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Top Choice Cafe in Brixham

Curious Kitchen

There's a firm emphasis on homemade and healthy in this hip hang-out, which means menus full of smashed avocado, baked eggs, rice-paper wraps, beef brisket and mezze are also graced by house-made peanut butter, ketc…
Ship in Brixham

Golden Hind

Devon-born explorer Sir Francis Drake carried out a treasure-seeking circumnavigation of the globe aboard the Golden Hind in the late 1500s. This full-sized replica sees you crossing the gangplank, clambering below …
Seafood in Brixham

Poop Deck

It can be hard to decide at Poop Deck: the catch of the day landed just yards away, so it's tempting to have it simply grilled with garlic-butter or olive oil, or opt for the Dover sole with brandy sauce. But don't …
Seafood in Brixham


The fish you'll tuck into at this popular local bistro is selected by the chef-owner that morning from the nearby market. Supremely fresh offerings might include brill and monkfish dusted with pesto powder, or roast…
Seafood in Brixham

David Walker & Son

Fish doesn't get any fresher than at Mr Walker's fish stall, where all the catches of the day are piled high on beds of ice. Crab, lobster, skate, hake, sea bass…there's no telling which little fishy you'll find for…
Museum in Brixham

Brixham Heritage Museum

An eclectic collection of exhibits explores the town's salty history, majoring in sailboats, smuggling, shipbuilding and sea rescues. There are reconstructions of a fisher's cottage and a police cell, but it's the s…
Pub in Brixham


Eccentric old boozer decorated with thousands of key rings, stone jugs and chamber pots, presided over by a chatty parrot called Mr Tibbs.