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Brixham Brunch Recommendations

South Devon is renowned for its culinary delights and Brixham is a great place to start.  With an excellent selection of cafés and tearooms to choose from to pick that perfect brunch spot, how do you choose?  We have put together a list of our favourites for you to choose from.  For a Brixham brunch recommendation, keep reading!


A top Brixham brunch recommendation, sip a morning brew and eat a hearty breakfast overlooking Brixham Harbour and Torbay.  From breakfast doughnuts to a fully English and everything in between, they have something on the menu for everyone.  Using local and sustainable produce wherever possible, they try to showcase the best of Devon’s suppliers.  So, if you want an amazing breakfast enjoyed in a beach location, why not pop in to see them today and enjoy locally supplied food, cooked with love.

Opening Times: Wednesday to Saturday, 9am-9pm, Sunday to Tuesday, 9am-5pm

Instagram: @breakwater.bistro


A small, traditional tearooms located in the heart of Brixham.  Serving delicious breakfasts, coffee, and cakes.  Around the corner from the harbour, find some peace and tranquillity over a cup of tea and a bite to eat before you start your day.  For a Brixham brunch recommendation that is simple but delicious this is your place.  Serving traditional tearoom food, find your way here for a bite of traditional Devon.  You know it’s good when it’s recommended by the town’s people!

Opening Times: Tuesday to Wednesday from 10am, Friday to Sunday from 10am

Instagram: @dillydallytearoom


This café is situated in a beach hut right on Fishcombe Cove.  Open Easter to Autumn, it serves the best coffee, cakes, baps and more right on the beach!  Pop down for a morning dip and bite to eat, or grab something on your way past if walking the South West Coast Path.  For something simple and warming, this is the place to be!  Check out their social media accounts to find out more regarding other offerings from their beach hut!

Opening Times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm

Instagram: @fishcombecovecafe


Driven by the simplistic joy of delicious brunch, Port Espresso have crafted an enjoyable menu of traditional favourites, on-the-go-grabs, and local goodness.  With a wide selection of gluten-free and vegan options, they have something for everyone on their menu.  They are a small coffee shop, quite literally carved into the side of a rock face.  With that in mind, they do take bookings, and these are advised.  However, if you decide to pop down last minute and can’t grab a table, they do everything takeaway with the same love and freshness.  Check out their website to see the latest menu and pop on in today!

Opening Times: Monday to Saturday, 9am-3pm

Instagram: @portespresso


An independently owned café in Brixham, established by Chef Ash Hamilton.  Curious Kitchen serves brunch, lunch, coffee, cakes and more.  They are particularly renowned for their delicious brunches and excellent doughnuts. Chef Ash Hamilton has worked hard to bring original concepts to the town, whilst maintain a laid-back and welcoming vibe.  The café was the first of the kind in Brixham and began the movement to put Brixham on the map as an excellent place for brunch.  With a wide selection of gluten-free and vegan options, they have something for everyone on their menu.  To see their menu, check out their website and give it a try today.  If you like the sound of all of this, check out their bakery too!

Opening Times: Monday to Sunday, 9am-3pm

Instagram: @thecuriouskitchenbrixham


Offering locally sourced food and drink in one of the South Coast’s most stunning locations, with panoramic views over the coastline.  A short walk from the car park or Brixham itself, enjoy coffee, a cake or brunch overlooking Torbay and beyond.  The Guardhouse combines traditional café favourites with seasonal, local, and adventurous specials, so whether you want to try something different and local or have a traditional hearty breakfast, they have something on the menu for you.  The Guardhouse can cater for dietary requirements.  If it is not obvious on the menu, speak to a member of staff.

Opening Times: Monday to Sunday, 9am-4pm

Instagram: @guardhouse_cafe

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