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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.

Lovely meal with table overlooking the sea. Service was excellent and our waitress was very friendly and helpful

Steve Porter 22 April 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

4.6 (((() (based on 336 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (291)
  • views (177)
  • lunch (144)
  • trendy (141)
  • romantic (133)
  • al fresco (93)
  • value (64)
  • private dining (53)
  • luxury (47)
  • large parties (40)
  • child friendly (33)
  • business (30)
  • entertainment (14)
  • afternoon tea (13)
  • breakfast (10)
  • ((((( 26 April 2017 by Anne-marie Gibbs from Torquay

    Excellent, welcoming place. Very helpful staff who didn't complain about us hanging table 3 times!!
    Food perfect!

  • ((((( 24 April 2017 by Annie Hargreaves from Torquay

    A lovely Sunday lunch experience. Good food - the roast pork & red mullet were particularly good as were the puds. Attentive service & respite from the so many young farmers!!

  • ((((( 23 April 2017 by Karen Allen from Torquay

    Great table right in the window to catch the sunset and the view of the sea. Food was delicious - smoked mackerel mousse starter with vegetables beautifully presented in a small jar; red mullet main course and hot tasty french fries; a gorgeous bourbon toffee pudding with ice cream. The staff were friendly and helpful, and there wasn't any pressure to get us out of the door which I like. They brought water without being asked, and were quick without rushing.

  • ((((( 22 April 2017 by Steve Porter from Torquay

    Lovely meal with table overlooking the sea. Service was excellent and our waitress was very friendly and helpful

  • ((((* 18 April 2017 by Anthony Cole from Torquay

    Food excellent but service slow.

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Haylee Shave from Bath

    Lovely restaurant great location right by new bars and close to Princess theatre, harbor and beach, great atmosphere and staff very friendly and accommodating. Food was perfect too :)

  • ((((* 15 April 2017 by David Godden from Exeter

    Was very pleased with our find,
    Food was good,well presented ,service was just right ,attentive but not over powering.
    My pork belly was really tasty and juicy.
    GF battered fish was a winner, desserts were great.
    We will be back.

  • (((** 13 April 2017 by Stuart Cooper from Halstead

    Average food and overpriced. Monkfish with mussels and pasta was mostly pasta. Expensive at 17.95. Slow service.

  • ((((( 13 April 2017 by Lisa Kendall from Torquay

    Beautiful meal as always

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Jane Radford from Paignton

    Excellent service and food

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