Treat yourself to Sunday brunch before you dive into Christmas shopping. Here are five of our favourites located near stations on the Avocet Line (Exeter-Exmouth).
1. Bumble and Bee, Exmouth
American pancakes, breakfast sarnies, scrambled eggs and crumpets are just some of the tasty options at this award-winning tea rooms, nestled in the beautiful Manor Gardens in Exmouth.
Where is it? Manor Gardens, Exmouth, EX8 1BB
How to get there? Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Exmouth station (map)
When’s breakfast served? 9-11.30
2. Route 2 Cafe, Topsham
Breakfast is served all day long from 8am. Fantastic sausages and bacon from local butcher Arthurs, fresh local eggs, plus mushrooms, beans, toast, tomato and black pudding: in other words, the full works!
Where is it? 1 Monmouth Hill, Topsham, EX3 0DQ
How to get there? Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Topsham station (map)
When’s breakfast served? 8-5
3. Passage House Inn, Topsham
Fresh local produce makes the Passage House Inn a great place for a hearty Sunday brunch. Great views over the Exe Estuary seal the deal. Choose from traditional breakfasts or Eggs Benedict or Royale. See the breakfast menu.
Where is it? Ferry Road, Topsham, EX3 0JN
How to get there? 5 minutes’ walk from Topsham station (map)
When’s breakfast served? 10-12
4. Brody’s Bistro, Exeter
From the toaster on your table to the self-service stations, Brody’s is all about keeping it simple and putting you in control. They’ve worked their way through countless delicious products to find the very best sausages, eggs, bacon and black and hog’s pudding.
Where is it? 23-24 Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SH
How to get there? 2 minutes’ walk from Exeter Central station (map)
When’s breakfast served? 8-4
5. Tea on the Green, Exeter
Situated beside the city’s Cathedal Green and independently owned, Tea on the Green offers a fab range of breakfasts available seven days a week, all made with free range eggs and free range local meats.
Where is it? 2 Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1EZ
How to get there? 5 minutes’ walk from Exeter Central station (map)
When’s breakfast served? 9-12
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