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Pepper Shack

No 1 The Strand | (Side door next to Simply Fish), Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
+44 1803 882978
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (57 reviews)
“dumplings” (35 reviews)
“mutton” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Barbecue, Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
No 1 The Strand | (Side door next to Simply Fish), Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this early on a Saturday night after reading the reviews. My son is a big spaghetti bolognese fan and we both love goat curry. The manager managed to squeeze us in. We had an amazing starter beginning with p a sort of dumpling apple...More

Thank Chimsterckh
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That would be Pholourie ... the apple and garlic dumpling ... not on the menu but very popular. Thanks for a very nice review ... glad you all enjoyed your food, We did, indeed, end up with a completely full restauarnt but we will always...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place - so welcoming ! Great choice on the menu and wonderful to meet the chef afterwards - will definitely be returning there on our next visit !

Thank termickland
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure to meet you both ... glad you enjoyed. Look forward to welcomimg you back ... fixtures willing, haha.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my son and daughter-in-law and we had a lovely evening. The food was amazing my husband tried the goat curry which he hadn't had before and he loved it. I had the best banoffee pie I have ever tasted. All in all...More

Thank AnnH59
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We serve more Curried Goat than anything else ... although my Masala Mutton campaign is going pretty well, haha. Glad it was enjoyed. Look forward tpo seeing you again. Thanks for a great review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty, home cooked food in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We wandered in here on the off chance and were not disappointed. Thank you for such a lovely meal and welcome. We’ll be back!

Thank Rarewelshbit
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much ... glad you enjoyed ... 'lovely meal and welcome' ... that's pretty much the plan . Chance discoveries are often the best! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a meal on Easter Sunday on a weekend away in Brixham, we arrived around 6 in the evening and got seated straight away, with friendly staff and with an amazing atmosphere and music in the small restaurant. Order was taken swiftly and as...More

Thank Oliver M
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

'Surprisingly light and fluffy' as we boast on the menu, haha ... glad we impressed you with the sticky toffee pudding. It is always nice to hear that we have done a good job ... thanks very much .. and for taking time to review...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best Caribbean restaurant by far food was tasty and well portioned I would definitely highly recommend reminded me of home !!

Thank tantalusv3
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much ... as you discovered, not only is the food authentic Trini Caribbean ... but so is Verna, haha. Hope to see you both again sometime.

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent - well presented and tasty. A bit pricey with drinks quite expensive. Decor good and music mostly relevant.More

Thank Annette T
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks very much ... glad you enjoyed your visit. Our drinks compare pretty well with other restaurants around us ... I don't think pricing is much of an issue but it is always helpful to hear what people think. The music side is quite varied...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went with 10 friends and had fantastic night. Great home cooked food, really delicious, very friendly and welcoming hosts. Thoroughly recommend for a great fun night.

Thank Catherine G
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks very much ... it was a pleasure to have you all in ... and more so with Brixham having hung on for the win! Glad you enjoyed ... hopefully see you all again.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

This restaurant was a great discovery for a wonderful meal at the turn of the year. On entering for the first time there is absolutely nothing in the ground floor hallway to suggest what you will find upstairs. Climb the stairs, open the door, and...More

Thank lundyshopkeeper
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thanks very much ... it was a pleasure to meet you, bringing back 40-year-old memories of a very pleasant week spent on Lundy. We're just getting back in the swing of things after 6 weeks away ... a little rusty but I will get there,...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Despite living in Brixham for two years, this was the first time we'd visited The Pepper Shack - regret not finding it sooner! Lovely place, friendly, reasonably priced, great ambience and fab food! It was the first night for our Waitress but she did really...More

Thank RakReview
ShackTalk, Manager at Pepper Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Well ... with apologies for the inordinate delay in replying ... we have been away for a Winter break ... Thanks Very Much for a lovely review. It is always nice to know that we made the visit worthwhile ... however long it might take...More

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Disciple101
28 October 2016|
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Response from ShackTalk | Property representative |
Yes ... we do 3 Child options ... all homemade ... Burger & Chips, Chicken Nuggets & Chips, Spaghetti Bolognese. We also do a number of other non-spicy starters and main courses. The whole menu is on our website but please... More
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kaycopp65
14 July 2015|
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Response from ShackTalk | Property representative |
Hi ... there are indeed several vegetarian options which you will find on our menu at PepperShack co uk. These range from the salad and goat cheese samosas (no spice in either) to mildly spiced Chick Pea and Red Bean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1 The Strand | (Side door next to Simply Fish), Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 882978
  • E-mail
Description
Brixham's harbour-side restaurant offers Trinidadian Verna's native Caribbean cuisine alongside great local ribs & home-made steak burgers, local seafood and fun desserts. Carnival favourites Goat Curry, Saltfish & Ackee and Jerk Chicken take pride of place among a number of home-grown recipes - Trinidad Chicken & King Prawn Curry, Pineapple Pork, Legendary Lamb Shank and local Scallop & Ling Curry. Jerk Pork Skewers, Seafood Tart and San Fernando Spicy Prawns appear amongst the starters along with Patties, Gurnard Goujons, Home-made Samosas and Scallops & Hogs. We use local fish in a number of seafood dishes including Fish Bites and a number of curries. Vegetarians are offered Pumpkin Patties and Goat Cheese Samosas among the starters, followed by Sweet Potato & Black Bean Curry, Chilli sin Carne and even Jamaican Jerk Tofu among the Vegan options. A good part of the menu is Gluten-free as indicated in the online menu. Home-made Banana Cake, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Banoffee Pie, Morgan-spiced Rum Panacotta are complemented by Ice Cream, Sorbets, Pineapple Sundae and our own Rum Baba. For children, there are home-made Chicken Nuggets, Spaghetti Bolognese and more Ice Cream. Pepper Shack is fully licensed until midnight with Red Stripe, Sol, Peroni, local Dartmoor ales, Healey's Cornish Ciders, wines from around the world and a wide range of rums among the spirits. We also offer an extensive Cocktail Menu and even Ice Cream Liqueur Cocktails
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