Waterside Bistro

The Plains, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5YS

01803 864069

An authentic, bistro experience at the riverside heart of Totnes. The favourite place to relax, meet and dine for breakfast, coffee, lunch, tea and dinner! Simple, stylish cuisine with French inspired house and seafood specialities. Open and covered terrace seating by the River Dart.

Described by locals as “the best place to eat and drink in town”, the Waterside Bistro is located in the centre of Totnes, overlooking the River Dart by the Old Bridge. Family owned and family friendly, the bistro is a natural meeting place for locals, shoppers, visitors, friends and family of all ages. 

The attractive, waterside and town centre setting and welcoming restaurant combine to ooze a warm and inviting atmosphere at anytime of the day or evening. 

Executive head chef, Matt Buzzo and his French wife, Delphine have owned and run the Waterside Bistro for coming up to ten years.  They bring their professional expertise and flair to provide their take on an authentic, bistro experience: a wide menu range offering simple, stylish and superb cuisine with French inspired house and seafood specialities.

The couple, proud to be members of Food & Drink Devon and Taste of the West, source the majority of fresh and seasonal ingredients from local suppliers in Devon and the wider West Country. Look out for the extensive wine and drinks list, with wines by the bottle or glass including local Sharpham wines, draught beers, lagers and ciders

Waterside has also built up a good reputation for excellent and friendly service and is noted for serving good, freshly prepared food at sensible prices!  The place to come, rain or shine, for breakfast, coffee, lunch, tea and dinner!   

Seating: 70 inside and 150 outside terrace with 30 under cover.  

Live locally or staying awhile in and around Totnes? Visit our sister restaurant, the New Walk Restaurant & CaféBar close by on The Plains.  Ask about our Loyalty Card Scheme for a generous 10% back on most items collected as points to be used against future purchases at either restaurant.

Opening Times: 

9.00am til late every day.

Nearest parking is Victoria Street Car Park, 75m away on level ground. Also, free street parking on The Plains outside from 6pm daily.