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Old Vienna Restaurant

$$$$, European,
7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best restaurant I’ve ever ate in. The food was fresh,delicious and exciting. The service was fab. The chef (Werner) comes out to chat at the end of your meal with complimentary schnapps. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. It was amazing.

Thank moben1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

We 1st visited this restaurant on a Saturday in February, 2nd time was a Tuesday in November, midweek it still maintained the lovely warm relaxed atmosphere that we had had on our previous visit The food was exceptional, the service was prompt and efficient.We spent...More

Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food not bad service then at that time in my opinion was poor but overall Not a bad experience, but I particularly wouldn't go again

Thank jacqui d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a top meal with Verna and his team we have been going here for many years always great the quality of the food is top class top service and a nice yodel at the end

Thank davewillcocks
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked for our 24th anniversary on a recommendation. From outside small but very warm feel, greeted as you enter and instantly feel a regular, very comfortable atmosphere, no snobishness or pretence. We were given a choice of tables, a glass of bubbly to celebrate...More

Thank zzaatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Werner has been at it long enough to have got it right. Good food well presented, intimate atmosphere, friendly efficient service, and when he finishes cooking he cares enough to talk with his diners. One of the better restaurants in Torquay.

1  Thank Hillarity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxed dinning with a good selection of very tempting dishes. Good polite service. Excellent tasty food.

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

Thanks for your review - more tempting dishes on the way - just added new season local pheasant with red cabbage and a elderberries sauce 🙂

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small but intimate restaurant with a great chef. A terrific menu for that special occasion or just a romantic dinner. The service is excellent and very helpful. The food is well presented and served with a good selection of vegetables. Being owned by an...More

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

another birthday - they are coming along much to quickly - good for me as you come to visit me - thanks for your kind remarks kind regards Werner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super food had all the Austrian local dishes followed by the yodelling chef - arrived as a guest left as friends

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

thats the comment i like to encourage - thank you for coming and enjoying our little place - looking forward to your next visit Kind regards Werner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a Sunday Evening at Old Vienna , purely from the way that the menu and website presented, was pleased to find that the TA reviews seemed to affirm a hunch🙂 Once we arrived, we knew we had made the right choice, the specials...More

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

wow- that a review and a halve - thanks for taking the time to write - just enjoying a large glass of gruner veltiner myself -dont mind sharing - its a litre - would love to sample the dishes you are so eloquent describing but...More

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Questions & Answers
Sally M
September 26, 2015|
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
Ivor A
February 2, 2015|
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
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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, and so on, achieving new awards every year recently have been awarded certificate of excellence 5 years running - hall of fame. We do not cater for children under 6 years of age as we are a small restaurant and there is no room for high chairs or pushchairs etc.
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