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Drake's Fish & Chip Shop

64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
+44 1803 323302
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (23 reviews)
“curry sauce” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:05 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant before going to Babbacombe Theatre - the service was quick and friendly and the meal was excellent. It couldn't be faulted.

Thank pjamesw
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Good fish. Average chips. Lovely team. Yet to find excellent overall fish 'n chips in the UK. Any recommendations out there?

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been using Drakes for about 11 years and the consistency does go up and down with whoever is on duty. We used to get our chips twice fried so that they were cooked but not soggy with a good colouring. The fish has...More

Thank velsatis1
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Always delighted with choice of food and freshness of fried food. Lovely soft chips all creamy and delicious

Thank suebpaignton
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Been coming to Drakes for years and it just keeps getting better. Friendly staff anf great food. Big portions.

Thank Pistol_Pete92
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Food excellent, service outstanding, price very reasonable, I would have no hesitation recommending Drakes to anyone it really is very very good, try the beef and onion pie it is delicious!!!

Thank LeighBlossom
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Cod & Chips were delicious & we ordered a glass of wine - both reasonably priced. Room could have been warmer, but we received a very warm welcome from the waitress.

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Visited Drakes earlier today after a recommendation from our B&B owner.Had wanted to visit aanother local fish n chip shop but it was closed on Sundays. On arrival instantly shown to a table in the restaurant . Very courtious young waiter. Food freshly cooked to...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely fish and chips, cooked to order as it was late afternoon and we had missed the lunchtime rush. All very fresh and tasty.

Thank Hulajune
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can have take-away meals or eat in the dining room.The meals are excellent and the service friendly and efficient

Thank angie j
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Paul J
16 March 2015|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak as I find. I have always been more than satisfied when visiting this fish and chip shop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:05 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 323302
  • E-mail
REGIONAL FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL FISH & CHIP AWARDS - that means that we're in the top 3 fish and chip shops covering Cornwall, Devon & Dorset.... Wow!!! Also voted Local's Best Fish & Chips!!! All food is cooked to order and served both hot and fresh. Offering fish, burgers, pies etc to eat in or take away. Inexpensive food, yet still delicious, so you can keep coming without worrying about the cost! Conveniently located behind Babbacombe Downs with car park close by. Been established for over 30 years. GLUTEN FREE BATTER OPTION AVAILABLE 5PM TO 9PM ON MON & TUE (SORRY NOT BANK HOLIDAYS).
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