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
This has got to be the Diamond in the heart of Dawlish, fantastic little cafe/ restaurant, with the best staff we have come across. Been here a few times now... read more
We decided to head into Dawlish to get breakfast before we drove home after our camping trip. We drove down the high street and saw Johns and thought we’d give... read more
Out walking with my family when we saw this place had an empty table outside. We decided to have lunch & what a good idea that was! Great service from... read more
We travel to Dawlish a several times a year to visit family. Breakfast at John's is a real treat and one we look forward to when planning a trip to... read more
called in here on the off chance and was met by a very friendly man and from being there all staff seamed really friendly, the food was well priced and... read more
Arriving on the train before 9am there wasnt that many places to have a breaky. Went for a full english here. Friendly staff. Accommodating re switching a few items over.... read more