Known as The Gateway to Dartmoor National Park, Bovey Tracey is a beautiful and welcoming market town offering a range of quality independent retailers, delicatessens, high-class butchers, farm produce and fair-trade shops alongside a number of unique visitor attractions. Bovey is circa 10 miles south-west of Exeter and lies on the A382 road, about halfway between Newton Abbot and Moretonhampstead, a perfect place to base oneself when exploring the area. Bovey is also an extremely popularly stopping point for walkers and cyclists enjoying the Wray Valley Trail.
Brookside is a well-established and extremely popular year round Licenced Café & Restaurant. The cafe trades from a substantial detached premises set within delightful gardens with large private car park and benefits from first class 3 bedroom residential accommodation to the first floor. The building was constructed in 2002 in the style of a Victorian Villa and boasts quality fixtures and fittings. The opening hours of the cafe are limited to suit the current owners, trading from 9.30am to 4.30pm 7 days a week. The owners will also cater for large parties in the evening by pre-arrangement. The varied menu offers a range of hot & cold breakfasts, served until 3.30pm (11am Sundays). The lunch menu includes a daily roast and homemade pie alongside the traditional lunch options and is available from 11.30am-3.30pm. The very popular cream teas, sandwiches & baguettes and jacket potatoes are served until 4.30pm.
Brookside is operated by a full team of staff with a Manager and Assistant Manager in place assisted by Head Chef and full & part time front of house and kitchen staff. However, the owners oversee the daily running of the business.