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Legends at Steps

1A Fleet Street, Torquay TQ1 1BX, England
+44 1803 200770
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1A Fleet Street, Torquay TQ1 1BX, England
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Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

Came upon this restaurant by accident due to its secluded position. Had a lovely meal, fab food and service, and good menu choice. Prices varied to suit budget and taste, but would overall recommend .

1  Thank 10JET1
Reviewed July 4, 2012

Wandered into this fab restaurant after seeing a review in the "Eating Out" guide. As soon as we entered we had a warm friendly welcome and what a beautiful setting, really intimate and spotlessly clean. The food was excellent and I also had the pork...More

3  Thank Lees5
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Again Rob provided us with yet another memorable dinner, each time we visit Steps Bistro there is always something new to savour, the home made ice creams are to die for, and the starters plus main course are always cooked from fresh local ingredients which...More

2  Thank Gill B
Reviewed June 29, 2012

We were going to the Princess Theatre to see Against Time,the evening started so well we all had fish cooked to perfection with a sauce to die for. Nothing was to much trouble ,i would if i go down to Torquay again be first in...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed June 27, 2012

I found the food here to be fairly average, I had pork loin chops, which were really tough, veg nothing special. Dessert was not made or even assembled by the bistro, just frozen bought in. My friend however enjoyed her steak. The bistro is very...More

Thank JulieC18
Management response:Responded June 30, 2012

Thank you for visiting Steps Bistro. It is a shame you appear not to have enjoyed your meal with us. All our meats are sourced from local West Country farmers and we sell a vast amount of the Pork Loin. Had you bought to our...More

Reviewed June 21, 2012

We ate here on the first night of our long weekend exploring the English Riviera. We enjoyed it so much we returned the next night. The food all tasted freshly cooked and the menu selection was good. The service was attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed...More

1  Thank avidtraveller237
Reviewed June 16, 2012

I have visited Steps Bistro on every visit to Torquay (6 per year) and am amazed at how Rob keeps a fresh, varied and delicious menu organised. All meals I have eaten there are freshly cooked to a high standard and served by friendly and...More

2  Thank BondTim
Reviewed June 14, 2012

My husband and myself ate here on 11th June and had one of the best meals we have ever had despite being the only people in there!! Thank you for a fantastic meal!

1  Thank Holleahy
Reviewed June 12, 2012

If you're fed up with walking around and around looking for a place to eat on the English Riviera - look no further! The Steps Bistro is the place! We found it last year - this year we rang and booked for every night of...More

1  Thank jbwhem
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Steps is a small cosy bistro not far from the harbour. The food and service was exceptional. The reviews you have read are accurate and this is a gem of a restaurant so make sure you book a table next time you are in Torquay....More

1  Thank Mary B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Fleet Street, Torquay TQ1 1BX, England (Formerly Steps Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 200770
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Legends at Steps Restaurant is owned and run by husband and wife team Gordon and Jo McCrindle. Gordon and Jo have been running "Legends" for over 12 years. Gordon is the chef who specializes in cooking mouth watering steaks. He has an expertise in homemade sauces to go with the steaks ranging from "au piovre to rossini, and his very own blackbean sauce". All of Gordons dishes are cooked fresh to order and Gordon takes pride in every dish that he cooks. All dishes are accompanied by Fresh vegetables and potatoes. The menu is varied and lots of choices other than steaks. Jo, works front of house and will greet you like a friend or family member. She can answer all of your questions regarding the food and restaurant, and works along side some lovely friendly waitresses. The restaurant itself is divided into to two areas, a bar area and main restaurant area. The bar area is a small but intimate space, a nice area for couples, and the main area can cater up to 26. Candle lit and cosy this restaurant is a lovely place to go for romantic meals or with friends.
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