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The Buccaneer Inn

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43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
+44 1803 312661
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good experience. Only a short wait. Good service with friendly staff. Ideal when visiting the local theatre.

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the inn with five other members of my family. two of which are disabled elderly people on minimum pensions. We booked a table in the restaurant to guarantee that the elderly couple could sit down as the pub side can get very busy....More

Thank Dream27878789022
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello dream27878789022, which I have to say is a name almost as ridiculous as this review! Here are the facts for the benefit of readers. You and your wonderful parents have been frequent diners here for a number of years, and we have always treated...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault this Inn at all. Excellent food, well priced, lots to choose from, we ate there on both nights we were in Babbacombe. Very good specials board. Friendly helpful staff, good selection of drinks, overlooks the seafront, would be lovely to sit outside in...More

Thank Sue H
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the lovely review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't the closest bar/restaurant to our house, but it is our 'local' and most definitely the BEST bar in the area, so worth the journey. There is always a warm welcome to be had by the friendly Owners and their team. They've started their...More

Thank LucyP920
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Lucy, always lovely to see you and Ollie here

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visted here on a Tuesday afternoon with my family. Great choices for children and very reasonable prices. Portions were generous too! We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals - Highly recommend popping in for some lunch.

Thank jadey212
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind review...glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited during a recent break to Torquay. Friendly pub, good range of Ales,Proper Job being particularly flavoursome and very well kept. We also sampled the Mulled Cider, which was delicious. Tried the food, and the Steak was great and cooked perfectly to my request. Pub...More

Thank WestSussexJim
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for the lovely review Jim

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't go in the Buc much as my friend doesn't find their coffee very good. I was also unhappy to be charged £2 for a pint of soda water and squash. I thought that was far too much. They said because the soda water...More

Thank Sophiemills
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sophie, you would not have been charged £2 for a pint of soda squash at The Buccaneer as its just £1.60 here, served with loving care including ice, slice and optional choice of coloured straw! I'm surmising what you actually had was a fruit...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Last evening we enjoyed a very good meal . The owners even had the time to come and chat even though the restaurant and bar was busy . Will be returning soon ! Thank you !

Thank CVExxx
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A friendly welcoming pub plus delicious food. Very reasonable prices both drinks & food. Car park just found the corner. Not sure if you can reserve tables, gets busy early evening .

Thank westmidslady1
Reviewed 23 September 2018

As a Family of 6 Adults and two young Children we opted to pop in here for our lunch, reasonably priced with a good menu selection, however on ordering at around £100 with drinks 5 Adult meals and 3 Childrens (our Mom doesn't eat large...More

Thank harleyd1953
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

A somewhat surprising review as a number of your party thanked us for a great meal when leaving. I suspect that your family may be disappointed that you have chosen to post this review based on not getting your own way and they will now...More

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JohnFT2
27 August 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area but not the restaurant. You can eat in the bar area too. We do not have dogs in our rooms.
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NICKY R
21 May 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
We have Cornish Rattler and Thatchers gold. No dartboard.
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jcarru5902
9 December 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Yes 12-2.30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 312661
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Description
A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.
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