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The Old Coach House

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Bar, British, Pub
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86 Babbacombe Downs, Torquay, England
+44 1803 313519
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Mortain, France
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the food was good, there was not much festivity and the clientele were obviously going to become rowdy as the evening wore on - horrendous Karaoke - and we decide to leave early.

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Thank Jane P
South Devon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went recently to the old coach house and the food was very poor. We were told by the waiter that the chef had a home to go to as our booking was at 8.30 and was rushing us to order. Which was very rude. Rest of the staff were lovely. Unfortunately the place needs completely updating in decor and food.... More 

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Thank Kaz135162
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiancé recently visited torquay on a weekend away we were recommended by another bar owner to visit this pub because of the great food on offer and we were blown away! We approached the bar where a lovely gentleman in a waistcoat welcomed us in he then persisted with his excellent service and offered us a range... More 

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Thank james g
Devon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Called in for lunch today as friends had recommended the great value meal deal. both my husband and I had the £7.95 meal deal which was main dessert and hot or cold drink. I had a turkey roast which had 3 big slices of turkey lovely big roasts a Yorkshire pud a stuffing ball and the dish of veg, broccoli... More 

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Thank Beverley A
Finedon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We called in here on Sunday evening, the people are friendly and helpful, and service was excellent as was the food. Very very good, would recommend this as the food is reasonable, home cooked and served piping hot. One of my favorite meals is Chicken, topped with Bacon, BBQ sauce and cheese, and I had this here, and it was... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed in Babbacombe September 2016. We had several meals here,, all well cooked/presented. There are several options for vegetarians, far more than you will find in an expensive restaurant. Not salubrious but good hot food (or salads) and good size portions. Example/ Roast dinner + sweet + drink @ £7.95 Would visit again if in the area.

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Thank moonshine98
Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Superb value for money Sunday roast, several different meats. Staff really helpful and excellent service.

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Thank gwenda_beckley
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you read my previous review “LOVELY TASTY MEALS WITH GREAT SERVICE AT OUR NEWLY DISCOVERED HIDDEN GEM ", you will see that whilst having a gentle walk around Babbacombe in the late afternoon sunshine on Monday 6 June with my wife, purely by chance, we stumbled upon the Old Coach House Pub and Restaurant and what a hidden gem... More 

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Thank Stewart C
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We popped in for a drink whilst staying in babbacombe as fancied a traditional pub rather than a touristy restaurant/pub. On first impressions it looks tired and in need of a clean, but we were made to feel very welcome. The guys behind the bar were very professional and efficient. They showed us the menus and explained the special offers... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here last week, we passed this pub & saw that the cost of meals were fairly cheap, so decided to eat here All I can say is we really wish we had gone somewhere else. The food was awful, it was dry & tasted odd. After eating we realised how dirty the pub was The next day we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 118
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Babbacombe Downs, Torquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 313519

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?