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Babbacombe Inn

59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 316200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling steak” (31 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“baguette” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service, very good idea to extent table service throughout. Great not to have to wait at the bar. Many polite waiters/waitresses so no wait at all.

Thank Baildon_Royd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for meal pre theatre show. Loved the sizzler plates, I had Cajun chicken and husband had gammon. Served with chips, peas, grilled tomato and onion rings. Great value for menu. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Will definitely visit again when in...More

1  Thank julia785Harlow
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only ever sat outside for a drink in the summer prior to this visit. This visit was prior to an event at the Babbacombe Theatre which is just across the road... Clearly a popular choice with other theatre goers. Good food, good service...More

Thank graymole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

20 in our party at this venue, and the meal for each person, though different, was enjoyed by all. Staff were very good and prompt.Previous to this I had met friends for coffee here and found the menu was extensive and catered for Vegans as...More

1  Thank Den H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Situated on Babbacombe downs, this establishment offers good quality food throughout the day at good prices. At 4.30pm last Sunday we wanted to get a good hot meal and were not disappointed, the menu was good and varied, the service was good and the staff...More

1  Thank PaulTorquay2014
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We visited in Feb 2018 on a Saturday night and had an enjoyable meal with pleasant surrounding, this time we sat in the bar area and to be honest it was a pleasant change from the restaurant as the bar was busy but they seem...More

2  Thank Jarrod H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Dog friendly but feeding a dog on your lap from the table we are told is acceptable. We have been there so many times for lunch and family dinners but have never witnessed this before

2  Thank 357geraldinem
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Lunch on Christmas day 100 per cent ,all staff excellent,one of best Christmas days we enjoyed together,thank you Fay and James

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in over Christmas for lunch with the family and had an enjoyable meal whilst we relaxed taking in the beautiful views of surrounding coast line and beautiful grass area that runs the length of the road adjacent to this Babbacombe inn. I think...More

Thank Jarrod H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Disappointing evening, due to the fact that our chosen fish and chips were inedible! We sent 2 meals back, and were advised to choose an alternative. By the time it arrived, our companion had finished his meal. When the bill arrived, there was no concession...More

Thank Shirley C
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Amanda R
23 October 2017|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was very pet friendly
12 February 2017|
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Response from johngU1213AI | Reviewed this property |
They are open all day from 11 am to 11 pm & I think food is from 12 mid day to 9 pm hope this helps you out
Sandie G
11 February 2016|
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Response from Debra P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure either about the entertainment on a Friday or Saturday night at this time of year.. It may be best if you gave them a ring. Sorry I'm not much help. Hope you find out. Thanks, Deb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 316200
Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and restaurant located on the stunning Babbacombe Downs with views out to sea across the bay. Beer garden and fully air conditioned restaurant. Entertainment every Friday and Saturday evenings. Quiz Night every Monday
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