Christmas lunch on the beach - starts Monday 9th December.   Open every day regardless of the weather - weekdays 10am to 4pm; weekends 9am to 4pm.   The take away and shop are now closed.  

Our new winter menu is now available.   We see the return of some old favourites and the arrival of a fantastic new plant based jackfruit dish.    Have it with our fab BBQ sauce in our popular tacos.    Our favourite has to be the duck and hoisin sauce hot wrap - succulent pulled duck with an authentic hoisin sauce - heaven.

Venus at Blackpool Sands are perfect for peaceful breakfasts, lazy light lunches, sensational, summer sunset dinners or coffee and cake with friends. Famous for specialising in quality locally sourced food, we are renowned for offering homemade traditional classics. We also have a selection of local wines, ales, ciders and soft drinks to choose from.

We are thrilled our café at Blackpool Sands has been included in The Guardian’s '50 Best Breakfast Places in the UK', January 2017!

The Venus Beach Shop - NOW CLOSED UNTIL EASTER 2020.   Enjoy the shop space with your dogs over the winter.     Venus Riders Watersports are still available on nice weather days - prices are as follows:


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 or 01803 770209
Blackpool, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0RG


Opening Times

Café: Weekday 10-4; weekends 9-4

Takeaway: NOW CLOSED

Shop: Has morphed into the Dog Café and popular shop goods are available from the Cafe

Café Breakfast menu Café menu Drinks menu Milkshake menu Takeaway menu Takeaway drinks Ice Cream and Ice Lollies Christmas menu

Weather @ Blackpool Sands

Last updated on: 10/12/2019 10:30am

Wind Dir: SSW (207º)

Wind Speed: 98.4 mph

Temp: 10°C (51°F)

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