Local Restaurants 

Torquay has a wide choice of great restaurants, many a short walk from The Torcroft. There is the choice of Abbey Sands Crescent which is a 5 minute walk, which offers several great places to eat and drink. Or take a 15 minute walk along the sea front promenade to Torquay marina and town centre. Restaurants in Torquay and the surrounding areas are famous for serving fresh fish caught daily in Brixham.  
Recommended Restaurants 
The four restaurants below are selected for their quality of food, wines and service. To avoid disappointment we recommend booking in advance, especially during the summer months. 
The Elephant restaurant is a bright, informal seaside restaurant which overlooks the beautiful Torquay harbour. Run by chef proprietor, Simon Hulstone it was the first restaurant in Torquay to be awarded a Michelin star which it has maintained for 15 years. 
01803 200044  
Rockfish is a fish and chip shop restaurant and take away owned by celebrity chef Mitch Tonks. It is located on Torquay harbour offering excellent fresh fish and chips or grilled fish according to the daily catch. Rockfish also has restaurants in Brixham, Dartmouth and Exeter.  
01803 212175  
The Orange Tree is renowned for it's seasonally changing a la carte menu offering modern British-European cuisine complemented by warm and friendly hospitality. 
A more traditional and luxurious environment with outstanding cuisine and great wines.  
01803 213936 
Saltwater is close to the harbour, in Victoria Parade and has been named among the top 10 of UK Fish & Chip Shops, by the National Fish & Chip Awards. Saltwater offers sustainable sourcing of key ingredients and an innovative menu.  
01803 414142  
01803 211 009 
The Visto Lounge has a large, themed restaurant and bar inside and cafe tables outside. Bistro type food that you order from the bar. We think it has become a Torquay favourite. 
01803 380 180 
Chef/Proprietor Werner Rott is back in Torbay with a new menu of artisan cuisine with the Austrian touch. With seating for just 20 diners, this unique setting offers a personal service with exquisite cuisine made from seasonal local produce. 
01803 293 430 
A great family run, quality Italian restaurant with a more intimate atmosphere. 
01803 201 770 
Very popular modern Italian. Good service, nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices. Livelier than its sister, Bianco's. 
01803 200 755 
Oldest pub in Torquay with good beer and food at the bar or restaurant. A popular choice for traditional English pub food. 
01803 299 935 
Well located on the promenade, close to the theatre, this bistrot style cafe/restaurant has a wide choice on the menu and indoor and outdoor seating.  
01803 292 108 
Lively restaurant and pub at the marina (near side) offering a good choice of inventive, well-priced dishes. 
01803 203 666 
Restaurant and bar next to the Abbey Sands building, 5 minutes from The Torcroft. Outside terrace. 
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