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“OK for footballers wives”

Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Situated a short walk from Torquay harbour, the stylishHennessy Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge is the perfectsetting to enjoy some of the finest food in Torbay. Enjoy a drinkin the luxurious surroundings of the Cocktail Lounge beforetaking the sweeping staircase towards the 120-seatRestaurant.A new menu is introduced seasonally to reflect the freshestand best produce available sourced from carefully selectedlocal suppliers. From casual dining to special occasions tofunctions we cater for it all, from the smallest budget to theextravagant.
Torquay
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“OK for footballers wives”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

I have never had top quality food here and the menu is fairly limited on the cook to order side. It is very popular but quite pricey- the cheapest cocktail is £5.50.
It just seems to be modelled on a footballers wives idea and does not have a lot of class.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Clivesalive
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Kathy3110, Owner at Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Thank you for your review.
I am so sorry that our restaurant and food was not to your expectations. Obviously we do not like having negative reviews but I do prefer our customers to give us feedback whether it is positive or negative so we are able to enhance our service where necessary.
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English first
Stourport-On-Severn
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Superb food & service for a lot of people”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

Not many establishments can serve very good and hot food for a large group. Hennessys can and did. We visited for a joint 21st/Engagement party and had a great time.Very friendly staff. Will be back.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank TheMatthewsFamily
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Kathy3110, Owner at Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Thank you for your wonderful review.
We are so pleased you had a great evening with us. The staff always takes pride in their work and I will pass on your comments as I know that they will be overjoyed.
Thank you again and look forward to seeing you again soon.
From all at Hennessy Restaurant.
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, excellent service”
Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal at hennesy, lovely staff, chilled atmosphere and excellent beef Wellington! Bring back the cauliflower cheese in the wk please!

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Thank zoevic2001
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Kathy3110, Owner at Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, responded to this review, October 21, 2012
Thank you for your fantastic review.
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and appreciate your comments on our restaurant. Hennessy and staff alike do pride ourselves on our high quality restaurant, food and customer service. I will let the chef's know of your great comments on the beef Wellington and to see if we can put the cauliflower cheese back on our menu. We can always serve special requests as long as we have 24hrs notice!
Thank you again for your wonderful review and hope to see you again soon.
From all at Hennessy Restaurant.
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Treat time”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Relaxing venue for a well mixed cocktail and catch up with friends or partner, always good efficient and polite sevice a little more expensive than your average place but well worth it.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank Suz1426
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Kathy3110, Owner at Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Thank you for your great review.
We are delighted that you enjoyed our cocktail lounge and the staff are efficient & polite.
All our cocktails are made with the finest alcohol and fresh ingredients and are pleased that you thought they were well worth it.
We hope to see you again soon.
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic meal, trio of desserts to die for !!!”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Found this restaurant on the internet and decided to go for a special occasion meal while on holiday in paignton. Lovely cocktails before our meal in the modern lounge and then down the stairs to the restaurant. Staff were very helpfull and the meals fantastic. The pork was so tender and the duck my husband had was done to perfection. And we had to share the trio of desserts as so many people had recommended it and we werent disapointed. Would definately go back again, if your in paignton you must visit this restaurant,

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Lorraine B
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Kathy3110, Owner at Hennessy Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, responded to this review, October 12, 2012
Thank you for your fantastic review and your comments on our restaurant.
We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us and that our staff were very helpful. Our trio of desserts is the most popular dish on the menu and has had many great reviews so we are thrilled that you thought it was 'to die for'.
We hope to welcome you back again soon.
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