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The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House 86 Babbacombe Downs Coach House Lane, Torquay TQ2 6HA, England
+44 1803 313519
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“roast dinner” (10 reviews)
“banoffee” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
The Old Coach House 86 Babbacombe Downs Coach House Lane, Torquay TQ2 6HA, England
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Meet up here sometimes with friends for main course and pudding, nice and hot with a very friendly service. Yes it's dated but it's very homely.

Thank Nice186259
Reviewed March 7, 2016

this place was good years ago always full and good entertainment , now it just seems like a youth club and no atmosphere

2  Thank happy7015
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Although pet friendly we waited approx 40 minutes for the food. When it arrived could barely cut through it. Raw potatoes with hard bits that you couldn't cut through. Not enough meat with roast dinners & gammon meal really chewy. Vegetables reasonable. Definitely wouldn't recommend...More

2  Thank TorquayReview
Reviewed March 3, 2016

I didn't really like the food, it is not my style of food and I would not advice any of my friends or family to go there, even though they are quite friendly. even though my family did not listen to me because they are...More

1  Thank Aiden W
Reviewed February 29, 2016

What a friendly bunch of staff. And the food was hot wholesome and plenty of it. I would recommend this so friendly pub grub to anyone that asked, the best place to eat in Torquay and the best value for money I have known. Thank...More

Thank Grace E
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Called in today . Sadly wont eat there ever again . Wow how can you get a burger soooooo bad . 2 thin gristly burnt flavourless offerings with somekind of melted cheese and bacon .not a onion or a tad of lettuce or tomato in...More

2  Thank wayne205
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Large area inside this very friendly pub .Efficient,friendly service,Great food with varied menu & large portions . Highly recommend you try ..

Thank bambi57
Reviewed December 31, 2015

I visited here on Boxing Day night with my family and friends, there was 14 of us altogether. The atmosphere was great and so was the service. The food was amazing, most of us had the boxing day special, £11.95 for 3 courses, i had...More

1  Thank julielangley116
Reviewed December 30, 2015

After spending the day at Babbacombe Model Village we decided to eat locally before returning home. We had eaten at The Old Coach House many years ago and decided to go back, and we are so glad we did. It was a busy Sunday evening...More

1  Thank broganmc
Reviewed November 1, 2015

We will be going back most definitely!!! Food was cooked to perfection and value for money. Friendly & happy James (restaurant manager) was exceptional, and nothing was too much trouble. The ONLY thing that let this experience down slightly, was the decor was tired and...More

Thank HoneyLipsHeselton
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is the roast a carvery?
September 27, 2015|
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Response from Dave O | Reviewed this property |
I think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $123
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Coach House 86 Babbacombe Downs Coach House Lane, Torquay TQ2 6HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 313519
  • E-mail