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Seamus O' Donnells Torquay

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Great Pub

Lovely little Irish pub over looking the Bay. Made this my drinking hole every night while I had my... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
David W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Really good!

I stayed in Torquay 3 weeks for a studying experience abroad and this was one of my favourite... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Rome, Italy
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28 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 211855
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this bar a couple of times. Best live entertainment. Good beer. Friendly. Great night out. Nick Tilly and Billy B were brilliant.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard2688
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Called in for a beer to escape the storms recently and it was so good we stayed for a few more and returned again the next day. The landlord knows how to keep a good pint. Not as expensive as I expected considering the location...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a great Irish pub right on the harbour side. Always a great atmosphere and if the weather is nice and you can get a seat outside it's the perfect place to sit back and watch the world pass by with a beer or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We called in on a Thursday evening to find the place alive thanks to an Irish duo that were playing. They were very entertaining and the pub had a good atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NorthWest_137
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went in on a Thursday night and Black Jack Davey was on, we did not know what to expect but it was one of the best nights we have had in years and its free! this bloke is hilarious, taking the mickey out of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Lovely little Irish pub over looking the Bay. Made this my drinking hole every night while I had my short break in Torquay. Excellent drinks and great entertainment. Especialy on Tuesday never laughed so much for ages. (and a good singer) Great for the crack!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Found the barmaid extremely rude but The entertainment was good . Talent night but the ruined night by aggressive attitude of barmaid dealing with an issue which could have been handled a lot better.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I stayed in Torquay 3 weeks for a studying experience abroad and this was one of my favourite places. Lovely little pub situated on the harbourside, the ideal for spending a nice evening with your group of friends drinking a really good pint of Guinnes....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

What a wee gem this pub is, nice staff, good food, drinks reasonably priced. Entertainment was good, we just couldn't keep away. 1 night we couldn't get a seat so tried another pub which was dull & lifeless in comparison !! & charged £3 more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roberta G
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Nice pub with a good view of harbour made even better with the entertainment of Irish folk singer and risque comedian, black Jack Davey.

Date of experience: August 2018
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3 September 2018|
Response from PaulB27August | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there's entertainment on most nights
29 August 2018|
Response from kickabuck | Reviewed this property |
Hi Judith, they have a notice board outside with the weekly acts on, just give them a ring if you are outside Torquay, its best to see Black Jack Davey though, he is brilliant, he is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the... More
24 August 2018|
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Response from sashaDevon | Reviewed this property |
We were there March/April they had live entertainment on the Friday/Saturday evenings, great atmosphere and friendly bar. I'm sorry but have not been there in Sept so can't help you anymore. Enjoy