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Small World Tapas

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Small World is a dream in a pocket size. Our reserved but family atmosphere restaurant is one of the fewest places in Torquay where you can share absolutely everything. Because sharing is loving. And we love food. Quiet place where you can also peek at the kitchen while the Chef is cooking worldwide tapas. Not only Spanish, but from all around the world. We change the menu very often to offer you the best of every country. And if you feel like drinking a country as well we have a selection of wines, local beers, spirits and cocktails. We also have Free Wifi. We are not a chain. We are independent. We are FoodLovers
US$ 13-US$ 76
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, Spanish, International, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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We had to drive down to Torquay to collect an exercise bike (don't ask, I know it makes no sense). Picked Small World from Trip Advisor and had a fantastic night. Super food, great atmosphere, so friendly. Chefs Kevin and Peter turned out faultless food...best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ianandlouise
Reviewed 3 days ago

I came here with my mum for a birthday meal in September, and I have to say everything was brilliant from start to finish. Not only was the food delicious, but incredibly inventive - they clearly have a chef with a huge imagination and a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had our Christmas lunch here, and whilst numbers changed the team did not grumble once. They communicated throughout, the service was flawless, food tasty, wine yummy and surprise at the end shows they have an eye for detail and care about your business..... you must...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jordan53
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small group of us booked and we had another very delicious and enjoyable evening. Sara, our host, is so convivial and makes the whole experience so worthwhile. Her partner, the chef from Cornwall, cooks so well. I would recommend the mystery dessert but I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank adrienteignmouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great range of sharing tapas, all beautifully cooked and presented with authentic Spanish dishes of chipirones, patata bravas served alongside new Cumberland sausage on tostados, pulpo con chorizo and puddings to kill for: chocolate-filled churros, and best of all the mystery dessert, a mouth-watering surprise...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelswithmychum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a few times now, it offers something a little different! It’s nice to have varied plates of food, it’s all very well cooked and really tasty. Good service and atmosphere makes it a lovely evening!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PaulBecks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is superb, good size portions, great friendly service, no one rushing you, drinks are reasonably priced. A great place, we will be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 766emilial
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic find. Put simply, go! The food is incredible, the wine list excellent and good value and the service superb. Authentic, this is a bit of Spanish heaven in the Riviera.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jamiesonstride
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a fee times now and never disappointed. The imagination and creativity that goes into each Tapas dish is fantastic, the flavours are out of this world ! Such good value for money. My husband and I had two tapas dishes each and we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank leforeman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, fabulous atmosphere, very friendly staff,amazing food for good price.We loved Chef's anniversary surprise. Best place to eat in Torquay.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Getaway05795221098
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10 March 2018|
Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Robert. Unfortunately, due to the size of the restaurant dogs are not allowed, unless service dogs. I'm sorry about that. Many thanks for your interest
11 February 2018|
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Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Jenniford First of all, thanks for your interest in us :) We do have a variety of gluten free, dairy free, and all-kind-of-allergy-free dishes available. Very grateful you tell us in advance,as some of the members replied... More
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