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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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Main course: £15
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 17:00 - 23:00
Friday to Sunday: 11:00 - 00:00

This restaurant surpassed all expectations - the food was absolutely stunning, served by attentive wait staff. We loved it!

Jackie Spring 30 November 2016
from Bristol

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A laidback seafront restaurant with stunning views over Torquay beach, On The Rocks sources the finest fish and meat for its varied menu of premium international flavours. There is also a dedicated vegetarian menu, and a terrace for al fresco dining.

The On The Rocks menu is packed with inventive recipes, beginning with starters like flame-grilled mackerel fillet with blood orange, pickled cucumber, fennel and wasabi snow, and fresh Brixham crab mac and cheese. There is a variety of fresh fish on the menu, from lemon sole to red gurnard, Elberry Cove mussels, as well as grill items like succulent burgers served with irresistible toppings like truffle mayo, mushroom and whisky, and streaky bacon.

Desserts at On The Rocks in Torquay include salted caramel panna cotta and dark chocolate fondant. A full wine list is joined with a selection of cocktails, spirits, beers and ciders.

Pairing a relaxed vibe with contemporary style and with great sea views, On The Rocks restaurant is a 12-minute walk from Torquay Rail Station.

On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

Contact +44 1803203666

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Customer reviews for On The Rocks

4.5 (((() (based on 250 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (213)
  • views (133)
  • lunch (110)
  • trendy (106)
  • romantic (101)
  • al fresco (70)
  • value (45)
  • luxury (40)
  • private dining (38)
  • business (28)
  • large parties (26)
  • child friendly (25)
  • entertainment (11)
  • afternoon tea (10)
  • breakfast (8)
  • ((((( 7 December 2016 by Lynne Fryer from Torquay

    Excellent, we really enjoyed our meal

  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Susan Sherrington from Brixham

    Food delicious
    Service efficient

  • ((((* 4 December 2016 by Johanne from Torquay

    Lovely meal - enjoyed by whole group.

  • ((((( 4 December 2016 by Philip Steer from Torquay

    What an amazing meal. Two of us had Monkfish in a chilli, blush tomato and cream sauce with linguini and baby broccoli heads. It was so tasty and one of the best meals that I've ever had.

  • ((((( 30 November 2016 by Jackie Spring from Bristol

    This restaurant surpassed all expectations - the food was absolutely stunning, served by attentive wait staff. We loved it!

  • ((((* 28 November 2016 by James Watkins from Torquay

    A very pleasant place to eat, with a nice atmosphere. Our waiter was exceptional. My only gripe was the cheese board was poor, two small slices of Brie and a piece of cheddar......

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Julie Matthews from Paignton

    It was absolutely amazing. The best restaurant meal I have had in ages. Luca was charming.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by JG from Torquay

    Excellent meal. Service, food and atmosphere were all brilliant. Would highly recommend it and will definitely go again.

  • ((((* 27 November 2016 by Victoria from Ideford combe

    Fabulous food , good service, seating was uncomfortable needed more cushions.

  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by Hunts cider Hunt from Torbay

    Thank you so much for a lovely evening the food is so delicious our friends had not been before and they live in Torquay. The booking service was just easy and good to get a email confirmation.

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