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The Thatched Tavern

££ - £££, British,
Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
+44 1803 329155
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (12 reviews)
“apple crumble” (5 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
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1 - 10 of 496 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic staff,nothing too much trouble. Roast dinner excellent. Friendly atmosphere,beer garden beautiful. Beach and coast path 5 mins away.

Thank sunnist
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it all. The food is good and reasonable portions. The terraced garden is attractive and unusual

Thank IzzyWorcester
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to this Pub by a friend. What a beautiful picturesque old pub it is. Staff were friendly, the garden very quaint and a great setting. Food was very tasty and reasonably priced. Will go again when in the area.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate hear on a Friday evening as we had always known it to be good food in a charming setting with pretty garden. There were 3 of us and only 2 more in the restaurant. Very stark room. My partner had lobster which he said...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Josie is at the helm of this picture perfect pub and does a great job, hosting regulars and travellers with a smile and warm welcome. The staff are equally friendly and attentive, serving traditional cask conditioned ales, lager and a terrific range of spirits. There...More

Thank JamesBarnes084
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My burger looked & tasted like it came off a Brakes lorry to the freezer, to the kitchen, to the plate. Lovely pub, but didn't feel any love in the food. Open packet, place on grill. Or maybe I'm wrong?

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great character, contributed to by lovely staff, helpful and friendly. Plenty of room inside and out, without compromising the olde world atmosphere. Food and service excellent. (Ice cream very expensive though!)

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with two friends and really enjoyed our meals. All the food was very tasty, good portions and well presented The home made fish pie was excellent, the mushroom and brie Wellington interesting different and very tasty. Our friends enjoyed their Steak and ale pie...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pub that used to be a roaring success, both with locals and holiday makers. For food and to just go for a drink. However, over the last couple of years it had lost its way. But not any more!! I visited for...More

Thank carrotcake2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the off chance as we hadn’t booked and was greeted by happy, smiling staff who went out of their way to accommodate us. The food was superb and the service was excellent. The waitress named Jade was outstanding. This pub is well...More

Thank elizabethcarpenter38
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from mrspotdorchester | Reviewed this property |
6 October 2016|
Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry being a tourist myself in that neck of the woods for a short break I am not able to answer that question.
Aiden W
3 March 2016|
Response from Fiona B | Property representative |
Hi Aiden, we sell traditional pub food, sometimes with a little twist,, and plated roasts on a Sunday. All food is fresh and cooked to order. You can view our menu and sample specials on our website. We will be offering... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steep Hill | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 329155
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