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The Back Room at the Meadfoot Inn

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31 Meadfoot Lane, Torquay, England
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night
Description: Recently opened for formal dining at the Meafoot Inn or if you prefer a...
Recently opened for formal dining at the Meafoot Inn or if you prefer a more casual meal eat in the bar area, the choice is yours. Good wholesome food from the standard menu or select one of the many meals from Chef Sue's specials board to tempt your taste buds.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Was greeted by both barmen on arrival which was a nice touch. Nice and comfortable surroundings with none of the usual 'stop talking and look at the new people' things that usually go on. Prices are about right for the area and music is loud enough to be heard but doesn't intrude on your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Kelvin C
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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Stafford England
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This popped up from trip advisor without any prompting so I thought you had better be updated. Have just returned from Torquay (18 Aug 2015) so I can report that the Meadfoot Inn no longer exists. However, the premises have been refurbished and renamed the Amber Inn because the outside décor is now in that colour. There seemed to be... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Having been there in 2005 and 2010 when visiting on Saturday afternoons the pub has always been friendly and well worth a visit.. This time, we were unaware of the name change or change of opening times (i.e NOT open) when we arrived at 1pm. No information in the windows or on the door so we chose not to go... More 

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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

When we visited, the bar had just undergone a bit of a refurb and had been rebranded as Stumble Bar. The drinks were pricey but maybe that's because it isn't a doubles bar. On arrival it was extremely warm inside and with about 20 people inside it was full to the brim. Although it was friendly enough there was very... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Was greeted by both barmen on arrival which was a nice touch. Nice and comfortable surroundings with none of the usual 'stop talking and look at the new people' things that usually go on. Prices are about right for the area and music is loud enough to be heard but doesn't intrude on your conversation (should that be what you... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Friendly atmosphere. Liked the bar games on a Sunday evening. Mixed crowd which helped keep the pub from becoming a cliche. Some colourful characters. Would visit again.

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My new favourite place in the universe.... Such an amazing place. Robin is a great landlord and the way the pub is decorated.... Wow!!! I asked what it's like in there at Christmas because as it is now it feels like Christmas in there! Robin said you can't imagine the loft has more. Defo coming back at Christmas. It's so... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

lovely little gay bar with very friendly regulars, was made to feel at home within minutes always someone to talk to and to get info from

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

very friendly staff and good entertainment, wish we could have spent more nights there, especially loved the comfort in the bar, thank you guys.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a lovely pub, with a warm, welcoming, friendly & inclusive atmosphere. It's a real home from home with friendly staff & clientele. Robin takes great care in attention to detail, from the decor, right down to the glasses you drink from. I was sad to leave such a welcoming pub & this will definitely be on my return... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were down for the weekend celebrating our wedding anniversary and popped into this little gem. Derek was so welcoming and made us feel right at home, after a few we ended getting to know a lot of the locals who were equally as welcoming! I have never been so sad to see the night end! Robin was so lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Meadfoot Lane, Torquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Recently opened for formal dining at the Meafoot Inn or if you prefer a more casual meal eat in the bar area, the choice is yours. Good wholesome food from the standard menu or select one of the many meals from Chef Sue's specials board to tempt your taste buds.

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