Places to go out & eat & drink in Torquay
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Torquay

Places to eat & drink in Torquay.

Birthplace of the thriller writer Agatha Christie and Torbay’s leading seaside resorts, Torquay is a key component of the so-called ‘English Riviera’, boasting splendid beaches, a thriving yachting centre and elegant public gardens. Its warm climate even permits palm trees to flourish.

It started life as a modest fishing village but eventually turned its attention to tourism with the Victorian bathing boom. One of its most illustrious visitors was Elizabeth Barrett Browning. It looks especially photogenic at night when its small harbour and marina are illuminated.

While its domed pavilion has been transformed into a shopping centre, Torquay has many traditional and historic delights, including a fine row of terraced homes dating to the 19th century, the medieval gatehouse of Torre Abbey and a tithe barn which held foreign prisoners in the wake of the ill-fated Spanish Armada in 1588. Nearby 14th century Compton Castle is now a National Trust property.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Torquay or surrounding areas.

Torquay Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

Jingles Restaurant

34 Torwood Street, Torquay, Devon
Tel: 01803 293340

Tex-Mex Restaurant offering appetisers, nachos, fajitas, seafood, salads, desserts, steaks and hamburgers. "The new world on a plate".
Type: Restaurant

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Mimas Restaurant

Belgrave Road, Torquay, Devon
Tel: 01803 815515

Since opening in July 1998, Mimas has proved to be one of the most popular restaurants in the bay. This is down to the superb combination of atmosphere, style, excellent service and of course, wonderful food. The menu is a varied, cosmopolitan affair offering starters and main courses which change every day so that regular diners don't eat their way through it. Starters include baby spinach salad with hot smoked bacon and a creamy garlic sauce, fresh Torbay scallops, Thai fishcakes, moules marinière or a delicious dim sum selection with dipping sauces. The chef is keen to use only fresh seasonal produce and it really does pay dividends.
Type: Restaurant

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Annie's Thai Restaurant

16 The Terrace, Torquay, Devon
Tel: 01803 295746

Experience the Exotic Taste of the Far East with authentic Thai herbs and spices, cooked by our traditional Thai Chefs. At Annie's we use only the finest ingredients. Each order is prepared individually, which is why an occasional dish may take a little longer to reach your table. We can adjust the level of spices in many dishes, to please all palates. Tofu may be substituted for beef, pork, chicken or seafood, so ask your server about this option.
Type: Restaurant

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4 Braddons Hill Road, Torquay, Devon
Tel: 01803 215399

Torquay's only medieval restaurant. Why not enjoy a succulent and imaginative meal served by wenches, drink pitchers of ale and goblets of wine and mead. Choose from a varied menu of mouth-watering chicken, rack of ribs, steak or duck and lots more, (including vegetarian), cooked on charcoal and served on large wooden platters!

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Cordelia's Ristorante Italiano

59 Abbey Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5NQ
Tel: 01803 296081

Pastas, Risottos, House Specials, Beef, Veal, Chicken, Fish Dishes. All freshly prepared and cooked to order. 7 tables only. An intimate and relaxed atmosphere.
Type: Restaurant

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Yum Sing Cantonese Restaurant

Old Torwood Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1PN
Tel: 01803 293314

An Award Winning Cantonese & Peking Restaurant and takeaway in the heart of Torquay off the Babbacombe Road. With its' tasteful, newly refurbished exclusive interior, Yum Sing offers all you could wish for to create that special dining experience. Yum Sing has a dual dining area [smoking and non-smoking], a Cantonese style Lounge & Bar area for pre-dinner and after dinner drinks. A special function room is available for small private parties.
Type: Restaurant

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Good Times

191 Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4BY
Tel: 01803 201074

A smart, well turned out establishment with a good young chef called Nick Hack and the food really is both interesting and to die for, great little place to know about if you want to impress someone special.
Type: Bistro

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