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Fat Cow

16 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 211075
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“scotch egg” (18 reviews)
“burger” (52 reviews)
“hake” (28 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here, the service was quick and the staff were friendly, would recommend this place whilst watching the sun set over the harbour.

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited 40 mins for four cocktails that you could barely taste the alcohol in. Paid a bomb when the advertising promised a deal that didn’t happen. Absolute bollox. Don’t go for a drink.

Thank Meg D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a lunchtime bite after my wife ate here with friends. Had a chicken burger each my wife had a plain one & I had jerk burger. We shared some skin on fries. Everything was delicious, service was friendly & reasonable prices...More

Thank steveissy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1 of 3 burger restaurants in Torquay, located on Torquay Harbourside. It has the largest variety of burgers for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans. Decor is nice and upstairs has lovely view across the harbour. The burgers are of a reasonable size but note fries...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers were amazing and tasty and liked the fact the packaging was made from 100% biodegradable material. A third party company called Yeti Delivery will deliver the food to you from this place as well! Highly recommend!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice with my boyfriend for a burger meal. Had the Fat Cow gluten free burger and Sweet potato fries. My boyfriend had a great chicken burger. The burgers are delicious as are the fries. The chef was so accommodating with gluten free options he...More

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited several times now and the food and cocktails (especially the halloumi fries) have always been fantastic, it’s quickly becoming one of our go to places. Highly recommend for anyone looking for something a little bit more interesting in the area.

Thank silversparrow2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing burgers.... the Mac & cheese fritter burger was superb..... and the fat cow burger was amazing...... great independent restaurant.... will certainly come back again!

Thank Pingu8cats
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

First visit since the changes and we loved it. Brilliant burgers, fabulous drinks, cool vibes & lovely staff. Thank you

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to pop in for our first meal on Holliday. Rather disappointed that you had to get chips separately especially at the price! This this was the most expensive meal we had and the worse to be honest. The music was far too loud. The...More

Thank Jade F
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Questions & Answers
Michelle M
5 October 2017|
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Response from cindy p | Reviewed this property |
It's very noisy on a Saturday pm and inside quite small I wouldn't take a baby there but ring and ask
5 September 2017|
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Response from Leopard12 | Property representative |
Yes we are downstairs.
9 June 2016|
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Response from Caroline S | Reviewed this property |
If waving and catching eyes isn't enough then so be it. There are plenty of other places in Torquay to spend my money. With their kind of arrogance they'd probably deny it anyway.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$21
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England (Formerly Harbour Kitchen)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 211075
  • E-mail
With a background in Michelin-starred kitchens, the team at Harbour Kitchen aim to bring affordable fine food to everyone. Sitting on Torquay's idyllic harbourside, the restaurant serves a range of expertly crafted European dishes.
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