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The Drum Inn

) #92 of 251 Restaurants in Torquay €€ - €€€ , British,
Cockington Lane, Torquay TQ2 6QT, England
+44 1803 690264
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“vintage inn” (9 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Cockington Lane, Torquay TQ2 6QT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great pub in a great location. The food and service were great, we had a Sunday lunch here and the attention to my wife's gluten allergy was very good. The only issue was booking a table. We called the pub and got...More

Thank Yellaboots
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Early Sunday evening and they had run out of at least 5 items off the main menu no warning of this. The tables and floors were dirty and men's loos out of order !! When we eventually found something on the menu they had there...More

Thank Hawkeys
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate at The Drum purely to see the picturesque village. The service was great, Lauren our waitress was very friendly and helpful. Food was good too so worth The visit. Toilets need improvement though, only negative

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I visited The Drum Inn for the first time on a Friday afternoon and had a Main Course and Pudding from the Fixed Price Lunch menu. Review: Car Parking - minimal. We were lucky to get a space but other people were...More

Thank Twinturbomike
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was meant to write this review a long time ago but never got round to it. The staff were to busy having a Laugh at the bar to serve us. After being served the meal came out an hour later and then each meal...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had lunch here and it was brilliant. Husband is not one to comment too often but he really enjoyed the calamari for starters and I had to duo of pate which was beautiful. Our second course was chicken pie and veggies and the burger...More

Thank baconbuttykim
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a table through agent for 6 people, our ageing parents included. On arrival just pointed to a table, which was not cleaned or prepared. The orders were taken and reiterated... all came out quick enough... however my vegetarian burger never arrived.. after a...More

Thank Sharon D
Kesosborne, Manager at The Drum Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon Sharon D Thanks for your feedback I was on duty on Tuesday when this happened I was in fact the Manager who wiped your table down as the last guests had just left and we was in the process of relaying this when...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very busy night, with full tables and a lot of people, yet the atmosphere was still delightful. Not too loud but maybe we got lucky! The staff were very attentive to our dogs and chidren all night, and our food (three courses...More

Thank John_hartford01
Kesosborne, Manager at The Drum Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon John_hartford01 Thanks for your great review and I am delighted your visit was smashing I will pass your great feed back onto our very busy team . Macca

Reviewed 1 week ago

This without a doubt is one of my favourite locations in the south west, so close to an AMAZING park for walks, great real ale and food that is varied and quick to come out.

Thank Joe V
Kesosborne, Manager at The Drum Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cheers Joe V thanks for your great review and kind words we do have amazing walking trails all around us , we look forward to your next visit. Macca Drum Inn

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Great atmosphere fantastic staff. Only let down toilets are awful. No toilet paper, broken toilet seats, and no soap. Been three times recently never improving. Shame as rest of place fantastic.

Thank Marie R
Kesosborne, Manager at The Drum Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review I will look into your issues and make sure these are rectified straight away . Matthew

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Hilary B
22 July 2017|
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Response from Kesosborne | Property representative |
Morning Hilary we don't however there are a couple really nice places to stay in cockington the charter house and weavers cottage just opened one in the grounds. many thanks kes
30 January 2017|
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Response from George D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can well behaved dogs are always welcome
Peter S
18 December 2016|
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Response from antmax2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we had poor service poor food so why should we go back
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cockington Lane, Torquay TQ2 6QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 690264
The Drum Inn in Cockington is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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