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The Orange Tree Restaurant

14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
+44 1803 213936
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab bisque” (67 reviews)
“tournedos” (18 reviews)
“brown shrimp” (17 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited The Orange Tree again to celebrate our anniversary. We were immediately welcomed by Sharon and David upon arrival. They knew we had visited before and we were made to feel very special, this continued throughout the evening. The food, ambiance and service are...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My husband ans I visited the Orange Tree Restaurant on our previous trip to Torquay and found everything to be perfect- from the warm and friendly welcome to the perfect service & the excellent food. Everything was cooked to perfection & I can still taste...More

1  Thank erdbeerchen73
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Visited The Orange Tree last night pleasant staff if slightly over the hill. Surroundings nice enough. But of course the food has to be the main event Crab Bisque followed by herb crusted lamb and sticky toffee pud. All I have to say expertly cooked...More

Thank petergroovejet
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Booked this restaurant for the first time to celebrate our wedding anniversary on a Tuesday evening. We were greeted warmly by Sharon and given a choice of tables in the restaurant which was busy. Everything about this establishment is first class and we felt immediately...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This was our fifth visit to this restaurant and the food/service etc remains excellent. You are made to feel welcome by Sharon and her team and a word of appreciation for those behind the scene ie. the chefs/kitchen staff.Will be visiting again.

1  Thank smithy0407
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very nicely decorated and the waitresses were very pleasant. We had lemon sole with butter sauce as our main meal which was very tasty. I had 3 different flavoured sorbets and my husband had white chocolate mousse for dessert which was lovely....More

Thank susan y
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The food was absolutely beautiful - very tasty. Yes expensive but it was very much worth it. The atmosphere is not stuffy but there is not a good view. Music in the background was lovely. Really worth a speacial occasion. I had Crab bisque with...More

Thank sharon k
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This restaurant claims to provide "fine dining" with prices to match. The first unpleasant surprise was to find that the premises were small, cramped and with a low ceiling. The loos were so small that a person of ample proportions would have difficulty entering or...More

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, elegant and sophisticated. Prepared with great care and attention. Every course was very tasty. We celebrated a birthday here, and they made us feel really special. Highly recommend!

Thank LondonKat25
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We dined at the Orange Tree on Saturday 22nd April. When I phoned to reserve a table they were fully booked but I was offered a call if they had a cancellation and I'm so glad they did. This restaurant is a hidden gem. Very...More

Thank Diva27
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
can i book a table with a highchair or is it adults only?
6 March 2017|
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Response from OT112007 | Property representative |
Hi Kristy085, We do actually have a highchair and we don't mind having toddlers and children at the Orange Tree. However as other tripadvisor members already mentioned, the atmosphere and setting is not particularly child... More
Do you allow dogs?
5 June 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
No Dogs are not allowed as its a small high class restaurant
We plan to visit Torquay next week April 26th My husband is a vegetarian my daughter a vegan and it's my mother in laws birthday :) Do you have availability for an evening booking and what do you have for vegans in particular
17 April 2016|
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Response from Esherrob | Reviewed this property |
Just as an aside, I would stay away from Las Iguanas on the seafront. The food is not all that good and there are problems with the way they pay their staff, only paying their staff peanuts and making the staff pay from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$61
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 213936
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Fine dining restaurant within easy walking distance of Torquay harbour, offering modern British-European cuisine using fresh local produce. A single seating policy allows you to relax and enjoy your evening without feeling rushed.
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