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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Booked a group in deal party of eight friends , what a fabulous meal . The menu choice is excellent , the food is surprisingly really top notch didn't have great expectations as was a very cheap deal for two courses . The presentation of the food was fabulous , all really enjoyed . Service is attentive and atmosphere buzzing...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and feedback. The sauces should not have been out and we shall bring it to the attention of the restaurant manager. Pleased to see you all enjoyed the evening and we look forward to your return visit. 

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went with not much expectations as haven't really head that much about this place but having got a groupon voucher for a 2 course meal for two. Decided to go with a group of us and it's was great the food ,was great. Also my partner was a vegan which they then catered for no charge extra . The girl...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Tiny Room , No Parking , Unhelpful manager who was not willing to compensate for being placed in a very claustrophobic room which did not match the photos on the internet. Most reviews are for people that had food in restaurant and not stayed in Hotel. (This is more like an expensive overpriced B&B) . We was completely refused any...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

We never try to mislead our guests. It is not our policy to pretend to be anything other than a small boutique hotel with 10 bedrooms, a coffee shop and bistro. It is not viable to have a receptionist for 24 hours and we therefore advise checkin before 7pm. We do have an on duty manager should you arrive after...

Somerset UK
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My wife and I visited for afternoon tea last week using a Groupon voucher but I have to say I came away quite disappointed. Firstly, in my opinion, afternoon tea should be something special and we both made an effort to dress accordingly and the tea should be served in a room separate to all the people who came wandering...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

I understand High tea is a grand affair at the Ritz for the pretty price of £70 per head. As you said yourself our food is a good standard so for £18 for two with a glass of prosecco and a hot drink I don't think we are trying to be the same as the Ritz. We would of course...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was my and my husband's second visit to the Babbacombe Bay Hotel using a Groupon voucher. We arrived at just before 6pm and were out an hour later. Although one does not like to be kept waiting for food, we felt that we were given our food very quickly. The food, compared to our visit last year, did not...

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Alan F, Owner at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Our menus are the same for everyone. We have a set menu - as your groupon voucher states - which has a choice of 4 starters and 4 mains, along with our specials board and our a la carte menu. This allows each customer a choice. A customer with a voucher is able to use this for the set menu,...

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Evening meal beautiful highly recommended great service enjoyed the meal and look forward to going again .We went as a group of friends before Christmas. The setting is perfect beautiful views and the whole place is so well kept .

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Alan F, General Manager at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Taking advantage of a special out of season offer we had a meal in the Bay modern contemporary restaurant, lovely surroundings wonderful view across the bay. Food and drinks menu both excellent. I sampled dishes from the set menu, my husband chose from the specials board both meals really good. The service was excellent always there just at the right...

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Alan F, General Manager at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Alcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Called in for coffee - very good coffee! Nice spot overlooking the bay, looks a nice place to eat but we didn't stop for food, other peoples looked nice though! Clean interior and friendly courteous staff.

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Alan F, General Manager at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I met my friends one afternoon for a cream tea this week, we all had a different scones! Mine was strawberry and chocolate which was amazing and my friends had an apple and cinnamon one and plain one which again looked and smelt lovely. I was told to tasted great! I have also been here for breakfast many times- the...

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Alan F, General Manager at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking time to write.

Devon
Reviewed 26 January 2017

22 of Paignton Lions and friends enjoyed a very pleasant evening with great food . Great value and food was brilliant as expected . Very good service and great ambience . Will certainly return as the views over the Bay are fabulous .

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Alan F, General Manager at Babbacombe Bay Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to see you all again. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Look forward to your next visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Babbacombe Bay Hotel was fully refurbished in 2015. A characterful, boutique hotel fronted by the Downs afforded stunning views across Lyme Bay towards Lyme Regis, Portland Bill and the Dorset coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babbacombe Bay Hotel

Address: 33-35 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: $180 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Babbacombe Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Book a bigger room, look like definitely worth the little extra .”
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“Have not stayed at hotel only eaten there.”
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“Prices are for the room not per person and breakfast - the best, ever.”
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“Check room size before booking..ours was tiny. no parking on site. reception closed after 6pm.”
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