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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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  •  - Devon
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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.

Fabulous food and service. The best restaurant in town!

Angela 11 January 2019
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

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Recommended for

  • dinner (488)
  • views (302)
  • lunch (257)
  • trendy (232)
  • romantic (214)
  • al fresco (172)
  • value (122)
  • private dining (80)
  • luxury (78)
  • large parties (64)
  • business (58)
  • child friendly (58)
  • entertainment (24)
  • afternoon tea (18)
  • breakfast (14)
  • ((((( 11 January 2019 by Marion from Torquay

    Food was excellent especially the mussels, ambience was good and staff attentive, enjoyed by all 6 of us.

  • ((((( 11 January 2019 by Angela from Torquay

    Fabulous food and service. The best restaurant in town!

  • ((((* 8 January 2019 by Maggie from Torquay

    The best roast dinner as always. Great greeting, lovely staff, brilliant food. Always reliable.

  • ((((( 30 December 2018 by Steve from St Columb

    Booked a Sunday night two steaks for £30 deal . Excellent food wonderful service ,will definitely pay another visit , well done .

  • ((((* 28 December 2018 by Nick from Paignton

    Great meal, ideal for a pre Christmas. Lunch.
    Would recommend.
    Very accommodating for a Coeliac diet.

  • ((((( 27 December 2018 by Mandie from London

    Such a fabulous place, food is exceptional! Fish all the way hear and the muscles are to die for. Service is good, it really is worth a visit if you haven't been yet and there is parking conveniently just along the front.

  • ((((( 26 December 2018 by Hayley from Wantage

    What a lovely way to spend Christmas Eve. Staff were friendly, service was excellent and food was outstanding.
    Thank you!

  • ((*** 21 December 2018 by Mel from Torquay

    Tables very small and on top of each other

  • ((((( 21 December 2018 by Alex from Torquay

    Absolutely delightful evening. Charming staff, delicious food, interesting selection of wines, lovely setting and atmosphere. Going back shortly.

  • ((((* 21 December 2018 by Hilary from Lichfield

    Lovely ambience, great food, helpful staff

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