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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 Friday: 17:00 - 23:00
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 - 00:00.

It was superb!

Gill Nicholson 17 June 2017
from Torquay

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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 369 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (320)
  • views (197)
  • lunch (161)
  • trendy (155)
  • romantic (147)
  • al fresco (103)
  • value (70)
  • private dining (60)
  • luxury (54)
  • large parties (46)
  • child friendly (38)
  • business (34)
  • entertainment (16)
  • afternoon tea (13)
  • breakfast (11)
  • ((*** 23 June 2017 by Terry Hainsworth from Heathfield

    I had been here when away on business and had booked to bring my husband as I had enjoyed the food. Sadly it was disappointing. I think this was because a crew were filming for 4 in a bed and, as I had booked several weeks ago, I think I should have been warned. We had a lovely waitress who atempted to give good service around the issues caused by a film crew but the senior members of staff were dismissive about the corporatising seating options and delays between courses I had brought my husband here as it was the best meal I had had in Torquay and left feeling very disappointed.

  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Kay Harvey from Torquay

    Could not fault anything from the lovely young man showing us to our table, the fab waitress who helped us choose our wine, the food which was amazing to the thank you from the staff, our first time at your lovely restaurant, can't wait to come back,

  • ((((( 19 June 2017 by Samantha Lander from Torquay

    Fantastic views, lovely atmosphere and great locally sourced food.

  • ((((* 19 June 2017 by Barbara Watters from Torquay

    A little disappointed that we weren't sat in the main restaurant area where we had requested on booking. However the food was excellent as always. We recommend the lamb, it is delicious. Also the waiter was charming. Efficient & friendly. "On the Rocks". is one of our favourite Torquay restaurants & we would strongly recommend a visit.

  • ((((* 17 June 2017 by Kay O'shaughnessy from Plymouth

    Great relaxed venue with fantastic sea views. Service and food was really lovely. Wines were over priced making it an expensive meal.

  • ((((( 17 June 2017 by Gill Nicholson from Torquay

    It was superb!

  • ((((( 16 June 2017 by Eddy Smeulders from Boom belgium

    Nice food, lovely setting, and very friendly staff!!

  • ((((( 11 June 2017 by Cheri Gregson from Kingsteignton

    On the Rocks is our favorite in Torquay. The food is always fresh, well-presented and delicious. The staff takes excellent care of us without being intrusive. I love the casual atmosphere and feel right at home enjoying a special occassion or just a scrumtious meal. My favorites on the menu include the espresso martini, the mussels, monkfish, bream, lamb, pork, brisket, chips, burgers, salads ...actually everything. Oh and have I raved about the creme brule! Just love ON THE ROCKS

  • ((((( 10 June 2017 by William Craven from Paignton

    It was a post Registry Office Wedding meal. We were welcomed, our table was beautifully decorated. The meals were excellent as was the service.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Neil from Reading

    Fantastic. Great food. Great Service. Good value too.

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