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The Buccaneer Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
+44 1803 312661
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my Fiance visited The Buccaneer Inn for our Anniversary. We had a lovely evening. The staff were lovely and helpful and the food was amazing. We will be going back.. Highly recommended

Thank selbailey2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and service was so good on our first visit it before going to Babbacombe Theatre we booked again for another night. Early bird menu before 6pm, also if you have booked for the theatre you should have a discount voucher for two sizzerler steak...More

Thank florida1Cheshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family visited here while on holiday and to be fair I can't knock it the views were lovely the food was lovely and the park for the kids was ok too I'd happily visit here again .

Thank milesnjack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether it be for a drink or a meal quite a nice place to go. Lovely views ove the downs and the sea.

Thank britannia_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on an evening with the grandkids. Food was fair. I ordered crab and prawn salad and was disappointed with the seafood to say torquay is famous for its crabs.

Thank karen c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Buccaneer had some good ales on when we visited. They were in fine condition. We had a very nice meal off the specials board and sat in a chilled atmosphere in a great location. The barman was friendly and the pub has an overall...More

Thank Aleseeker
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were staying in Paignton for a few days and decided to get the bus to Babbacombe for a change of scenery. So glad we did ...not only was the area above the beach very nice for strolling but it offered plenty of places to...More

Thank Aleseeker
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Eaten here many times, the food is always goods, opens for food at 5.00pm and straightaway it gets busy. More of a local place at night, but always has a nice feel about the place.

Thank 2016sun
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a few drinks in the Buccaneer and really enjoyed the busy atmosphere. The bar staff were friendly and efficient, the beers were good, and the ambience was great. The dining area was closed when we got there but it looked really nice, as...More

Thank RojBlake
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Babbacombe and decided to try The Buccaneer Inn for some food. We wasn't disappointed! The portions are large and not expensive. The crab & prawn salad with baby new potatoes and warm baguette was to die for! Hubby had sirloin which...More

Thank djdebz
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9 December 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Yes 12-2.30.
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6 October 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
No sorry we do not have either.
18 January 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
The car park charges change at different times of the year. Our rooms are anything but basic, check out our website for pictures etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 312661
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A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.
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