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The Orange Tree Restaurant

14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
+44 1803 213936
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a gem to find on holiday staff excellent food to die for so good Dave had steak I had pork really nice and desserts were lovely would highly recommend when in Torquay.

Thank Richbrand
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nowadays I don't often do old-fashioned fine dining. A bit tired of really pricey Michelin, a latter-day simplicist, stuff like that. However, for a dear friend's birthday in off-season Torquay this seemed a sensible choice. Everyone in Torquay has heard of the Orange Tree- it's...More

1  Thank GranmaEm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary and what a good choice it was. That said, we have been before and it is always a good choice. The food is brilliant, the service perfect and the atmosphere is spot on. Celebrating something special? go to...More

Thank Bobperrin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service excellent without being too intrusive food well presented and more importantly delicious sufficent amount of choice for

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow ! food as good and better than most Michelin star restaurants (and i have dined at Heston Blumenthals , Raymond Blancs and others so trust me on that ) -a tasting menu really just excellent ( and affordable ).Good friendly staff. Anything wrong with...More

Thank m d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On holiday down South and with one night in Torquay, I decided to book the Orange Tree. We were delighted with the tasting menu and although there were lots of courses they came in such an unhurried manner we did not feel like we were...More

Thank purplechrissie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice intimate space, excellent food, lovely owners. This would stand up well in any city. Waitress however was hostile and not fitting if such a nice place.

Thank gavinp5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with friends that we hadn’t seen for years. We had all independently been before to the Orange tree and loved it so decided to all go together. It was a delight. I had the steak which was perfectly cooked and so succulent. The...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There were 4 of us and we all had different meals and they were all fantastic, it was recommended by our hotel owner and we were not disappointed, the food was pleasing to the eye as well as the taste, the owner and staff could...More

Thank tommodj
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I tend to go on quite a bit in my reviews. Not this time. This is my third visit to this restaurant and certainly to date, I cannot fault it. The food is such a consistently high quality, I wonder how they can achieve it....More

Thank petedell
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Avril L
15 September 2017|
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Response from SallyEPerthWA | Reviewed this property |
yes - must book ahead or you won't get in on a weekend especially
5 July 2017|
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Response from Ro C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they change the taster menu regularly and besides it's best to go and see, taste, and enjoy the fabulous service
6 March 2017|
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Response from OT112007 | Property representative |
Hi Kristy085, We do actually have a highchair and we don't mind having toddlers and children at the Orange Tree. However as other tripadvisor members already mentioned, the atmosphere and setting is not particularly child... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 63
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 213936
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Fine dining restaurant within easy walking distance of Torquay harbour, offering modern British-European cuisine using fresh local produce. A single seating policy allows you to relax and enjoy your evening without feeling rushed.
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