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The Gainsborough - CLOSED

The Grand Hotel | Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good4%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
9 Dec 2016
“1st class”
20 Oct 2016
“Amazing - thank you thank you”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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The Grand Hotel | Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 9 December 2016

As described in my hotel review this restaurant which is now named 'The 1881 Restauran't and no longer the Gainsborough Restaurant is quite elegant, extremely well managed and serves quality food. The staff are very friendly and highly efficient. The food is very good. Soft...More

Thank Frederick32
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Words cannot express how grateful we all were to the staff at The Grand Hotel on the evening of my Dad's 70th Birthday party on Saturday 15th October. The Restaurant Manager pulled out all the stops and changed our reservation from the restaurant to the...More

2  Thank 186259Donna
Reviewed 7 July 2016

food and service excellent. A good reasonably price wine list.Service a bit slow but food prepared to order

2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The Grand Hotel consistently delivers the best cream tea I have ever tasted. Two beautiful, homemade, large, light scones with ample amounts of strawberry preserve, clotted cream and a pot of tea, all for £6.50. Quite simply, neither the cream tea nor the price can...More

3  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Only spent 1 day in Torquay but loved the beach and the gorgeous beach huts. Dined out in the old pub looking out to sea.

2  Thank ralph_judy
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Food disappointed. Service was excellent. Room reflects the history of the hotel. Note now called 1881.

2  Thank Joy Hazel W
Reviewed 1 July 2015

bad service, disgusting food, over priced and a total waste of my life. refused to pay and will never ever return !!!!!!

2  Thank Englishblokeuk
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Visited the Compass Cafe bar at The Grand Hotel after a morning in Torquay. Enjoyed 2 different sandwiches both of which were excellent freshly made and with crisps and garnish. Cafetiere and delicious orange drizzle cake to follow. As always a pleasant experience with good...More

2  Thank Clive F
Reviewed 7 November 2013

The Grand Club sandwich is the best in the bay. Likewise the choice of wines on offer are excellent. The service in the Compass cafe bar is always excellent. We dine here for lunch often.

1  Thank Clive F
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I liked everything and disliked nothing the food is very good and plenty of it good suroundings and some tables with sea views warm and friendly staff waiting on you and a good price to it truly is value for your money so check it...More

2  Thank Stewart B
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Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grand Hotel | Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 6NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • This restaurant is at The Grand Hotel
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