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“Tastes like the Sea”
Review of Memories Bistro

Memories Bistro
Ranked #21 of 339 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $35
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Torquay, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Tastes like the Sea”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Unbelievable fresh fish, Turbot/Bass/Red Mullet, sole & plaice & more any how you like it. Plus Steaks with sauces that only they can make. Such a good welcome, such a lovely atmosphere, home from home with food you have never experienced. Starters - try the giant prawns with garlic or their home made fish cakes. Always specials on the black board, something different every week. They really know how to buy fish & meat, how to cook & serve it & what to put with it. Good bar stock plus excellent wine choice. Very reasonable, we cannot better it in Torbay.

Visited April 2013
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Thank sue c
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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review, June 2, 2013
Many thanks Sue C. for your excellent review, It is so nice for us to get such great feedback from our appreciative customers such as yourselves, and also that we are your favourite place to eat in Torbay.

Gordon & Hazel
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English first
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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“2nd helpings”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

I visited my favourite seaside town again - Babbacome - at the beginning of May and booked into Memories again a month prior to my visit.

This visit again confirmed my choice of restaurant was the right one after trying several others in and around the area.

The food and the hospitality from Gordon and Hazel were second to none. Excellent! Thank you both

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Sandra J
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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review, June 2, 2013
Many thanks Sandra J. for your very positve review, it is so nice of you to say ours is your favourite restaurant in the area.

Gordon & Hazel
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Bistro heaven”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

My wife and I have eaten here on a few occasions and I feel compelled to let the cat out of the bag. On every visit the quality of the produce (fish or meat) and the wine has been excellent, couple that with the depth of flavour in any of the sauces on anything we have eaten and we cannot fault it. The homemade desserts are also great. Hazel is very welcoming and Gordon a great chef. This is a great bistro, if you like quality at an amazing price you cannot do better.
It is only open on Friday and Saturday so advanced booking is essential.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank da220cdi
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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review, June 2, 2013
Thank you so much for your incredible review, It is so nice for us to be appreciated to this level, we very much look forward to your next visit.

Gordon & Hazel
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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“well done break”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Thanks to Gorden and Hazel fantastic meal
will be booking again as soon as you can fit us in the food was as great as always

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank mark p
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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review, May 19, 2013
Thank you Mark P for taking the time to show your appreciation of our food, look forward to your next visit.

Gordon & Hazel
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England
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“Excellent Meal”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We visited last weekend and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal. The value for money is just excellent and the quality of food is exception. We're looking forward to returning again soon.
Lisa & Spencer

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank ll_crawford
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gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this review, May 19, 2013
Many thanks for your review it is so nice of you to say our food is exceptional, look forward to your next visit.

Gordon & Hazel
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