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Harbour View Cafe

16 Victoria Parade | Torquay TQ1 2BB, Torquay, England
+44 1803 211075
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Ranked #14 of 254 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $21
Cuisines: English, Steakhouse, Grill, Fish & Chips
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Fantastic food. all served fresh so do not rush because the service and staff are all welcoming .Fish and chips are on par with any top restaurants and the cream teas are brilliant .Its a comfortable compact restaurant/cafe but worth every penny.The place to be, and always a pleasure to return.

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Birmingham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

As you would surmise from the name this cafe is on the harbour and if you are lucky enough to get one of the two window tables upstairs the views are stunning.The menu is fairly basic but having said that it was well cooked & presented. Also popped in one afternoon for a cream tea and had trouble using up... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had a great family meal for three at this restaurant, and had real fun choosing the music on the old jukebox. Reasonable prices for good British food and the jukebox giving the entertainment and making us remember what real music is all about.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went to this cafe twice on our stay in Torquay both times the food was really well cooked but on the second occasion sitting upstairs my girlfriend noted the fumes from the kitchen below were seaping through so we smelt by the time we left. That aside what a lovely little cafe with a nice atmosphere and good good... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a superb, well presented meal, very reasonably priced, with excellent service. Very relaxing, with a table upstairs enjoying a view over the harbour. Highly recommended. We will definitely visit again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We walked around the harbour looking for somewhere to sit outside and have tea. This place seemed to be fairly busy compared with many other places with similar outside seating. We were not disappointed, the cream tea was as good if not better than others we had had that week.Not expensive either. The tea was served in Royal Albert China... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Came here to have sangria. Good price, excellent view and good service. Its a spot to go and sit and watch the world go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We ate at this restaurant/cafe on Monday 11th August this year, we was taking a stroll along the harbour and noticed how smart and clean it looked so went on in. We saw the lovely cakes on the side and knew it would be good food, looked huge and homemade. We went upstairs and sat atone of the two window... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Me and my husband came here for a morning coffee most mornings. It is a relaxing cafe bar set right on the harbour, so the view is beautiful. Particularly now there are more boats moored on this side of the harbour. We also had a Devonshire cream tea here, which was served on a beautiful china cake tray. The clotted... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in Torquay for 6 nights an ate here twice as it was beautiful food for a reasonable price. Loads of it too. Lovely waitress and service made it most enjoyable

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