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Small World Restaurant and Tapas Bar

11-13 Abbey Rd, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
+44 1803 431010
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Spanish, International, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11-13 Abbey Rd, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Having been to many tapas restaurants before including ones in spain, I can honestly say i have never had better than here! For a Saturday night at 6.30pm the place was empty, which is so upsetting to see but also meant that not having booked...More

Thank Taylor-Jeigh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and me came in on Thursday night. We just wanted a small bite to eat but as soon as I tried my food I had to have more. Honest food and honest people . We were served by Sara and she was attentive...More

1  Thank Davina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous little gem...lovely atmosphere and fantastic service. The food was amazing and would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this tapas bar tucked away at the back end of the shopping area of Torquay. Sarah greeted us and made us feel very relaxed right from the start. As we were early diners we had the choice of tables. There is a good...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant opened in June and popped up on TA so thought we'd give it a go. So pleased we did as it is the best Tapas I've had. All of the dishes were spectacular, and so were the deserts. The Egg Box and complimentary...More

Thank ghotine
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place is just amazing and we keep going back time and again. Kevin is a great chef and Sarah is the most welcoming person you could have front of house. Great work guys and just keep doing what your doing its perfect.

Thank ahaylett
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Superb service from this quirky restaurant. They are a two-person team cooking and serving and I can imagine in busy times it must be very hard work. We visited at lunchtime on a Saturday out of season and it was quiet but it deserves to...More

Thank Beekay_Dagenham
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice, very unassuming!! Exceptional menu of world flavours, don’t take my word for it try for yourselves, you won’t be disappointed and friendly service also.

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited here after hearing about it through friends. The food was excellent, we did the 4 tapas and 2 drinks for £20 - soon to be only available on the lunchtime menu. Sarah our waitress was absolutely lovely and very accommodating!...More

Thank Teaser19
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely tapas menu. Very helpful and welcoming staff. The food and service excellent, would definitely recommend and cannot wait to return. This restaurant cannot be faulted in any way. Excellent chef, with tastes and surprises that makes it a cut above the rest! A real...More

Thank cornishpixielady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$13 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Abbey Rd, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 431010
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Small World is a dream in a pocket size. Our reserved but family atmosphere restaurant is one of the fewest places in Torquay where you can share absolutely everything. Because sharing is loving. And we love food. Quiet place where you can also peek at the kitchen while the Chef is cooking worldwide tapas. Not only Spanish, but from all around the world. We change the menu very often to offer you the best of every country. And if you feel like drinking a country as well we have a selection of wines, local beers, spirits and cocktails. We also have Free Wifi. We are not a chain. We are independent. We are FoodLovers
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