The Pier Cafe

Ever-popular. Delicious, sensibly priced quality products. Unrivalled pier location..


Established since 2001, this exciting, award winning, all weather, family attraction with it’s PIER CAFE is the ‘go-to’ venue whilst in Ilfracombe.

Celebrating it’s 22nd year the ever – popular PIER CAFE continues to provide a variety of delicious, sensibly priced, hot and cold, sweet and savoury, quality products. These are available to enjoy via table service or takeaway in a relaxing, all-weather and outside-south facing, harbourside environment.

Also on offer during peak times in conducive weather is our elevated deck providing unrivalled harbour, Verity and coast views. It is the perfect spot for watching the hustle and bustle of harbour life.

Additional benefits;


On ground level and accessible to all. Is not just exclusive to aquarium exhibit visitors.

Dog Friendly

Only request is for friendly, well behaved dogs to be kept on lead please.


Convenient, short stay parking. On the pier – right alongside.

Traffic free

Pedestrian only, – safe space out front.

No need for pre-booking

Just turn up, relax & we’ll look after you.

Hot Drink Loyalty Cards.  

Available for regular visitors.

Free WIFI.

Please refer to Google and TripAdvisor for ongoing complimentary café reviews.

Our friendly, professional team look forward to welcoming you…