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Fore Stree | Marine Parade, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NG, England
+44 1395 445619
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Devon, England
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Dropped in for a coffee and cake yesterday after a walk on the beach. We had 4 coffees and 3 cinnamon buns and a belgian bun and it came to £19.85. The cinnamon buns were exactly the same as i had bought from Lidls the previous day for 40p each!!! I realise they have to make a profit but to... More 

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1 Thank Norma-Devon
CreamTeaTea, Public Relations Manager at Longboat Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Norma, Thank you for your review. We remember you, and your order. I'd like to thank you for your custom and for leaving a review. I'd like to mention that we don't force customers to purchase anything, you are free to choose! You could've simply not purchased any of the products - or asked for them to be removed... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

When we ordered a mug of tea we received a cold mug of hot water and a tea bag to do it yourself-leaving you with a mug of lukewarm tea.The owner is often dour and their friendly waitress Susie often confined to the kitchen, so customers lose the friendly welcome that was a feature with the previous owner Brent.Such a... More 

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1 Thank trevorg1uk
CreamTeaTea, Public Relations Manager at Longboat Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We give our tea drinkers, the champions of the British cuppa, the choice to make a Builders-style brew or simply have a dainty dunk. It's different, it quirky, but it enables you to enjoy tea as you like it. As a nation of tea-lovers, we feel empowering our guests is the way forward. I don't... More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016

What a super little cafe with such friendly service. Crab Sandwiches excellent. A friend and I called in last Sunday around 1.30 and enjoyed the delights of this beachside gem!!! Weather perfect for a stroll along the pebbles watching the boisterous surf!!!

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Thank suzannemcdonald
CreamTeaTea, Public Relations Manager at Longboat Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - delighted you love the crab!! Thank you! More 

Goring-on Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Such friendly service from the lovely ladies serving a selection of freshly made light meals/cakes and the very best fresh crab sandwiches, with a smile - supplied by the legendary 'Dave on the beach', the crab man! If it's a sunny day get there early as the crab sandwiches sell out fast. The best cappuccino made from quality Lavazza coffee... More 

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Thank Lyndash1
CreamTeaTea, Public Relations Manager at Longboat Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, hope to see you again soon! More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I went for lunch one day as I'd heard about their beautiful crab sandwiches. The sandwich was delicious, the scenery is fantastic and the service was friendly and efficient. I recommend it.

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Thank scottishhobo
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic spot to have a tea house. Love it. Great owners and service. Everyone is welcomed. Fantastic ice cream - yummy x

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Thank Lynsey T
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

For the best crab sandwiches along this lovely coastline, the Longboat is the very best! The staff are the friendliest and the service superb!

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Thank Keith D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The guys and gals at the Longboat Cafe go out of their way to make your visit to Budleigh Salterton memorable. Set right on the beach it's a perfect place to sit back relax and enjoy great food and drink whilst taking in the beautiful surrounding. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff, you really are in great hands.... More 

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Thank SanctB
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous position on the sea front. Simple meals cooked well and friendly service. Excellent coffee. Couldn't be better.

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Thank Sarah A
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stop at Budleigh Salterton walk along the sea trout down as far as the river Otter,then on the way back stop at the Longbaot for a light lunch sat out side in the sun the meal was good and did not have to wait long as it was busy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Stree | Marine Parade, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Budleigh Salterton
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 445619

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?