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The Church House Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
+44 1803 558279
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“tiger prawns” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (12 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant within a pub. Immaculate details with great contemporary art but still retaining and old world feeling. This really is a good country pub with an excellent restaurant and ever changing menu which is well thought out and seasonal. The owner has been there...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed October 9, 2017

The atmosphere here is cosy, the staff are great and the food generally well prepared.. However, as for the menu, I would say that it is somewhat limited and the dish of vegetables that comes with the main meals seems to be the same no...More

Thank NorthSomersetMike
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for four on a Friday night and had a wonderful evening at the Church House Inn. Great service, excellent food and definitely would go back. Tomahawk pork chop was superb. Good choice of ales and lager and the house Chardonnay was very...More

Thank dazatucker
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Stopped in for a quick snack on the way to an event at the village hall . . Never again as the food just tasted weird. Pate was like wet concrete in colour, texture and taste. Prawn salad had a couple of prawns and lots...More

Thank Sheldon20
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Marys birthday and we haven't been to the Church House for some time. Made very welcome on arrival shown to our table in " the Oven " !!. First look at the menu and a bit disappointed at the maybe limited range on offer we...More

1  Thank Orbslos
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Taken to 'The Church House Inn' by friends who had eaten there before, we were warmly welcomed on arrival and directed to our reserved table. Orders for drinks were taken promptly as were dining choices from an interesting menu. Our starters came quite quickly as...More

Thank Leckhampton_2012
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Pre-booked after reading the reviews and adored it! Greeted with a smile & have to say the staff were great! Before the Sunday roasts even arrived they provided the must haves of horseradish & mustard (normally restaurants ask after) and the food...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Four of us went for lunch - one of our friends was celebrating her 81st birthday. They had a struggle to find anything on the menu that appealed but opted for the chicken supreme with potatoes and vegetables. The breast of chicken and new potatoes...More

Thank Booksearch
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We enjoyed a quality mid week evening meal for two in this quaint pub. The dining area was appealing aesthetically and was quite busy, but the service was friendly and prompt, the food was a good restaurant standard, the wine list was above average and...More

Thank AlphaMan123
Reviewed July 16, 2017

As a family of three we had pate starter followed by a special chicken salad, tiger prawn starter and steak, and our son had the slow cooked lamb. All dishes were excellent and the struggle to pick a desert was also a challenge worth taking....More

Thank 2011__John__2011
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Sorry do not understand question as it is a very smart pub with very good food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 558279
Quintessential English Village Pub serving delicious food 7 days a week. We use finest local produce where possible to create a mouth watering array of dishes. Our menus are based on locally produced products wherever possible & change on a daily basis. All of our sauces are gluten free and we have a number of delicious puddings suitable for coeliacs. Special Evenings and Events - see our web site for "News from the Inn" for details. Busy Bar serving local Real Ale, Selection of Gins & a large selection of Wines, including 18 by the glass, & locally made soft drinks.
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