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The Galley Restaurant - CLOSED

5 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BY, England
+44 1548 842828
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
10 Oct 2015
“Unfortunately lacks atmosphere”
30 Sep 2015
“Nice setting -shame about the food”
Restaurant Hours
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BY, England
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

We were treated to a meal by friends at The Galley. We were lucky enough to have a window seat which helped the lack of atmosphere. Such a shame because the waitress was very pleasant and helpful and the food was delicious. Maybe a general...More

2  Thank Pennylot
Reviewed 1 October 2015

If you're lucky enough to get one of the two window tables you'll be met with a spectacular view of the estuary. My husband and I were given the next table along and our view was almost as good, because we were so close we...More

1  Thank neathgirl2015
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had pre-drinks in the Victoria pub, it was absolutely full with people dining. Arrived at the Galley and found it near empty. A bad sign and a sign of things to come. The meal selections on the a la carte menu were surprisingly few...More

1  Thank 2mullion
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening at this lovely restaurant. Good menu and nicely cooked fresh food. Just a little less pepper in the delicious fish soup! Would return and recommend.

Thank Julia1949
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

For anyone that follows my reviews, it's fair to say after 49 of them over the years, I have only made a negative comment maybe a max of 3/4 times. So this should be taken seriously. This evening (Thurs 24th Sept) I walked into The...More

2  Thank Val E
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Lovely quality of food served beautifully in decent sized portions. Staff were very young but polite and attentive during our meal. There was a shame about the lack of atmosphere, while other restaurants were busy, this unfortunately was not, which was a hue surprise as...More

Thank missrfg
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Uninspired by other menus in Salcombe, we spotted the set menu at The Galley which was reasonably priced for more interesting choices. We were given a table near the window with a fabulous view over the estuary, but the decor here is so good that...More

Thank elainej31
Reviewed 19 August 2015

My family and I have been to the Galley over the years many times. It was always a very pleasurable experience, but not the last time, for the following reasons: service was dreadful, with two very inexperienced young waitresses on duty, and no sign of...More

6  Thank DiscerningJ18
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Our table for two seemed like a table for six we were crammed so close together. No lamb as shown on the menu and no lobster as advertised on the website menu. When I mentioned this a lobster magically appeared but wasn't worth the )40...More

4  Thank Evan446
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Went here on a Thursday evening , food was average and service was rather rushed we felt they wanted us in and out as quick as possible ! When we booked we were told it was more or less fully booked that evening however on...More

3  Thank Melanie S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$32 - US$65
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842828
  • E-mail
The Galley is Salcombe's longest established restaurant, having first opened in 1962, and has the most wonderful view from its dining room.Where possible we use traceable fresh local produce and have an extensive menu including Salcombe Lobster and Crab, and a great selection of fish which is all from day-boats landing in Plymouth and Brixham. We also serve Westcountry steaks and chicken, and 'Gressingham' duck, and we also serve a selection of vegetarian dishes.We look forward to welcoming you.