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The Buccaneer Inn

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43, Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay, England
01803312661
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Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own...
A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.
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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 2
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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
A relaxing atmosphere

Great pub for a drink and food, nice and relaxed atmosphere, lovely view across the bay. Very friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Sue J
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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

ok for a pub lunch or evening pub meal we had local mussels very extensive menu for a pub ,or just have a drink on the terrace and take in the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great pub for a drink and food, nice and relaxed atmosphere, lovely view across the bay. Very friendly.

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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Ate here on a return visit, as we were staying in a hotel nearby, lovely food, prompt and friendly service, plenty of choice for food on menu and daily specials board well worth a visit, if your looking for somewhere for food and drink.

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Newbury Berkshire
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lovely place great location and nice beer the view is breathtaking will definitely return as we have never been in this area before we were really impressed

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wile on awar summer holiday in Babbercome Torquay., we revisited our favorite place to relax and unwind. The start led by Steve and Marion at the Buccaneer Inn, made are Hoiday In Babbercome even better knowing that we where in one of the best places in the UK. Cannot waite in till are next visit to the area, maybe Christmas... More 

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stayed in babbacombe for a couple of nights, found this pub on the downs with a great setting overlooking the sea, food is good and value for money Staff are very pleasant and made me feel very welcome even if I did break a glass by accident in there, tried all the bars on the downs, this was by far... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Buccaneer on Babbacombe Downs is a relaxing, friendly place to meet & spend time putting the world to rights, planning the next day of your holiday or finding out more about each other. Location is perfect. The staff most helpful, Darren is a superb barman, when not serving he's collecting glasses, wiping down tables & straightening his beloved bar... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had supper of fish and chips and steak and ale pie, both were good quality if a little on the large portion size

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Surrey, England
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Food was OK, usual pub type food nothing special. Used specifically by locals and there is music on most evenings

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Lovely place - great food especially the local Torbay Sole (one of the 'Specials') which was amazing and freshly caught that day. Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Great squashy sofas to sit on, have a drink and look out over Lyme Bay. Only slight downside was that when it gets busy you can wait about 45 minutes for food which,... More 

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Address: 43, Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay, England
Phone Number: 01803312661
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43, Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803312661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.

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