We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Clocktower

) #93 of 239 Restaurants in Torquay $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
23 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1ED, England
+44 1803 294334
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“great pub” (10 reviews)
“clock tower” (8 reviews)
“quick drink” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
$$ - $$$
23 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1ED, England
Write a Review
Reviews (67)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive, nice staff but no atmosphere. This is not somewhere I would particularly wish to visit again as there are much nicer and cheaper places to visit. No food available and dogs are not welcome.

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Although we only popped in for a quick drink the bar looked really nice. This place seems to be in the 'sports bar' bracket. Staff were friendly

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have always loved this place and always come here when I visit Torquay. The staff are attentive and the atmosphere is always very good.

Thank Panther14
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Popped in here after dinner whilst we were away, great atmosphere with the DJ, service is good & we will be returning next time we are in TQ in June.

Thank FJ10ta
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

a graet pud .... a local hang out... nice walm welcome... friendly service and staff... sports on big screen... dj nights...

Thank Gebosgifts
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We go in the Clocktower every time we are in Torquay, great if you want to watch sport during the day and want a dance at night, the locals and staff make you feel very welcome,see you next time.

Thank bazzerTaunton
Reviewed 15 January 2017

brilliant little pub. Great staff and a fantastic disco and DJ. Drinks were reasonably priced and they also do cocktails.

Thank jacquelinejohn
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great pub total respect for the armed forces gaves us free food on rememberance sunday will be going back

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Lovely old bar , excellent bar service, certainly worth a visit , ideally close to a few resturaunts , great stop for beers or glass of wine before dinner

Thank GrandmaScot
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My wife, Glawdys, her brother Ianto and several children inc. Gruff, Iestyn, Guto, Will Cwac Cwac and Myfanwy visited this pub last week, together with our pet sheep Angharad. We were astonished to find that they had no facilities whatsoever for Angharad. Be assured we...More

4  Thank David S
Nearby Restaurants
The Orange Tree Restaurant
951 reviews
.08 km away
The Shack
382 reviews
.10 km away
Ephesus Torquay
658 reviews
.08 km away
Cotton Eyed Joe's
761 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Inner Harbour
463 reviews
.18 km away
Torquays Dinosaur World
363 reviews
.12 km away
Torquay Museum
337 reviews
.31 km away
116 reviews
.30 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carole D
How do loyalty cards work
12 September 2016|
Response from Lovejoy43 | Reviewed this property |
They give you a discount on your drinks. If you drink there a lot it is worth asking for one.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294334
  • E-mail