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Man Fridays Seafood Restaurant

22 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 296416
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (77 reviews)
“potatoes” (106 reviews)
“crab” (63 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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22 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I must admit I've been and I have tried and many places have failed in my perceptions but this little discreet well established place named man Friday's is more than you could wish for when it comes to service.... Food and even general over whelming...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely views over the harbour with food that is 2nd to none a small restaurant with a big atmosphere and superb staff a must place to eat when in Torquay.

Thank John O
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We were given a window table superb views, Very friendly welcome even if we were a little late (problem parking). The menu is very full and takes a little time to consider, please take your time, we all chose from the fish side. We did...More

Thank Orbslos
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The homemade garlic bread with pepper butter is really good. If you are a fresh fish fan then this is the place to come, but they also do plenty of meat dishes and the steaks look good. Good local fish and vegetables on offer. Try...More

Thank Darren066_11
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We sat in the window and wow, what a stunning view over the harbour! I'm not a huge fan of fish, but my partner is, so we went there as I was keen to try something new. The staff were fantastic in recommending dishes that...More

Thank hannahlou15
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Well we were slightly apprehensive with the location (set back and upstairs) however as soon as we walked Into the restaurant we were presently surprised. Some fish was not available however this was completely acceptable given the nature of the day boat market. Substitutes were...More

1  Thank Siggers76
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Had the baked fish platter - it was incredible, whole seabass, lemon sole, plaice and half a haddock. Came with bread, olives, potatoes, and veg. Chocolate fudge cake for pudding was also amazing. Really generous portions, lovely atmosphere, the staff were great really friendly and...More

Thank emmaexe77
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Just eaten here omg it was amazing, the food is to die for if you like fresh fish dishes. We had the platter for two, it was massive so you might want to skip a starter - as we couldnt eat it all. Another must...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Difficult to find as they are trying to change their name to the lobster house but well worth the hunt! Book to avoid disappointment or be prepared to come back in an hour or twos time... But it's worth every second of the wait! From...More

Thank Veggie_queen87
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Booked last minute but was not disappointed. Fish dishes were amazing - although not cheap but excellent value and a must if you like fish. Lots of choice and large portions - staff were great ! Wonderful atmophere - could not recommend enough. Would defintely...More

Thank DizzyDi33
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29 July 2018|
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Response from jeffdrew2017 | Reviewed this property |
Child friendly yes and pushchairs can be carried up the stairs. Wheel chairs NO as the stairs are too steep.
29 July 2018|
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Response from Flyer147907 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no for wheelchairs as it’s a steep staircase up to the restaurant with no lift. I can’t say that it’s easy for pushchairs either to be honest. It’s quite a compact seating area and not a lot of space.
Jonathan C
5 February 2018|
Response from Orbslos | Reviewed this property |
I should think fresh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 296416
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