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The Buccaneer Inn

43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
+44 1803 312661
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here after our walk along the coast and enjoyed a nice pint with friendly smiling staff. Worth a visit.

1  Thank PauloTaberini
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just returned from babbacombe. We only went in here once on our last day but wish I had gone in earlier. It is lovely and clean and well presented. We also had an evening meal which was very nice. Fantastic views over the sea although...More

1  Thank Julie Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised by interior and the great service. Welcoming staff and great/good value food. Even when the kitchen was closing, they still kept it open for the last minute people. Highly recommend.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Home cooked , fresh , slightly different menu which is a refreshing change. Booking advisable as the first evening we couldn't get a table but it was worth going back the next day as it was lovely food. Great bar, dog friendly, lovely atmosphere. Would...More

1  Thank Carole W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Buccaneer is a family friendly pub with a great menu and friendly, helpful staff. It is very popular with the locals as well as the visitors so booking is sometimes a good idea. Consistantly great food in a great atmosphere with outside tables and...More

Thank Bobperrin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped & had a drink at this pub quite a few times on our walking holidays in the area but never ate here. The last time we were there (August 16) we noticed that the food being served to other tables looked very nice so...More

Thank JohnRedditch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I was so impressed with this place that I felt like I needed to. We have just come back from our first holiday with our dogs and decided to visit here based on previous reviews. Upon arrival it was...More

Thank Amelia N
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Out for a lunchtime walk,decided to try the Buccaneer on Babbacombe downs. Had a lovely lunch looking out over the downs.We both had chicken & beans in a tomato sauce which was very good.Nice friendly pub.

Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We didn't book in advance but were lucky enough to find a table as it was busy. Had a lovely meal, served quickly. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Madsexyminx
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We visited early evening and enjoyed the welcome and the excellent food so much that we dined here on the next two evenings too. We were with our two grandchildren and they were well catered for too. They have healthy appetites but the children's menu...More

Thank SueJHereford
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Will you be open on Tuesday December 13th for lunch?
8 December 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Yes 12-2.30.
Amanda G
Hi do you have a function room and skittle alley for hire? only someone suggested you might have? Its for my dads 80th !! he's a real ale lover and I've read your good reviews
5 October 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
No sorry we do not have either.
Hello,wife and me are looking to visit babbacombe in march for a long weekend,possibly staying at the pub and wondered how much a 24hour ticket is at the carpark out back.Thanks for any feedback.Clive & Lyn.
17 January 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
The car park charges change at different times of the year. Our rooms are anything but basic, check out our website for pictures etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 312661
  • E-mail
A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.