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Old Vienna Restaurant

7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
+44 1803 380180
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Austrian, European, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
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1 - 10 of 841 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice birthday evening passed with reasonable meal. However disappointed to have the bottle of wine I ordered appear at the table already uncorked; not good practice.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank john t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Vienna is a must to visit. Fabulous fresh food and service was amazing. We cannot praise this restaurant enough. Definitely one of the best we’ve ever ate in. Chef/owner Werner chats to customers and presents complimentary schnapps at end of meal. Our waitress...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg- Another fantastic meal. Lovely food, fabulous service. I can't wait until the next visit This place is a must on any foodie visit. The owner/chef is the most pleasant of hosts.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gemsexeter
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

oops - missed one - of to austria on sunday for a week taking friend to push the car should i get stuck in snow - and a big shovel - thanks for your coments - just completed valentines menu and put on line -...More

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening with great food and service 🙂 the Pheasant was amazing. Plus extra yodeling from the chef adding to the experience.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephanielY8450GE
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

hi thanks for your review - have been wrestling with another 20 pheasant just now and the tail feathers are in the Xmas decoration - so point wasting them - how do i get the smiley face in a message?I am a lot more comfortable...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Keep returning here for our special treat each year. Usually for our anniversary or birthdays. Some years both. Great food. Great hosts. No where I'd rather spend my hard earned money on, or go to for our special time together. Best part is we never...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dplambert
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

hi thanks for your repeated visits - just wish there were 5 birthdays a year have a wonderful Christmas and looking forward to seeing you next year Kind regards Werner

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Went to Old Vienna on Saturday night for husbands 70th and my birthday (nice to share a birthday) and as always a superb evening. Special thanks to Julie and Karen, you are so natural with everyone making us all feel so welcome. What can we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NiV0n
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

thanks for review- always good to see you all - looking froward to seeing you soon i am sure i can think of other celebrations- by the way - who is looking 7o these days - you looked after him well kind regards Werner

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant I’ve ever ate in. The food was fresh,delicious and exciting. The service was fab. The chef (Werner) comes out to chat at the end of your meal with complimentary schnapps. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. It was amazing.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank moben1959
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

thanks for your comments- always good to hear we get it mostly right - any excuse to come out of my kitchen to share a glass of schnapps- cutesy of friends going to Austria by car i am expecting a delivery of 18 litres of...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We 1st visited this restaurant on a Saturday in February, 2nd time was a Tuesday in November, midweek it still maintained the lovely warm relaxed atmosphere that we had had on our previous visit The food was exceptional, the service was prompt and efficient.We spent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suechrisallen34
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

thanks for revisiting our small establishment and repeating your experience- looking forward to seeing you again and best for the festive season kind regards Werner

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Food not bad service then at that time in my opinion was poor but overall Not a bad experience, but I particularly wouldn't go againMore

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jacqui d
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

thanks for your findings - i never expect in a million years that i can full fill everyone's expectation - appreciate if you could let me know by email if you can spare the time what day you came in so i can use this...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Always a top meal with Verna and his team we have been going here for many years always great the quality of the food is top class top service and a nice yodel at the endMore

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank davewillcocks
Werner R, Owner at Old Vienna Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

thanks for your comments - good to hear you enjoyed your meal - my yodeling is getting stuck at he moment - these blinking colds going around - must take an Austrian flu jab - a glass of schnapps - without the sratch best wishes...More

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Sally M
26 September 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
Hi i am too old to open lunch and only open evenings except christmas day lunch perhaps see you one evening best wishes Werner
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Ivor A
2 February 2015|
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Response from Werner R | Property representative |
three course meal with wine - average is about 35 to 40 a head inclusive of wine my current menu in on line and i usually have some specials as well if there is anything else or special requirements please email me and i do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lisburne Square, Torquay TQ1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 380180
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant with an Austrian Touch - Austrian Chef/Proprietor-Werner Rott and his team are here to look after customers with a smile and mostly locally sourced ingredient in casual surroundings - a small intimate Restaurant with just 22 Covers where the guest is treated like a friend 2015 Taste of the West South Devon Fine Dining Silver Award 2016 Taste of the West South West England Gold Award, and so on, achieving new awards every year recently have been awarded certificate of excellence 5 years running - hall of fame. We do not cater for children under 6 years of age as we are a small restaurant and there is no room for high chairs or pushchairs etc.
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