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Old Vienna Restaurant

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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Austrian, European, Central European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As other reviewers have pointed out, this cosy restaurant is a gem not to be missed when visiting Torquay. From the friendly greeting to the attentive service and wonderful food, Old Vienna is unique and excellent value! We started with lobster ravioli and I can...More

Thank Philgyuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each time we visit Torquay we make sure we are booked in to Old Vienna for a meal. To say that It never disappoints does not do it justice. Old Vienna serves fantastic food in a very friendly environment. The front of house staff do...More

Thank Paul J
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

hallo again - yes apricot dumplings - make sure you use the Austrian version using cottage cheese for the coating on the dumpling - not the German or polish version using potato=- cottage cheese is the lighter options - looking forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say? What a great night me and my wife had at the Old Vienna. Wonderful friendly greeting as we arrived. The restraunt was full and the atmosphere was lovely. The food was superb first class. The choice on the menu left me...More

Thank Ade H
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thanks for your kind review - I tend to come in and bring the party together as yodel can confuse my guests and a glass of schnapps makes them join in - i am on my way home to Austria top up my supplies of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the very best food we have eaten. All perfectly cooked with first class service and very entertaining chef/owner. Advised by Peter at The Sumerville. Excellent value with great choice of wines all at reasonable prices.

Thank geoffreyhenson5
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks to the Sumerville for the recommendation and i am glad you enjoyed our efforts I am shortly on my way back home to Austria to get some new inspirations for our Autumn/ Winter menu - looking forward to seeing again testing our new dishes

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service,excellent food,well presented. The restaurant does need a little love and care which was disappointing. The Chef was very attentive to all the customers and helped to make the evening one to remember

Thank nodorg1
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

After a busy season we are catching up - new menu will be implemented after my visit back home to Austria and sprucing up ready for the xmas period

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here in a large group so hopefully we didn't disturb the gentile atmosphere too much. Everyone was impressed with the food and there was clean plates all round. Werner came and had a chat (and a bit of a yodel!) and a good night...More

2  Thank BigDraw
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ah- the golfing group - a good bunch all of you - just wish i took it up years ago -thanks for coming and looking forward to seeing you on the next visit to torbay - i see if i can sort out the weather...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant twice now and have had amazing food and great service both times. The atmosphere in the restaurant is perfect and I'm looking forward to my next visit to the Old Vienna in the near future. Highly recommend booking though...More

Thank jencash2015
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for your kind words - small is beautiful - looking forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for an 8pm birthday dinner reservation and noticed it is quite a more formal wear type of dining experience as well as it being a small dining space. But this was no problem! We ordered the bacon wrapped scallops and the crab for starters,...More

Thank Danii82
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I remember - a fine pair of legs- thanks for coming - we bake our own bread - make our own ice cream and chocolates - - i dont make my own wine - as far as going to take your money always a problem...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived early evening friendly attentive staff. Pre- dinner drinks whilst perusing the menu .Lovely selection of Austrian and English fare ,difficult to choose from such a delicious menu.Shown to table of this quaint restaurant .We chose venison and wild boar sausages on sauerkraut,confit of duck...More

Thank djstevens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friends enjoyed a perfect dinner at the Old Vienna Restaurant this Monday. After dinner 2 or 3 Schnaps with the Patron and as bonus-track a Jodler. We highly recommend an evening at Werner' s Old Vienna Restaurant. But don't forget to make...More

1  Thank DocHL
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for your review - glad you enjoyed your evening - sign up to yodeling lessons anytime

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Sally M
26 September 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
Hi i am too old to open lunch and only open evenings except christmas day lunch perhaps see you one evening best wishes Werner
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Ivor A
2 February 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
three course meal with wine - average is about 35 to 40 a head inclusive of wine my current menu in on line and i usually have some specials as well if there is anything else or special requirements please email me and i do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380180
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant with an Austrian Touch - Austrian Chef/Proprietor-Werner Rott and his team are here to look after customers with a smile and mostly locally sourced ingredient in casual surroundings - a small intimate Restaurant with just 22 Covers where the guest is treated like a friend 2015 Taste of the West South Devon Fine Dining Silver Award 2016 Taste of the West South West England Gold Award
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