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The Church House Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
+44 1803 558279
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tiger prawns” (7 reviews)
“pork chop” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
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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
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit now and each occasion has been a delight. I now take business guests to this restaurant as it is such a nice venue and the food Is great. Can not rate the place highly enough.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Church today , Sunday Liz and I went to the The Church Inn at Marldon near Paignton ,Torquay for Sunday roast today and was it good it was excellent, very friendly staff , nice owner and the very good food , as Liz cooks most...More

Thank Landlordphil
Reviewed June 13, 2017

The Church House Inn is as charming as ever, the staff are welcoming, friendly and efficient. The menu is even better than what I remember and the food was excellent. I like to have a table in the bar as I like the atmosphere more...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Went to The Church House Inn last Thursday with friends, who have recently moved to the area. We ordered from the special 'North African Night' menu. The food was really delicious and we would certainly make the journey from Plymouth to eat here again -...More

Thank John B
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Atmospheric village inn not far off the A380. We found it difficult to fault. Friendly & attentive staff. Food was a treat. Starters included grilled asparagus. - very nicely done.Also a very tasty crab & prawn tartlet. For mains we had the chicken dish which...More

Thank caleyboy
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We eat here 3 times last week whilst staying in a nearby B&B. It is a lovely old pub with a very welcoming atmosphere. We found then staff extremely friendly and helpful. The menu & specials of the day would give you about 8 choices...More

Reviewed April 21, 2017

We moved to Marldon some 3 years ago. We have yet to have a bad meal here. Very friendly service, great food and a fair choice of beer and wines. They always try to fit us in. We like this place.

Thank stephenfox2017
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family for a meal on Easter Sunday. My youngest didn't find anything on the menu that he wanted and they were happy to make him a bespoke dish - thanks!! Everyone's food was lovely especially the seafood dishes. The puddings were...More

Thank NHK13
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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
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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