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Babbacombe Inn

59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 316200
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling steak” (38 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“baguette” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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1 - 10 of 596 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very clean and tidy place, a large bar area, garden area and a good size restaurant area. The staff are friendly and helpful. The food was top class. Will be visiting again soon.

Thank tuor0202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here today. The food was freshly cooked. The portions were a good size and the service was very good. Two meals and drinks £30

Thank Jeffroyals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called today for lunch, when we walked in the barman asked if we would like a drink, we asked for a menu first and found a window booth, with a great view of the green downs and the bay beyond. We looked at the menu,...More

Thank ColintGrant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I acknowledge it was a Friday night and the bar was busy but we'd phoned ahead to check they had a table ... Clearly whoever took our name etc didn't write it down. Bar women on arrival clearly couldn't find us on the bookings, pointed...More

Thank Mrs Judith D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can we have our Bill please? A reasonable question you would think! And one which we asked on our recent visit, a young waiter acknowledged our request.....and then seemed to promptly forget the request. Several times he tended to other diners, looking directly at me...More

Thank gizmo2brian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place to eat after finding Torquay restaurants near the harbour fully booked. Found this place overlooking the sea in Babbacombe bay. Plenty of parking, nice welcome, good service and excellent food. Thank you and we will return.

Thank Richard Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were extremely attentive but not overbearing. The food was delicious. There were 7 of us at this meal and all the food came out at the same time. We all had something different and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their dish. The atmosphere was wonderful,...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meals were excellent. Quick service and reasonable prices. Good choice of menu and atmosphere very pleasant.

Thank Sally Anne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat, just what the area needs. Good food, friendly staff, service excellent. Great views across the bay.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had arranged to meet friends after very many years. Having arrived early I decided to have a coffee. Sadly I have shakey hands, the waitress offered to carry my coffee to a table outside. The weather was beautiful and the bay looked fantastic, My...More

Thank beachtime_12
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
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Response from johngU1213AI | Reviewed this property |
They are open all day from 11 am to 11 pm & I think food is from 12 mid day to 9 pm hope this helps you out
Sandie G
12 February 2016|
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Response from Debra P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure either about the entertainment on a Friday or Saturday night at this time of year.. It may be best if you gave them a ring. Sorry I'm not much help. Hope you find out. Thanks, Deb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 316200
Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and restaurant located on the stunning Babbacombe Downs with views out to sea across the bay. Beer garden and fully air conditioned restaurant. Entertainment every Friday and Saturday evenings. Quiz Night every Monday
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