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“claire & kenny”
Review of Bar Envy

Bar Envy
Ranked #235 of 343 Restaurants in Torquay
Price range: $1 - $8
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Affordable fresh food prepared to order. Range of American style Burgers (with Handcut chips and fresh Coleslaw) and traditional English dishes (Cottage Pie, Gammon with fresh Pineapple, homemade soups and Devonshire Clotted Cream Teas featuring Daily Baked Scones and homemade Jam). Newest offering 'Mrs Cobley's handmade Steak, Mushroom and Guinness Ale Pies', with Handcut chips and veg, 3.95 - and that's our most expensive dish!
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“claire & kenny”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

it,s not the ritz!! but you would,nt get a burger as good there.ask for extra cold slaw we loved it! cheer,s

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Kenny M
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English first
Hinckley, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, well worth a visit”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Stopped by for lunch and really enjoyed it. I had the seafood pie, which was excellent. I also tried my wife's burger which was even better (it actually tasted of beef!). Had the lemon cheesecake for dessert; I'll definitely be returning for another slice! Service was friendly and helpful.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Mike I
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Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A bit of a shame...”
Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Really wanted to like this place. From what I could see, most of the negatives stemmed from the place being extremely understaffed.
One person cooking burgers, making drinks, serving, clearing tables & taking the money appeared to be a recipe for disaster.
Super-friendly service, but our table was never cleared or cleaned from the previous customers, and it all felt a bit awkward as the guy working there raced around, doing about three people's jobs.
This place has lots of potential bit I think they need to re-think employing more staff and making the menu more varied (veggie option = chips & coleslaw. Ouch.
My boyfriend enjoyed his (huge) burger though, and the food & drinks were very reasonably priced.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Frankie_112
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Warminster, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit.”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Just stopped off for a coffee because it was raining and decided to have a burger as well, glad to say it was the right decision.
Coffee was superb and the hand made burger was as good as you get in the States.
Friendly and helpful staff , warm and welcoming.
Thanks guys

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Mel W
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Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fab Food :)”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

I have been to Envy twice now and each time I have had lovely fresh food at good value for money prices. The atmosphere is so nice and the staff are friendly. They really do excell on the food with a cordon bleu style. The tea and coffee is by far the best in town :)

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank sharonteena
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