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Donella's

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$$ - $$$
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5 Paddons Row | Brook Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0HF, England
+44 1822 612888
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch here the food was excellent Welsh Rarebit on a generous chunk of granary bread topped with bacon delicious nice atmosphere clean friendly lots of good food on the menu their cream tea and cake selection looked lush. Outside courtyard seating too for nice weather. Our second visit. Will always choose lunch here when visiting Tavistock

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Thank Julie L
Paignton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food,really friendly staff,manager can be very rude,especially too his staff,which is a shame,as it makes a bad atmosphere.

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Thank rogeeandjeannie
UK
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this little cafe is a gem. the coffee is superb, freshly ground, and the cakes and treats are always interesting and very tasty. much of it is home made. serch them out in Paddons row, and they are right up the top by the steps. really great little place, our favourite in Tavi by far. inexpensive also

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Thank miltonkoi
saltash
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Popped in for a snack - made welcome even though they were busy. Its only a small place with limited seating but ideal for what they offer. Nice selection of lite bites and cakes - we had toasted sandwiches which were well made, generous and tasty. Offered extra milk and water for the tea if we wanted it. Very nice... More 

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Thank fredandchristine
Solihull uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Dropped in for a quick bite for lunch, Best hot chocolate I have had for ages, creamy and very hot. nice tea cake with plenty of butter. Friends had soup which they said was delicious as was the sausage sandwich.

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Thank Bab5y
Devon, United Kingdom
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381 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Sat outside with the dog & enjoyed a great cappuccino and delicious hot chocolate and one of the most delicious home made almond bake well slice which was light & tasty.

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Thank steveissy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We dropped in for a coffee and a bacon sandwich one morning while visiting Tavistock. WARNING.. we ordered filter coffee as per the menu, to be served Americano, as they dont actually sell filter coffee, they just have it on the menu to look good. (Trades Description perhaps). The manager/owner was most pleasant to us, but was totally obnoxious and... More 

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Thank Grahame S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We found this cafe by accident when stopping at the bike repair shop. Great menu with a wide range of different local products. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Kathryn L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this cafe for many years, prior to current owners. Requested a 2nd coffee when food served. Meal finished and went to pay bill. Politely stated coffee no longer required as had to go and owner threw a hissy fit and attacked me verbally stating" I've got other customers you know!" And threw the coffee he was... More 

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Thank saltash17
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times and have always loved the food, drinks and location. Friendly staff and the coffees are insane!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Paddons Row | Brook Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 612888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?