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Drake's Fish & Chip Shop

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64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
+44 1803 323302
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
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101 - 110 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 30 August 2015

Drake's in Babbacombe is a great fish and chip shop with a nice restaurant area although i have never eaten as i live local.All the fish is cooked to order but the wait is worth it.Good portions and good varied menu.Well worth a visit.

Thank spurno
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were visiting my "home" area with friends and I took them to Babbacombe Downs with a view to having some takeaway fish and chips. The intention was to sit on the downs eating them whilst looking at the bay view. Unfortunately the weather let...More

Thank KJBMTB
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Leaving Torquay after a flying visit we visited Drakes as we'd heard we could get gluten free fish and chips. Unfortunately this is not available on Sundays but the young lad serving my husband suggested baked plaice instead of deep fried. I couldn't have the...More

Thank DorothySharp
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Drakes is a fantastic chippy.pipping hot.cooked to order and the fish is so fresh and tasty. Staff are wonderful. If you visit after 4pm on a Fri.you be better off ringing and placing order as it starts to get very busy.This place is well above...More

4  Thank martin s
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We visit here every time we come to Torquay and the food is excellent every single time. The fish is absolutely second to none.

1  Thank MGreenSurrey
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We don't live far from drakes so this is an ideal fish and chip shop for us.. My husband works late shifts so when he finishes puts an order in to collect on the way home. This has always been fine and food cooked lovely....More

1  Thank CARIF210412
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Award winning fish & chips, get them at the take away and walk down to the front and enjoy the scenery and the meal. But be aware of the gulls , if you start to feed them they come in scores. It will also encourage...More

1  Thank MAKANMAKAN
Valerie B, Manager at Drake's Fish & Chip Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Thank you for your comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your fish and chips as well as the great setting of the Downs to enjoy your food. Indeed the Herring Gulls are a problem and that's why we encourage a box, so you can...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I wanted to eat a really English fish and chips on my holiday and I got it... I asked a large cod and I almost couldn't eat... almost... :)

2  Thank János D
Valerie B, Manager at Drake's Fish & Chip Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

We are delighted that you enjoyed Drakes Award Winning Fish and Chips and look forward to cooking for you again soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2015

We ordered a large haddock and large chips to share between us as we said we were not over hungry, well it was such a large portion, with the chips tasting lovely as the potatoes were sweet. The fish was also well cooked and very...More

Thank SusieWott
Valerie B, Manager at Drake's Fish & Chip Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

We are delighted that you enjoyed Drakes Award Winning Fish and Chips and look forward to cooking for you again soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

First class fish n chips decent portion and cooked fresh, sensibly packaged in an airy box so stayed fresh till eaten overlooking the sea

Thank stevemasonnz
Valerie B, Manager at Drake's Fish & Chip Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

We are delighted that you enjoyed Drakes Award Winning Fish and Chips and look forward to cooking for you again soon.

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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak as I find. I have always been more than satisfied when visiting this fish and chip shop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
12:05 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 323302
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Description
REGIONAL FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL FISH & CHIP AWARDS - that means that we're in the top 3 fish and chip shops covering Cornwall, Devon & Dorset.... Wow!!! Also voted Local's Best Fish & Chips!!! All food is cooked to order and served both hot and fresh. Offering fish, burgers, pies etc to eat in or take away. Inexpensive food, yet still delicious, so you can keep coming without worrying about the cost! Conveniently located behind Babbacombe Downs with car park close by. Been established for over 30 years. GLUTEN FREE BATTER OPTION AVAILABLE 5PM TO 9PM ON MON & TUE (SORRY NOT BANK HOLIDAYS).
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