Guard House Cafe


Combating plastic waste

Here on Berry Head we are passionate about preserving the beautiful environment we live and work in. The risks of climate change and plastic polluting the oceans are real concerns to us. We are trying to doing our bit to help make a change!


We have always taken this responsibility seriously, and for example we’ve always used biodegradable takeaway packaging. But…

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Autumn Specials Board

As autumn arrives, our wonderful chefs are at it again… from Tuesday October 16th we will have another delicious set of specials on our blackboard. How about Scallops Benedict or Apple Pie Porridge for breakfast? Or Pumpkin and Goats’ Cheese Lasagne for lunch? As usual the food will be seasonal, locally sourced and homemade.

Watch this space for pictures of the…

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Christmas Party Time

We are offering Christmas Parties at the Guardhouse this winter. Why not hold your work or society party with us?

We are free most Monday to Thursday evenings throughout November and December. Please email to enquire.

For groups of 30-50 we can offer exclusive use of the cafe for your event, or we can arrange an evening with several smaller groups…

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Taste of the West Cafe of the Year, 2018

We are delighted to have been selected by Taste of the West as their “cafe of the year” for 2018. Taste of the West is a regional organisation promoting locally-sourced quality food and drinks; their patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. Our cafe is one of around 100 cafes in the south west who have joined the organisation.

Earlier this…

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Berry Head Sea Creature Hunt, with Hunts Cider

During the Seafood Feast this autumn we organised a Sea Creature Hunt around Berry Head. Despite some terrible weekend weather, this was a fun event with a lot of enthusiastic children taking part!


Many thanks to Richard of Berry Head Workshop for creating the sea creatures, and to Hunts Cider for sponsoring the event.



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The Guardhouse features in another national “best restaurants with a view” article

We are delighted that we’ve been picked out as one of the “top UK accessible restaurants with a view” by Age UK Mobility in their recent article here.

Not only are we excited to be recognised on a national scale, we are also really happy that our efforts to make ourselves accessible for less mobile customers are appreciated. We are well…

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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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