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On The Rocks

1 Abbey Crescent, Torquay, TQ2 5HB

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  •  - Devon
  •  - 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.

All was, as usual GREAT!
Good service, good food and fair prices!
Casual, clean and on the seafront with outdoor tables too....
Changes occasionally one or two things on the menu and sometimes has a special or two...
Highly recommended... can’t say more... try it!

George 12 September 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

4.6 (((() (based on 662 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (563)
  • views (360)
  • lunch (304)
  • trendy (273)
  • romantic (250)
  • al fresco (209)
  • value (154)
  • private dining (97)
  • luxury (90)
  • large parties (76)
  • child friendly (69)
  • business (67)
  • entertainment (27)
  • afternoon tea (21)
  • breakfast (16)
  • (((** 8 July 2019 by Sally from Torquay

    Staff were lovely but unfortunately they had run out of the wine we ordered along with three dishes we wanted to order which is very disappointing, however the staff were welcoming and polite

  • ((((( 14 June 2019 by Terry from Torquay

    A nice restaurant, friendly staff, good, all be it relaxed service. The food was amazing; can personally recommend the scallop starter and the monkfish main course. This was sublime, the monkfish, the vegetables, the sauce. All perfectly balanced, sublime. One of the best fish dishes I have eaten in years....
    One point of negative feedback. The tables on the main restaurant floor are crammed really close together. It’s impossible not to hear every word spoken on the next table however quietly they talk, it’s so bad it felt awkward at times having a conversation ourselves as it felt like we were interrupting them. Also, diners couldn’t get in and out from tables without banging into our table or our chairs and even the waiting staff would have to brush past or lean against us to reach over the table with food. I know it would reduce the number of covers and perhaps on a busy night profit but losing a table or two would make it a far nicer more comfortable experience, the quality of the food deserves it.

  • ((((* 13 June 2019 by Mats from Stockholm

    Cosy and comfortable. Very good and affordable seafood. Good service.

  • ((((* 8 June 2019 by Stephen from torquay

    Nice ambience, lovely views Good food, friendly and efficient service

  • ((((* 7 June 2019 by Emma from Torquay

    Great atmosphere

  • ((((( 5 June 2019 by Steve from Somerset

    Fantastic food as always, a restaurant everyone should go to

  • ((((( 2 June 2019 by Tatiana from Torquay

    Everything was perfect. At the start with booking online with no hassle, location is great, food is amazing and service is wonderful.
    I would recommend this place to anyone!

  • ((((( 1 June 2019 by Cathy from Paignton

    Great food, really good service, and relaxed atmosphere - really enjoyed it and will definitely return.

  • ((((( 30 May 2019 by Mary from Paignton

    The food was lovely. Good choice. Well presented. The set lunch menu was very good value. Tap water brought to the table without having to ask for it.

  • ((((( 28 May 2019 by Emily from Truro

    We loved it. Wonderful Sunday lunch, reasonably priced, and the service was brilliant. The atmosphere was happy and bustling. We'll definitely go again.

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