Guard House Cafe




We are excited to be getting a brand new oven & hobs for the cafe on Tuesday. Unfortunately this will reduce the range of food we can offer for much of the day.

We will be open as usual 9-4, there will be no disruption to the drinks, cakes and cream teas – and we will…

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Join Our Team!

We are currently looking for FIVE wonderful people to join our team! These roles all start in March and April and continue until the end of October 2022 or beyond.

Experienced Chef

Roles can all be part- or full-time, starting March and April, until the end of October or beyond.

Please check out our meet the team page for details about the…

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Seeking a chef!

We are searching for an EXPERIENCED CHEF to join our team in the next few weeks. Full or part time to suit you – from mid February until the end of October 2022.


You would get to work with our wonderful team of chefs under head chef Stacey. We have a passion for quality food and use local ingredients to make…

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Christmas Opening Hours

This year we will be closing for two days, to give our teams a much-deserved Christmas weekend with their families. Otherwise we are open every day but will slightly reduce our hours on Xmas eve and New Year Eve / Day.


Dec 24th: Open 9-3 (hot food until 2pm)

Dec 25th & 26th: CLOSED

Dec 27th – 30th: Open 9-4

Dec 31st: Open 9-3…

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Back Open on Wednesdays :-)

After a hard summer where our poor team has literally been run off their feet, we are really happy that we are now back open 7 days per week. As usual we intend to stay open throughout the winter except for a day or two at Christmas time.

Our opening hours are currently 9am – 4pm.

With the ever-changing covid rules and…

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We’re very happy to finally be back open inside the Guardhouse. For the time being, seating is slightly limited by social distancing rules, but even so – it’s much better than seeing poor customers getting soaked in the rain.

Open daily 9-4 with tables available inside and out!…

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Lockdown: open for takeaway!

We believe that Berry Head is the perfect place for your daily exercise!

Despite the lockdown and the cold weather, we remain open 9:30-3:30 every day (unless the weather is bad).

We’ve got various ideas in the pipeline for this lockdown, such as a small shop for essential food from our wonderful local suppliers. More details will be announced in the days…

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Tier 3: Takeaway Only

Due to the Tier 3 restrictions imposed from 31/12/2020 we are currently operating the cafe as a Takeaway only, with food, cakes and drinks available every day 9:30 – 3:30 (unless very bad weather).


Thanks for your custom during these difficult months.…

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December opening times


Tier 2 restrictions and December on a windy headland are a tricky combination for running a cafe. But we don’t want to leave customers without a chance to get a hot drink on a cold day! We will be opening the Guardhouse this month but with some changes from “normal operation”.

**Dec 21st-22nd

We will be open 9:30-15:00 for drinks…

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Indoor Seating

After almost 6 months we are delighted to welcome customers back inside the cafe!

This development comes with a complete change to the way we are operating at the Guardhouse, with orders now being taken both inside and outside at your table.

Please be aware that with only 8 tables possible inside due to Covid safe spacing, at busy times there can…

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