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On the Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay TQ2 5HB, England
+44 1803 203666
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (150 reviews)
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“lamb rump” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay TQ2 5HB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic meal and evening at this venue , the staff were really friendly and nothing was too much trouble . Food was superb and would definitely recommend having a meal here if you are ever in Torquay.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Table of four, nice evening, really nice meal from a limited menu. Good wine, staff were very friendly and accommodating during the meal. All round good experience, will return and will recommend.

Thank robertmB830BT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time to the Torquay restaurant! The food as always is superb but unfortunately he service was not as good as there Brixham restaurant.

1  Thank CherylA1357
Reviewed 1 week ago

Facing the harbour just below the rock face this restaurant offered a great oasis after a few rainy days in Torquay. We sat outside with very effective heaters watching the sun set sipping a cocktail. The food was very good with some interesting flavours and...More

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in for drinks sat evening, to be told at the bar ‘go next door for more choice’ also ‘I won’t be offended if you don’t drink from here’ bloody brilliant, service has been rather good in the past but I weren’t prepared for...More

3  Thank stuartreece2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

very welcoming, staff were really on the ball and very friendly. Good selection of food and beverages, great setting and although the place was packed and very busy, the service was still great!

1  Thank lloyde583
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place to dine. We recommend On The Rocks to all our guests. Great service, great food and of course great beer and wine choice.

1  Thank Tor D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and comfortable, good service. My wife had monkfish and I had salted cod, both meals were delicious and without fault. Only thing to let it down was their wines which I thought distinctly average and a bit of a let down compared to...More

2  Thank BigMalcBedsU_K_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was an unexpected gem. We ate off the fixed price lunch menu, very good value, pleasant service and some decent local bottled ale. Apparently they have a sister restaurant in Brixham - think we might give that a go too on the strength...More

2  Thank Julian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised at the service and choice and flavour of this restaurant. The drinks were ordered as we sat down, the waitress was there to take the food order as soon as we put down the menu. We ordered the Monkfish linguini and...More

2  Thank BigmacCheshire
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5 September 2017|
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Response from craigandjas | Reviewed this property |
I think outside is fine not not inside.
14 December 2016|
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Response from Debbie M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would be happy to let you know if you ring them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay TQ2 5HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 203666
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