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Taste of the West Gold Award, 2018

We are very proud that Taste of the West have once again awarded us a GOLD award. Even more so as the judges visited on the busiest day of the year so far, on the bank holiday weekend at the end of May.

 

Many thanks to our amazing team for their consistency, attention to detail and quality, friendly attitudes and hard…

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Summer Solstice 2018

June 21st has become a special day for the Guardhouse in recent years, as we host our annual Summer solstice breakfast straight after dawn. This event has got so popular we were fully booked by the end of April this year!

 

And what an amazing sunrise it was this year, a crimson sky preceeding the arrival of a golden sun. Dozens…

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Summer Evenings on Berry Head – July update

As July arrives we have an exciting series of evenings in the pipeline. Our relaxed restaurant evenings, led by our new head chef Martin, promise a blend of quality home-cooked food, friendly relaxed service and the stunning setting of Berry Head. What a great way to start the weekend!

Friday 6th: Mussels evening

A choice of two mussel and one…

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Our latest specials board

Have you seen our latest specials board yet? Martin and Dani have another amazing set of delicious food for you to try… these will be available until near the end of July!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer’s Evenings on Berry Head

Summer’s Evenings on Berry Head

We are hosting relaxed restaurant evenings every Friday between June 8th and July 27th at the Guardhouse Café. Led by our new head chef Martin, these evenings promise a blend of quality home-cooked food, friendly relaxed service and the stunning setting of Berry Head. What a great way to start the weekend!

Advance booking is essential and…

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Fish Evening Menu

The menu for our fish evening on Friday is finished… Full of home-made dishes featuring local fish!

Friday 13th April, from 6:30pm

 
The Menu
 

Home-cured Salmon gravadlax

Char-grilled Courgettes, Beetroot Puree, Water Cress

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Scallops in garlic butter

Parmesan Cheese, Pea Shoots, Buttered Bread

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Refreshing crisp Apple sorbet

With a Raspberry Coulis

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Pan-roasted fillet of Gurnard

New Potatoes, Pea Puree, White Wine Velouté

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Plaice and Rosemary Involtini

Citrus Risotto, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes,…

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Welcome to our new chefs

A warm welcome to our two new senior chefs, Martin and Stacey.

Martin has a Masters degree in archaeology from his home country of Bulgaria, but while he was studying he worked hard in a variety of restaurants in Sofia. In 2016 he moved to Torquay and worked as Sous Chef in the Corbyn Head Hotel until joining us in March.…

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Snow on Berry Head!

We thought it would never happen but in March we had not one but TWO heavy snow falls in Brixham and despite the cold, and difficult access, Berry Head looked at its most beautiful. Unfortunately we were forced to close on three days, the first time because our pipes froze and we ran out of water, and then because of…

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