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

Food and service always good.

Sarah Guise 22 July 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

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Customer reviews for On The Rocks

4.5 (((() (based on 382 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (330)
  • views (205)
  • lunch (168)
  • trendy (162)
  • romantic (151)
  • al fresco (111)
  • value (73)
  • private dining (63)
  • luxury (54)
  • large parties (48)
  • child friendly (40)
  • business (35)
  • entertainment (16)
  • afternoon tea (13)
  • breakfast (11)
  • ((((( 25 July 2017 by Alex Paske from Torquay

    Amazing food and brilliant staff, a must if you're in the area!

  • ((((( 24 July 2017 by George e Smith from Torquay

    I am rather fed up of answering all the questionnaires each time I have been to On The Rocks and I believe that in itself say it all

    I obviously wouldn't keep going back if it wasn't good ..... it's standard is consistent in every way ... food, service and atmosphere..
    Hence we keep on going!

  • ((((( 22 July 2017 by Sarah Guise from Torquay

    Food and service always good.

  • ((((* 17 July 2017 by Ros Ede from Kingskerswell

    A very enjoyable meal

  • (((** 16 July 2017 by Jenny from Petworth

    Pleasant, responsive staff. Meals (paella and monkfish) were tasty, but too large, which can be off-putting; especially one serving of monkfish which appeared to have had a double portion of pasta. Good value house wine. Nice position on the front, though very hot at tables near the window.

  • ((((( 16 July 2017 by Kristina Smith from West Midlands

    Excellent food and service. Definitely recommend and will return.

  • ((((( 15 July 2017 by Phil Eccles from Beds

    Excellent food excellent ambience good value thoroughly enjoyed monkfish and paella

  • (**** 14 July 2017 by Manuel Vrontas from Sydney

    Unfortunately this was not an enjoyable experience...chicken was dry, pork belly was undercooked and the seafood paella was actually a risotto. On the plus side the service was attentive.

  • ((((( 13 July 2017 by Ken George from Torquqy

    Very enjoyable meal with good ambience and friendly service.

  • ((((( 8 July 2017 by Clive Townsend from Torquay

    Lovely food / lovely staff / great location / great vibe

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