Food & drinks

Our menu

We serve a wide range of freshly-prepared, locally-sourced food and drinks. Our philosophy is “if we are going to serve it, we want it to be as good as it possibly can be”. To give a flavour, here are some examples of our most popular dishes:

Seasonal home-made breakfast and lunch specials
  • Our specials change every 1-2 months, be sure to check our blackboard when you arrive!
  • Main meals
  • The Guardhouse full English breakfast
  • Exciting alternative breakfasts, including home-made pancakes and Eggs Benedict
  • Open toasties and hot sandwiches
  • Brixham fish goujons with chips and home-made tartare sauce
  • Sweet treats
  • Cream Teas – we are often told that we serve the best scones our customers have ever eaten!
  • Incredible cake selection, made for us by Karen Miller, one of our customers
  • Gluten Free chocolate brownies and cake, made by Clair Goshawk in Brixham
  • Ice creams served from our mobile ice cream bike
  • Hot drinks
  • TeaPigs tea – 15 varieties in total
  • Our own blend 100% Arabica, Rainforest Alliance coffee – one of the best flat whites in Devon
  • Hot chocolate with a tower of marshmallows, cream and chocolate flake
  • Cold drinks
  • Wide variety of soft drinks
  • Luscombe organic soft drinks (made locally) including lemonade, ginger beer and elderflower
  • Locally-produced beers and ciders

    Our Suppliers

    Almost all of our food and drink is bought from local businesses. We sell Bay’s Beers from Paignton; Ashridge Cider from Staverton; Ham from near Ashburton; Eggs from a freerange farm in Newton Abbot; Flapjacks from Crediton. Our gluten-free brownies and incredible cakes are made specially for us by local customers. Our coffee is roasted in Torquay just days before we use it. By visiting the Guardhouse, you know that you will be supporting local businesses and local people.

    Click here for more information on our suppliers.

    Here are some examples of our seasonal specials board:

    We cater for a wide range of special diets including Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan. Please ask our chefs for further information before you order.