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Cafe Alf Resco

Lower Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN, England
+44 1803 835880
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My second and third visits to this brilliantly idiosyncratic restaurant. Excellent quality, good staff who manage to look genuinely pleased to see you (especially the one with the birthday cake on her head) and good value for money.

Thank Rubberneck15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must place to visit in Dartmouth. Beware it all stops at 1400.. Ambiance, atmosphere with a Made in Dartmouth nuance. .. Go in your jeans or dinner jacket to experience a great welcome, great service and a quality, well cooked breakfast and more. ...

Thank pete b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last time I was at Cafe Alf Resco was about ten years ago. It holds fond memories and was as good today as it was back then. Super, well put together simple menu with great service and an interior that is ultra welcoming. Even...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the food, the atmosphere and the staff. The new menu is out with a lovely roasted root salad and hot spiced apple juice available for lunch - once you have finished breakfast. Great that it is dog, vegetarian and wheelchair friendly.

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my Alf's granola for breakfast. It is always how we start our holiday in Dartmouth! First day treat!

Thank whlsarah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of Dartmouth is Breakfast in Alfs. Not conventional, always really busy, half the seats are outside and expect to share your table, but it is brilliant. Food is always great quality. Friendly hard working staff and a warm welcome. Also dog...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast we ate here twice during our weekend break. Great full English and unlimited toast - fantastic!

Thank kimorg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place. What a great use they have made of a smallish cavernous space. Sit in or on the covered pavement space and enjoy luscious heaps of scrambled eggs, Hogg pudding, the big Alf full monte breakfast, hot spiced apple juice, scummy cheese...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Dartmouth for a wedding and ate here twice during the weekend. We enjoyed avocado on granary toast, the all day breakfast and the veggie breakast - all tasty and freshly prepared - with lovely filtered coffee. It can get a bit crazy...More

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scrummy home made granola. Lovely coffee. Great bacon or smoked salmon with avocado & egg on toast. Could not fault it. Fresh juice and coffee were also excellent. We timed it well and got a table without having to Q. As we left people were...More

Thank Lesley C
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24 July 2017|
Response from DartmouthDevon | Property representative |
Hi, we have an allergen friendly menu, which can be adapted to suit any tastes. We do have locally made gluten free bread available too.
6 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yep, dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 835880
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Alf's is an exciting fusion of delicious fresh food & drink, vibrant atmosphere, live music & ensuite accommodation in the heart of Dartmouth, Devon. Open 7am-2pm, 7 days a week, all year.We provide a relaxed stress-free environment in which to enjoy tasty, local, freshly cooked food, whilst chatting with family & friends, listening to live music at the weekends. Above Alf's we have a self-contained flat and two B&B rooms, so you can stay too.
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