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Man Fridays Seafood Restaurant

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22 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 296416
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A truly excellent Lobster Thermidor with the right balance of cheese and sauce so as not to lose the succulent sweetness of the so very fresh and generous sized whole lobster. I started with light and very tasty Thai Fish Cakes that provided a perfect contrast. A good selection of seasonal vegetables and three types of potato are included, together... More 

2 Thank martingolding
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the seafood platter which was absolutely fantastic different array of fish ,lobster,crab,with a nice bottle of wine will definitely be back

Thank iloveyoules
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely restaurant and has been run by the family for at least 30 years. We had a seaview table which was great, the wine was excellent and the wine menu has a really good selection although don't expect a cheap wine to be listed. I had the seafood platter for one, and what a beautiful selection, well... More 

Thank Ken H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We managed to squeeze a booking into this restaurant last Saturday and it didn't disappoint. The staff are lovely, the food (we had fish) fresh and delicious and the whole place just has a lovely atmosphere. While we were there at least five people tried to get a table who hadn't booked - and this was out of season -... More 

Thank postiebob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Man Fridays is spot on. Fish was fresh and cooked to perfection. The sides of veg and spuds were lovely. Drinks were served cold and quickly. The staff are helpful, fast and attentive. Honestly if your anywhere in the vicinity you have to try them. They cater for people who don't like fish too so there is something for everyone!

Thank Jay B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visted here with group of 10 - deff recommemd booking as very small resturant. Others in our group had been before and boasted how amazing it was - and they werent wrong. Food was beautiful and the service waa fautless. Only tiny niggles - was quite a few of the dishes we ordered they didnt have - but the servers... More 

Thank Sarah B
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! First time visit to this wonderful place. Family run business, excellent helpful staff, fantastic seafood and a very good wine choice! Very much highly recommended and will definitely return when I visit Torquay again.

Thank Simon F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went to Man Friday's for a last nights dinner after a weekend in Torquay. It was recommended to us by the barman at the hotel we were staying in. We ordered the seafood platter and were blown away by the quantity and the quality of the produce. We loved that the seafood was not battered or crumbed but largely served... More 

2 Thank Kerri N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We finished our short weekend break with a visit to Man Friday's. We had a fantastic meal, delicious lobster chowder to start for me, then I shared the seafood platter for 2 with my kids (the wife had a fillet steak), the platter was brilliant and perfect for us, the kids were in their element trying and enjoying everything on... More 

1 Thank dannyjcarr
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our return trip after 5 years and we couldn't resist ordering the sea platter again. It has a few small changes but was just as amazing as we remembered. If you love seafood you simply have to go here!

Thank Lee R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 296416

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?