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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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  •  - Devon
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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.

Very impressed nice atmosphere and the food was fantastic

Andy Milner 12 May 2018
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 476 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (406)
  • views (251)
  • lunch (212)
  • trendy (196)
  • romantic (182)
  • al fresco (134)
  • value (95)
  • private dining (73)
  • luxury (63)
  • large parties (57)
  • child friendly (51)
  • business (49)
  • entertainment (21)
  • afternoon tea (16)
  • breakfast (12)
  • ((((* 17 May 2018 by Brian Mackie from Troon

    Everything about your restaurant was 5 stars. We have just eaten in Rick Stein’s restaurant in Padstow and both my partner and myself rate your restaurant higher than his. In fact your restaurant and food is the best we experienced in our road trip thru Devon and Cornwall. Well done guys. Hope we get back to you sometime in the future. We are heading back to Scotland tomorrow.

  • ((((( 12 May 2018 by Andy Milner from Paignton

    Very impressed nice atmosphere and the food was fantastic

  • ((((( 7 May 2018 by Sue Sullivan from Torquay

    Amazing food , great value and lovely friendly service ..
    Highly recommended

  • ((((( 1 May 2018 by Lisa from Torquay

    Visited for Sunday Lunch, food was lovely and excellent customer service.

  • ((((( 1 May 2018 by David Anderson from Torquay

    The best lobster I have had. Starters very good.We both had an excellent cheeseboard to finish. Service was excellent there is a 2 hour table slot which is not a problem did not feel rushed. Finished off sitting outside under the heaters excellent all round.

  • ((((( 30 April 2018 by Dana Leong from Torquay

    Great fresh seafood nicely cooked. Nice environment and good service.

  • (((** 27 April 2018 by Anne Fovargue from Torquay

    We have eaten here before and enjoyed it. Last Sunday we booked a table for 2 people, normally there are 4 of us.
    The roast beef was off the menu, which was a shame as it’s really good, we were told if we wanted anything else we could have it for the same price as the beef, we both opted for the lamb which was lovely, unfortunately we were sat next to a table of 8 who had been drinking and were very noisy, but pleasant, it would have been nice to have moved to a quieter table as we couldn’t hear each other speak.
    When we arrived home we realized we had been over charged only by £2 but it’s slightly annoying, I put a comment on line and a lovely lady called Donna got back to me offering us a complementary carafe of wine on our next meal which was really kind of her.
    So we would defenatly would eat here again.

  • ((((( 27 April 2018 by Cameron Allen from Torquay

    Amazing food, amazing service, amazing place. Can’t recommend it highly enough.

  • ((((( 18 April 2018 by Debie from Torquay

    The food was beautiful, note to one's self, go more often ??

  • ((((( 13 April 2018 by Jenna Johnson from Torquay

    Incredible food, excellent service and lovely atmosphere!

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