“Posh at the Seaside”

posh whitebait

 

We’ve all been picking ourselves up since being hit with a nasty new years flu bug, and feeling a bit better we wanted to venture out to get a bit of fresh air by the sea and some comforting food. Our closest seaside is the Victorian town of Exmouth. After a lovely walk along the esplanade, we popped into the new cafe bar “Posh at the Seaside”, literally on the seafront.

A lovely airy room with a simple nautical feel and lovely big windows looking out to the Exe Estuary. We wanted something comforting and simple, I went for the Whitebait with salad, chunky chips and garlic mayonnaise. The whitebait was very generous, unusually it wasn’t the pre frozen breaded type, but obviously very fresh, dusted in a little flour and fried, then sprinkled with cayenne pepper. My lovely wife had the Scampi and really enjoyed it, and the kids shared a lovely snack box.

A great little place, with great coffee, and good food, and a friendly welcome right on the beach.

6 responses to this post.

  1. I could eat that now!

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  2. Sounds like a wonderful holiday (the part after the flu, that is). Happy new year!

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  3. I’ve always wondered what whitebait was. Looks like the smelts that I love.

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  4. Wonderful! I love whitebait served with plenty of aioli 😀

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