Route 2 Café Bar

1-2 Monmouth Hill, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HR

Tel: 01392 875085

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Route 2 Cafe dining area


Notably one of the top cafe’s in Topsham. Our laidback, pet-friendly atmosphere will draw you in whilst a delicious selection of homemade cakes and local tea and coffee will entice you to stay. Stay a while and enjoy one of our famous Route 2 breakfasts, from Full English fry-ups to very-American fluffy pancakes with maple syrup. All of our ingredients are as local as they come, delivered daily from the Topsham butchers and greengrocers.

Selected by The Guardian as 'one of the top 10 cycling cafés in the UK', we are located just off Topsham Quay, a stone's throw from the River Exe estuary, directly on the National Cycle Network Route 2 cycle path that connects Exeter, Exmouth and the whole of the West Country.

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      Road Directions

      We are located just off Topsham Quay, a stone’s throw from the River Exe estuary, directly on the National Cycle Network Route 2 cycle path. Parking is available in the short-stay car park situated across the road adjacent to the Lighter Inn, or a longer stay car park, a 5 minute walk away. We are open at 8am to 5pm (and later for events). Train to Topsham, T-bus from Exeter to Topsham or the Stagecoach 57 Exeter-Exmouth

      Public Transport Directions

      Topsham is well served by public transport. Buses run frequently to Topsham from Exeter and Exmouth. The "T" bus stops on Topsham Quay directly opposite of us. Topsham railway station is a 10-minute walk from Route 2 and there are trains to Exeter, Exmouth and further afield around every 30 minutes. Exeter International Airport is approximately 15 minutes drive away. Topsham is located on the Route 2 national cycle network. We are a great destination to cycle to and from. Bicycles can be stored securely in our cycle park.

      Opening Times

      Route 2 Cafe Bar (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
      Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:00*
      Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


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