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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, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

As a local we finally got around to visiting this restaurant. It's a shame the restaurant isn't in a more central location but in saying that it's certainly worth a short taxi ride from the harbour. The restaurant is small with a dining room feel...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Went to this restaurant before as it was excellent, however on this occasion the asparagus was very gritty, and the staff didn't care a hoot !!!!! unlikely we will return !!!More

1  Thank Rick A
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

are you sure that it is the Old Vienna where you had the asparagus ? I don't use them - only as a stuffing for a chicken dish and I prepare them myself they are gently washed, trimmed and inserted in a packet under the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were really looking forward to a family meal but found the? Owner/chef rather worse for wear and over chatty. Food was disappointing and definitely not fine dining in my view. I will not be going there again

3  Thank MollieandMax
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our annual visit did not disappoint. We had a great welcome from Werner and his staff. Very interesting menu, several game dishes, local fish, and Austrian specialities. Very generous portions, so be ready! Lovely relaxing and intimate atmosphere. It was so good that we booked...More

1  Thank DorsetTedwood
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A very small but cosy Restaurant which already is well recommended. First class food with a variety of dishes - the Lamb in particular was beautifully tender. The staff are so friendly and helpful . It's great to see the owner ( and chef) come...More

Thank HarryBuckinghamshire
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

What can I say about this restaurant that hasn't already been said. Fantastic food, great atmosphere. Really was a perfect evening. Can't wait to return. Thank you.

1  Thank thetruth654
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed my girlfriend's birthday meal here last night and I can see what she was raving about. The food was outstanding, very reasonably priced and the atmosphere is unpretentious and comfortable. Very friendly service from the knowledgeable waitress and Werner is extremely friendly and...More

1  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Went on April 16th with my wife for our Anniversary, the place is a little gem of a restaurant. It's not the largest place and slightly away from the town centre. The food was of top quality with reasonable size portions and tasted excellent. Service...More

1  Thank Nicholas J
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Booked last minute so very lucky to get a table. Owner came out to give us a quick yodel and say hello! All tables were full by the time we had started our main course and there was a nice atmosphere without it being to...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Had a lovely meal first time I'd tried Deer Steak and it was beautiful, tender and very tasty. The menu was interesting and a great selection of deserts.

1  Thank Jane B
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, European, Central European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 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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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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