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Where to Brunch in Dartmouth…

With breakfast being the most important meal of the day, it is essential to get this one right.  South Devon prides itself on its variety of fabulous eateries, and brunch spots are no exception.  Check out our list of recommendations below for delicious brunch spots in Dartmouth to enjoy on Your Devon Escape.


27 Lower Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AN

Bayard’s Cove Inn is located by the lower ferry, on the edge of Bayard’s Cove.  Serving everything from light-breakfast-bites to hearty breakfasts, using locally sourced ingredients, this is one not to miss.  Enjoy whilst sitting within the stylish but cosy restaurant.  With chunky wooden furniture, crooked oak beams and lots of artwork on the walls, its interior gives you a ‘homely Devon’ feel.  The inn offers a wide variety of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options as well as being dog-friendly, catering for everyone.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 8am-10:30pm

Instagram: @dartmouthbayardscoveinn


33 Lower Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AN

Beth’s Bistro is a family-run establishment, where they work by the motto ‘happiness is homemade’.  They pride themselves on using good quality, locally sourced produce, which has led them to becoming the multi-award-winning eatery that they are today.  This café is dog-friendly, and consistently recognised for having excellent service and lots of charm.

Opening Times: Monday-Sunday 9am-3pm

Instagram: @beths.bistro


Newcomen Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AF

This cool, laidback café is one to check out.  With a selection of bagels, sourdough, smoothie bowls and pancake stacks on the menu, there is a delicious option for everyone.  Bula offers a range of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, from their breakfasts to cakes and coffee.  Pop in and check these ladies out for a delicious start to the morning.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm, Sundays 9am-5pm

Instagram: @buladevon


Lower Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9AN

No local can remember a time when Alfs was not here.  A Dartmouth classic serving a variety of breakfast and brunch options from full breakfasts to baguettes to pastries.  With indoor and outdoor seating available, there is an option for everyone.  This establishment provides a relaxed, stress-free environment in which the whole family can enjoy tasty, freshly cooked food, with vegan and vegetarian options available.

Opening Times: Monday-Sunday 7am-2pm

Instagram: @cafealfresco


6 Church Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9DH

The Dart Café is a secret hangout for many locals.  It is located on a side street off Fairfax place, serving delicious cooked breakfasts and baps all morning.  Visitors tend to pop back multiple times over their trip to try the whole menu.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 9am-2pm

Instagram: @the_dart_cafe


Unit 15, The Old Market Square, Dartmouth, TQ6 9SE

Jenny Koo’s Kitchen is a modern Asian take on a classic deli.  Jenny prides herself on her kitchen being all about excitement and creativity.  This deli is dog-friendly and serves a selection of brunch options from baps to pastries.  There is always a bit of spice and flare on the menu for those wanting to try something different.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm

Instagram: @jennykooskitchen


Smith Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9QR

Smith Street Deli is a delicatessen and speciality food shop.  They pride themselves on offering a welcoming atmosphere whilst serving fresh local ingredients.  They offer a selection of breakfast and brunch options using only the best of products from the surrounding area.  Pop in for breakfast and you will most definitely leave with a selection of local, Devon goodies.

Opening Times: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm

Instagram: @smith_st_deli_dartmouth


4a Smith Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9QR

Opened in 2017 by two food lovers, Will and Jade.  They are open for breakfast most days but be sure to check their Instagram for this week’s update.  Serving breakfast baps alongside some breakfast twists.  With Jade being a Kiwi, there are always some options with a sprinkle of Antipodean influence.  Pay this one a visit and be sure to check out their bathrooms!

Opening Times: Wednesday-Sunday 9am-10pm

Instagram: @yarn_bar_eatery

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