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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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

Great restaurant, good food and service.

Justin Worsey 15 February 2017
from Newton Abbot

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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 293 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (255)
  • views (156)
  • trendy (129)
  • lunch (124)
  • romantic (121)
  • al fresco (78)
  • value (56)
  • private dining (45)
  • luxury (44)
  • large parties (34)
  • business (28)
  • child friendly (26)
  • entertainment (13)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • breakfast (9)
  • ((((* 20 February 2017 by Maggie Cave from Torquay

    Excellent on all fronts

  • ((((( 20 February 2017 by Annette from Torquay

    Four of us ate on Saturday night and although the specials had sold out by our 8pm booking we had a delicious meal, as always. We all ate different starters and mains, and there were clean plates all round! One of those restaurants where you know the menu has been crafted so carefully that there are no poor dishes, or ones to just make up numbers. My favourite starter 'OTR New York Deli Style Brisket Bon Bons. Served with sweet mustard mayo, pickles, chorizo, cheddar & wasabi peanuts' - scrummy!

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Justin Moylan-jones from Paignton

    Fantastic service, atmosphere and the food is to die for. Need to come back real soon !!

  • (((** 19 February 2017 by Will from Torquay

    Lovely food as expected. Slight menu change that we weren't aware of and definitely preferred the dishes beforehand. Quick attentive service although seemed a bit rushed at times.

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by David Anderson from Torquay

    Innovative menu, big flavours which for me work very well and do not detract from the main ingredient. Service and ambience very good.

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Becky Ackrill from Shrewsbury

    As it was my birthday I'd requested a sea view table and my request was granted, thank you. The waiter (sorry can't remember his name) was excellent, pleasant, smiling and attentive. I had lamb & my husband had pork and it was again excellent, very delicious and well presented. The desserts were also delicious. The whole experience of dining at On the Rocks made my birthday very special. Thank you.

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Hannah from Torquay

    Fantastic food, service and atmosphere! We always have a brilliant dining experience at OTR. It is definitely a place to visit! It is one of our favourite places in the bay.

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Justin Worsey from Newton Abbot

    Great restaurant, good food and service.

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Zoei Dixon from Torquay


  • ((((( 14 February 2017 by Steve Smerdon from Newton Abbot

    We had a very nice meal thanks.My only comment is, the sweets are a little expensive.but on the other hand the fish pie and a drink is a fair price.

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