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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

Amazing! Food prepared and presented with care and thought with a few surprises for good measure. Try the smoked pheasant before it goes out of season! All cooked by Werner's young chef who has worked her way through the ranks thanks to his support and...More

Thank Bonnywitch
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking to try something different and this Austrian restaurant certainly fitted the bill. On arrival we were greeted warmly and show to our table, we ordered starters of Lobster and Salmon Ravioli and Wild Bar and Venison with sauerkraut, both were delicious and...More

Thank Ragglesnaggle
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have wanted to visit this restaurant for some time and was not disappointed.The decor was perfect, intimate without hearing the conversations from other tables.The menu was the problem it was so difficult to choose from some wonderful choices .I went for the goulash with Austrian...More

Thank suechrisallen34
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely meal served by friendly, attentive staff. A smallish, intimate setting - perfect for our celebration. Complementary drinks after the meal cemented our high opinion of this establishment. Imagine our surprise, when leaving, to be offered a lift home by Werner, the owner, because...More

Thank Dan&Fran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to the Restaurant . The food was outstanding. Good choice and exceptional flavours and presentation. Our evening was complete when the owner introduced himself and we finished off the evening talking about our Austria holidays and drinking plum snaps on the house...More

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a very delightful restaurant. Not very large so would definitely recommend booking. Once inside a really lovely welcoming atmosphere from all the staff. Service was exemplary and nothing too much trouble. And then there’s the food! Delicious, delicious, delicious! Everything we ate was gorgeous....More

Thank Chiltern1963
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hi thanks for your kind words - had my chef of foe 10 days - felt good doing all of the cooking - still getting a buzz- only downside is i also have to do the cleaning down - thats when i realize i am...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my Wife here for dinner on a cold and rainy night. The welcome was warm and the food was very good. The owner (also th Chef) made everyone feel at home and the atmosphere encourages you not to hurry away. We'll be back.

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

thanks for your remarks - looking forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Once again first class food at The Old Vienna Restaurant. From the starters to the desserts everything was exceptional. We can thoroughly recommend the scallops with black pudding and sausage with sauerkraut for starters; goulash, tagine or slow cooked lamb for main course and either...More

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

looking forward to seeing you again - having scallops for my dinner with a glass of Austrian wine - just before going back in to work

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious!!!could not find a fault in any of the meals... the service was friendly and prompt!!! If in Torquay and without kids I highly recommend booking for a delicious and reasonably priced meal. The pictures do not do it justice!!!

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

Hi thanks for your comments -kids from 6 upward to eighty are always welcome - don't do little once as i have a refuge for adults who pay for baby sitters to have a baby free zone

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Ate here on a Saturday night just before New Year. Food was excellent. Between the four of use had soup, crab ravioli and pigeon and duck starters,mains of veal snitzel, Tagine, calves livers and goulash. All were well cooked and tasty. Would go again without...More

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

thanks we are working as a team and as such try our best to look after our guests - the way we like to looked after when we go out to eat - looking forward to your next visit

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Questions & Answers
Sally M
26 September 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
2 February 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
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
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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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