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The Devon Arms

8-10 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
+44 1803 361671
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8-10 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second evening in Torquay, we dined here, after eating on our first night , next door at the "Hole in the Wall". There is an ongoing dispute between these pubs, as to which is the older, but this place has more than an...More

2  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to all the staff and the welcoming customers. Definitely be back! Cheap drinks, great atmosphere and amazing sisters behind the bar!

Thank Grant H
Reviewed October 1, 2018

traditional pub nice beer good food avaiable entertainment on some nights nice to see some good old pubs in TorquayMore

Thank JohnE2344
Mandy S, Owner at The Devon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John. Thankyou for your great review. Being as you review itself was very positive, I am just wondering if you pressed the wrong button with giving a 1 star review? If this is the case, I am also wondering if there's anyway you could...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Good Value. excellent food service and staff friendly, great history/occult corner. no doubt in my mind this is defentley the oldest pub in Torquay after reading the history reference the Pubs in the Bay

1  Thank Willmyster
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a great pub, definitely got a local vibe to it for the Torquay bunch but not in the slightest ‘off putting’ the food looked fantastic, Sunday dinners were coming out and although we’d all just eaten, we were drooling 🤤 at them, basically...More

1  Thank dukebox1973
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is a great pub, been here a few times and we really love the old style with all the history plastered everywhere, great music. Food well priced, but the veggies and rice well over cooked. Sort this out and it would be an excellent.

Thank Amy00757
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We have never before been to the Devon Arms while in Torquay but were drawn in by the sound of people enjoying themselves. It is a small pub but packs a lot in with live music on most nights. There are new managers/owners and they...More

1  Thank JourneymanMerseyside
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Sadly only found this pub on Sunday,We had been in Torquay since Friday,Great little pub,lovely and clean,bar staff really friendly,not bad prices,live music nearly every night or free juke box,the night we went in they had best of 80's on the TV ,so we played...More

1  Thank dennyandduncan
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a traditional pub serving good quality traditional pub fair and we found it here at the Devon Arms. There was a good selection on the menu, not too exhaustive, with some nice home made dishes. The food was freshly cooked and...More

Thank geoffw650
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Devon Arms is a great hidden gem of Torquay. There is always something going on from live music to pub games. Everyone is so welcoming and friendly and you can really feel at home. There is a an occult corner about the history of...More

1  Thank thomson858
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Questions & Answers
February 13, 2018|
Response from mandys33 | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't but there are many b & bs close by.
February 13, 2018|
Response from michaeltC2091IE | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not do B&B
Lesley H
November 14, 2017|
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Response from mandys33 | Property representative |
Yes home cooked cauliflower cheese is always served with the roast along with freshly cooked seasonal vegetables. Choice of 3 meats. Yorkshire puds and stuffing and Gravy made from the meat juices. Hope to see you soon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 361671
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