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Memories Bistro

68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
+44 1803 322224
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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (17 reviews)
“coconut tart” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As mentioned in my title this has to be the best restaurant in the South West of England. Went last Saturday for my birthday and as usual it was an absolute treat, the service provided by Hazel is so personnel and friendly, whilst the meals...More

Thank PKnaps
Reviewed 4 days ago

It has been a while since we last visited and as soon as we entered we wondered why, the same great service and food to die for. Started with the breaded fillets of Lemon Sole with chilli sauce followed by pan fried fillet of Turbot...More

Thank marie m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those of you who don't know Hazel and Gordon, they run this restaurant, and on our visit last week I found out have done so for over 25 years!!... so that says something in itself! I'll try and keep this brief because I've reviewed...More

Thank zarathustra28
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much zarathystra28 for your fantastic review it is always a pleasure for us to serve yourself and family, We very much look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have often passed this bistro and eventually managed to book. Totally blown away by everything. The service was first class and the meal top notch! I was part of a group of seven and we all ate three courses. The first time ever, not...More

Thank kayoram1958
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks kayoram 1958 for taking the time to write us a very complimentary review.

Reviewed 14 March 2018

I have now been here three times and never been disappointing, wonderful food ideal for those that love food. Great service by Hazel and Husband, it doesn't cost the earth to eat here it's very reasonable! A word of warning please book early as it...More

1  Thank Linsey S
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you Linsey S for your very nice review it is always a pleasure to serve your party

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant for the first time in over a year and must say that the standard of service and quality of food if anything is even better than before! Two of us had soup followed by fillet steak and the ladies had lamb...More

1  Thank bazzer59
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Recently revisited Memories Bistro in St Marychurch, Torquay. Had king scallops and lemon sole. followed by a devine lemon syrup sponge with whipped cream and once again the food was outstanding. The seafood is of the finest quality and cooked to perfection. Having eaten in...More

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Still the best restaurant in Torquay if not the world! The food is amazing! The lemon sole was divine! And the service is second to none! Hazel is a fantastic front of house.

1  Thank bob T
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We love it at Memories, such a great place to eat. We have visited several times and always come away feeling spoilt with good food and great service. Hazel makes you feel special. We love it so much we travel 122 miles and stay in...More

1  Thank Purpleskimp
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Well what can I say, except that on Saturday we ate here for the first time we had to book in advance as over the past few years it was always fully booked. We had 3 courses and each one was as good as each...More

1  Thank Emma J
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Questions & Answers
13 September 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Easiest place to park is in Rowley Road which is opposite the restaurant. Access is gained via St Marychurch Road along by the golf course.
Melissa C
6 June 2016|
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Response from Orbslos | Reviewed this property |
Yes give them a call
Elizabeth P
13 April 2016|
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Response from Stephen K | Reviewed this property |
They are only open Friday and Saturday evening. I think from about 6PM. I suggest you give them a call to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 322224
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