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Gemelli Restaurant & Delicatessen

172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
+44 1803 294183
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a quiet night and was given a friendly welcome and friendly service continued with advice on items on menue when asked the chef husband of Lady made us welcome even came out to chat to us. The meals was cooked to high...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute decision to go out for a meal and having walked passed here several times we decided we would try it out. We arrived just after 18:30 and were the only ones here, but the place was almost full by the time we left....More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, what a find! Please do not be put off by the photo of the outside, this is a true find of excellence! We visited twice while in Torquay for a week, we would have gone more but they disappeared for a well deserved break...More

Thank Bryn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends asked if it was okay if they reserved a table at Gemelli when we were visiting them for the weekend. Having been here twice previously and enjoyed the experience we were very happy. On arrival were were greeted as if we were friends...More

Thank WhereU2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous Italian meal here. The building isn't great but the food more than makes up for it we loved it

Thank mah18632016
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I ate here Saturday (we had pre-booked) and have booked again for Monday, as it was so good. It is a small, cosy, family feel, restaurant. It is away from the main areas but easy to find. It only seats about 20...More

Thank Bali Billy
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Visited because of the generally excellent reviews and there is nothing we like better than a genuine "local" Italian restaurant run with pride and passion. The food was good - not outstanding but obviously made fresh and very tasty. However the restaurant itself definitely needs...More

3  Thank Guzzi0000
ewwka, Owner at Gemelli Restaurant & Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

You really give a grim picture of my restaurant! If you read the reviews you must have come across some pictures.. so you should have had an idea of what to expect. You liked the food but judged the carpet and the jeans of the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

After seeing so many good review for this restaurant we thought we'd give it a try. It didn't disappointment, food delicious and service very efficient. A little hidden gem... We are only visiting for a few days but would highly recommend and would love to...More

1  Thank aniitaw1957
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a table saturday evening as many couples were turned away. The food was clearly fresh, and authenic. Definetely cooked by someone who knows what is doing. The place was busy, but the lady serving was efficient and friendly. The...More

1  Thank Augusta M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great service as soon as we walked through the door! I tried the bruschetta with tomatoes, garlic and pesto. It was very tasty, with a lot of garlic (my boyfriend wouldn't come near me for a few days lol). Both the mains and the starters...More

1  Thank Ellen B
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6 October 2016|
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Response from Wedderburn | Reviewed this property |
Child friendly when I went. Just check with them regarding dogs.
Enji B
29 September 2016|
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
I was also on holiday so can't answer the question. Perhaps it would be a good idea to obtain the phone number and ring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294183
  • E-mail
Gemelli is a family run little restaurant where the food is prepared 'the traditional way' and accompanied with carefully selected wines. At Gemelli we will try to establish a friendly atmosphere with a relaxed yet attentive service "Bistro style" for you to enjoy and see you back again and again...
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