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The Breakwater Bistro

Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
+44 1803 856738
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
09:00 - 21:30All hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Friendly spacious restaurant with great views and and a relaxed atmosphere. The full English is a must ! No frills really but good value and service

Thank rousky1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to visit the Breakwater Bistro in Brixham tonight after a busy family day out. Called to check availability and advised that there was a table available if we could be there by 5:30 which was our plan. Service and meal was excellent, friendly, attentive...More

Thank stevem610
Reviewed 4 days ago

We shared a delightful drunken lunch here. Sat outside admiring stunning views, eating lobster prawns and mussels. Well worth a visit

Thank h18orm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great beach side restaurant with excellent value fish dishes. Brilliant views over Torbay. Worth the walk along the harbour and marina.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had friends to visit from out of town and there's nowhere I would have chosen to take them other than the wonderful Breakwater Bistro. We booked a table, as Sundays are particularly popular, and had first floor window seats with beautiful view. We were treated...More

Thank DeeDeeTorbay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a great meal on the beach front. Arrived to find all the tables upstairs were reserved but after asking the waitress we were told that this wouldn't be a problem as long as we were gone by the time the table was booked....More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cafe and view. Our little boy loved the children's menu and the ham sandwich and crisps finished off with a 99 ice cream. We had Devon tea it was delicious. Beautifully clean place. Lovely caring staff very attentive. Highly recommend

Thank YorkshireSummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had hot wings washed down with a Gluten-Free Peroni to start. this was followed by a Brixham White Crab Thermidor with a crisp Californian chardonnay. all was delicious. I finished off with a coffee. The staff were charming and friendly. The view was spectacular....More

Thank Conor F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the starter was just ok (crab cakes), the main course of Haddock and chips with a side of mushy peas was delicious. Light crispy batter surrounding a beautiful piece of fish.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I initially found the breakwater when out walking the dog. It's at the end of the harbour walk in Brixham, a little out of the way from everywhere else. There's a nice beach there with stones that look almost like slate - very photogenic (no...More

Thank balamike
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Questions & Answers
23 April 2017|
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Response from TheBreakwater | Property representative |
Yes a council pay and display car park right on our door step, or the marina multi-storey car park a short walk away.
18 April 2017|
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Response from B_waterB_water | Property representative |
We always advise 01803 856738 Thank you
12 September 2016|
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Response from B_waterB_water | Property representative |
Hello Yes sirloin and rump steaks still on our menu which is on our web site Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 856738
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Beachside coffee shop & bistro, located on breakwater beach, Brixham Serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals everyday.
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