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The East Gate Cafe & Brasserie

3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
+44 1822 615665
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's okay, nice staff.... well mannered and good service. I have had some great food here and have always been welcomed with a smile and prompt service. Just one hiccup - jacket potato, beans and side salad was a bit mingy - it hardly touched...More

Thank devonfisher2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A varied menu with lots of options for meat eaters but its jacket potato and baked beans for vegans. This will be basic with a few salad leaves added as a garnish. We do like this restaurant and visit several times a year but for...More

Thank Helly H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only called in here quickly for coffee and cake on our way up onto the moor. The interior was a little drab and functional but there is outdoor seating by the River which we didn't use as the weather was a bit cool. What...More

Thank jmg1232016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shop in Tavistock most Saturdays and we always like to have a tea or coffee somewhere, today we walked down by the river and came across The East Cafe (why we haven't seen it before I don't know!). We sat on the terrace looking...More

Thank Ali C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times but as it was a rainy day we sat inside for the first time. The decor is a bit more cafe than it is brasserie but the food is still of a very high standard. Four of us - including...More

Thank NormanLewis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated by the river this cafe has lots going for it..Our food was cooked fresh and my cod and chips were extremely good with light crispy batter and excellent chips and good value at £8.95.My wife had the steak and red onion ciabatta with salad...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely breakfast with great local ingredients- service was quick and efficient Wouldn't hesitate to recommend a visit!

Thank Monkeyjo2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch on a Saturday with 3 friends. We had reserved a table inside because this place is popular! Eaten here several times and it remains consistently good. It was packed but service was friendly and efficient as ever. Great choice of meals...More

1  Thank HappyTraveller4479
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A very varied menu & lovely cake selection. Staff were very polite and welcoming, nice clean environment. Outdoor seating by river very pleasant.

Thank blue1958
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Stopped for lunch on the way through. We sat in a lovely patio area next to the river. With the temperature around 28C sitting outside in the breeze under the umbrellas was excellent. Service was good and the food was good (lasagne and fish and...More

Thank Kalo_Chorio
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9 January 2016|
Response from Daniel C |
There is disabled access through a ramp in our garden and a disabled toilet. There is free wi-fi, we take all major cards, all generations and children are welcome. dogs are welcome also but only on our outside terrace.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
09:30 - 16:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Road, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 615665
A contemporary restaurant in the centre of Tavistock idyllically situated next to the river. The restaurant is light and modern inside and has outside seating on the riverside terrace. Open all day, everyday serving the full menu all day.
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