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The Hole In The Wall

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
+44 1803 200755
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
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1 - 10 of 1,214 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice pub/restaurant and very busy which is always a good sign. Good food and service. Would recommend

Thank linda k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have just spent 4 nights in Torquay and visited hole in the wall every night, ate there 3 nights food is very good cooked fresh staff are very friendly. We were served and looked after by Conner most nights he found...More

Thank jackiedmazda2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bought our friends here and we really enjoyed it. The atmosphere was good as there was live music playing. Considering it is the oldest pub in Torquay it is going strong

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for drinks and did not eat here. What a pub! This must be the quintessential British pub. It is not the oldest in the U.K., having existed only 500 years but it has a wonderful history, is very quaint and quirky, has the...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good range of local ales and live music. Food not tried but restaurant was full during visit which is uaually a good recommendation.

Thank chris w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This smashing pub/restaurant was recommended to us by a friend from Ipswich. It is tucked out of the way, up a small side street but wow what a find. We didn't have a booking but they managed to squeeze us in. Hubby had the scampi...More

Thank LadyBones71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very busy when we arrived and we hadn't booked but the lovely staff said they could fit us in if we didn't mind waiting. Had a drink from the excellent selection of ales on offer after the very nice barman told us which were...More

1  Thank SamNorhtampton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Meal in this quaint pub hidden away just off the sea front .it's the oldest pub in Torquay it had real ales from the pump so my husband was very happy!

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few enjoyable evenings here. They serve good local ales and good food. Nice atmosphere and live music several times a week. Very impressed by the ultra efficient bar staff.

Thank Rich52
Reviewed 1 week ago

meet up with freinds here on saturday night , great beers & wines and the food was good . the restauant was full so booking a table is a must ! we ordered lamb steak and cod , all cooked perfectly servered with fresh vegetables...More

1  Thank beertap1
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Questions & Answers
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
8 November 2015|
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Response from philomena c | Reviewed this property |
no sorry did not see a wine list ,Did see small bottles which made wine expensive to buy .
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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