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The Palace Hotel

Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
+44 1803 200200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (5 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was very good. but has been closed now for well over a year. hopefully it may come back if the new owner gets the planning permission he needs

Thank 945gary
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Went for a carvery on Sunday 13th May 2018 at 4 pm in the afternoon. The veg had clearly been hanging around for a while. The scrappy piece of beef looked inedible but the chef wouldn't start the new joint. We asked for a carafe...More

Thank Gwyn J
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Sunday's carvery lunch at the Palace Hotel costs a few pounds more than the local competition but the range of meats and vegetables available, the quality of the cooking, the efficiency of the service, and the comfort of the dining room more than make up...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I was impressed with the food here, it is a cut above the average hotel food, This is a large place and one can meet people from all over in the bar, it is a good quite location, short walk from Babacombe, and Torquay, no...More

Thank garylomas
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Having read all the amazing reviews we decided that IHG would have to wait as this hotel was only "4 minutes walk to the beach".It wasn't ...shower broken ...upgraded to "better twin?" shower trickle so used the swimpool shower ...breakfast ..rubbish ...lots of maintenance required...More

1  Thank Richard N
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Back again !! Nobody does it better, as the song says. This Sunday an even bigger selection on offer, spoilt for choice,or just try a little of everything?Great value for money

Thank Orbslos
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for a business conference and was pleasantly surprised at how quiet it was from the main road. My room was on the 3rd floor that overlooked the manicured gardens,and i have to admit that it had a nice friendly feel to the whole hotel....More

Thank SamSam1960
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to say how much we all enjoyed the wonderful food provided over the new year break - outstanding! Also a special pat on the back for the person who is responsible for the soups and the person who makes the scones ... Both...More

Thank foodlover079
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Fantastic hotel near shops, by pier, near beach Great food, nice bar Rooms fresh and clean Staff friendly

Thank 8lucy39
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Everything was perfect! Great room, wonderful view, helpful staff and marvellous food.very clean, especially for an older type hotel. Large indoor heated pool and an outside pool too.

Thank 1946Trisha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 200200
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