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Clipper Cafe

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26 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England
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36 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

tried twice to by frozen youghart from the cafe to be told the kiosk was closed (doors open and board out) and would need to queue inside with customers wanting breakfast coffees and allsorts. Just did not like the staff brushing us off

Thank RamssBottom
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good lunches and tea right on the beach. Well appointed with very good selection of food and drinks.

Thank Ayup
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic views , lovely atmosphere and fabulous fryup for lunch!!! Couldn't book our seats but were lucky to get a seat by window.

Thank annetterelph
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular Cafe. Simple food made with high-quality ingredients served in a clean modern building with great views of the river.

Thank BathMarske
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely environment and great views up stairs. Opens at 8am so great for an eat morning coffee. Very friendly and accommodated my vegetarian request of a Spanish omelette which wasn't on the menu. Huge portions so make sure you are hungry.

Thank trudihair
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food sitting upstairs looking out over the river and Teignmouth, a lovely way to end a good weekend

Thank Ruth W
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If the front of house staff could have been any less friendly I would have eaten my hat. Stopped in for coffee but will be back with friends soon. A must for anyone wanting to eat or drink on Shaldon day or night. Stunning views inside and out.

Thank Nathan H
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times over the years as its handy for Shaldon beach and its dog friendly downstairs (great views upstairs) Food and coffee is good. The staff are friendly and helpful with the exception of the rude woman that runs it, she got my order wrong then curtly said that I had ordered what she brought me... I... More 

Thank Anne M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited last weekend and although it was half term most of the places to eat in town closed after a certain time of stopped doing food (except the pubs) so we twice visited here. Both times, really good service and great food. We had a takeaway one night as staying locally and it was delicious. Really like it and... More 

Thank Amy L
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Arrived after a long drive and popped in for lunch. Very very busy and we luckily got a table as people were just going. Ordered falafel wrap and kids burger, both beautifully presented and very nice. Not the cheapest of lunch options but quality and the view is worth it.

Thank Louise1579

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Strand, Shaldon TQ14 0DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: 441626873747
The Clipper Cafe is ideally situated in the heart of Shaldon right on the riverfront. It has a choice of seating areas both inside and outside to maximise the stunning views of the River Teign and Estuary. During the day a traditional cafe menu is served including regularly changing daily specials. In the evening the vibe changes, the candles are lit and a dinner menu is served. Evening bookings are taken from 6pm. The Clipper Cafe is open from 8am until late, 7 days a week. A warm welcome awaits you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?