Devon is full of fantastic cafes that boast cracking cream teas, glorious ice creams and a variety of food sourced from local providers. With help from our social media following, we have put together a list of 10 of the best cafes in Devon for your viewing and visiting pleasure!
Café at 36, Exeter
Café at 36 is a well-established cafe located in Cowick Street, in the heart of the local community of St Thomas, Exeter. The cafe is a family friendly local cafe, serving outstanding coffee and tea, and affordable locally sourced food cooked on the premises. From 8.00 am on Monday – Saturday, you can enjoy everything from cooked breakfasts, jacket potatoes, freshly made sourdough toasties through to a homemade cake.
The Glorious Art Café, Exeter
This family-run art cafe in the heart of Exeter’s independent quarter is made up of three colourful floors and a courtyard garden bursting with art and creativity, not to mention delicious coffee and locally sourced lunches and sweet treats!
The Fox Tor Café, Princetown
The Fox Tor Café is situated close to the centre of Princetown, which is a stone’s throw away from some of the best countryside in Devon! You can cosy up with a cuppa, stay over in their accommodation or even hire a bike to explore the local area.
Fremington Quay Café, Barnstaple
Fremington Quay Café use only the finest produce in the South West. They believe there is nothing better than top quality Devon cheese, local free range eggs and other local ingredients, which they all source from the areas surrounding Barnstaple.
Guardhouse Café, Torbay
The Guardhouse Café serve a range of local, homemade hot and cold food, quality coffee, Teapigs tea, alcoholic and soft drinks – and of course the famous Guardhouse Cream Teas. Come and see why they were finalists at the 2016 “Taste of England” awards!
The Beech Café, Tavistock
Eat, drink and relax at the Beech Cafe near Tavistock in Devon. It’s situated in a beauty spot high above the Tamar Valley in Gulworthy, between Tavistock and Gunnislake. This is the perfect spot to meet up with friends and enjoy a coffee or a fantastic lunch before exploring the trails or experiencing activities.
Twenty Six Café & Bistro, Teignmouth
This is not the place for fast-paced food gobbled down on the hoof, but rather, somewhere to savour freshly prepared dishes in the company of other food lovers! Twenty Six classics include Raclette, Tartiflette, Potage aux Saucisses, Coq au Vin, as well as pear and pistachio tart, ‘Valrhona’ chocolate brownies, a huge range of loose-leaf teas and wonderful coffee prepared by properly trained baristas.
The Pizza Café, Newton Abbott
The Pizza Café are a bit of a big name around Newton Abbot, and we can see why! They are passionate about coffee and their baristas will ensure your chosen style delights you. Not a coffee lover? They have the best teas, varieties for every palate. They also do a variety of hot food, all made from the freshest local ingredients.
Hutong Café, Plymouth
Set next to the waterfront in Royal William Yard, Hutong Café is perfect place for a cup of tea and to watch the world go by. Whether you have been out for a walk, shopping in Plymouth or just need a good catch up, this friendly café is the perfect place to do just that.
The Café at Seabreeze, South Hams
Located in South Hams, the café at Seabreeze serves a variety of delicious homemade food and ice-creams, all ready to be eaten in or taken way. With the beach not far away, why not grab a cream tea or two to take away and have your very own picnic on the beach?