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Gemelli Restaurant & Delicatessen

172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
+44 1803 294183
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“crab ravioli” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a table saturday evening as many couples were turned away. The food was clearly fresh, and authenic. Definetely cooked by someone who knows what is doing. The place was busy, but the lady serving was efficient and friendly. The...More

Thank Augusta M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service as soon as we walked through the door! I tried the bruschetta with tomatoes, garlic and pesto. It was very tasty, with a lot of garlic (my boyfriend wouldn't come near me for a few days lol). Both the mains and the starters...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was perfect. Good, attentive service in a homely atmosphere. We had crab ravioli to start, delicious. Then lemon sole fillets ( no bones!), and lamb chops that my wife said were the best she had ever eaten, perfectly cooked. The mains are accompanied...More

Thank djames2756
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was brilliant, pizzas are gorgeous but the mains took an hour to arrive and the waitress whilst very polite, hid behind the counter drinking water and playing on her phone most of the time Despite being there for nearly 2 hours all together...More

Thank Vicki P
ewwka, Owner at Gemelli Restaurant & Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vicki, thank you for writing your opinion and complimenting the food. Yes, you waited a little longer for your main course; we pride ourselves for cooking the food fresh when ordered, no defrosting, no pre-cooking, no re-heating, and that is why the food tastes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely my favourite place to eat in Torquay! A charming family restaurant with authentic Italian food, friendly staff and great value! Many great vegetarian dishes

Thank Marie J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is the second time we have come to this restaurant and and it has not disappointed. The food was amazing and full of flavour and the atmosphere was second to none and the waiter was friendly and very helpful we recommend to anyone and...More

Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I was sitting in this restaurant the first week they open back in 2009 (I believe) and the same family are still runiing it. The layout is slightly different and the menu had a total makeover, but what has never changed is the quality. The...More

Thank expat_iberia
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We visited a long while ago and thought it would be time to treat ourselves again. During a long weekend in Torquay we thought Gemelli served us with the best food. The restaurant is not an all-flashing-and-singing place, but it is run by a family...More

1  Thank Marek C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We tried two restaurant by the harbour before finding Gemelli on TA. What a find! It is a bit out of the way, so you'll need to look for. Sunday bank holiday was full of very satisfied people. We had asparagus and parmigiana as starters,...More

1  Thank Aneta K
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing food Very welcoming & friendly If you want authentic and quite this is perfect. 100% recommendation Have been a few times now and never had a bad meal.

2  Thank pelam1424
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6 October 2016|
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Response from Wedderburn | Reviewed this property |
Child friendly when I went. Just check with them regarding dogs.
Enji B
29 September 2016|
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
I was also on holiday so can't answer the question. Perhaps it would be a good idea to obtain the phone number and ring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294183
  • E-mail
Gemelli is a family run little restaurant where the food is prepared 'the traditional way' and accompanied with carefully selected wines. At Gemelli we will try to establish a friendly atmosphere with a relaxed yet attentive service "Bistro style" for you to enjoy and see you back again and again...
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