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The Kents

€€ - €€€, British,
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 292522
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (50 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a family birthday celebration, the descriptions according to my family are: the mussels and the squid were delicious, burgers were sublime, rump steak was lovely, and a very good selection of vegetarian options. The best food we’ve had in a very long...More

Thank Mrs A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are no strangers to The Kents, this is the only establishment in Torquay where I will eat the same dish every time. The pub is cracking, restaurant area is smart and the food even better. The truffle shuffle burger melts in your mouth, chef...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has quickly become our favourite place in wellswood, and in fact torquay. The service is always fantastic, and so is the food. Especially the burgers, guaranteed we have the same ones every time so we’ve never tried another, but that’s because the one we...More

Thank Jazmine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What’s with all the negative comments about the burgers? I go to The Kent’s JUST for the burgers. The truffle shuffle burger and the ‘dont be a baby’ burger are both excellent! Every single time I have been here, we have had excellent service by...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite places to eat in Torquay. Always very good quality food - loads of choice and something a bit special every day you go. The staff are friendly and efficient and the choice of beer, wine etc is excellent too

Thank Kendricks365
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Went in here to watch the Six Nations game and had also booked a table for afterwards for food. The bar is good and the staff friendly. My food was good (pulled pork burger), however my husband's was not. He also ordered a bottle of...More

Thank CherCheal
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the Kents for the first time and was served a sloppy flavourless pulled pork burger which I had much higher expectations for. Wouldn’t recommend

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Visited the eve before Valentine's Day. Expecting it to be as busy as usual we booked online (easy peasy) but needn't have done so. Still has a great atmosphere and service was good, prompt and attentive. Ordered their signature burgers after thinking them the best...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We were a group of 10, including 2 babies, celebrating a birthday with a meal. We were seated quickly, and left to peruse the menu. I was very impressed by the variety of meals. We have some people with small appetites, who enjoyed the light...More

Thank Lubenstar
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Came here on Xmas eve for drinks and food. It was absolutely rammed! We had mussels, baked camembert, fries and nibbly bits; and the food was fantastic! We were extremely well looked after with a really attentive staff member who recommended some lovely gins (this...More

Thank Middlebrough
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Steven M
3 January 2018|
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Response from CorinneLudlow | Reviewed this property |
It's plated
Chantel E
7 November 2017|
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Response from Keeley S | Reviewed this property |
Hahahahaha, I'm sorry but I wouldn't know. I only went there during the summer. It would be interesting to find out though!
15 April 2015|
Response from Richard W |
Do I need to book and how much is the Sunday roast dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 292522
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