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Babbacombe Inn

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59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 316200
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and...
Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and restaurant located on the stunning Babbacombe Downs with views out to sea across the bay. Beer garden and fully air conditioned restaurant. Entertainment every Friday and Saturday evenings. Quiz Night every Monday
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  • 29
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fab food

Had fab service here from a very chilled waiter, service was quick, food came out hot and everyone enjoyed what they had ordered. I had the Cajun chicken salad, it was massive,portion size very good. I really enjoyed it, I would just say, the salad was ok, great mix of leaves but only 1 slice of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Had fab service here from a very chilled waiter, service was quick, food came out hot and everyone enjoyed what they had ordered. I had the Cajun chicken salad, it was massive,portion size very good. I really enjoyed it, I would just say, the salad was ok, great mix of leaves but only 1 slice of cucumber and 1 wedge... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Busy summer place, big outdoor seating area with food served outdoor. Orders at the bar. Good English food served by pleasant waiting staff.

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of my regular haunts, as always a friendly welcome, good food & service. Quite busy but not long to be served or wait for the food to be delivered

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Staff very friendly, put themselves out to find us a table even though they were very busy. Food excellent !!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great food. Staff are very attentive. Overlooking the sea and Babbacombe Gardens. Parking available.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Popped in for food. We hadn't booked. Greeted immediately by barman. We we were seated in the restaurant straight away. Our orders were taken promptly, the food and drink was excellent, our waiter was cool, calm and attentive. Overall a very good experience. Highly recommended

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

i went will family a couple of weeks ago on a very busy saturday night the food all came out at the same time ,hot and nicely presented. the waiting staff worked hard and were very friendly and helpful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We recently went to the Babbacombe Inn with a few friends to have Sunday lunch, only to find the food tasteless, the service awful and value for money was VERY poor.. Firstly the roast beef was warm, and drowned in gravy, three over cooked small potatoes and a selection of veg, (which was nice).. This day and age I expect... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Having visited The Babbacombe Inn on numerous occasions in the past, I feel compelled to write a review to re iterate previous reviews. The personal service here is incomparable. All the staff are constantly on the go, ensuring that their customers are happy and served quickly and without fuss. It is a very business eatery that provides a wide choice... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We visited the restaurant on a Friday evening and obviously it was full. However, the gentleman who took my order warned it might take half an hour but they would do their best to be sooner. I liked this as it left me the opportunity to go elsewhere if I was in a hurry ( often restaurants underestimate when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 316200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and restaurant located on the stunning Babbacombe Downs with views out to sea across the bay. Beer garden and fully air conditioned restaurant. Entertainment every Friday and Saturday evenings. Quiz Night every Monday

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