Food & drinks

Our menu

Download our current menu here

And our current children’s menu can be found here (although they are also welcome to have smaller portions of our usual 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 current selection (currently printed in our main menu)
  • Breakfasts & Lunches

  • The Guardhouse full English breakfast
  • Unusual & delicious alternative breakfasts, including home-made pancakes and Eggs Benedict
  • Doorstop hot sandwiches
  • Home-made 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 flapjacks, made by our chef Sam Camplin
  • Ice creams, iced coffees and our famous Ice Cream Milkshakes
  • Hot drinks

  • Top quality 100% Fairtrade Arabica coffee from Owens – one of the best flat whites in Devon
  • Hot chocolate with a tower of marshmallows, cream and chocolate flake
  • A wide range of teas
  • Cold drinks

  • Wide variety of soft drinks
  • Luscombe organic soft drinks (made locally) including lemonade, ginger beer and elderflower
  • Locally-produced beers and cider from Bay’s Brewery and Hunts Cider
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    Our Suppliers

    Almost all of our food and drink is bought from local businesses. We sell Bay’s Beers from Paignton; Hunts Cider from Stoke Gabriel; Sausages from Westaway in Newton Abbot; Fruit and vegetables from the grocer on Brixham’s Fore St. Our flapjacks, gluten-free brownies and incredible cakes are made specially for us by our chef Sam and local lady Karen. Our coffee is roasted in Devon in Owen’s state-of-the-art and low-emission roaster. By visiting the Guardhouse, you know that you will be supporting local businesses and local people.

    Click here for more information on our suppliers.


    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.