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The Buccaneer Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
+44 1803 312661
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Buccaneer twice on our last visit to Babbacombe and had two lovely meals which were good value for money and freshly cooked as always. The atmosphere was like a traditional pub and the staff were very friendly and welcoming we would...More

1  Thank Maxwell S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently called in at the Buccaneer inn Babbacombe for drinks, a nice pub with friendly stafff. We would visit again.

1  Thank sugarbabe69
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a Terrific Pub Restaurant situated in the Middle of Babbacombe Downs, overlooking the Sea, with Panoramic Coastal Views. Excellent Drinks Menu, and Superb Food and Menu, great Value for Money, with Daily and Weekly Specials. Excellent Staff, and a very Friendly Establishment.

1  Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are leaving today and wish we were here longer.The rooms are outstanding spacious and very clean and the views are fantastic... Steve and Marion are so friendly and helpful and so are there staff...... The food was to a very high standard which we...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed two nights here; the first was for our evening meal. I would so recommend the ‘The Seafood Pie’ it was gorgeous! As was the ‘Chilli and Rice’ dinner my partner had. I finished it off with the superb ‘Sticky Toffee...More

Thank JoyandSadness
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was nice to see you both in here again. Many thanks for the lovely review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in babbacombe at the moment luckily for us just around the corner from the bucaneer. Have visited twice already for food and will probably have our last meal there today before going home tomorrow. Every meal has been excellent the staff are...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Buccaneer Inn following a recommendation that the pub is dog friendly - it really is and welcomes them in and out. Great atmosphere, great location and good food and drink. Favourite pub in Torquay!

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location on Babbacombe Downs with outside seating available overlooking the sea. Doesn't seem to be a target for stag and hen parties like some of the other bars nearby, Good choice of food with a regular menu plus daily specials. Nice atmosphere and decent...More

Thank SDH1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in for an evening meal, very dog friendly, dogs are allowed in the bar side but not the restaurant. My wife had a ploughmans, which said was one of the best she has had in a long time. I had the sirlion steak...More

Thank tacey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the Bank holiday weekend and have to say just how amazed I was. Considering what I paid for the room, the welcome and the overall warmth within the place was second to none. Rooms are amazing with the most fantastic view and...More

Thank stevedewhirst1434
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Questions & Answers
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
We have Cornish Rattler and Thatchers gold. No dartboard.
December 8, 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Yes 12-2.30.
Amanda G
October 5, 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
No sorry we do not have either.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 312661
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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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