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Gemelli Restaurant & Delicatessen

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172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
+44 1803 294183
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a cold February Friday night in Torquay and our party of eight wanted a nice meal out at a restaurant that wasn't part of the same old bland restaurant chains. We found Gemelli after a quick search on our phones - and we're so glad that we did. The restaurant is small and friendly and has the atmosphere... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant because of the comments on trip adviser. We were not disappointed. It was a cold night and the fire made it all very cosy. Main courses were a pizza and lasange. Both very good followed by tiramisu which was excellent. Good atmosphere,

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1 Thank Allan B
Torquay, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say,tiny place great service wonderful food and wine , We booked our table for 2 ,arrived early not a problem at all, sat down feeling immediately relaxed , ordered our food starters we had the crab ravioli and the squid , wow the best sqid I have ever eaten, then for our mains hubby had veal escalopes... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, really delicious and tasty. Highly recommend the food here and the husband and wife team are really friendly. Good service, cozy fire. Could do with a make over but the food is fantastic, so ignore the decor!

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1 Thank CherylA906
Taunton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say? Great food with fantastic, friendly service. Not your usual Italian chain restaurant, this one is family run with a great menu choice. I had a pizza and it was Devine, so big I could manage any pudding. The lady was very attentive and the bill was very reasonable. It's out of the main hub but worth... More 

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1 Thank Marcdr72
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but great . The food is delicious . The menu has so many good dishes its hard to choose . We had scallops to start and calamari ...cooked to perfection. Then steak which was cooked to perfection and partner had a pasta dish which was Devine . Staff were helpful and friendly . Highly recommend

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After years of visiting Pizza Expresses, Prezzos and Bella Italias, I never realised how much I was missing! The Caprino pizza was delizioso! I would thoroughly recommend supporting this lovely independent restaurant instead of going to a chain. The food served here is far more superb and cheaper!

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Usk, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

This restaurant has for us first class service, good tasting food along with plenty of choices. Time between each meal was perfect. Well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Adrian B
Torquay, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Booked table for four again, unfortunately two became ill on 31st and had to cancel, so wife and I went as a couple Wonderful eve, exactly as we wanted. Ewa and Lorenzo produced a great eve, with a full house, even if not all stayed until after midnight. Food was wonderful, company great, Ewa a busy lady as was Lorenzo... More 

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Based on trip advisor reviews, myself and my wife decided to give this restaurant a try whilst on a New Year break to Torquay. Some of the reviews mentioned the decor as outdated, I prefer to say authentic. The menu is plentiful, with something for all tastes. My Wife had Mozzarella and Ham In breadcrumb for a starter which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $21
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294183
Description
Gemelli is a family run little restaurant where the food is prepared 'the traditional way' and accompanied with carefully selected wines. At Gemelli we will try to establish a friendly atmosphere with a relaxed yet attentive service "Bistro style" for you to enjoy and see you back again and again...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?