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The Hole In The Wall

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6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
+44 1803 200755
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
“fish” (56 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A pub full of history. The oldest pub in Torquay and proud of it. It's a real experience with low beamed ceilings, Cosy little corners. Well stocked bar with friendly and chatty staff. Didn't eat but plenty were. The place is popular and busy which...More

Thank Arriba1974
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Long weekend in Torquay and the weather has been awful but this pub put a smile on our faces. Made welcome from the moment we walked in. Ale was great and food and service was top class. Top banter with table staff. The only complaint...More

Thank Relax64901559540
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Pub of the beaten track, was very busy but the service and food was excellent. There were extra drinks put on bill but when I pointed it out it was sorted.The bottled wine is reasonable.

Thank Joedesouza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok more a foodie place..looked forward to a decent pint of Bitter..not much on display.and the Jail was not well pored..disappointing...but I guess ok for the holiday makers.....

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the hole and the wall whilst away for the weekend and had a truly fantastic evening. The pub has so much character and a real authentic local feel to it. The food was absolutely amazing, starter and main was superb and a...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down an excellent pub experience ranking among the best I have experienced anywhere, not just Torquay. Tucked away up a narrow street, don't be surprised if your taxi lets you off at the bottom of Park Lane, as there is little room to turn...More

Thank mhkay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked a local where we could find a pub with character, real ales and good tucker, and we were directed here. The bar was crowded and the real ales including the fabled "Jail Ale" made in Princetown, so that settled it. My sister's preferred...More

2  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night, good food, friendly staff, interesting pub, shame Torquay,s gone downhill!!, pub like this deserves to be in a better spot.

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us ate here last Tuesday evening in restaurant bit. Lovely well cooked food . Great choices and a specials board. Bar is superb with decent range of ales and lagers. Areal gem , dont hesitate GO.

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends and although we received a good welcome at the bar, the restaurant food was of poor quality. Three of us ordered the duck and this was extremely tough. The desert was quite nice. Overall this was a very disappointing visit and...More

Thank Breaktaker
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3 October 2018|
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Response from JANH230 | Reviewed this property |
they are doing christmas day lunch great menu and dogs allowed in bar area only
19 August 2017|
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Response from Astra515 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry not got back to you earlier, we have been in Whitby this week. In answer to your question is we don't know, they might finish at 5 ish.
steve t
25 November 2016|
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Response from torquayBristolluk | Reviewed this property |
It's not my pub thank god
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 200755
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