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The Kents

$$ - $$$, British,
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 292522
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (50 reviews)
“mussels” (21 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absoloutly loved our visit and will be back. Amazing selection of gins with bar lady that knew what to match each with. Was lovely recommending different gins. Service with a smile! Food was great truffle burger and salt beef both amazing....delicious fat chips with crispy...More

Thank Tallie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well here is another pub,with lowlife dealing drugs outside,I have witnessed 8 deals in a spate of 11 days.cars pulling up by school and dealers selling drugs to well known druggies in Torquay.in and out of the pub like flies. I won't be returning. See...More

Thank martin s
nic w, Manager at The Kents, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Martin s We operate a zero tolerance to drugs at this pub. Please could you email us direct with more information so we can investigate this matter further. info@thekentstorquay.co.uk

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Came here for a family birthday celebration, the descriptions according to my family are: the mussels and the squid were delicious, burgers were sublime, rump steak was lovely, and a very good selection of vegetarian options. The best food we’ve had in a very long...More

Thank Mrs A
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We are no strangers to The Kents, this is the only establishment in Torquay where I will eat the same dish every time. The pub is cracking, restaurant area is smart and the food even better. The truffle shuffle burger melts in your mouth, chef...More

1  Thank HenryReviews88
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This has quickly become our favourite place in wellswood, and in fact torquay. The service is always fantastic, and so is the food. Especially the burgers, guaranteed we have the same ones every time so we’ve never tried another, but that’s because the one we...More

Thank Jazmine D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What’s with all the negative comments about the burgers? I go to The Kent’s JUST for the burgers. The truffle shuffle burger and the ‘dont be a baby’ burger are both excellent! Every single time I have been here, we have had excellent service by...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is one of our favourite places to eat in Torquay. Always very good quality food - loads of choice and something a bit special every day you go. The staff are friendly and efficient and the choice of beer, wine etc is excellent too

Thank Kendricks365
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Went in here to watch the Six Nations game and had also booked a table for afterwards for food. The bar is good and the staff friendly. My food was good (pulled pork burger), however my husband's was not. He also ordered a bottle of...More

Thank CherCheal
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the Kents for the first time and was served a sloppy flavourless pulled pork burger which I had much higher expectations for. Wouldn’t recommend

1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Visited the eve before Valentine's Day. Expecting it to be as busy as usual we booked online (easy peasy) but needn't have done so. Still has a great atmosphere and service was good, prompt and attentive. Ordered their signature burgers after thinking them the best...More

Thank Deborah V
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Steven M
3 January 2018|
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Response from CorinneLudlow | Reviewed this property |
It's plated
Chantel E
7 November 2017|
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Response from Keeley S | Reviewed this property |
Hahahahaha, I'm sorry but I wouldn't know. I only went there during the summer. It would be interesting to find out though!
16 April 2015|
Response from Richard W |
Do I need to book and how much is the Sunday roast dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ilsham Road | Wellswood, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 292522
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