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21 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 200307
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (16 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
21 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have never ever wrote reviews about anywhere before..we have travelled the world and indulged in different dishes from around the globe..recently a Gordon Ramsey restaurant...the steak here was literally just as good if not better, so impressed::.anyway we went and had a steak night..fillet...More

Thank Quest43520758985
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am local to wellies and also go quite frequently food great and usually the service aswell however a treatment from a new member of staff has put me off greatly first time I’ve seen her here in the past few months extremely rude very...More

Thank Tour14414770404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in the amazing staff give the warmest welcome and welcome you by name once known, the food is outstanding alongside such attentive service a real gem of a place - must be visited to truly understand. Thank you wellies keep...More

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Wellies often, the food is delicious, the staff friendly and a lovely laid back atmosphere. You can pop in for just a coffee or even breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner.

1  Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was excellent, the food, could have been better but the most disappointing mater was, on the web page under desserts it shows Knickablockerglory, my favourite dessert. I did not have a starter so I could enjoy the dessert but no, it was not...More

Thank Michael D J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here I would recommend this place to anyone. The food is the best food we have ever had eating out. Amazing service as well.

1  Thank Kellie-Kris
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This was the first time I've been to this place as I rarely venture that way, this is another of Wellswoods gems. I was meeting a friend for a long-awaited catch up and she's been here a few times. I'd good reports about Wellies and...More

1  Thank TimboBoy
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Good food in a cosy atmosphere frequented by locals - I tried the monk fish curry which was delicious - not the cheapest around but pretty good value all things considered

1  Thank David H
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation as i find a lack of vegetarian options around the local restaurants, we had tapas, a medley of brie and camenbert, brioche, olives and falafel salad.. I did ask why the dishes where so small when they keep remarking how...More

1  Thank Abbe B
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Wellies is a really nice place to go for food . The staff were very nice & helpful when it came to me ordering my food . There were many dishes for me to choose from on the menu with modifications of course to become...More

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Questions & Answers
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
Parking is in the street and if that's full there are outlying streets you can use.
April 28, 2015|
Response from sarahy321 | Property representative |
Hi - yes there is live music this Thursday 30th. It's on a blackboard that we show outside every day. Very sorry if it wasn't evident when you went past. I will endeavour to put something more prominent up in the window... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 200307
  • E-mail
Wellies soft industrial chic decor helps to create a relaxed atmosphere, whether you want breakfast, a morning coffee, light lunch or a glass of wine. Open Tuesday-Saturday serving fine coffee & patisserie, great breakfast, light lunches, afternoon tea with a choice of delicious cakes and desserts. Light bites are also available along with various wines and soft drinks. We are also open in the evenings Wednesday-Saturday where the fully licensed bar serves its premium branded drinks and fine wines to accompany our well presented and cooked food.
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