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Driftwood Cafe

Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
+44 1643 821697
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (47 reviews)
“butter beans” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (32 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is somewhere Ivan and I visit frequently. Good views out to sea. Wales on the horizon. Good food and fab ice creams make it a place to visit - often. Always a warm welcome, especially from Poppy. A varied menu reasonably priced. Warm inside...More

Thank Mandidebt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On an outing we decided to stop at Driftwood Cafe while exploring Blue Anchor. Slightly disappointed as the staff were abrupt and while waiting the wrong order came out... which normally I don’t mind as mistakes happen, however after a wait we was advised that...More

Thank sarz190807
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great grub and great value. Dog-friendly too. Oh, the coffee is excellent too. At to that the superb view along the coast, and polite, cheerful staff and you've got a winning recipe.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent brunch...all day breakfast recommended. Overlooking Bristol Channel. Plenty of parking nearby

Thank westcountryracing1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family member suggested having afternoon tea here, so we were happy enough to follow his recommendation. This was the first time we had eaten here, and we both were taken away with the wonderful views over The Bristol Channel. Each of us chose to...More

Thank ianb111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from Dunster via the coastal path, and were looking forward to a drink here when we reached Blue anchor, having visited for years previously and working there in our youth! The older memer of staff was not welcoming at all, although she managed...More

Thank Fern L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came running here in a deluge of rain, hoping for a cup of tea and shelter. We got both, and more. The staff were friendly and sympathetic to our drowned appearance, and took our order efficiently and our tea and lovely cakes and goodies...More

Thank Rosy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Driftwood every time we go to Somerset. The breakfast is delicious as well as the fish and chips, the only complaint this year was the battered fish cake unfortunately it was tasteless. However we have tried most of the menu and would recommend...More

Thank patp0well
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place looks like it may be an outdated tea room or sea side cafe but then you find it's brightly decorated, the food is good and well priced, the lady making coffee on the espresso machine knows what she is about, the kitchen are...More

Thank DerbyGrandad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visited again after a break of a few years and it's just as good as it ever was. The most cheerful place, with friendly and helpful staff, an excellent menu and cake cabinet, and a view over the Bristol Channel to die for. Genuinely...More

Thank Pete J
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Questions & Answers
30 September 2017|
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Response from Darren T | Property representative |
Hi, the Driftwood has both highchairs and booster chairs, Thanks
Izzy J
1 July 2017|
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Response from Warwickchef | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blue Anchor Bay | On the Seafront, Minehead TA24 6LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 821697
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