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Opening Times
Blackpool Sands
Normal Café opening hours (Daytime): 8:30am - 5pm.
Café (Evening):  
* We are open for evening dining every night this week (w/c 18th July)
* July & August: we are open for evening dining throughout July and August on Thursdays - Monday from 5pm - 10pm. Please note we no longer take booking for parties of less than 7 people. 
* Blackpool Sands Café is available for large party bookings and special events any evening of the week, all year round except July & August - please enquire.

* Open every day (when dry) 
* July & August: 10am - 6pm.

Bigbury on Sea
* 10am - 5pm.
* July & August: 9am - 6pm.
Our new Bigbury on Sea beach hut is open throughout July and August from 11am
* 8:30am - 5pm.

Watergate Bay
* We are now open everyday 10.00am-5.00pm until the end of October 
* July/August: 9am - 6pm

Tolcarne Beach
* Tolcarne is now open during the Easter holidays
* July: 10am - 6pm.
* August: 9am - 6pm.

East Portlemouth (Closed Monday 20th June for the day)
We are now open everyday until the end of the Summer Holidays
* Easter - end October: 10am - 5pm. 
* July/August: 9am - 6pm

Whether it's fabulous local, organic food, the perfect beach setting for a wedding or special occasion such as Christmas parties, or exhilarating watersports, Venus has it all for you.

Stunning locations in Devon & Cornwall, including on some of the best beaches in the South West, friendly service and quality food - you don't need to look any further.

Venus is a proud environmental champion and we strive to provide you with tasty wholesome food, excellent watersports and quality beach goods delivered with an ethical company philosophy where we take care to maintain the environmental balance on our beaches.

The outstanding facilities offered at the 5 beautiful beaches and the Shops at Dartington where we operate cafés, takeaways and shops are undoubtedly the 'Pick Of The Best' - visit the Venus Beach Guide For South Hams, Devon or Newquay, Cornwall and decide for yourself.

Winners of the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development 2005 and 2010, the judges described us as: "Provider of the best alfresco Mediterranean style dining experience in a UK beach setting whilst integrating environmental & social care into every business decision." (2005) and "A rare example of a sustainable café chain" (2010).

We would appreciate your feedback, comments and questions - please talk to us through our message board.

Beach Weddings in Devon

Fancy getting married at the beach? Venus at Blackpool Sands, South Devon is now a licensed approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies, so you can now hold the whole of your special day here.

Venus can cater for ceremonies up to 80 people and wedding receptions or wedding breakfasts for up to 150 guests with a marquee right next to the beach.

Further information can be found on the Wedding Ceremonies and Wedding Receptions pages.

Christmas in South Devon

Organising a Christmas party or get-together for 2016? Then why not consider Venus at Blackpool Sands?  We offer festive lunches, dinner and dancing, combining delicious food, stunning views and a great atmosphere right next the beach for 45 guests or more. Call 01803 712648 for further information. 

A good news note of sincere appreciation for the wonderful performance of everyone involved in the wedding reception at the marquee on Blackpool Sands on the 11th June! A huge thank you to everyone for making it such a special day.
I had no idea that Blackpool Sands is so utterly stunning; I expected a long beach, and found a glorious cove arcing round the most gorgeous silvery gold sand. The Venus Café was unexpected too, and we thoroughly enjoyed afternoon tea there
I just wanted to thank you again! It was all so amazing. It honestly couldn't have been more perfect. Everyone commented on the venue and how friendly the staff were. Thank you so much for all your hard work. Hopefully see you at Christmas!
What a great party!!! The room looked great, the food was good, excellent service, and a great disco. Please pass our thanks again to your staff. We will be back next year if not before. Kind Regards the Rotary Club of Dartmouth