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Old Vienna Restaurant

7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening was special one of those occasions where the food was good the service pleasant the owner hospitable and ambience relaxed all of which comulated in a memorable evening

Thank markpartridge53
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for your comments - its what eating out experience should be in my mind an all rounded affair - hope to see you again to repeat that recipe

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we have visited Torquay several times in recent years this was our first visit to Old Vienna even though we had considered dining here on previous visits we had never got around to it. Now I wish we had. It is a small, cosy...More

Thank JSB_333
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi thanks for sharing your experience - keep an eye out on my Facebook as we are about to putting our recipe and a demo in making our bread rolls - that is I will make te recording and my chef Brogan will give the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this restorant was just great . Service was excellent , all dishes were perfect and the personal attention from the owner/chef was the icing on the cake. Highly recommended.More

Thank ibrahim m
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

sorry it has taken all this time to replying to your post - it is pretty hectic at he moment and when i get the chance in this lovely summer rain - i run away to the moors and hunt for wild mushrooms - there...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my partner Wendy went back to Old VIenna last night for our 4th visit and as ever we were not disappointed. The standard all round is exceptionally high. It's a lovely cosy liitle restaurant with a very relaxed ambience and attentive friendly staff....More

1  Thank Nick F
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

great review - almost wants to make me want to go there - thanks - sorry just catching up on about 10 reviews - you must take lessons - i can help you with the apree ski with a few more glasses of schnapps- making...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and looked all over for a special meal for my partners birthday and we were not disappointed at all! Fabulous starters, beautiful main followed by a refreshing ice cream and of course Werner being a great chef and host offering the best...More

1  Thank Daniel D
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

two weeks - where does the time go - keep meaning to get back - have allocated one hour to respond to kind remarks from customers old and new - thanks for coming - looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read reviews for the Old Vienna and wanted to take my husband there as a surprise for our anniversary whilst we were staying in Torquay. Luckily I was able to get a table for a Saturday evening and we were welcomed with a...More

Thank Cazzie101
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for choosing my restaurant for your surprise and it was well received - must have made some impression as your memories of the food are beautifully explained - thankd for taking the time - looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Spent an enjoyable evening at this restaurant on Thursday 6th July. We were welcomed by the owner Werner who is a bit of a character and was very entertaining all evening! This a smallish restaurant ,about 20 covers,but is the better for that. My partner...More

Thank 699andyh
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for joining our happy team and i am glad you had a pleasant time and we are looking forward to see you again in sunny Torquay - It was sunny?

Reviewed 6 July 2017

I relocated to England in the fall of 2016 from the US. My wife and I have visited family here many times over the last two decades and have traveled extensively within the UK. At no time have I enjoyed better prepared and presented food!...More

Thank Ron F
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Wow - praise indeed- i am fortunate to have a team that has the same commitment as myself - thus we are able to have fun and make happy customers thanks on be halve of my team

Reviewed 2 July 2017

You hear the words 'Melt in your mouth', that is the way I can describe my meal last night! I booked by email and was asked if it was a special occasion! It was my wife and I 38th wedding anniversary! We were greeted with...More

2  Thank Bern_A190802
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Bless your son and daughter in law for the recommendation - always good to welcome new faces to our little a establishment. Must get my chef Brogan to get my bread making on line - its fun watching her wrestling with the dough - wonder...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited for the second time and again were not disappointed. The staff are always polite and attentive without being too much, and the chef came to speak with us, a variety from what we're used to! The food speaks for itself,...More

Thank Beth L
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Well - that Occombe Farm - Gribbles Butchers just about 4 miles from the restaurant .I like te quote - keep visiting as long as it is still around - have been around for 40 years and not quite ready to hang up my clog's...More

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Sally M
26 September 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
Hi i am too old to open lunch and only open evenings except christmas day lunch perhaps see you one evening best wishes Werner
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Ivor A
3 February 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
three course meal with wine - average is about 35 to 40 a head inclusive of wine my current menu in on line and i usually have some specials as well if there is anything else or special requirements please email me and i do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380180
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Description
Restaurant with an Austrian Touch - Austrian Chef/Proprietor-Werner Rott and his team are here to look after customers with a smile and mostly locally sourced ingredient in casual surroundings - a small intimate Restaurant with just 22 Covers where the guest is treated like a friend 2015 Taste of the West South Devon Fine Dining Silver Award 2016 Taste of the West South West England Gold Award
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