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“Number 7 fish bistro” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Number 7 Fish Bistro

Number 7 Fish Bistro
Beacon Terrace, Torquay TQ1 2BH, England
44 01803 295055
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Ranked #6 of 254 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $66
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
New Forest UK
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13 restaurant reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Number 7 fish bistro”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We had such a fantastic meal here we came back 2 days later! This bistro knows its fish. The decor is simple - wood floors with original boards and blue tiles on the walls. The service is excellent and the fish choice is extensive. They know how to cook fish to perfection here. For the quality of food we experienced we thought we had very good value for money - tastes and flavours complimented each other throughout our meals. Seared scallops were heavenly and so was the tempura fish option of plaice, cod, king prawn and a cheeky tempura spring onion!
There was a mix of customers as you would expect when food is this good but it always raises a smile to hear that someone had just bought their crew new matching T shirts - fantastic - lifes rich tapestry?

Visited June 2013
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Well done Paul and the team!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We have been here numerous times and the service, fish quality and value continue to be excellent. I was entertaining west coast Canadian cousins who were also well impressed. Yes, the profusion of menus, and specials board is confusing, but only because of the plethora of choice available.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Fresh seafood, reasonable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Had dinner here on a Saturday. Called to book 2 weeks in advance and was offered a table at 1830 (to vacate by 2030). Suited us well cos we have 2 young very restless boys. Anyway, shows that its very popular. Whole restaurant was full by 7 ish.
Good service, nice to be able to view the diff types of fish available n waiter explained how each would be cooked.
Kids enjoyed their fish n chips while we had fresh oysters, cuttlefish n scallops for starters. These were excellent. We had a whole plaice grilled, whole lemon sole w herb n butter n a grilled salmon. All cooked very well n portions r quite big.
The apple crumble was yummy but I was way too stuffed to finish it. We also had ice cream n some sorbet which was really good.
Overall, good food and service, big portions n good location w easy parking. Thanks for a nice meal.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tunbridge Wells
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Fantastic food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We'd heard good reviews so thought to try the restaurant out. We arrived fairly early to find only a few people in the restaurant which was good as we got great attention from the staff and advice on how to navigate the huge selection of fish and seafood available. Flavours and textures were super and we made our way through four courses of lovely food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“A fantastic evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We came here the evening before my boyfriends sisters wedding, and the whole of the main wedding party came, we were very well looked after. The staff were great, very friendly, and could not do enough to help us, even with their being lots of us, and all very loud and excited (sorry if we disturbed others while we were there). All the food came out in very good time given the large number of us and everyone said their food was fantastic. There was many options and lots of variety, and very rarely have I had as nice a fish dish. My only complaint and it is very small was that it was very very hot in there, and being all sat on plastic covered chairs did make things a little uncomfortable. We did at one point turn the ceiling fans on, but when the staff noticed toward the end of the meal these were turned off again, but we were leaving by that point and therefore it did not bother us. Over all though a great time was had by all, and would visit again if in the area. Many thanks from us all.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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