New seasonal fruit and vegetables in store and available to order

The start of a new season brings new fruit and vegetable varieties to our Market Stall, and this season is no different! Our latest additions include English asparagus and Cornish new potatoes.

We also have plenty of exotic fruit varieties available in the shop and on request; including pineapple, mango, melon, watermelon, lemon, lime, kiwi, pomegranate and avocado.

Opening hours during the week of the May Bank Holiday 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The initial version of this post indicated we would be running a reduced service on Monday 4th May which was incorrect. The reduced Sunday service will be running on Monday 11th May. 

For the upcoming May Bank Holiday (Friday 8th May) this year, in light of the current circumstances we will be opening as usual from 7.30am to 2pm and offering a full delivery service.

Instead, we will be running a Sunday service (8am-10am) on Monday 11th May to allow our dedicated staff and volunteers some downtime.

Supporting local suppliers through Galleon Stores, plus homemade specials and chip shop dishes for delivery from 337 catering

Supporting local suppliers has always been important to us, but in such challenging and uncertain times for many, we think it’s more crucial than ever.

Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing details of local producers who supply to us and who you can continue to support by shopping with us. 

We will also be including any local suppliers whose services we have utilised recently and whom we would like to recommend. 

First up is 337 catering who provide catering services to Brixham Yacht Club. Offering takeaway and home delivery for their menu of home made pies, chip shop dishes and other specials, they come highly recommended by us. Visit their Facebook page for more information!

We’re all caught up with Easter orders for delivery

Thank you again to anyone who has placed an order with us for delivery this week. We have now caught up and anyone who placed an email order will receive delivery by the end of today (Easter Saturday).

We’re taking a short break from deliveries tomorrow and Easter Monday to allow our dedicated staff and volunteers a little R&R, but deliveries will resume and continue as normal from Tuesday next week.

As usual if you would like to place an order for delivery (or collection) please email and include your name, contact number and address for delivery.

Demand for deliveries

In our most recent post regarding Easter arrangements, we shared that we will not delivering on Easter Sunday or Easter Monday this weekend.

Thank you to all customers who have placed orders with us this week. We have seen an increased demand for supplies and deliveries due to the Easter weekend and as a result are unable to fulfil all orders.  

We will do as many as we can – with the remainder being delivered from Tuesday next week (14th April).

Thank you for your understanding.

– Gary & Kay

Easter arrangements in light of the coronavirus and thank you

With just shy of a week to go until the Easter weekend, please find below details of our revised opening hours this Easter.

Good Friday – 7.30am to 2pm

Easter Saturday – 7.30am to 2pm

Easter Sunday – 8am to 10am

Easter Monday – 8am to 10am

Tuesday – 7.30am to 2pm

We will not be delivering on Easter Sunday or Easter Monday, but you can continue to email orders for delivery to and we will pick them up on the Tuesday. Please remember to include your address and contact number on each order. 

If you need meat from Savills the Butchers, please include this within your order list rather than contact them directly. We can arrange this for you.

And lastly, thank you everyone for your kind comments and messages. Kay and I would like to pay our hearfelt thanks to all our wonderful staff and the incredible volunteers who are delivering daily all over Brixham, Paignton and Kingswear as well as Galmpton and Churston Village.

Stay safe.

Gary and Kay

COVID-19: changes to opening hours and entry to support delivery

In order to maintain a delivery service for as long as we can we need to make a few changes.

1) We will operating new opening hours from 28th March 2020, as below.

Monday – Saturday 7.30am to 2.00pm

Sunday 8.00am to 10am

2) Entry to the shop will now be restricted to one person at a time to maintain a safe distance. Please queue outside at least two meters apart until the shop is free. Enter via the the front door and leave by the side door. 

3) If you are feeling at all unwell then please do not enter the shop. We will deliver to you.

4) If you are able, please place orders for deliveries by email to You will need to include a name, address and contact phone number.

For those without computer access please phone 01803 842148 between 9.00am and 4.00pm.

We will deliver as soon as possible and will contact you by phone when we are on our way.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

Gary & Kay and all the wonderful staff at The Galleon

COVID-19: Maximum of two customers at a time and one way system in store

To help limit the spread of COVID-19, Galleon Stores & Post Office have instigated a maximum of two customers at a time policy and a one way system through the store. 

Please enter through the front door after checking the number inside, and leave by the side door.

One person can queue by the fruit and vegetable stall, but we ask that all other customers queue from the top of the steps, leaving at least 6 foot of space between each customer. 

Thank you for your cooperation and please stay safe.

Gary and Kay

Latest update on help and supplies available in response to coronavirus

Kay and Gary would like to thank the many villagers who have offered to help us support the community. 

Deliveries have rapidly increased this week as vulnerable customers have sought our help. Currently we are covering Goodrington to Kingswear in co-operation with our neighbours, Savills the Butchers. 

Please rest assured that our local suppliers of bread, dairy, eggs, fruit and vegetables are keeping us well supplied on a daily basis. 

If you or anyone you know requires help, please contact us on 01803 842148. 

Recycle your Galleon Stores branded plastic packaging in store, plus new top-up service for liquid hand soap

This month we’ve been making some further changes to reduce our plastic waste, as part of our ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability.

All plastic packaging from the new Galleon Stores branded dried fruit, seeds and nuts, cereal, herbs & spices and confectionary (organic or not) can now be recycled in store. And, the most popular items from our own brand will be available in kilner jars, with absolutely no plastic packaging.

Looking for an item that we don’t have as a stock line? Let us know and we will make every effort to order the item in for you. 

Liquid hand soap is also now available as a top-up service; simply bring in an empty container to refill. 

As always, we really appreciate your support with introducing new initiatives, so please do pass the good news on! 

Any questions? Pop in and speak to Gary or Kay, or give us a call on 01803 842148. 

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