VENUS CAFE, TAKE AWAY & BLACKPOOL SANDS BEACH ARE NOW OPEN DAILY.    Between the cafe and take away there will always be one open between 9am and 7pm every day.   WE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.  The Beach Shop opens daily at 10am and watersports is now available when weather and tides permit.   PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO COLLECT YOUR NAME AND CONTACT DETAILS WHEN YOU EAT IN THE CAFE.

The take away offers for English bacon baps, fresh bean coffee, wraps, pasties, fries, drinks and ice cream.   The menu includes all the Venus favourites - Venus VEGAN Tofu burger, Venus Classic Burger and our fantastic wraps including the amazing VEGAN hummus, falafel & moroccan carrot wrap.   New for 2020 Fish n Chips (tempura battered sole fillets) and a Mexican Chicken wrap - both amazing and so tasty.  So you can now enjoy a family meal, including supper, on the beach.

A one way system is in operation to ensure we keep both our staff and customers safe.   Hand gel must be used when arriving and departing, every table will be sanitised between customers AND WE WILL BE USING DISPOSABLE MENUS, CUPS AND GLASSES AND OUR AMAZING COMPOSTABLE PALM PLATES.   It is so lovely to be back at the beach but PLEASE STAY ALERT and follow the social distancing rules.   

Venus at Blackpool Sands are perfect for family lunches, 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. 

The Venus Beach Shop is now open again providing all you need for a great day on the beach.   Watersports is now available and all equipment will be sanitised between uses. 

Watersports bookings must adhere to the COVID guidelines on numbers (max 10) and family groups - no more than 2 families at a time

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


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Shop:Our shop open at 10am on dry days

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