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The Hole In The Wall

$$ - $$$, British,
6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
+44 1803 200755
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 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...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Caroline D
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed July 23, 2016 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...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed July 23, 2016

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

Thank Juliawoodhead
Reviewed July 23, 2016 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
Reviewed July 23, 2016

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
Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 BrynEastSx
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Gail B
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This pub is one of the coolest pubs I have visited in the world. Its got a lot of history and was really interesting to read about. the staff were friendly and the food was lovely. my family and I managed to get the table...More

Thank dannythegooner
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August 19, 2017|
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Response from Astra515 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry not got back to you earlier, we have been in Whitby this week. In answer to your question is we don't know, they might finish at 5 ish.
steve t
November 25, 2016|
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Response from torquayBristolluk | Reviewed this property |
It's not my pub thank god
November 8, 2015|
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Response from philomena c | Reviewed this property |
no sorry did not see a wine list ,Did see small bottles which made wine expensive to buy .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: +44 1803 200755
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