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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Visit with wife and decided to try the seafood platter. Not cheap but what a plate. The crab claw was the star which was delicious. Could not believe I finished it as so much fantastic shellfish in the platter. Love a challenge and ate the lot. Well recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Food here is superb. It's not the cheapest, but there is plenty of it. You would have to have a huge appetite to down three courses. We could only manage the main course. The waiter was very friendly and accommodating. The mains are plentiful with three types of potatoe and assorted vegetables. We had not been for a few years... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Homemade bread to start and a great menu to use from (but not too much choice to get confusing). My partner isn't a great fan of fish...in a seafood restaurant ahem, but was able to have mushrooms to start and chicken as a main. The wine was gorgeous, which is always important! And the waiting staff were excellent, really friendly... More 

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Bradworthy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night and was warmly welcomed.we had a seafood platter for 2,wow what a meal,it was lovely. Definitely be back,recommend you book if u want a meal.great staff.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Yes we were very lucky to get a table at this restaurant.As before everything was superb, very friendly welcome,superb service, and the menu, amazing. One night we will try the Seafood Platter

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Booked before we came. Advisable. Fantastic. Start with home made bread. And husband chose mixed sa food tampora to start. We did share. Mains . I had sea bass in champagne and tarragon sauce. Husband had trio of fish. Huge potions. Veg and potatoe sides. And amazing. Couldn't fault food or services. Had bottle of merlot 19.95 a bottle. But... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

this was our first visit but not our last next time we are in Torquay this one will be on the list. As with all fresh seafood the menue depends on the weather, we were lucks, the mussels were the best I have had in a long time

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I am a seafood enthusiast and know my crustaceans. Hence my amazement when I ordered the platter for 2 fruit de mer. It really was massive and the quality was amazing. Every possible variety was included and the freshness and quality were second to none. ALL of this for £57.00. I have paid three times this for equivalent sizes and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The ambience was lovely with a nice view of the harbour The Seafood platter for two was amazing and if you are reall hungry have it for two. A Chinese gentleman had the seafood platter for two and something else and demolished it. The chef was amazing and service was exceptional. Bar well stocked and young man serving very knowledgeable... More 

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Truly lovely fish platter, and far too much to finish. My wife had a steak which was equally great and cooked perfectly as she ordered. Great staff who were very happy and attentive and efficient.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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