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Serendipity

8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
+44 7758 611694
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (40 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
“bolognese” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Found this place - off the Main Street. All the food was home made and cooked to order so there was a just a little time to wait. However the food was worth waiting for. The spaghetti and meatballs was delicious. Other people in our...More

Thank audreybutler
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Paul and Shirley are very polite and it is a very clean and food is very good value and reasonable priced all food is prepared and cooked from fresh not warmed up and left sat under lights for hours tables and cafe are clean whether...More

Thank jewels448
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across Serendipity whilst visiting Torquay. The staff were very helpful and friendly. They knew what ingredients were in their food & were able to advise me which dishes were milk-free. We had the bolognese & meatballs which were both delicious. The food was...More

Thank Sareeta C
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped off for lunch and as soon as we entered we were greeted with a smile. A lovely selection of food and drink were on offer. A real gem and a must visit if you are in the area.

Thank Iainc1623
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Lovely cream tea and very friendly service, i would highly recommend a visit while you are in the town

Thank john r
Reviewed 28 May 2017

When one of your party is a coeliac, finding filling food at lunchtime can be difficult. So it was indeed serendipity when we found this establishment, nestled away in Torquay. The first member of the staff you will probably meet when you visit is Charlie...More

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This little cafe offers good quality food at a reasonable price. It's child and dog friendly and kept very well.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe with great staff. The homemade food was wonderful, definitely recommended! Highly recommend

Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Decided to give this establishment a try because my husband and I wanted a light, snack lunch. We we greeted upon entry and made to feel welcome (by, I assumed, the husband of the owner). Being the only ones in there, we were served immediately....More

Thank Edgware2011
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Looking for a place for lunch and didn't want to go to a chain, so looked around and choose Serendipity. Good choice, friendly couple who run it, good food, sandwiches and hot drinks, very tasty, and good service. All in all glad we dropped in,...More

Thank NXW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 7758 611694
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Description
We're a local, dog friendly restaurant that specializes in Tapas and wine, as well as providing classic English lunch time meals. Positioned at the bottom of Torquay Town, and a five minute walk from the beach, we provide the perfect hideaway for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle for a few hours. Come in and help yourself to a comfy sofa, a newspaper and some of our commended coffee and nibbles!
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