Welcome to the award-winning Guardhouse Cafe.
We offer superb, locally-sourced food and drink in one of the South Coast’s most stunning locations, Berry Head Nature Reserve, with panoramic views over the South Devon Coastline.
Only a short walk from the car park, our cafe is normally open daily from 9am to 4pm for coffee, tea, drinks, breakfast, snacks and lunch and is fully licensed.
CHRISTMAS 2023 OPENING HOURS
Dec 24th: Open 9 – 3
Dec 25th & 26th: CLOSED
Dec 27th – 30th: Open 9 – 4
Dec 31st: Open 9 – 3
Jan 1st: Open 10-4
From Jan 2nd 2024 we return to our regular hours, open daily from 9 until 4.
We combine traditional cafe favourites for adults and kids with seasonal, local and adventurous specials.
We are used to dealing with all kinds of dietary needs. From coeliac to vegan diets please just ask us when we are taking your order – options should be available for everyone
Here at the Guardhouse we are aware of the challenges that our environment faces, and we are optimistic about human ability to overcome these.
Our small cafe sits in a national nature reserve, surrounded by the sea, with rare wildlife on view every single day. We want to play our part, and ask you to help us, to protect these beautiful surroundings.
Out and About
Berry Head is a National Nature Reserve. This stunning headland, with its iconic lighthouse and Napoleonic fort, is surrounded by water on three sides and offers exceptional views across Torbay and beyond. It is Torbay’s most designated heritage site being a Special Area of Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monument to name only four!
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