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Old Vienna Restaurant

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Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Old Vienna is a small intimate restaurant producing great food.The menu is varied to suit all tastes,the wine is list is small but well chosen and reasonably priced.Werner the chef owner is good company.

2 Thank baron8
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

My wife and I took an improptu trip to the area for our anniversary. This restaurant was recommended to us by the owners of our B&B.When we called they said they were fully booked which was a good and bad sign. It meant that everyone loved it right! Well we explained to the man who answered the phone that we... More 

3 Thank Chris K
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Had a meal here recently with friends, food was fantastic and so was the service. Werner is a really nice chap and it was lovely to chat to him after our meal. We will be visiting again very soon! Can highly recommend :)

1 Thank Plip87
Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The Old Vienna Restaurant is tucked away in a quiet, secluded crescent of the faded, once grandeur of Torquay. It is an elegant small establishment that owes much of it's success to it's larger than life, "mien host", chef and owner. As you'd expect the cuisine is Austrian. Germanic, rich, good food, beautifully cooked and presented. Not too heavy, as... More 

2 Thank Roderick G
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Not been to Werner's for a few months so due to visit.Wonderful welcome with new treats on menu.Booked whilst there for New Year's Eve.Couldn't believe that a couple of tables had been booked where people didn't turn up and didn't have the courtesy to phone up and cancel when Werner could have filled the tables over and over as he... More 

1 Thank Cornishij
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

An outstanding meal with my family and I. Everything about it could simply not be improved on! Food, service and general atmosphere were out of this world. My family and I will certainly be returning soon.

1 Thank Freddie F
Devon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

A perfect little restaurant where the owner/Chef spends time both in the kitchen and front-of-house, as it should be. Werner's personality adds much to the place and makes fine dining informal and friendly, the antithesis of the sterile mediocre celebrity chef restaurants where the posing of the dishes is exceeded only by the diners. Warmly greeted by the staff, we... More 

2 Thank Englishfilipino
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It is lovely to find a restaurant, that you can go back to which is as good as the first time you visited it. Wonderful meal with great service and a great host. There is a reason it is No1 and it you haven't tried it, then you should!

2 Thank Denise F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The food at this restaurant is fantastic. The restaurant is small and cosy and extremely welcoming . The service is friendly and fantastic. After going to this restaurant my wife and I decided we want to go to Austria for our next holiday.

2 Thank Ashley W
Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Came here for my birthday, Food was so good and the service was as well. Also the atmosphere was very nice. The chef came out when we had finished and gave us some Austrian schnapps! As well as yodelling! Very nice place, would highly recommend.

1 Thank AlexShannon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380180
Restaurant with an Austrian Touch - Austrian Chef/Proprietor-Werner Rott and his team are here to look after customers with a smile and mostly locally sourced ingredient in casual surroundings - a small intimate Restaurant with just 22 Covers where the guest is treated like a friend 2015 Taste of the West South Devon Fine Dining Silver Award 2016 Taste of the West South West England Gold Award

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