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Memories Bistro

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68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
01803 322 224
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have wanted to try memories for awhile and were lucky to get a table a couple days before (as it is normally booked months in advance). It did not disappoint 1 bit! The host (hazel I believe) was the most welcoming and lively person you could ask for. We found it really difficult to choose our meals as we... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a few weeks before going on holiday as this restaurant opens only on Fridays and Saturdays and is always fully booked - as we know from visits in previous years. Hazel is the perfect hostess and gives everyone a friendly welcome. Gordon cooks what can probably be described as the very, very best of home cooked food. I... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well another wonderful evening as expected but for some reason it just continues to get better and I'm not just talking about the superb food, its everything and more and I really think hazel is that magic ingredient. So thank you as always for making everything so special and we will see you very soon (just don't sell out of... More 

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you andrea j for your lovely review we were so glad to read that you enjoyed your selves, we look forward to your next visit. We will have the scallops ready. Gordon & Hazel More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Simply one of my favourite places, lovely home cooked food and amazing puddings with friendly personal service - maybe I should keep it secret!

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Thank Michael H
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Michael H for taking the time to post us a very nice review, we're glad you never kept it a secret. Gordon & Hazel More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We never tire of this great little bistro, food and service is always first class.We have tried everything on the menu and never been disapointed

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Thank Elizabeth T
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Elizabeth T for your amazing review. Gordon & Hazel More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were staying in the Seabreeze in Babbacombe and were lucky enough to get a reservation in Memories. Hazel was a wonderful host and Gordon prepared some of the nicest food i've had in a long time. Top class food for a lot cheaper than expected. I had the West Country 3 cheese tart and Fillet steak,my partner opted for... More 

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Many thanks CardifTrini for taking the time to write us a fantastic review. Gordon & Hazel More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This restaurant is a little gem! I have been to this restaurant twice, and both times I have never been disappointed! Fresh produce, beautifully cooked and well presented, and by the way tastes fantastic. The Scallops are amazing, and if you like fish, then you won't be disappointed ! I think it's great that you can order different portions of... More 

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1 Thank Roger L
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Roger L for your really nice review, It is so nice for us to read such praise. Gordon & Hazel More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

First point: you must book, normally weeks in advance. The room is small but welcoming. When we arrived the atmosphere was happy and lively. Hazel was as lovely as ever and the food was excellent. Don't want to gush but we just loved the whole experience. How they can produce such food at the prices the charge I can't explain.

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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you ScouseEd, for your very complimentary review, it is so nice for us to read such praise. Gordon & Hazel More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been many times over the years. I have now moved away from the bay but I am very excited to be celebrating a special occasion at memories on Friday. Looking forward to reliving memories at Memories

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2 Thank moiramcgregor
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you moiramcgregor, for your very nice comments, it was so nice to see you again. Gordon & Hazel More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We have been going to Memories Bistro for several years now. The standard and quality of the food is hard to beat. The price is very reasonable and Hazel and Gordon are very hospitable. You have to book several weeks in advance which speaks for itself. Easily the best restaurant in Torbay.

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1 Thank Gary S
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Gary S for your very high praise. Gordon & Hazel More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $35
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803 322 224

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