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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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

Superb evening. Eight of us for a special birthday dinner. All the food was excellent. The staff and owners were superb. Couldn't fault anything.

Richard Worrall 14 January 2017
from Paignton

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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 269 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (232)
  • views (141)
  • lunch (115)
  • trendy (114)
  • romantic (108)
  • al fresco (71)
  • value (49)
  • luxury (42)
  • private dining (40)
  • large parties (29)
  • business (28)
  • child friendly (25)
  • entertainment (13)
  • afternoon tea (10)
  • breakfast (9)
  • ((((( 19 January 2017 by Jamie Impey from Paignton

    Fantastic meal,great service,welcoming atmosphere! Extremely enjoyable experience every time.

  • ((((( 17 January 2017 by Samantha Lander from Torquay

    Gorgeous food as usual. We dined as a family and were all made to feel very welcome. They also helped us mark my husbands birthday.

  • ((((( 17 January 2017 by Amanda Humphris from Cheltenham

    Amazing food ... exceptional service in
    An unpretentious setting overlooking the bay. We would definitely recommend and hope to visit again

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Maggie Cave from Torquay

    The booking was easy to do. The service was top notch. The food was delicious and ample. I would definitely go back there as you can rely on the experience being excellent for the money with known, certified locally sourced food.

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Julie Matthews from Paignton

    Delicious Sunday lunch. Melt in the mouth roast beef. Excellent service. Hope to go again soon.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Scott Richford from Torquay

    A fantastic dining experience from the moment we entered to when we paid. Quality food, friendly service from everyone we encountered - dining as it should be.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Sarah Buck from Newton Abbot

    The monkfish was excellent - I eat out a lot and this was one of the best dishes I have had for sometime. Two of our party had the the pork and found that rather fatty which was a little disappointing. Overall we had an excellent evening, although one small point - the bench type seats would benefit from some cushions.

  • ((((( 14 January 2017 by Anthea Wilson from Torquay

    Food and ambiance were lovely. Gorgeous view whilst eating. Service was very good.

  • ((((( 14 January 2017 by Richard Worrall from Paignton

    Superb evening. Eight of us for a special birthday dinner. All the food was excellent. The staff and owners were superb. Couldn't fault anything.

  • ((((* 11 January 2017 by Barry Griffiths from Southampton

    Very good, It exceeded expectations.

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