John's of Dawlish
We go the extra mile!
Family run, friendly cafe.
Situated in the heart of beautiful Dawlish, overlooking the iconic lawn where the black swans in Dawlish live on the stream and have been a major tourist attraction for decades, being used as the town’s emblem.
John’s offers outside covers for 29 with a further 30 inside covers. We are a family run café, that prides ourselves on offering and sourcing high quality local ingredients and exceptionally welcoming friendly customer service to all of our customers.
In the Summer we open from 08.00, 7 days a week with our menu consisting of delicious, freshly cooked breakfasts, lunches, afternoons teas, freshly baked homemade cakes on the premises and much more at very reasonable prices. We are also fully licenced.
Here at John’s we look forward to welcoming everyone, young, old and inbetween, and our furry friends are also welcome inside. We are fully disabled accessible with a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities.
We are fully committed to supporting local farmers, producers and suppliers here in the South West and enjoy supporting all of the local events and activities.
What we do
If we have a reputation for anything, its our breakfasts. Rated on Tripadvisor as number 1 in Dawlish.
Smooth locally roasted coffee
Voyager Coffee based in Buckfastleigh, Devon blends coffee from Brazil, Colombia & Peru for a superb coffee called “Road Trip”
Locally sourced ingredients
We actively use locally sourced ingredients where possible leading us to win Gold for the two years running from Taste of the West.
Friendly customer service
We will go that extra mile with a smile on our faces. We pride ourselves in being friendly and very customer focused.
Our business in numbers
Since 1st Jan 2019, we have sold;
What our customers think
Visited here many years ago but under differant ownership. managed to get and outside table in the sun. menu was very good and the prices were good. Our order was... read more
My wife and I called in here for breakfast on a very wet morning in Dawlish. The service was both quick and good. The food was excellent, I had the... read more
After a bit of research and being drawn in by the website and menus we visited today for breakfast.
Clean, friendly, COVID guidelines adhered to and a lovely breakfast... read more
We called here on way home from Torquay, first time and literally day before restrictions for cafes etc ended, the weather was appalling, thank you to customers who helped me... read more
As a former frequent visitor to John's over several years, I couldn't wait to get back once lockdown was partially relaxed.
Pleased to say that, despite statutory relegation to... read more
We had breakfast here on the strength of the reveiws already left on trip adviser. Unfortunately it didn't stand up to what we expected. The food was just average fare... read more