Opening hours 10am to 5pm 5 days a week.   The Cafe & Take Away closed Wednesday & Thursday with the shop open on those days serving hot & cold drinks, cakes, wraps & ice creams.   The Shop is open Wednesday to Sunday 9am to 5pm.

We look forward to welcoming you to the beach - or why not have a delicious panko free range English chicken tacos with a chilled glass of white or rose wine.   We are open 5 days a week - closed Wednesday & Thursday.  Our new indoor Sweet Spot offers an array of sweet treats including our Venus cream tea, hand made carrot cake, chocolate cake and Victoria sponge.  

We are serving fresh bean arabica coffees, tasty wraps, bacon baps, fish n chips and delicious grass fed Devon beef burgers.   Our new Autumn menu sees the return of the Venus melts.   Tasty thick sliced sourdough toasted with butter & cheddar cheese either with tuna mayonnaise and fresh red onion OR with Hogs Bottom caramelsied red onion marmalade.   We have some great veggie options - our famous Venus tofu burger is to die for.

Card payments only please.   The take away offers local seafood, Devon grass fed burgers, tacos, and much more.   Our menu offers vegan options.  

All our plates and cups are plastic free, single use & home compostable.   

As Blackpool Sands is a Blue Flag beach no dogs are allowed on the beach or in the car park until early November.       

Weather and sea conditions permitting, watersports is now available every day from the shop for kayak, Stand Up Paddle Board and wetsuit hire subject to staff availability and weather conditions 

All costs include buoyancy aids:


1/2 Hour

Hour 2 hours

Single Kayak


£18 £30

Double Kayak


£23 £35

Triple Kayak


£27 £39
Body board N/A £5 £7
Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) £10 £18 £30
Wetsuit N/A £5 £7

Devon Beach Weddings

Want to get married at the beach? Our Blackpool Sands café is a licensed premises for marriages and civil ceremonies, offering a spectacular setting for your very special day. Further information can be found on the Weddings page


Organising a party or get-together? Then why not consider our Blackpool Sands café where we offer private parties, combining delicious food, stunning views and a great atmosphere right next the beach. For more information please visit our Parties and Celebrations page.

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Contact details

Café, functions & take away: 01803 770209

Shop & watersports: 01803 770934 
Blackpool, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0RG


Opening Times

Open 5 days a week 10am to 5pm - open at 9am at the weekends from September.

We have both indoor seating and alfresco dining - all food to be ordered from the take away

Shop: Open 5 days a week 9am to 5pm - closed Monday & Tuesday

Weather @ Blackpool Sands

Last updated on: 23/07/2021 21:00pm

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Temp: 20°C (68°F)

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