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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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“crab bisque” (67 reviews)
“tournedos” (18 reviews)
“brown shrimp” (17 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14-16 Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Just returned from a meal at the Orange Tree. Celebrating our wedding anniversary. Location, ambiance, excellent tasty food and very friendly staff, absolutely fantastic. Could not fault anything. Made us feel very welcome. Had the taster menu, what a good choice. Very tasty, locally sourced...More

Thank samantha197238
Reviewed 4 days ago

Third time again for husbands birthday Tasting menu £48 food was just divine really top notch food The Owner is always very welcoming and lovely Our only complaint was some old people wanted the aire conditioning off and it was so hot we nearly fried....More

Thank Sue-AnnJean
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, it was somewhere we hadn't been before and seen as we have eaten in pretty much every other restaurant, we thought we would go all out. We both had the crab bisque with scallops which was lovely,...More

Thank Rachel2727
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I ate at The Orange Tree recently and the experience was amazing. We both chose steak which was tender and had no chewy bits. I often say that good steaks are in the buying as much as the cooking and both of...More

Thank ChristopherSheath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a birthday celebration and we wanted a special evening and this was what we received. Food was spectacular,ambience excellent. Wines chosen were delicious. In particular the fillet steak was well cooked to our requirement. A small and exclusive restaurants not at all pretentious....More

1  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

celebrated our wedding anniversary here yesterday. Fantastic food and wonderful staff, so friendly,helpful and attentive. Couldn't fault anything, such a shame we live so far away, we'd be there every week !!!

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the tasting menu at the Orange Tree last night. For most of my working life I have had a generous expense account, so I'm eaten in some VERY good restaurants (hats off to Picasso's in Las Vegas) but even though I was paying...More

Thank Bigtes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate in this restaurant on Friday 2nd June. I had the crab bisque with scallops which was packed with flavour, followed by the best end of lamb, which was exceptional. The service was a tad on the slow side but not...More

Thank Byron J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is hidden away up a back street, pre-book a table. They catered for 3 adults and 1 child. The starters and main course were perfect we were that full we never got to have a pudding. However the petit fours are to die for,...More

Thank Jucaius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night for our anniversary and we had such a lovely experience. The quality and presentation of the food was faultless and it all tasted amazing. The staff were so lovely, very friendly and welcoming and couldn't be any more attentive....More

Thank Emma548
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
can i book a table with a highchair or is it adults only?
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
Do you allow dogs?
6 June 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
No Dogs are not allowed as its a small high class restaurant
We plan to visit Torquay next week April 26th My husband is a vegetarian my daughter a vegan and it's my mother in laws birthday :) Do you have availability for an evening booking and what do you have for vegans in particular
17 April 2016|
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Response from Esherrob | Reviewed this property |
Just as an aside, I would stay away from Las Iguanas on the seafront. The food is not all that good and there are problems with the way they pay their staff, only paying their staff peanuts and making the staff pay from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 61
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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