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Peppercorn - CLOSED

135 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SR, England
+44 1803 322664
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Aug 16, 2015
“New owner”
Jul 20, 2014
“No Communications!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SR, England
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Reviewed June 12, 2011

I read the good reviews on this website and I expected to enter in French territory. The restaurant is old and tired in desperate need of some renovation and there is not much french there, perhaps the regional flag on the wall. The chef and...More

1  Thank overmead2
wanderer646, Owner at Peppercorn, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2011

While we try our very best to please everyone, of course we know that we can't, we have had some excellent reviews in the past and are very grateful to all those who have taken time to give them, however we always knew that one...More

Reviewed June 11, 2011

La Provence offers the best fresh seafood and steaks in Torbay! No boil in the bag or microwave heating here! Ken and Becky are wonderful hosts in a very traditional French style restaurant. Our second meal here and excellent once again. Would not hesitate to...More

Thank JasonandShelley
Reviewed June 9, 2011

Would highly recommend this restaurant - beautiful home cooked food, excellent service and it didn't cost the earth. Both my partner and I chose dishes from the set menu and it was all fantastic.

Thank CharlieAlfie
Reviewed June 1, 2011

We visited La Provence having read the reviews on TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed! The food was wonderful, enjoyed by all in our party (2 adults, 2 teens and 2 mature adults). The restaurant is quite unassuming from the outside and was lacking a...More

Thank Jensen_Reading
Reviewed May 12, 2011

This was our third or fourth visit to La Provence where the food and service is always of the same excellent standard. Ken & Becky are first class hosts and always make you so welcome. The menu has a wonderful choice it is very difficult...More

2  Thank Thelma62
Reviewed May 5, 2011

There has been a restaurant at 135 Babbacombe Road for decades but La provence is a special one. Ken and Becky are lovely friendly hosts and are happy to make little changes to dishes on request. eg less cream in the " fruits de la...More

1  Thank MaggieandJohnH
Reviewed April 27, 2011

Our second visit - all menu choices equally tempting. Exceptionally well crafted combinations of flavours and sauces make each course a delight. Well judged portion sizes means a truly satisfying event will be had with hosts Ken and Becky bringing a genuine warmth and passion...More

Thank Torquay_Local219
Reviewed April 15, 2011

Ken and Becky run this wonderful charming cosy restaurant. Ken spent many years in France in Nice and Marseilles honing his skills; hence the name "La Provence". Being frequent travellers to France and lovers of French cuisine ourselves, he is spot on. Fresh ingredients lovingly...More

1  Thank CambridgeResident106
Reviewed April 14, 2011

Absolutely fantastic food. If you are a fan of french cuisine then this is the place for you. Quiet and unassuming, but the food was great, very french. I can thoroughly recommend the rack of lamb.

Thank jwmccormick
Reviewed April 2, 2011

Wonderful atmospheric French Bistro complete with retro decor to compliment theme. We were delighted to find this hidden gem. The food was excelent and exceded expectations. Service was polite, helpfull yet friendly. Will be back ourselves and certainly recomending to our guests. Viv and Pete,...More

Thank Villamarina22
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$24 - $267
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 322664
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