor. We both had the "Picnic on a Plank". Yum. Fresh good quality ingredients. Very creamy Brie. The apple chutney was great. All delicious. Service very good too from friendly staff. Will be back. Recommended

Thank sarahc3332016
Exeter, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch with my wife, she chose a salad and I plumped for pizza. Food arrived quickly and tasted delicious! My wife's salad was fresh and well presented, the pizza arrived together with a small jar of drizzling oil and it was really one of the best I have eaten. The only drawback was the limited space at tables... More 

Thank Nigel B
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

we was passing through the village and we was looking foe somewhere to have a cream tea. we found this lovely little cafe and popped in, we sat outside as it was nice day. cream teas was delicious defiantly worth stopped for.

Thank philipjay33
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We fancied a pizza for lunch, and a quick Google search threw up this place - so I called ahead recognising that it was likely to be busy and was assured a table for 2 would be fine. It was hard to park in the village, with spaces outside the cafe being like hens teeth, so we parked in the... More 

1 Thank Charlotte M
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95 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Great service. The pizzas were v. v. good, but the star of the night was the desserts. To die for!!! (only issue is limited days open for dinner --- we wanted to go back for another dinner but they weren't open -- DRAT)

1 Thank RND22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $14
Cafe, British, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?