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The Thatched Tavern

Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
+44 1803 329155
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had two meals here, one lunch and one evening dinner. On both occasions the food and the service were excellent. One aspect of the menu which we really appreciated was the option of smaller main courses, making a three course meal a sensible possibility!

Thank UkPeaceseeker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Starters were great! King prawns and the pork, both were amazing in fact. Mains, burger and sausage and bubble and squeak ... burger was dry and with two lids unfortunately. My bubble and squeak was to die for though!! I had a brownie for pudding...More

Thank 203zoe
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the setting of this pub and restaurant. Beautiful garden and a warm welcoming bar area. The staff was outstanding, friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and good sized portions. Good value for money.

Thank mfwoodman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had one of the Sunday specials, pork something or other. Local pig but no taste, about three thin slices. Lots of vegetables but these were just warm as if they had been on the plate for some time. The cauliflower cheese arrived in a little...More

Thank mikebrown69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little gem well worth the visit lovely surroundings with great food and service I would recommend a try

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Thatched Tavern offers a welcome and service with a smile as well as very tasty food. We had their fish and chips with fresh crushed minted (leaf) peas and a burger. Both were very tasty indeed, well cooked and good sized portions- the burger...More

Thank Tris10Tor
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A pub situated in a lovely spot with a beautiful sheltered garden. Very good service. But my wife's fish pie which seemed to contain only white fish and prawns was very bland and while my cod was well cooked the batter was hard and I...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Absolutley well impressed with this place which we just stumbled upon when we went for a curious drive down the coast road. This place is stunning. A proper unique English country pub that serves excellent dishes made from the best of devonshire local produce. I...More

Thank iandjones
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Dog friendly, a hidden gem off the main road to Torquay from Teignmouth. Great garden with well stocked borders and in full spring bloom when we visited. Lots of space and levels to see views of the sea and surrounding Devon countryside. A good offering...More

Thank mynonnaEly
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This pub is everything you want it has a delightful garden, friendly staff and the food is fresh and tasty.

Thank nfreeman2017
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are you open on Christmas day?!
6 October 2016|
Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry being a tourist myself in that neck of the woods for a short break I am not able to answer that question.
Aiden W
What kind of food do they serve on the menu? Is is al a carte? Is it good for a family meal? for example mother's day?
3 March 2016|
Response from thethatchedtavern | Property representative |
Hi Aiden, we sell traditional pub food, sometimes with a little twist,, and plated roasts on a Sunday. All food is fresh and cooked to order. You can view our menu and sample specials on our website. We will be offering... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 329155
  • E-mail