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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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Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit for a lovely meal,friendly happy staff in pleasant surroundings,well cooked and presented good food. Thank you all

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

i hope it is the first of many visits- will pass on your comments to my colleges Werner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time here last night with family the food was superb. Seared scallops delicious as was the lamb the venison and the sea bass good selection of wines and excellent staff would recommend

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

hi thanks for coming and i am very happy it was to your liking - came just in time for our menu update with the sea bass mmmm- looking forward to seeing you and your friends again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Old Viena on many occasions with friends and family and Werner and his staff always,always deliver thank Q once again Ps see you on my Birthday!!

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

your birthdays coming around as fast at mine - thanks for your continues support - looking forward to seeing you on 29th december

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner found this place online and I am so glad we tried it: the food was excellent and the atmosphere friendly and welcoming. This is food made with care and attention to detail.

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

thanks god for online marketing- thank you for coming and i am glad you had an enjoyable experience - looking forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing you must visit! Very welcoming, relaxing and outstanding quality of food. The owner and his staff do an outstanding job. Thank you for having us (21/10), we will return when we are Torquay next

Thank RLDRLD
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for your review - looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had an absolutely wonderful meal at the Old Vienna Restaurant. All the food was delicious and service was impeccable. I would thoroughly recommend the crab starter and we loved our main courses of sea bass and calves liver....both cooked to perfection. We wI'll definitely...More

Thank Belloa
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your review - calves liver is one of my favorites - just had delivery of veal sweetbread - playing with them over the next day - i forgot how much prep there is involved in that dish - looking forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Freshly cooked food, lots of love goes into the preparation of food here - there is an Austrian theme to some of the dishes and the owner is an Austrian who has been in this area for many years. He knows what he is doing...More

Thank Judith H
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

sorry it took so long to write a reply - don't know where the time is going - did hop over to Austria to get some schnapps - alas - i got back - my schnapps is still stuck in Vienna airport - how rude...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wonderful meal tonight for our 39 th wedding anniversary, great meal and good friendly service, sensible price, but my dinosaur husband requested mint sauce with his Lamb, and it may be good to get a jar in the cupboard lolMore

Thank devonlinB
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

my young chef mentioned about the request for mint sauce - there is always one - joking aside - we always have fresh mint in the kitchen so she made up fresh - chopped mint,white wine vinegar sprinkle of sugar - all done - I...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Full of character and a menu to exceed our expectations, particularly loved the lamb and the traditional apricot dumplings.More

Thank Karen W
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

cannot believe it has been 3 weeks - the computer tells me so - thank you for coming - had the pleasure of enjoying a Wiener Schnitzel in Vienna last week - followed by apricot dumpling - even better when someone else does the cooking...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We too visited this wonderful Austrian Restaurant in Torquay. The food is totally different to what I imagined and I can with my hand on my heart say this is one of the best meals out I have had in a long time.` Mine Host`...More

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Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

wow - good comments indeed - sorry i was a while to read and reply - had a week back home in Austria to get inspirations for new menu stuff - fired up again and working on tweaking the menu with my chef - lot...More

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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, 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
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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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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