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Shoals Cafe On The Lido

Berry Head Road | Shoalstone Pool, Brixham TQ5 9AH, England
+44 1803 854874
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (65 reviews)
“fish” (103 reviews)
“dover sole” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Berry Head Road | Shoalstone Pool, Brixham TQ5 9AH, England
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Saw that Shoals was closing till March '19 for the winter so rushed to book a table for lunch today (Sunday). We just love this place...the fish is always wonderful...simply cooked and so fresh...today I had fillets of plaice with scallops cooked in butter and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JSC34
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Well here in Brixham for a few days and my mate said he had seen this place on tv. So looked it up and booked it. What a fabulous place, great atmosphere and warm welcome when we arrived in the pouring rain. And got better...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carpet542016
Reviewed 11 November 2018

My husband and I chose Shoals for a celebratory lunch last week on the recommendation of locals and reviews and we were certainly not disappointed. Despite the outside looking nothing special, once inside it was warm and friendly, with amazing views. We were pleased to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We'd past this place on the way up to Berry Head and thought we'd stop on the way back and we were so glad we did. As per other reviews, it doesn't look much from the outside but once you step inside it's a totally...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank candym0
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my brother and his wife for lunch the fish was super fresh and cooked to perfection, best I've had for a long while and boy what a view will definitely be back next time I'm visiting

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank localperson2013
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

From the outside, Shoals doesn’t look like much, a concrete block alongside Brixham Lido. However, ignore that and step inside and you will be rewarded! The cafe is small, we were lucky to get a table just before the cafe officially opened for dinner -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JDH2007
Reviewed 23 October 2018

What a find. We didn't know of this place, having stumbled upon it by accident really. Lovely view across the bay to Torquay as it is right by the sea.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DrivingLessons
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch outside, looking out to sea. The fish was beautiful, as was the NZ Marlborough sauvingon blanc. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful in suggesting wine and food. All in all, a GREAT place to enjoy a lunch. Perfect.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This has been my and partners favorite place for breakfast and lunch and have also included our family to the idyllic, beautiful place. The food is so so fresh and Delicious, the service is friendly and professional the surroundings are just perfect , just like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lizabella2017
Shoals2015, Owner at Shoals Cafe On The Lido, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Lizabella it is lovely people like you that inspire us to continue doing exactly what we believe in x

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous sunny October morning... Where better to have breakfast than at Shoals in Brixham. A beautiful little bijou restaurant... Fantastic views across to Torbay... Great staff... And the best Scrambled egg I have ever tasted. Geat Menu for breakfast and lunch... Fish a speciality- also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SuzeGreenstedUK
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2 September 2018|
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Response from shisharettes | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
15 July 2018|
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Response from a1passat44 | Reviewed this property |
They have outside area,with seating,dogs ok there
Stephen M
17 June 2018|
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Response from debsw2510 | Reviewed this property |
Shoals is now open for breakfast from 9/11 am bookings advisable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 45
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berry Head Road | Shoalstone Pool, Brixham TQ5 9AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 854874
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Shoals is predominantly a seafood restaurant but also caters for vegetarians and meat lovers too We offer freshly cooked local crab sandwiches,line grown Brixham mussels,dayboat scallops and much more from our daily fish auction
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