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Serendipity

8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
+44 7758 611694
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (47 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Cafe, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When one of your party is a coeliac, finding filling food at lunchtime can be difficult. So it was indeed serendipity when we found this establishment, nestled away in Torquay. The first member of the staff you will probably meet when you visit is Charlie...More

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This little cafe offers good quality food at a reasonable price. It's child and dog friendly and kept very well.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe with great staff. The homemade food was wonderful, definitely recommended! Highly recommend

Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Decided to give this establishment a try because my husband and I wanted a light, snack lunch. We we greeted upon entry and made to feel welcome (by, I assumed, the husband of the owner). Being the only ones in there, we were served immediately....More

Thank Edgware2011
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Looking for a place for lunch and didn't want to go to a chain, so looked around and choose Serendipity. Good choice, friendly couple who run it, good food, sandwiches and hot drinks, very tasty, and good service. All in all glad we dropped in,...More

Thank NXW
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant for lunch or afternoon tea. Dog friendly and get welcomed by Charlie the Chocolate Labrador. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank TrissyB
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today ordered a blt sandwich which was smothered in butter and the bacon was cold. Partner ordered beef roll with horseradish mayo. Very thin slice of Beef came covered in gravy in the roll. Chips looked and tasted like microwave chips. Salad...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Called in for coffee & cake. Friendly service, clean establishment & good coffee & cake. Will definitely be back when next in Torquay.

Thank Esperanto-uk
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I have been here before over the years and it was always good. This year we decided to go in for our usuall coffee and cake. They now only do drinks and no cake. On our way out we glad to stride over a large...More

Thank SusanP082
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We visited here for lunch and it was delightful. The owner was very friendly and welcoming and even took some time to talk to us, which was a lovely touch, The sandwiches were delicious and of a generous size representing good value for money. Please...More

Thank miandma2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 The Terrace, Torquay TQ1 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 7758 611694
  • E-mail
Description
We're a local, dog friendly restaurant that specializes in Tapas and wine, as well as providing classic English lunch time meals. Positioned at the bottom of Torquay Town, and a five minute walk from the beach, we provide the perfect hideaway for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle for a few hours. Come in and help yourself to a comfy sofa, a newspaper and some of our commended coffee and nibbles!
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