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Frontbeach Taphouse & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
16 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
+61 3 5261 9752
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch and had a great experience overall. I wanted a dark beer and the local staff showed me their selection and provides small samples so I could choose the right craft beer. I had the Sesame calamari with a noodle salad that was very...More

Thank TheAgTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

easily spent $200 here before being told to get out at 8:50 pm on a Sunday night... very disappointed and honestly felt threatened by wait staff when my drink was physically taken out of my hand because they wanted to knock off!!! Will never ever...More

2  Thank jacinta B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Showed up at 3:30 Drank and ate all afternoon/night, 8 of us were there. Last drinks called at 8:30, 2 of us left Had drinks served and then got told we had to leave Asked for 5 more minutes when our drinks were physically taken...More

Thank jj691111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy with our experience! Booked in the morning for 2 people for Saturday night. We got a window table with a great view of the beach. My partner is allergic to onions and they were able to accomodate the dishes to suit this without...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Frontbeach is an excellent spot to show off our beautiful coastal style whilst one sups. Pleasant people participating in a privileged setting. Good tucker, well worth a visit.

Thank flyawayfairy
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We are quite regular patrons at this venue and wouldn't usually complain However after spending over $200 and with almost a full bottle of wine left on our table we were told we would have to finish up as the 1 staff member left on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

These guys are spectacular! Drip in as local for a drink and a feed or have a Wedding there!! As our fam did. They are amazing in how they cater for all. Some places are just great. Tgis is obe of thwm. Go!!

Thank Kezbil
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Located on The Esplande, Torquay. Friendly staff with lots of space. Excellent menu with lots of interesting dishes. The food is very good quality with good portion sizes. Somewhere to enjoy a meal for a romantic night out or family treat, however be prepared to...More

Thank Snooper238
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service and great well cooked meals. Large servings and I thought value for money. Steak cooked to perfection, and chicken Parma actually made with a real fresh chicken breast. Absolutely would eat here again and recommend.

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Walk in to the busy restaurant was lucky to get a window table. We both said this will be enjoyable. 25 minutes went by no one came near us for our order. What really annoyed us was the tables that arrived after us had actually...More

Thank pratty56
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Tony S
28 February 2017|
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Response from kushieVictoria | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jill, we were at the venue as guests and are not the owners or work there. You would need to contact them direct to find answers to your questions. Judy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5261 9752
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Hi, we ate at this restaurant while in Torquay, and thought it was excellent. Posting it would allow us to write a review for it.
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