Open every day regardless of the weather - weekdays 10am to 4pm; weekends 9am to 5pm.   The take away and shop are open on dry weekend days 11am to 3pm.  Christmas bookings now being taken.

A fantastic charity swim took place on 7th september at B Sands in aid of the Special Care Baby Unit at Torbay Hospital Devon, for more info please see link. SCBUSwim2019   The event raised over £700 so thank you everyone for supporting the event.

Our summer menu will continue until the end of October.   Devon free range satay chicken & rice; gluten free & MSC approved whitebait; prawn marie rose wrap.   Early Autumn days are still warm enough to enjoy delicious Venus bruschetta, caprese and capri salads with a chilled glass of wine.   We use authentic buffalo and goat's cheese on these perfect Italian dishes.   

The cafe will be closed for a private function on 4th October. The take away and Beach shop will be open all day on these days.

Set in an unspoilt, sheltered bay amongst evergreens and pines is Blue Flag awarded Blackpool Sands - one of South Devon's most beautiful natural treasures.

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 - open daily 11am to 4pm on dry days in school holidays.     Venus Riders Watersports 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 9-5

Takeaway: 11am to 3pm on dry days in school holidays

Shop: Open daily on dry days in school holidays.

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: 17/10/2019 21:00pm

Wind Dir: SW (221º)

Wind Speed: 94.9 mph

Temp: 13°C (56°F)

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