Otter is a classic British restaurant serving Crispy Beer-Battered Fish and Chips, their best-selling dish. It’s outside-seating setup is also perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee and other food from their menu list.


Otters is an independent cafe in the Bideford town centre, located at 9 The Quay

Enjoy fantastic views of the River Torridge while you savour an ethically sourced and expertly brewed cup of coffee or enjoy one of their delicious home-made lunches

Their menu changes daily, so there’s always something new to try

They offer morning pastries and later afternoon treats with all sorts of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

Stop by Otters for a relaxed visit and sample the best of Bideford!


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Otters Reviews

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Address: 9 The Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Serves Breakfast: Yes
Serves Brunch: Yes
Serves Lunch: Yes
Takeout: Yes

Craig Partridge avatarCraig Partridge
a week ago
Popped in on a whim whilst visiting Bideford for the first time. Quaint venue, overlooking the river, with plenty of seating both inside and out.The staff were friendly, and service from ordering to the table was relatively fast. We opted for a few slices of the cakes on offer, which were flavourful. We highly recommend the Caranchan Cake, the Orange & Poppyseed Cake was also very nice.
Melissa Collins avatarMelissa Collins
a month ago
The best jacket potato I have ever eaten In any cafe. Very cheap at £6.95 as it includes coleslaw, salad, Tuna and sweetcorn. A huge portion as well as a huge potato, which was very fluffy. Salad delicious too. Can't wait to return.
Annette Minett avatarAnnette Minett
2 months ago
Had had a hospital Appt & walked down 2 the Quay. Our usual cafe was closed so we tried Otters. Had been here a few years ago when I’d first moved 2 the area but hadn’t liked it at the time. I think maybe there was a change of management because we were pleasantly surprised. Our coffees arrived in no time & were very nice; Latte quite milky & Chai just right. The atmosphere was lovely-lots of people greeting one another during the course of our stay, doggies welcome, staff very nice & chatty. Will try something 2 eat next time.
Christine Allen avatarChristine Allen
3 months ago
I was with a few friends on a day trip when we came across this cafe When we walked in we met by a very miserable look young girl she wasn't welcoming at all and had I been on my own I would of walked out at that very moment She took our order and was not engaging at all We did try to lighten the mood but she was not wanting to even try to look like she wanted to bother talking I appreciate we all have off days but in hospitality you do have to make the effort try to put a smile on your face and be civil and unfortunately the cake matched the atmosphere it was bland and uninspiring the only saving grace for this cafe is that the young lad that came to clear the table was very pleasant but we won't be returning
Sarah McCann avatarSarah McCann
2 years ago
Lovely. They have a really nice menu with plenty of options. The food is fresh and tasty. You can sit in or takeaway. The cappuccino I had with hazelnut syrup was excellent. I ordered a cheese, cranberry and chicken toasty which comes with salad and crisps. The takeaway box and knife and fork are eco friendly and recyclable. Friendly and helpful staff
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