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Frontbeach Taphouse & Restaurant

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16 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
+61 3 5261 9752
09:00 - 23:00
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with amazing view. Tasty cocktails with very good price. Ordered only small food, but was worth it. Customer service very good. Even they were booked, still offered to come in and use other rooms.

Thank Celestyna O
Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly staff made us and our pet lab feel so welcome , great choice of beers , best burger and sweet potato lentil salad I have ever had :) We are from Adelaide we will be back when passing through again .

Thank Mark V
Melbourne, Australia
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110 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch on a glorious, sunny day in the school holidays. My friend had her dog, so we were able to sit at one of the outside tables on the footpath. A varied menu with something for everyone. Fast service, with friendly staff.

Thank Karen0966
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I write this review with reluctance. We dropped in for a coffee and dessert. Unfortunately the dessert didn't arrive so I simply asked for a refund. Frontbeach has a lovely and easily accessible location with indoor and outdoor seating. There were plenty of attentive and friendly staff but no dessert. I could be more forgiving if there were loads of... More 

Thank lesiadGeelong
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311 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The atmosphere open windows and a outdoor seating area. Also the tables were not too close together. The place has a nice feel to it. The prices are reasonable and staff very nice. Food was ok, not too fancy just good food.

Thank David F
Traralgon, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here. Lovely service from all the girls. Amazing food. Definitely a place to come back too.

Thank clleatham
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ate lunch here one Saturday and were lucky enough to be seated right on the window with great views of the front beach. Service was prompt and friendly and food was OK with smaller portion sizes. I had seafood pasta which whilst nice was under-seasoned and a bit bland, but did have very fresh seafood through it which was... More 

Thank Topbloke68
Corowa, Australia
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Went there for dinner without booking first. We were lucky and got a table, but it is a very busy place. The food was okay, but the views were fantastic, was worth going for the views. The staff though friendly, were to busy to really give you the time needed for good service. The food was also rushed out and... More 

Thank Trisha C
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great seafood, good wines, big menu and price was reasonable Oysters were large and juicy and sesame squid was delicious. Some unusual salads. Good atmosphere and a choice between indoor or outdoor dining or simply having a drink.

Thank abrogers2001
Wandin East, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We went without a booking and got a great table. We both had the steak and wow! Best steak I've had in ages!! Great wine too. We would definitely go again :)

Thank Michelle W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5261 9752
Hi, we ate at this restaurant while in Torquay, and thought it was excellent. Posting it would allow us to write a review for it.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?