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Restaurant at Orestone Manor

Rock House Lane | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4SX, England
+44 (0)1803 328098
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Ranked #10 of 255 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, English, Vegetarian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Restaurant at Orestone Manor is set in a lovely Georgian building with views over the gardens and sea beyond. We offer informative, efficient,friendly service in a relaxed atmostphere. We offer Fine dining and Bistro menu options, using the best quality locally sourced ingredients. Lunches, Afternoon teas, Dinner, and Sunday roast Lunches.
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English first
Paignton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We visited Orestone Manor for a Devon Cream Tea. it was enormous! And very delicious. The sandwiches were different fillings and the whole meal was presented very well. The location is special and the staff were friendly. I would recommend a visit for a great cream tea!

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Cardiff
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My wife and I had a anniversary dinner here. The food was absolutely delicious. I had scallops to start and Lyme Bay Ray for my main. It was absolutely stunning. The fish was cooked perfectly and just melted in your mouth. My wife had lamb for her main and goats cheese to start and they were lush too. We shared... More

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dawlish
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

weve booked this hotel for our wedding breakfast and wedding eve before we fly to Greece. so we wanted to give it a try out. we wernt disapointed, everything about it was gorgeous. the setting, the pre dinner drinks and the meal. we tried the set mid week special to.. @ £25 a head, and loved it. Weve been back... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We pre ordered a fish platter and it proved to be a fabulous choice with amazing fresh shell fish and top quality ingredients! A memorable dinner.

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Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We googled "best cream teas" and found ourselves at the really lovely Orestone Manor Hotel, about ten minutes' drive from Torquay near Babbacombe. We are fussy about our cream teas - we require good scones, nice tea, excellent jam and LASHINGS of clotted cream. There is nothing worse than miserly servings of clotted cream - and staff disgruntlement when you... More

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Rome
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This hotel/restaurant is set in a beautiful location with sea views. When we arrived we enjoyed a cocktail on the balcony in the sun. We were then taken through to the smartly done restaurant where we enjoyed the best meal we've had in a long time! This is a hidden gem to be tried!! We will be back for one... More

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UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We ate at the hotel on both evenings. Saturday we had two courses each and Sunday three each. Total cost was £80. We felt that was great value. Saturday's service was somewhat slow, however, they appeared very busy.

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mid england
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is the first time we visited Forest one manor but it will not be the last. Everything is done to a high standard. The staff ,the room, the cooking and the presentation all excellent. We were celebrating my wife's birthday and had a wonderful evening. This a restaurant that cares about customers and sets itself high standards.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Eight of us went for full afternoon Tea, to celebrate a special birthday, we booked beforehand and a table on the terrace was all ready for us, it was a beautiful day and the setting is peaceful. The service was a little slow but we were in no particular hurry, staff were friendly and the food was fresh, plentiful and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We chose the Orestone Manor restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We hadn't been before, but read the reviews here on Tripadvisor and decided to have a meal there. Our first impressions were that the decor felt a little old fashioned, but we were warmly greeted and led to a seating area to browse through the menu whilst enjoying a... More

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