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The Drum Inn

Cockington Village, Torquay, TQ2 6XA +44 1803268842

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Food was very good, staff are very friendly and the village is beautiful.

Janet Larsen 27 March 2017
from Oakthorpe

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In the picturesque Cockington Village, the beautiful gardens and rustic thatched roof of The Drum Inn boast a spectacular sight. Offering traditional British pub cuisine, with the al fresco garden and a cosy log-fire, the views over the surrounding country are also excellent.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Drum Inn menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Drum Inn ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

While in the beautiful Cockington Village, The Drum Inn remains only a 20-minute walk from Torquay Train Station, and a 6-minute drive from central Torquay.

The Drum Inn

Cockington Village, Torquay, TQ2 6XA

Contact +44 1803690264
Reservations +44 1803268842

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Customer reviews for The Drum Inn

3.9 ((((* (based on 24 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (15)
  • child friendly (12)
  • views (11)
  • value (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • al fresco (6)
  • romantic (6)
  • private dining (5)
  • entertainment (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((*** 2 May 2017 by andrew from Torquay

    Was looking forward to a good evening out with good food and service. Food was quite nice apart from plates were cold and a steak was also cool having to wait for veg as ordered to accompany. Service was poor no visit to either check or collect plates.After ordering dessert we gave up after waiting 20 mins. Restaurant was not busy.

  • ((*** 3 April 2017 by Julie Parsons from Teignmouth

    A large venue in a pretty location.
    A large menu selection but average food. Dog friendly ! More attention needed on service and cleanliness of tables

  • ((((* 27 March 2017 by Janet Larsen from Oakthorpe

    Food was very good, staff are very friendly and the village is beautiful.

  • (((** 27 March 2017 by Rebecca Walker from Brixham

    The staff are very friendly. We were remembered from Christmas Day where we spent an enjoyable special lunch. The service is friendly however I do feel there is room for improvement. For example: our recent visit we had no parsnips as detailed on the menu (other diners had parsnips) and the child portion of Salmon was sat under the heat lamp (or similar) for a while as had gone rubbery around the edges. We also asked for the childs main to come with our main but it was served with the starters and we waited a while for our dessert having received our main immediately after our starter. Whilst these were our small issues the Drum Inn do know how to "make this right". However whilst an incentive off the bill is always a winner - personally I would like their food/service to be as good as it could be in all areas from the kitchen to the waiting staff. I do not go out for reductions on bills I go for a lovely relaxing meal. Having said all of this the food is tasty, the location is fabulous, the atmosphere is cosy and comforting and I would visit the Drum Inn again.

  • ((((( 26 March 2017 by Chris and Joan from Paignton

    Delicious food, served hot, waitress very helpful.
    Pleasant surroundings, busy with plenty of families, some with children and/or dogs (all
    well-behaved - such a nice change!)

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Claire Wells from Torquay

    Very relaxed, pleasant staff and enjoyable food

  • ((((( 31 January 2017 by Tina from Paignton

    Wonderful food and looked after by the lovely Kyra. Nothing was too much trouble for her and she helped to make my daughter'sbirthday meal very special.

  • (((** 26 December 2016 by Terence Treleaven from Torquay

    Very enjoyable.Very close to home so we know the Drum very well.
    Not the venue it used to be,but convenient with reasonable meals.Dog friendly.

  • ((*** 19 December 2016 by Emily Dore from Paignton

    Nice atmosphere had the xmas menu but disappointed by the lack of vegetables. Wouldn't have filled my husband up. The desert was very sickly didn't particularly enjoy the food.

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by Ruth Kelsey from Torquay

    Sunday Roast very nice

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