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Memories Bistro

68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
01803 322 224
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Ranked #4 of 242 restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $16 - $35
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Well after living just across the road from this little place for approximately five years my mom and I decided upon recommendation to give it a try, We both had the Prawns in garlic starter....yum! ample finger licking portion....followed by Pork confit for me.......yum! my Mom had Sea Bass and wishes she had a small because portion was more than... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks JancyMonteiro for taking the time to post a very positive review, we were pleased to hear that you both enjoyed yourselves. Gordon & Hazel More

Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Well the steak I had was the best I have ever tasted and was cooked by Gordon exactly to my request. Hazel and Gordon continue to provide excellent and attentive service with a homely and friendly attitude. Total delight and We now understand the name of the bistro as it was truly memorable. Thanks to you both, and see you... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Pete N. for your very positive review, it is so nice for us to hear that our customers have enjoyed themselves we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

somerset
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was our second visit to this absolute gem and we visited here on Friday night with four of our friends, who were happy to go on our recomendation. Well none of us were disappointed and all enjoyed fabulous food from a variety of dishes with subtle flavours and sauces. All were beautifully prepared and presented once again. Hazel and... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Sue & Mike for your great review, it is so nice for us to get such nice comments from such discerning diners as yourselves, we are looking forward to your next excursion to Torquay for the football, good win last night. Gordon & Hazel More

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We took my Father Roy to Memories for his 80th Birthday Celebration. What a Memorable evening we all had. The food Gordon served us was out of this world and Hazel could not do enough for our small party of five or for my Father. It was a perfect way to end our day. If we visit Torquay again this... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Beverly R. for your very kind review, we were so glad to hear that you all enjoyed your special evening especially your father Roy, it is so nice for us when our customers take the time to write such nice reviews, look forward to Roy's next birthday. Gordon & Hazel More

Devon
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We booked Memories Bistro months ago for our Valentines evening, and we are so glad we did as the place gets booked up quickly .... and for good reason, the food is exceptional!! On entering, Hazel recognised up straight away and we had a lovely chat whilst we took our seats to browse the menu. We shared a started of... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks DixieDevil for your very positive review, It is so nice of you to take the time to write such high praise of our food and Bistro. We are both looking forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

Devon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Went for my 65th birthday dinner, Hazel was amazing such a lovely lady, and the food was superb and very reasonably priced.we live locally in Brixham but did not know about this restaurant until I looked through trip advisor, and I can highly recommend it. The only problem is they only open on a Friday and Saturday evenings and are... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Devonlin B. we are so glad that you noticed us on Trip Advisor, and that you enjoyed your birthday with us. Hazel said that you were such a nice couple, we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Having walked past Memories Bistro many times without noticing it, my husband and I and two good friends visited last night for the first time (and not the last). We were greeted by lovely Hazel who made us welcome and was the perfect hostess throughout the evening. The food was outstanding - three of us had a fish main course... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Christine B. for your very nice review, it is so kind of you to say that our food is superb, Hazel said what a very nice party you all were, we are so glad that you noticed us and look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Quite simply our favourite place to eat in Torbay. Great service, The best food. We have never been disappointed. We recommend the John Dory for a starter. Many Thanks R & T

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Richard P for your very nice review we really appreciate it when our guests make such positive comments, we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We visited Memories 18th January for my "special" birthday. There were 9 of us and Hazel went all out to fit us in as the max they usually do on one table is 6. It was superb, wonderful fresh food. Everyone enjoyed it. Hazel is a fantastic hostess and looks after everyone individually. She even had a birthday card for... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Hillary A. for your very good review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your birthday with us. we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Although we have were not able to get back to Memories, I just had to write something. I should have done this some time ago so apologies to Hazel and Gordon. My husband, Gordon and I had the most fantastic Anniversary meal at Memories, in fact we thought it the best food we had EVER tasted. Hazel is a wonderful... More

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks Susan for your very nice review, it is so kind of you to take the time to write such positive comments for our Bistro. Hazel and myself were saddened to hear of your loss and we both look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel More

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