Torquay has an abundance of excellent restaurants, casual dining and bars, all within a short walk or car journey of Villa Marina. From the famous Michelin starred to more modern choices – there is a cuisine and price to suit most. Below are some of those that come highly recommended by previous guests:

Gemelli Italian Restaurant

Tel:01803 294183
Gemelli is a place to relax and enjoy traditional Italian food at its best, accompanied by perfectly selected wine from the ‘Bel Paese’.

La Provence

Tel:01803 322664
La Provence is a beautiful french restaurant situated in Babbacombe, a stones throw away from glorious Babbacombe Downs and St Marychurch. Specialising in French Cuisine, local seafood and shellfish dishes.

Angels, Babbacombe Downs

Tel:01803 324477
This tea room and daytime restaurant bustles from the moment the doors are open. Fine bone china and loose leaf tea with home made scones, local jams and Devonshire cream make this a must stop for cream tea lovers everywhere.

Yum Sing

Tel:01803 293314
A great place for delicious Cantonese food, the Yum Sing has an extensive menu which caters for all tastes, and includes a large selection for vegetarians and those with special dietary needs.

Man Fridays

Tel:01803 296416
Man Fridays serve fresh, affordable fish in a casual, cosy atmosphere, with generous portion sizes accompanied with three kinds of potato and mediterranean vegetables.


Tel:01803 201770
Amici’s is a stylish Italian restaurant, located a short walk from Torquay harbour. Deliciously fresh Italian Fine dining, lunch and dinner menus available.

Ocean Drive

Tel:01803 209090
Ocean Drive is an American style atmosphere with bar, diner and garden. The indoor restaurant area is decked with memorabilia from all your favourite American stars of the silver screen. Ocean Drive is just a short 5-10 minute walk from Villa Marina.

Bianco’s Italian Restaurant

Tel: 01803 293430
Traditional Italian food. Specials of the day on the blackboard with fresh fish and seafood. Early Bird/After Theatre menu.

Elephant Brasserie

Tel: 01803 200044
Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes 2006, 2007, 2008
A Choice of two restaurants on one site. The Room in The Elephant is their fine dining Michelin Star awarded restaurant and is situated on the first floor with stunning views of Torbay. It offers a truly exceptional dining experince. The Elephant Brasserie is situated on the ground floor and offers a Brasserie style menu in a more relaxed environment.

Hanbury’s, Prince’s Street, Babbacombe

Tel: 01803 314616
Judged as the South West’s Fish and Chip shop of the year six times! Enjoy their famous fish and chips in the licensed fish restaurant or sit on Babbacombe Downs enjoying the view of the ocean with your takeaway supper.

Hare and Hounds, Torquay Road, Kingskerswell

Tel: 01803 873119
An award winning carvery with a reputation as one of the most popular eating places in Torquay for over 30 years. A vast range of dishes on offer including the superb carvery and a sweet trolley to die for!

Hole in the Wall, Park Lane, Torquay

Tel: 01803 200755
A splendid pub and restaurant built in 1540 which offers excellent meat and fish dishes. With it’s listed cobbled floors, beamed ceilings and warm atmosphere, Torquay’s oldest Inn lies only a few yards from the harbour.

Number Seven, Beacon Terrace, Torquay

Tel: 01803 295055
The Number seven bistro, situated overlooking Torquay’s harbourside is probably the best fish restaurant in town. Daily special chalkboards and extensive wine list.

Spice Club, Torwood Street, Torquay

Tel: 01803 295556
Contemporary Indian cuisine with many firm favourites alongside a careful selection of Chef specialities.

These are just a small selection. There are many other excellent restaurants in Torquay. We will be pleased to send you a dining out guide when you book your accommodation.

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