Drink coffee in Torquay, Paignton or Brixham

Where do you drink coffee in Torquay, Paignton or Brixham? Pinch, punch, the 1st of the month! No, its actually happy #internationalcoffeeday - a day which unites an already outlandish crave we have for this caffeine induced hot drink.

Coffee takes on a different purpose for everyone; whether its necessary to start the day or its the centrepiece of a good catch up with friends, here's a day to celebrate. In this blog article, we identify 5 reasons for drinking coffee and 5 great places to enjoy coffee on The English Riviera - what more do you need!

So here’s 5 great places to enjoy drinking coffee on The English Riviera;

The Curious Kitchen, Brixham

There’s nothing curious about this cool Brixham cafe’s coffee! Try it once and you will know why. Made using their own special roast and always served in the perfect way depending on your order.

Something to go with the coffee? Don’t miss one of their gourmet doughnuts. To die for! Not literally.

The Guardhouse Cafe, Brixham

This cafe is located in a beautiful spot right on the Berry Head National Nature Reserve. Equally as inviting in the summer or in the winter, or even all year round. Dogs are always welcome here so refuel before continuing your walk around the beautiful headland of Brixham.

Something to go with the coffee? Try their rich, homemade chocolate cake. It reminds you of Bruce Bogtrotters cake in Matilda, but it tastes incredible. Maybe worth sharing as its normally a huge slice!

Occombe Farm Cafe, Paignton

A wonderful little cafe located on a working farm almost halfway between Torquay and Paignton. The cafe is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and look out at the following hills which flow down towards Cockington and the Torquay coastline.

Something to go with the coffee? Try their delicious homemade cheese scones. Warm, fluffy and gigantic, you won’t be needing lunch!

One World Cafe & Bistro, Torquay

Set within award-winning gardens, just a stone's throw from Torquay’s main beach this is a fabulous place to sit and enjoy a coffee with friends or family. All of their coffee is always fairtrade and organic so drink away, guilt-free! Stay long enough and you may well experience some of the famous live music that they often host.

Something to go with the coffee? They have a great choice of home cooked food and sandwiches including the popular brie and cranberry.

Three Degrees West, Torquay

Situated at the bottom of The Babbacome Cliff Railway on Oddicombe beach, this is a beautiful place to enjoy a coffee and look out to sea on the Torquay coastline. You will be greeted and looked after by an enthusiastic and immensely proud team of people. Who claim to work in the best spot on the planet! We won’t argue with them.

Something to go with the coffee? Pair it with a Captain’s Table breakfast and you would have had a very good start to the day!

And here’s 5 reasons to drink coffee on International Coffee Day, and well, every day really!

It boosts heart functions in the elderly: A study conducted by Heinrich - Heine - University’s Medical Faculty in Germany, showed that drinking four cups of coffee daily can enhance the function of heart cells as well as help the elderly recover from heart attacks.

Protects you from liver cirrhosis: A study conducted by Southampton University found that drinking coffee can lower risk of cirrhosis. Drinking just one cup per day was shown to reduce the risk by 22%, two cups by 43%, and three cups by 57%.

Reduces risk of type 2 diabetes: Research conducted by Aarhus University in Denmark found substances in coffee that can reduce the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Initially, the scientists had suspected that caffeine was responsible for this effect but later identified other substances in coffee that are responsible for this.

Can protect you from prostate cancer: Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day can also lower the risk of prostate cancer, as long as you make it the Italian way! Showed a study conducted by IRCCS Neuromed, Italy. The Italian method of making coffee involves high pressure, very high water temperature and no filters.

Boosts your exercise routine: Drinking a cup of coffee in the morning before hitting the treadmill can help you feel more energetic and stronger. A study conducted by Coventry University found that having a cup of coffee an hour before a competitive running race could improve performance times by 2%.

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The Curious Kitchen
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The Curious Kitchen

​Here at The Curious Kitchen we like to welcome everyone with open arms so we make sure we can cater for all. ​Alongside plenty of meat dishes we also serve a good helping of vegetarian, vegan, gluten free & dairy free choices.

Guardhouse Cafe, Berry Head, Brixham
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Guardhouse Cafe, Berry Head, Brixham

This friendly multiple-award-winning cafe is located in Berry Head Nature Reserve, inside a Napoelonic-era fortress. Whether your passion is history, wildlife, walking or relaxing with family and friends in a beautiful place, Berry Head has something for you - even before trying their fabulous food! The team at the Guardhouse are passionate about offering excellent locally sourced food and drink in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with amazing panoramic coastal & sea views. Food is served from 9am until 4pm, ranging from traditional café breakfasts and lunches to unusual home-made specials. All the food is freshly made from top quality, locally-sourced ingredients. They serve delicious and beautiful coffees and Teapigs teas.

Occombe Farm Cafe Paignton
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Occombe Farm Cafe Paignton

The Occombe Farm Café is all about delicious, fresh and local food. We're open every day, 9.30am until 4pm The dishes at Occombe Farm Café are freshly-cooked using tasty local ingredients. We try to source as much of the menu as possible from Occombe Farm itself, including crisp salads, vegetables and garnish. Our own organic garden is just metres from the Occombe Farm Café. We also source ingredients from other local producers, offering you and your family and friends a taste of Devon at its very best.

Three Degrees West Torquay
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Three Degrees West Torquay

Three Degrees West, Oddicombe Beach A fantastic bar and bistro with spectacular views across the bay - you could be anywhere! This incredible venue is a huge hit with locals and holidaymakers alike. It's the talk of the town!

One World Cafe & Bistro Torquay
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One World Cafe & Bistro Torquay

This charming Cafe has a truly unique appeal with colourful eating, drinking and meeting areas situated both inside and out. The ambience is perfect to enjoy a relaxing coffee or one of our popular Devonshire Cream Tea’s.

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