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The Shack

43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
+44 1803 294400
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (283 reviews)
“coleslaw” (30 reviews)
“chicken” (35 reviews)
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British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't be put off by the rather drab exterior. This is worth a visit if you want good, straight forward menu - burger and chips etc. In side it's a lovely atmosphere. Service was good and the food lovely. Definitely a place for a family...More

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on a Sunday for their carvery and was not disappointed! It was a bargain at £9.95 - you get to choose up to 3 meats (they had turkey, beef and gammon when I went) and you help yourself to the veg etc. The...More

Thank Bingzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shack is a Wonderful Value for Money Excellent Food Restaurant in Torquay, just off the Harbour. It offers a Great Menu, Quality Food, Freshly Cooked, Excellently Prepared and Presented, and with a Great Team of Staff who are Polite, Courteous, and very Efficient at...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The way you’re greeted often sets the tone for a restaurant and The Shack was no exception. Faboulous welcome from the lady I had called earlier, who remembered me. Service great, food and drink fantastic and all very reasonably priced. From the outside it doesn’t...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We delayed outside for a bit because it had the appearance of a burger bar next to a night club and the wife wasn't sure. But we put that aside and boy, are we glad we did!! The reviews on here are correct, the burgers...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently moved to Torquay, and are particularly supporting local independent restaurants. Our first visit to the Shack didn’t disappoint. The service was good and friendly, we chose to have 2 ‘nibbles’ to share - spring rolls, and breaded mushrooms, but wished we hadn’t...More

1  Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Visited many times and the burgers are always spot on. Although a lot of other burger places have opened in Torquay over the years, the shack remains the original and the best. Visited all the others and the burgers are nowhere near the shack's quality....More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

There was no one else there which was a bit off putting at first but the food was good in particular the chicken burger.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

What a find the quirky decor and the lovely friendly staff great value for money and you get plenty of food I had the steak it was mouthwatering cooked just how I like it.. my hubby had the double chicken burger and he really enjoyed...More

Thank Stella A
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Food was good , starters were tasty and interesting , burgers well prepared and good. But considering there were only 3 tables occupied that night , it took 45 minutes to get the starters to the table. So definitely not fast food. Waiting staff were...More

Thank John G
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Response from sue G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - but I would be surprised if they do, apart from guide dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294400
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