Guard House Cafe


Berry Head Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Our Easter Egg Hunt returns again this year, for the four days across Easter Weekend. This is a self-guided easter egg hunt around the Berry Head nature reserve (NB the ‘eggs’ are not chocolate and are safe for the environment and dog walkers!).


Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April – any time between 9am and 5pm.


The hunt is FREE but we…

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Jobs available at the Guardhouse Cafe this spring

We have several more jobs available at the Guardhouse Cafe, Brixham this spring.


We are now actively recruiting for at least three friendly and hard-working front-of-house and general assistant staff. Full-time, part-time and ‘school holiday / weekend’ roles are available. The jobs are all starting in the next few weeks (by April 15th) and continue until the end of October 2019.


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Welcome to our new staff

The spring is always an exciting time for us at the Guardhouse as we hire a new group of staff for the coming season. This year the process has been accelerated compared to usual as a number of our staff have found new full-time or part-time jobs in their chosen careers, or started their maternity leave.

That means we’ve been recruiting…

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Guardhouse Cafe evening events

Throughout the winter, we host themed evening events on Fridays at the Guardhouse Cafe on Berry Head. These evenings are typically a 3-course homemade meal, plus tea and coffee, for a reasonable price, in the friendly and unique setting of the Guardhouse. What a great way to start the weekend!
Upcoming events
We are delighted to announce the next few evenings:


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Job Opportunities at the Guardhouse

We have job opportunities coming up!

Over the next four months we will be looking for a lot of new team members. We have around eight vacancies in total, of a wide variety of levels of skill and experience:

An experienced chef – to start in the next 4 weeks. We are interviewing right now but still open to great applicants.

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Wanted: an experienced chef to join our team!

We are searching for a friendly, hard-working, experienced chef. You will have at least 2 years’ experience working in busy kitchens and serving quality food under pressure. You will have a passion and a creative flair for cooking delicious food!


Full-time , permanent. Starting date between 1st February and 1st March

Starting pay £8.50 – £9.50 per hour. This will rise during…

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Bamboo cups for Christmas

It’s just over a year since Blue Planet II’s episode on ocean plastic brought the issue of waste, especially single-use and disposable plastic items, firmly into the public eye.  No longer using plastic drinking straws and swapping to refillable instead of disposable plastic soap cartridges are some of the steps we have taken at the cafe to reduce our environmental…

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January Restaurant Evenings

Although Christmas is still a week away, already from this weekend the days will start to lengthen again! With the Greater Horseshoe Bats still safely hibernating we are preparing for our first themed evening of the new year, an authentic Swedish Evening, featuring traditional recipes from our Swedish staff member Sandra

Friday 11th January: Authentic Swedish Evening
more to follow…

The menu:


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Stacey Langon, our new head chef

Have you met our new Head Chef Stacey yet? Stacey is a larger-than-life character inside and outside of the Guardhouse, and a Brixham girl, who a lot of you probably know already…

Stacey joined us in March, officially as Sous Chef, having worked in several local restaurants including Shoals Cafe on the Lido. She and Martin did a fantastic job of…

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November restaurant evenings

The days are short, it’s getting cold, and it’s still too early to get excited about Christmas… November evenings need something to get you out and about!

From the start of the month (and thanks to our Greater Horseshoe Bats going into hibernation) we are allowed to hold our evenings again, and we have just started making our plans for the…

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