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Restaurant at Orestone Manor

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Rock House Lane | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4SX, England
+44 1803 328098
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for six to take friends out for a meal. We hadn't visited since the hotels face lift. Everywhere was beautifully decorated in English Country Hotel style, the staff were welcoming and attentive and most importantly the food was excellent and good value. We were not rushed to get through quickly and had a relaxing and enjoyable... More 

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Little Gaddesden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The husband and wife D'Allen partnership in the kitchens has restored this restaurant to the top of the Torquay dining tree. Great food, good wines, friendly and efficient service. Nothing to be faulted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here a couple of times and the whole restaurant experience is simply amazing! The food is fresh and delicious and staff very welcoming and attentive. Make sure you book ahead and if possible sit outside. The hotel has beautiful views and a wonderful garden. We have also stayed at the hotel. We booked the Horsley Suite and... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Went to Orestone Manor last night to celebrate my 50th Birthday and I have to say I was very disappointed. Our table was booked for 8pm, we didn't go through to the restaurant until 8.30pm and we were greeted with children running around the restaurant. I have nothing against children in restaurants, however I am against parents that think it's... More 

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orestone, Front Office Manager at Restaurant at Orestone Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our resturant manager did speak to you on the night and explained that we had not been made aware at the time of booking that there were young children in this party, as we do normally only ask that older children dine in the a la Carte dining room. He did explain at the time... More 

Nyons, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Our dinner here with two friends was one of the best tasting we can remember! My wife had the artichoke & truffle soup to start and it was apparently divine. I started with the scallops - lightly seared, delicate, cooked to perfection! I had the venison as a main course: it was absolutely delicious, tender, wonderful sauce, exquisite taste. Everything... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

My mother had a voucher for an afternoon tea. The setting and food were lovely! It was all fresh and very tasty. Service was a little slow to start but the staff were all very friendly and attentive. I did however go with my 3 month old baby. There was no baby changing facilities available. When I asked they just... More 

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Thank Clare R
orestone, Owner at Restaurant at Orestone Manor, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thanks for your review, and thank you for the great suggestion. We don't have a wall with the combination of strength and space that would accommodate a fixed changing table, but we have now installed a portable changing table as you suggested. We hope to see you again soon, and please be assured your baby will now be... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

High quality food, can thoroughly recommend, lovely flavours, scallops were perfect, as was the souffle. Lovely flavours all round.

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

As a group of 11, we appreciate that we are often not always ideal customers for restaurants that cater well for smaller parties. What joy therefore, late last week to experience this excellent establishment where the service and attention was faultless in just about every regard and the food bordered on exquisite save for the assiette of desserts that was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife had bought me a Gastro Pub voucher from Debenhams for Christmas 2015. We've had a busy year so not had chance to use it until now, but boy are we glad we waited. The voucher entitled us to a 2 course table d'hote dinner with coffee and petit fours. We upgraded to a 3 course meal paying the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This was a first visit to Orestone Manor and what a surprise and pleasure. We visited just for a cream team but were greeted as if we were long standing guests. The Manor is a beautiful building which the owners have managed to convert in to a first class hotel and restaurant located with fabulous views over the sea. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$52 - $52
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rock House Lane | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 328098
Description
The Restaurant at Orestone Manor is set in a lovely Georgian building with views over the gardens and sea beyond. We offer informative, efficient,friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer a Fine dining and Set price menu as well as Light bites, Lunch, Afternoon Teas and Sunday roast Lunch options, using the best quality locally sourced ingredients. The new Brunel Lounge Bar is fully stocked and we specialize in Cocktails Most of all Friendly and Helpful Staff. Family run.

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