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Brixham Restaurants


Brixham Restaurants - are renowned for Food and Drink, with a wide range of restaurants, bistros, cafes and traditional pubs. These are just a few of the restaurants in Brixham there are many more great places to eat 

Beamers Restaurant
The Quay, Brixham, Devon
TQ5 8AW - Tel: 01803 854 777 - Website:www.beamersrestaurant.co.uk
Beamers Restaurant with its nautical feel, has an ambience that ensures you will enjoy and remember your visit. Book if you want to try one of the window tables overlooking the harbour, they are very popular and go first. Simone your chef buys the very best local produce, fish chosen daily by her on the fish quay opposite the restaurant and meat from West Country farmers.

 Breakwater Bistro
Berry Head Road, Brixham, Devon
TQ5 9AF - Tel: 01803 856 738 - Website:www.brixham-restaurant.co.uk
Fresh Brixham seafood, vegetarian dishes, and first class steaks. 
All of the produce used at this very popular restaurant is locally sourced wherever possible. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the view is wonderful. The Breakwater restaurant is considered home to the Brixham Shoal of artists and their paintings and sculptures grace the walls throughout the premises.

 Nick's Fish Bar
3 The Strand, Brixham, Devon
TQ5 8EH - Tel: 01803 853 357
This harbour side take away and restaurant is a firm favourite with holiday makers and locals. 
Order at the take away counter and sit on the harbour side seats to eat your take away, great location.

 Old Market House
Brixham, Devon
TQ5 8AW - Tel: 01803 856891 - Website:www.theoldmarkethousebrixham.co.uk
As a tourist hotspot Brixham has a wealth of restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes and ice cream parlours to suit every palate. But none of them have such a superb location as the Old Market House restaurant. Situated right in the very heart of Brixham town, the Old Market House restaurant could not enjoy a more advantageous position. Sitting right next to the quayside, it offers unparalleled ease of access as you stroll through the town and you can go on to anywhere after visiting.

Poopdeck Restaurant
14 The Quay, Brixham, Devon
TQ5 8AW -Tel: 01803 858 681 - Website: www.poopdeckrestaurant.com
House specialty is seafood - Try the Fish Platters of freshly caught Brixham fish. Meat and poultry eaters are also well catered for as are vegetarians. Then Poopdeck is a comfortable friendly restaurant where you can sit and soak up the ambiance created by Tony and Jenny.

Simply Fish
72-74 Fore St, Brixham TQ5 8AF - Simply Fish Restaurant –Tel 01803 883858 - Simply Fish Bar &Grill –01803 859585   Website:www.robertsfisheries.com
Simply Fish in Brixham is your top notch destination for some of the freshest, and the nation’s favourite local Brixham fish and chips. You will also find a superb and healthy selection of grilled fish including line caught Sea Bass, Monkfish or Whole Dover Sole alongside a restaurant menu that also features Bigbury Oysters, Local Scallops or Tempura Squid supplied fresh from the fish market daily.
 

 


Brixham Festivals


Brixham hosts a number of popular festivals every year, see below. Further updates to follow.
Pirate Festival 5 - 7th May 2018  The Brixham Pirate Festival is an annual gathering of the world’s most infamous pirates. There will be LOTS of pirates, military and period re-enactors with guns and cannons to make plenty of noise, alongside music to. 

Brixfest Brixham 26 –30th May 2018
The multi-award-winning free family festival in Brixham Torbay. Fireworks, Dragon boat Challenge, Kid's Day, Live Music &more!

Brixham Trawler Race 16th June 2018 - 
The Brixham Trawler Race is an annual spectacle where skippers dress the boats with bunting and battle it out with two lap race around the Bay and fun and festivities on the quayside all raising money for local charities.


Things to do, Beaches and Coves


Shoalstone PoolA seawater lido in beautiful Brixham is a 53 metre sea water swimming Pool situated in a stunning position on Brixham sea front. It is built into a natural rock pool that has been popular for bathing since Victorian times. Berry Head Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9FT

Brixham Breakwater - 
Protecting Brixham Harbour is the massive structure of Brixham Breakwater, stretching for half a mile offshore. It's a pleasant walk along the length, and from the far end you gain a very different perspective of the harbour and town. 

Shoalstone Beach - 
Along the coast from the busy fishing harbour of Brixham is Shoalstone Beach. Explore the rock pools at low tide or take a walk along the coast. Why not visit the Breakwater Bistro with magnificent panoramic sea views. - Brixham, Devon, TQ5 9AJ

St Mary’s Bay is a delightful secluded sandy beach where you can enjoy panoramic views of the area from the coastal path overlooking the beach.

The beautiful little shingle beaches of Fishcombe, Churchston Cove on the outskirts of Brixham are quiet, peaceful coves surrounded on all sides by tall cliffs and wooded hillsides. The scenery at Elberry Cove is beautiful and is framed by wooded hillsides and the sea is crystal clear and safe to swim in. 

For further information on the 20 beaches along the English Riviera please click on the following link
https://www.englishriviera.co.uk/things-to-do/south-devon-coast/south-devon-beaches


Places to Visit


National Trust - Coleton Fishacre - Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the holiday home of the D'Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden:viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds, and tender plants from the Mediterranean, South Africa and New Zealand thrive in the moist and sheltered valley. 
Brownstone Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0EQ

National Trust –Greenway -

Agatha Christie described Greenway as “the loveliest place in the world”. It was here that she had her holiday home, on the banks of the River Dart. 

Greenway Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0ES

Berry Head Nature Reserve-
This stunning headland, with its iconic lighthouse and Napoleonic Fort, is surrounded by water on three sides and offers exceptional views across Torbay and beyond. You can enjoy some superb coastal walks along the award winning English Riviera Geopark, spot wildlife on land and at sea, or simply relax in the award-winning Guardhouse Café  

Battery Garden
 
is not a cultivated park, but more a natural landscape of trees, shrubs and grass. At the top area of the grounds, wild orchids and bluebells flourish. The gardens are known as the 'Grandstand of Torbay', due to the fantastic views across the area - Entry to the park is free and it is open daily all year round. –click on the link for more information on the Battery Heritage Education Centre &Museum
Fishcombe Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8RU

Lupton House -
Lupton House is a Grade II listed building set in beautiful parkland on he outskirts of Brixham. To the south of the main house there is a formal Italianate garden also listed. Lupton House host a number of events and festivals, 2018 Holistic Festival and Festival of History.


Travel by Train or Boat


Dartmouth Steam Railway - Located on the glorious South Devon coastline in South West England, enjoy your days out in Devon on our steam trains, boat trips and paddle steamer - the only attraction in Devon that lets you enjoy the delights of Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Dartmouth and the River Dart, Kingswear and Totnes on your day out!
If you are visiting Greenway House and Garden, you can now arrive by steam train! Greenway Halt is a brand new stop on our route - just board our steam train at Paignton, Churston (Brixham) or Kingswear.
Churston Station, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0LN

Boat Trips –Brixham and surrounding areas

Greenway Ferry Pleasure Cruises

Lower Ferry - Kingswear to Dartmouth - 
 
Western Lady Ferry service - 

Paignton Pleasure Cruises - 

Other independent fishing and diving trips are also available, operating throughout the year.


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