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The Thatched Tavern

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Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
+44 1803 329155
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dance of flavour on my tongue

This may have been one of the nicest meals I have ever eaten(Pork Medallions). I didn't stop to breathe so I could let anyone try it. If I were in private, I would have made love to it It was that nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Kev H
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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189 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This may have been one of the nicest meals I have ever eaten(Pork Medallions). I didn't stop to breathe so I could let anyone try it. If I were in private, I would have made love to it It was that nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Thank you very much :-) Mustard Glazed Ham Eggs and Chips, excellent food very pretty setting great service, my partner had Ham and Cheese sandwich served with salad and crisps both were excellent value for money. see you again soon :-)

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We booked both rooms for a night away for four of us, absolutely lovely. Superb evening meal . Breakfast was lovely, all freshly cooked then coffee in the garden. Definitely recommend by all of us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Thatched Tavern offers beautiful surroundings and excellent dining. It's everything you want a quaint Devonshire Tavern to be and more. The gardens are award winning and through Spring and Summer are full to the brim with blossoming colourful flowers. All of this is only a 5 minute walk to the beach too. I love this picture postcard pub!

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Long Island City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We attended this attractive pub in a group of 12. The staff were fantastic and couldn't have been more attentive. The food was also top quality. I ordered in advanced so our food all arrived at the same time and contact with Fiona was easy by email. I'd like to thank everyone there for making our meal an enjoy and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Wow what a gem of a find we visit Torquay about 3 times a year and have done for quite a few years and have only just stumbled on the thatched tavern. We have eaten here twice this week (a lunchtime and evening ) and on both occasions we have received exceptional service and exceptional food we will definitely be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My partner and I decided to pop to the thatched tavern for and evening meal as a recommendation from a friend who had her wedding reception here. From start to finish the experience was outstanding. The building was beautiful and both inside and out side were really clean. We were greeted by two very lovely ladies Laura and Fiona who... More 

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Minchinhampton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you want filling, healthy and delicious food eat here! If you want posh nosh and tiny portions then don't. Lovely setting and helpful attentive staff. Would definately recomend.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

We came across the Thatched Tavern by chance and we were very glad we did. Parking on the very narrow road is difficult but there is a car park close by which gives reductions for pub customers. The pub has a pretty little garden with outside tables for good weather and inside there is a 'proper pub' bar etc and... More 

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The lanes to the tavern are small but well worth negotiating as the food and service are great. Ten years ago we found it good but then there was a period of poor food and cold attitudes (the first time I have ever walked out on a meal), followed by a return to excellence.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 329155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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