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The Buccaneer Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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43, Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ13LN, England
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

enjoyed our meals we had here plenty to choose from and dog friendly. Staff very friendly and helpful'

Thank Paloma
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this bar to be comfortable, well maintained and selling real ale as well as the usual beers/lagers .The staff were friendly and informative about the area . It is set back from the seafront and at the time of writing , has guest rooms available. We rather wish we had stayed there! You can go for a short... More 

Thank Caroline D
Torquay, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is our weekly local. The staff, atmosphere, regulars, location & owners are all amazing. It ticks all the boxes. Great reasonably priced, freshly prepared food, good choice of drinks, delightful outdoor terrace overlooking the Downs and lovely people. My son adores one of the lady's that works there 'Trish' - she is a real gem!! Thank you to everyone... More 

Thank Lucy P
Baku, Azerbaijan
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with my dad for a pint on a (rare) sunny day. The food being served to others looked and smelled so good we decided to try some. We were not disappointed as the food was proper pub food but with a bit more to it. Not pc to mention it any more but behind the bar there was... More 

Thank Ralph P
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86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really nice real ale here and my sister in law had a new flavoured cider blueberry and lime!!! It was lovely. Friendly staff. We didn't eat here but the food looked nice. There's a dining area where family's and children are welcome. Dog friendly. Baby changing facility.

Thank LannyB
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is very traditional and very welcoming inside, with a terrace outside. It was very quiet when we visited, but it was a late Monday lunchtime, so to be expected on a Monday, I guess. I had the broccoli and cheese bake and my husband had Cornish pasty and chips - at £6.95 each, these were good value.

Thank doggyjan
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us spent a week in Babbacombe and visited most days for lunch, dinner or just drinks. The staff were welcoming and friendly. The food was lovely and fresh and the beer and cider was local and well kept. One of our party was a wheelchair user and the staff were most helpful. There was a great atmosphere. We... More 

Thank CiderAnn
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My review title pretty much says it all ! What a lovely friendly pub with awesome pub grub !! Plenty of tv's too as we watched Wales beat Belgium in the UEFA football , the atmosphere was wonderful there and everyone local was very very friendly to visitors ....will definitely return :)

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a busy sunny afternoon for a quick bite to eat but ended up having a big meal as we couldn't resist their catch of the day. Was very nice and reasonable price too. Service was polite and friendly, they also served great cider.

Thank Amy A
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited here on several occasions when in Babbacombe and always enjoy. Dog friendly too. Friendly staff are helpful and obliging. A family pub as well. Recommend Brixham plaice! Thanks

Thank Carol R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43, Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ13LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 441803312661
A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.

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