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Soho Bar

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1 Palk Street, Torquay TQ2 5EL, England
+44 1803 411585
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Fab staff

What a fab place Rachel & Beth are great!! Great cocktails fab decor , monkeys on the toilet walls... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Purpleweej
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London
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Fabulous!!

Weekend in Torquay. Been to several pubs this weekend but this one is THE BEST!! Rachel & Beth are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
6699HUGO
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DORSET
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SOHO - Where Premium is our Standard! Bringing a mouth watering, champagne bubble inducing taste of city life to the bay is our fabulous welcoming Lounge and Cocktail Bar in the heart of Torquay, 'SOHO BAR'. Situated in the old Devon and Cornwall Bank at Number 1 Palk Street, the building has been transformed into a slick, classy venue with some really clever up market touches and aesthetic architectural 21st century lighting. The best part however? It's chic and it's Premium without sky high prices. We only pour premium spirits in all our cocktails, we only serve premium international beers, fine wines and quality Champagne - Premium is our Standard here are SOHO. We offer great value quality drinks including around 100 fabulous Cocktails of international standard, over 100 Vodkas and 100 Gins. We welcome everyone, all ages, all connotations - we are are one big family and we love people. Join us at Soho where pretentiousness is replaced with a night of fun to remember!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“bar staff” (18 reviews)
“great cocktails” (10 reviews)
“door staff” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Palk Street, Torquay TQ2 5EL, England
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+44 1803 411585
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fab place Rachel & Beth are great!! Great cocktails fab decor , monkeys on the toilet walls xxxx

Thank Purpleweej
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Weekend in Torquay. Been to several pubs this weekend but this one is THE BEST!! Rachel & Beth are awesome, so friendly & welcoming! Recommended!

Thank 6699HUGO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Torquay again and thought we would give this place a go again . After reading the reviews of others I think the Manager has to realise that if he carries on with the outrageous attitude he will find that eventually the clients...More

1  Thank GHarr49768
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Soho T, Owner at Soho Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Gordon for your second review after your second visit - why when complaining the first time for waiting to be served would you come back to complain about our attitude and review is beyond me, you clearly have too much time on your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting this bar every time we come to Torquay as it has a great selection of gins,a quirky design and usually friendly and polite staff. However after our visit tonight i doubt we will be going back. We sat at the back...More

3  Thank mazza92
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is full of unique decor that suits its exciting range of cocktails. Never been to a bar like it! Great place to drink and socialise. Friendly atmosphere welcoming different ages and sexualities

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I've frequented Soho a few times since January and I have to say, It's one of the greatest places I've ever visited, it's got lots of friendly and conversation-ready staff, the bouncers are friendly to people who abide by the rules, and even the owners...More

Thank Benji-JF
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I frequent Soho, by far my fave place to go in Torquay by far and I've lived here my entire life. Last Sunday I went in for a couple and met Beth. She was the best host I've had, in my drinking life! She was...More

1  Thank Devon M
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

G&t for £3 and being Gay not so friendly pub !! I was charged £4 cos I had slim tonic with no garnish ooooooh my god really Miserable staff - training and customer care goes along way 😄 I did make comment on face book...More

2  Thank paul h
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Soho T, Manager at Soho Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Dear Paul Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor in addition to your F-ing and blinding outburst on our Facebook page. We had no choice but to delete you as you seemed very aggressive. Clearly you need some support or help - which was evident...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Having gone there for many years I have decided not to go there again. The Manager always throws the empty bottles and encourages staff to throw them as hard as they can into rubbish reciprocals. This is not only disconcerting but frightening and also very...More

1  Thank robin S
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Soho T, General Manager at Soho Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for your review Robin - obviously a petty reaction to being asked to leave due aggressive behaviour last Friday, when you were also escorted off the premises by a friend whom was embarrassed by your unseemly attitude. When you place glass in a...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Late night eclectic bar serving great cocktails at a sensible price. Eclectic customers from all walks of life. Great late night venue and atmosphere. Wonderful outside sheltered and heated space. DJ playing dance music. Efficient bar staff.

Thank Ian B
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Brian W
14 April 2016|
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Response from robbinn76 | Reviewed this property |
I also feel the owner does not take criticisms well, maybe some people have a valid point, but it's like he can see nothing wrong!!! everyone who says different and criticises his perfect bar gets his very childish reply? I... More
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