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Babbacombe Inn

59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
+44 1803 316200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling steak” (39 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“baguette” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family meal on a busy Sunday evening. We booked about 3 hours in advance as there was 11 of us. They allowed dogs in the main restaurant area as long as they where tucked out of the way, just what we needed...More

Thank Georgia K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for the afternoon, had lasagna was very tasty, wife had the veggie lasagna and said it was nice too, will definitely return, recommend the cloudy cider too very refreshing

Thank steveohim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with friends for a meal and a drink prior to nearby theatre visit.A pleasant young lady Amie served us.She was helpful and got us our drinks and meals, which were very nice.We will return again as a visit here before the theatre...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Torquay this week and visited Babbacombe Inn (daytime) as recommended as dog friendly. Yes dogs are allowed in, however the team member (small dark haired lady, English second language) made a big deal about customers arriving to eat lunch outside and commented to...More

1  Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a very busy Sunday without booking. We were given a table in the bar which was fine. The food and service were excellent. Great home made Yorkshire puds. Would highly recommend and will be back.

Thank CarolD1984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated a stroll away from the Babbacombe theatre, the pub was very busy but we managed to get a table for an evening meal. The food was reasonably priced and served promptly. We ordered sizzle steaks for our main course which we enjoyed. There was...More

Thank sue m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only word to describe the entire experience. Delightful staff, super food from a limited menu so freshly prepared, good choice of wine and beer (mercifully including Bay and Dartmouth Ales - local breweries) in a super setting managed by someone who loves their garden -...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate on 2 occasions during our stay in Babbacombe, lovely public house, with extremely friendly staff, good choice of music playing caters for all ages. They also offer live entertainment but unfortunately we didn’t get to see them this time. Lovely setting with outdoor seating...More

Thank Sharronreilly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

first time we all had the sizzling steak. All perfectly cooked and very reasonably priced. Then we went and had a Sunday roast which was beautiful. The staff we very professional and could not have been more helpful. All in all we had a really...More

Thank davidsimpson2016
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My Mother, Wife and myself booked a table for Sunday lunch, glad we booked as they are very popular. I had the Farmers roast, I would highly recommend if you have an appetite, we also ordered a prawn salad and cheese burger, all meals were...More

Thank zzaatt
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Amanda R
24 October 2017|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was very pet friendly
12 February 2017|
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Response from johngU1213AI | Reviewed this property |
They are open all day from 11 am to 11 pm & I think food is from 12 mid day to 9 pm hope this helps you out
Sandie G
12 February 2016|
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Response from Debra P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure either about the entertainment on a Friday or Saturday night at this time of year.. It may be best if you gave them a ring. Sorry I'm not much help. Hope you find out. Thanks, Deb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 316200
Cold beer, great food and a very warm welcome. Fantastic pub and restaurant located on the stunning Babbacombe Downs with views out to sea across the bay. Beer garden and fully air conditioned restaurant. Entertainment every Friday and Saturday evenings. Quiz Night every Monday
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