Fresh fish from Brixham’s fishing fleet

Brixham trawler approaching port

Fairall’s fruit and veg

Fresh fruit and vegetables display at Fairall’s grocers


Camplin’s Cakes

Millionaire’s shortbread

Owen’s coffee

Clean and modern roaster at Owen’s coffee

Meet our wonderful local suppliers



We are committed to using local suppliers of fresh, quality, seasonal produce. Nearly all of our ingredients come from businesses within 25 miles of Berry Head – and many much closer than that!

Guardhouse Cafe suppliers in a map of South Devon
  • Milk, cream and cheese – supplied by Dartmouth Dairy from several local dairies
  • Free Range Eggs – supplied by Caterfood from farms in the South West
  • Duck Eggs – supplied from Lloyd Maunder in Brixham, from Devon ducks
  • Sausages – Westaways, Newton Abbot
  • Ham & bacon – Gibbins, Exeter
  • Bread – Hallett’s Bakers, Paignton
  • Fish – Wright Brothers in Brixham, freshly landed in Brixham
  • Fruit, vegetables and salads – Fairall’s grocers, on Brixham’s Fore Street
  • Coffee – Owens’ coffee, Ivybridge – organic, fairtrade, 100% arabica; and cleanly roasted too!
  • Tea – Teapigs – this one sadly isn’t local but just tastes so good!
  • Chai – the award wining Henny and Joe’s, based in Bath, make our delicious chai concentrate from real spices
  • Soft drinks – Luscombe drinks, Buckfastleigh
  • Beer – Bays, based in Paignton
  • Cider – Hunts, just outside Stoke Gabriel
  • Cake – Karen Miller in Paignton
  • Brownies and gluten-free cakes – Clair Goshawk “Love Muffins”, based in Brixham
  • Flapjacks and tray bakes – Peck and Strong, near Exeter
  • Even more tray bakes and cakes – Camplin’s Cakes, Brixham
  • Ice cream – Yarde Farm, South Devon
  • General supplies – Caterfood, Paignton
  • Cleaning products – Dennis of DD Commercial Hygiene – there isn’t enough space on this page to tell you how great Dennis is but check out this blog post!
  • Uniforms and embroidery – Central Embroidery, Paignton