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The Hole In The Wall

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
01803 200755
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by a local couple. It was so popular that it was necessary to book a table at least 24 hours in advance. On our first visit I chose from the specials board (a dish of sole, turbot and prawns served with a delicious sauce, dauphinois potato and seasonal vegetables) On our second visit I chose... More 

Thank Maureenfs
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a Saturday night based upon other reviews. Restaurant was overwhelmingly hot & stuffy with a ceiling fan than did nothing. Menu looked good but the food was disappointingly average. Mussel starter was good but my Ribeye steak lacked real taste, the wife's salmon & prawn starter was very disappointing in taste & prawns (seemed like frozen... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just off the harbour, tucked away in a side street, not far from Debenhams, is a gem of a pub. Look for brown signpost which reads 'Inns'. One important point before you go, as this is the oldest pub in Torquay, taller folk will have to watch their heads. I saw two near misses! The gentleman behind the bar was... More 

Thank Caroline D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst on holiday in Torquay we had two evening meals here. The pub is situated up a side street from the inner harbour. There is a good atmosphere with a friendly service. The meals are fairly 'pub' traditional and of good quality. The second evening we had a table next to the window and very friendly service (it is worth... More 

Thank Alan E
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

6 of us arrived for an evening meal having travelled by boat from Weymouth. We forgot it was Saturday evening and had not booked . The staff made the effort to accommodate us and then served an excellent starter and main course.thank you for your hospitality.

Thank Tony D
Taunton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Small pub with a big heart, great fish and chips. Full of music and atmosphere. Oldest pub in Torquay.

Thank Juliawoodhead
Hamburg, Germany
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had no table booked and were seated at last available table for 2. Local ale was okay, local cider was very nice. Fish&Chips okay - homemade steak ale pie was very good. Staff friendly - so all in all 4/5 points.

Thank A. S
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we called into the hole in the wall last Saturday evening for a meal and found the food quite inedible the steak that we had both ordered was tough and full of gristle ,the service was slow and not very good.

Thank Carol S
East Sussex
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Huge selection of local ales and quaint interior. Low ceilings with nooks and crannies 70 seater restaurant at back, quite cramped but nice enough. Food OK

Thank bryn_evans
Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are wonderful and food excellent. Lovely traditional pub which we visit every time we are in Torquay

Thank Gail B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803 200755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?