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The Kents

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Excellent Tapas

Visited for a light lunch so didn't want much to eat, but the menu seems good and varied. The Tapas... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Jon T
via mobile
Nice pub

Very friendly place to feel the inner side of English people. Great welcome. Very nice decoration... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Annecy, France
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
28 Sep 2018
“Excellent Tapas”
18 Jul 2018
“Nice pub”
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Wellswood 1 Ilsham Road, Torquay TQ1 2JG, England
+44 1803 292522
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for a light lunch so didn't want much to eat, but the menu seems good and varied. The Tapas selection is excellent and the portions generous - 3 for £11. Good well kept beer and friendly staff

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Allowing for the fact that the staff were busy, there is still no excuse for poor service. Brusquely told to order food at the bar, I waited my turn but was then ignored whilst others-regulars- card holders- were served twopenny halves. Have enjoyed meals here...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Very friendly place to feel the inner side of English people. Great welcome. Very nice decoration. Good to have a drink before dinner.

Thank K3431ICcatherinec
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Unusual to find a pub that offers a genuine light lunch where the portions are small but adequate and very tasty. Add to that the delightful surroundings, cheerful staff and good selection of beer it is just right when you don’t want a large meal...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I have been a few times for lunch recently and have been impressed on all occasions. Service good, quality good and in a decent location a few minutes drive from the town centre.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Went here yesterday for my daughters 30th birthday. Didn’t intend to but the restaurant we had booked had run out of virtually everything so we left! They were very accommodating for a party of 7. Lovely menu and check out the gin menu!! I go...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We recently visited The Kents following a recommendation. We only had a baguette to eat but was very tasty. We sat in the bar but could see a small group in the restaurant area who were obviously celebrating something. Noticed that their food looked nice...More

Thank nurselindy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lovely pub near Caverns. We had very good Sunday roast there, staff was very friendly and attentive, food was very good and plenty of it. Pub is very nicely done inside and feel more like friendly restaurant than pub. Strongly recommend and only 5 min...More

Thank Agnieszka P
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Haven't been in this pub since 2003, then it was pretty good, decided to go after we found thatched tavern shuts. At 8 on a Sunday, ordered lasagne and I have to say I love lasagne and have eaten some good and some bad, this...More

Thank Ptredmonds
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Bought 2 glasses of house wine = one red one white last week £11.20 for 2 x 175mls - very ordinary wine this is not on.

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