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Old Vienna Restaurant

7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an enjoyable evening at this restaurant on Thursday 6th July. We were welcomed by the owner Werner who is a bit of a character and was very entertaining all evening! This a smallish restaurant ,about 20 covers,but is the better for that. My partner...More

Thank 699andyh
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining our happy team and i am glad you had a pleasant time and we are looking forward to see you again in sunny Torquay - It was sunny?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I relocated to England in the fall of 2016 from the US. My wife and I have visited family here many times over the last two decades and have traveled extensively within the UK. At no time have I enjoyed better prepared and presented food!...More

Thank Ron F
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow - praise indeed- i am fortunate to have a team that has the same commitment as myself - thus we are able to have fun and make happy customers thanks on be halve of my team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You hear the words 'Melt in your mouth', that is the way I can describe my meal last night! I booked by email and was asked if it was a special occasion! It was my wife and I 38th wedding anniversary! We were greeted with...More

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Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bless your son and daughter in law for the recommendation - always good to welcome new faces to our little a establishment. Must get my chef Brogan to get my bread making on line - its fun watching her wrestling with the dough - wonder...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited for the second time and again were not disappointed. The staff are always polite and attentive without being too much, and the chef came to speak with us, a variety from what we're used to! The food speaks for itself,...More

Thank Beth L
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well - that Occombe Farm - Gribbles Butchers just about 4 miles from the restaurant .I like te quote - keep visiting as long as it is still around - have been around for 40 years and not quite ready to hang up my clog's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my 5th anniversary of living in the torquay area I booked a table for two in this famed but small restaurant. I booked the previous week but yesterday afternoon I had a premonition about the booking so I called to confirm the table only...More

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Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

always two sides to a story The booking was made for the Wednesday the 8th of July at 8 pm - not Wednesday 28th of June at 7 pm as i was present when the booking was made as all my staff and myself are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced enjoyed excellent service and an intimate atmosphere. The food was amazing in both presentation and taste, the portions were generous. We also enjoyed the Eiswein with our dessert of the apricot dumplings. It was great that the owner and chef Weiner visited the...More

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

thanks for your review - i always enjoy having a chat with my guests and an excuse for a drop of schnapps - purely medicinal of course

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends to our favourite restaurant in Torquay to celebrate his birthday. Once again Werner and his staff delivered the goods ! Thank you for a wonderful dinning experience and night.More

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

thanks Ian - always good to see you guys - working on a few changes for the summer if it comes back - lobster in on for this season - not these Canadian ones but local stuff - making lobster ravili for this week end...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great evening for us to celebrate our Diamond Wedding Anniversary. The Old Vienna has not changed a bit, except for the fabulous menu, if you can't find something on it to choose from, then you must be having a bad day. The very...More

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

What can i say - Diamond - cant wait to see you for your next big one - working on a menu update for the summer and now rain again - however got some lobsters from Brixham and put them n the menu - making...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If there is a better restaurant in Torquay than the Old Vienna it will have to be very good indeed. Werner's restaurant is one of the main reasons why we visit the area so often. Our visit this time coincided with our wedding anniversary and...More

Thank 48SGS
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for your kind words-a glass of bubbles is always a nice start to an evening - on the case for some new stuff to add to my range - always difficult to make a decision what to take of the menu- looking forward to...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Me and partner absolutely love The Old Vienna. Their food is incredible, their warm bread they give you is amazing; I need the recipe! It seemed a bit bizarre when we first went there as it seemed to be in a living room but it...More

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

took a while to reply - went home to Austria to see some friends - had some wine ( lots) food - getting some new ideas and of course my medicine - Apricot schnapps form home - got some spices and recipe to make Walnut...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
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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