Dining Out in Torquay, Devon
Blue Walnut Bistro, Torquay
The Blue Walnut is a relaxing, fully licensed Café hosting regular Live Music and Performance Poetry events together with an Art Gallery featuring the work of local artists.
Breakfast and lunch is available in the cafe which serves freshly cooked food and homemade cakes and cookies. Local Butcher John Shambrook provides the best quality bacon and sausages and to compliment our food we serve Origin organic, fairtrade coffee which is roasted in Cornwall.
The bar is stocked with a variety of bottled ales, including ales from Hunter's Brewery in Ipplepen, food and refreshments can also be enjoyed in the quiet beer garden.
Blue Walnut Cafe & Bistro, Walnut Road, Chelston Torquay, Devon. TQ2 6HS.
Tel. 01803 394113
Gemelli is a place to relax and enjoy delicious and authentic Italian food prepared the 'traditional way' accompanied by perfectly selected wines.
Gemelli is a family run business where we try to establish a friendly atmosphere for you to enjoy and come back.
172 Union Street, Torbay, Devon.
Tel. 01803 294183
Langtry's Restaurant, Torquay
The Osborne hotel boasts the Langtry's Restaurant. This romantic, fine dining restaurant is situated to take full advantage of the glorious views across Torquay.
Langtry's offers an extensive choice of innovative dishes and regional specialities, with an ingredient-led menu that is strong on fresh clean flavours and presentation, making Langtry’s one of the finest restaurants in the area.
The Brasserie with its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, bright décor and wooden flooring, serves a fine selection of both light snacks and more substantial fare.
The views commanded by the Osborne are best enjoyed with a glass of wine sat on the terrace looking out to sea.
Langtry's Restaurant at The Osborne Hotel, Hesketh Crescent, Meadfoot Road, Torquay, Devon. TQ1 2LL.
Tel. 01803 213311
No.7 Fish Bistro, Torquay
No.7 is a small family run Bistro style restaurant providing fresh fish and shellfish either from local boats and markets or Scotland.
Just five minutes from the town centre, there is ample parking opposite. We look forward to welcoming you to No 7 Fish Bistro:
- Situated overlooking Torquay's harbourside. No7 is Torbay's only seafood restaurant
- Daily special chalkboards - extensive wine list
- AA Rosette Award: 2009/10 & 2010/11
The atmosphere is cheery and relaxing. It is often busy - surely a good sign...offering a wide range of seafood. John Dory, Brixham plaice, Star Point crab, Dover sole to name just a few... There is an excellent wine list with many offerings priced below the £20 threshold.
No.7 Fish Bistro, Beacon Terrace, Torquay, Devon. TQ1 2BH.
Tel. 01803 295055
Orestone Manor, Torquay
The team at Orestone Manor serve traditional English dishes with a twist of modern European. They offer the finest meats and the most delicately cooked fish dishes with many of the ingredients sourced from the wealth of fine produce found in the locality, and from its own gardens. The staff are always discreetly on hand to advise, recommend, and assist, typical of all aspects of Orestone Manor.
The varied landscape of Devon produces recognisably some of the Country's finest and freshest produce available. South Devon and Red Ruby Beef, Westcountry Free Range Pork, Dayboat Fish from Brixham, Start Bay and Dartmouth Shellfish and not to mention their very own organic fruits and vegetables grown in the kitchen garden.
You can enjoy a full meal when celebrating...
Nibbles when wanting something light in the comfort of your casuals...
Or even a simple afternoon tea or a coffee and biscuits after a hike along the South West Coast Path
Dining at Orestone Manor isn't just having dinner... it's an experience!
The Orestone Manor Hotel, Rockhouse Lane, Maidencombe, Torquay, Devon. TQ1 4SX.
Tel. 01803 328098
Steps Bistro, Torquay
Steps Bistro was purchased in May 2007 by Chef Robert Gill.
Originating from Guernsey, In the Channel Islands, Rob was introduced to catering at an early age when his parents bought an hotel where he started work as a waiter at the age of 11, also the age when he decided that a career as a chef was what he aspired to.
Rob is no stranger to the business, training with German, Swiss and Austrian chefs and then branching into business at the age of 21, managing the luxurious Royal Guernsey Golf Club Catering Franchise & moving to Mullion Golf Club in Cornwall 1994, then leaving Cornwall in 1997 for a year to travel though Europe to Italy and Sardinia, then back to Gloucestershire in 1998 & Kent in 1999.
Rob returned to the South West in 2007 with Steps as a new venture. We are now celebrating over 3 successful years trading.
Steps Bistro uses the services of local suppliers and where possible all produce is from the West Country all our menus offer the opportunity to dine out without breaking the budget. All our menus are a set price for Starter & Main Courses (or you can still order just a main course and dessert)
1A Fleet Street, Torquay.
Tel. 01803 200770
The Cary Arms, Torquay
Gastropub food cooked simply on the south Devon coast. The watchwords in the kitchen are freshness and seasonality, underpinned by a deep rooted respect for the surrounding waters and pastures. The restaurant's daily changing menu reflects Devon coast and Devon country in equal measure. Expect superb Devon beef, Lyme Bay lobster and line caught seafood. Food to rival the very best restaurants in south Devon.
Hungry walkers, families, friends and travelling foodies - this is a place where even a pint of prawns is done with panache. Dine outdoors in the warmer months and watch south Devon life in the bay unfold. There's even a communal fireplace to cook a choice of local Devon sausages just the way you like them. In cooler weather, choose something comforting and slowly cooked from the daily changing blackboard.
The Inn on the Beach - the place exudes charm, fun and values of a good English pub with all the style and comfort of a boutique hotel. The very best of seaside gastro-pub food and real ales complemented by accommodation, dog friendly facilities and activities to rival the finest hotels in the country. All set within Babbacombe Bay in Devon.
Hearty breakfasts, long lunches and lazy suppers. Sheltering in its own unsung part of the South Devon coast, the Cary Arms is a friendly place for all seasons. Blustery and wild, romantic and surprising, sunny and warm - all the elements that hark back to real English seaside fun. With an outdoor fireplace, a warming aroma welcomes guests. Enjoy sundowners and sausages on the terraces to kick start a relaxing weekend in Devon full of luxuries and simple pleasures.
The Cary Arms Babbacombe Beach, Torquay, South Devon. TQ1 3LX
Tel. 01803 327110
The Elephant Restaurant, Torquay
The Elephant is a two storey fine dining restaurant with the more informal brasserie on the ground floor and the Michelin starred, The Room on the first. The Elephant was the first restaurant in Torquay to be awarded a Michelin star.
Run by head chef, Simon Hulstone and his wife Katy, the restaurant overlooks the beautiful Torbay harbour. They offer a changing menu based around local and sustainable ingredients.
They’re very lucky to have an abundance of fantastic produce on their doorstep and a great team who are passionate about serving great food to their customers. They are committed to supporting local businesses and have great relationships with Occombe Farm and Brixham fish market which means they can deliver delicious fresh food all year round.
The Elephant has twice been recognised in the UK’s top 100 restaurants as voted by Restaurant magazine
The Elephant Restaurant, 3 & 4 Beacon Terrace, Torquay, Devon.
Tel. 01803 200044
The Orange Tree, Torquay
The building in Parkhill Road has operated as an eatery for over 30 years, including French, English, and Bistro styles. Nowadays, smartly refurbished, it is marketed as an English European Restaurant with an emphasis on ‘old time’ values. Courtesy, politeness, consistency and competency and the presence of the working owners make The Orange Tree stand out from the crowd.
Operating a single seating policy, The Orange Tree allows you to relax and enjoy your evening without the pressures of modern dining. Our menu has firm favourites, but reflects the seasons accompanied by our diverse wine list from around the world.
Off the high street, this is a restaurant frequented by people who have respect for the establishment in which they are dining. Sharon and Bernd work with you as their guests, including specific dietary requirements, especially Coeliac, to make sure your evening is always something special.
A warm welcome awaits you.
14-16 Park Hill Road, Torbay, Devon TQ1 2AL.
Tel. 01803 213936
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