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“Pleasant surprise”
Review of The Kents

The Kents
Ranked #36 of 353 Restaurants in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $35
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Have lived in the area for 45 years and this is our first visit to this pub.
Hd tried to book several other places but all fully booked......recession???
Nice ambience, pleasant door and lighting.
Food very good we all enjoyed our meals.
Pleasant staff too
Will return..thanks

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Thank DevonSue
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Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Cheap barsnacks, friendly service, free WiFi, and wow just as nice a location as some nearby pubs bleating about inflated costs because of 'their location, overheads, etc'...

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Thank capgruissan
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

My wife,daughter, son in law and grandchildren were in Torquay over New Year and were looking for a dinner venue that would suit both us and the grandchildren. We are members of Hi Life, the 2 for 1 dining card club and were pleased to see that not only was the Kents a member but it had great reviews on Hi Life and on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! The first impression on entering the pub was that it was welcoming and felt comfortable.Towards the rear of the pub is the restaurant which was very understated but elegant at the same time. The menu was quite extensive. The food proved excellent and not expensive even before the Hi Life discount was taken into account. Service was very good.

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Thank RoyT66
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Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

I have been to the Kents a few times now with the family and we made a last minute decision to go last night for dinner as we were passing. Once again, we were not disappointed.

The pub fairly recently had the rear of the premises renovated into a casual/fine dining restaurant area and it seems they have benefitted hugely ever since.

When walking in the welcome is always a good one and you then either have the choice of ordering your drinks at the bar or being seated at your table and having the waitress take your order and bring your drinks to you. We were starving so went straight to our table and the service that followed during our time there was very efficient and very friendly.

The food is always very good, fairly priced and presented very well on nice plates. I am from a catering background and notice these small attentions to detail and am always impressed... Decent food on decent plates... Can't go wrong!

We had a Main Course each, 1 dessert and 2 drinks which came to around £26. Pretty reasonable in my opinion.

We have always enjoyed visiting the Kents at either Lunchtime or in the evening as a group or a couple and will continue to return as long as the experience remains as good or better.

Keep up the good work people and thank you again.

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Thank Tophat33
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

Arrived at the nearby Kents Cavern early and was directed to The Kents as a good local place to eat and it certainly was. The pub has a very nice interior, a good range of real ales and some good wines. The place was very busy for early on a Saturday. We shared a Calamari starter which was excellent, I had the Chilli and chips as a main with jalapeno peppers, my partner had the mussels both were very good. The service was quick and efficient and put many resteraunts I have eaten in to shame. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

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Thank timwood69
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