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Driftwood Coffee Shop

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11 Gammon Walk, Barnstaple EX31 1DJ, England
+44 1271 329488
09:00 - 17:00
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only have coffee which is excellent. Sneaking a look at other tables food looks fantastic and generous portions. Lovely staff.

Thank Linda T
Somerset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have had some of the best coffee anywhere in the town and snacks plus cakes that are a dream in this friendly coffee shop. It is always a pleasure to go in and relax. Always buzzing and clean loos.

Thank chrissie102
Devon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I eat here more and more often and my friend brings her dog (yes they can come in and sit on the furniture too - if you dont like that...dont go!) Food is excellent, plentiful and reasonably priced. This place deserves to be better known.

Thank Renee B
Braunton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in to this coffee shop this morning how nice it was to be greeted by polite friendly staff ,we only went in for a drink but the food that was coming out of the kitchen looked good so we tried their scrambled eggs on lovely doorsteps of granary bread and a breakfast which was enjoyed,pleased to say we'll certainly... More 

Thank villager22
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys are a smaller outfit than Boston Tea Party and the coffee is superior. They have a smaller range of food but the smoked salmon bagel with scrambled egg was delicious. Soft, melting properly made scrambled egg (unlike the usual rubbery variety) and delicious well smoked salmon. The staff are extremely friendly and the cafe is dog friendly and... More 

1 Thank White_Moose_Gallery
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely little coffee shop with very friendly staff, nice warm coffee and a perfectly prepared salad. The bread is amazing too. Definitely visiting again.

Thank IAN S
Level Contributor
42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in here because we saw it was dog friendly and was blown away by the warm, friendly welcome. Two amazing coffees, free doggy treats for the fluffy one and a lovely atmosphere. We also liked their laptop usage policy restricting the amount of time that you can use them making sure that all the tables are not taken up... More 

1 Thank Leigh P
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have visited this cafe a number of times now for lunch & I love their Chicken & Bacon Salad. They also do a good breakfast. Fresh coffees cake etc and a range of light bite lunches. Always friendly service and food arrives fast. Recommend

Thank Clare720
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Soft fresh granary doorstop bread, bacon sandwich was huge, rolling and tasty. Really good smoothie too

Thank MrsR18
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I just had coffee which was OK . My companion had breakfast which he said was very enjoyable . The ambience was pleasant and the service prompt .

1 Thank Eleanor D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Gammon Walk, Barnstaple EX31 1DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 329488
We are a family run, independent coffee shop in the heart of Barnstaple just off the High Street. Our customers love our coffee and we are proud to keep high barista standards. We prepare and make all our food fresh on the day and all meals are made to order to ensure total freshness. We source local produce where possible, including our bacon, sausages and chicken. We use a local bakery and greengrocers. Try one of our scones (made by us on site) or choose one of our many cake options if you don't feel like a large meal. Driftwood is also well known for its delicious smoothies and milkshakes. We also have fresh fruit and vegetable juices. We have free wifi and off street outdoor seating. Dogs are welcome

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