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The Buccaneer Inn

££ - £££, British,
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
+44 1803 312661
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have just spent a wonderful weeks holiday in Babbacombe and arrived with a list of restaurants to try during our stay. We ate at the Bucaneer on the first night and had such a lovely meal that we ended up eating there every night...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food!fresh, tasty, hot, nicely served. Lovely location with beautiful views!definitely worth the visit!

Thank BeNiA_001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really warm welcome from Stuart and Hayley when ordering food and drinks at the bar. Ordered two piggy back chicken and Gammon melts. Food arrived quickly and very hot which was most enjoyable. Place was clean and tidy with reasonable priced meals highly...More

Thank blimey-its-him
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this pub while exploring babbacombe and what a delight it is, we had steak with garlic king prawns and it was delicious, they have a great selection of seafood dishes as well, out on the patio seating the views are excellent, can’t wait...More

Thank graham w
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we stayed in the hotel next door, we gave this restaurant/pub a try. And we did'nt regret it. Good food and excellent service. And prices were very reasenable.

Thank eja6042
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, lovely staff, fabulous views.There is always a blackboard menu as well as the usual menu. The staff are very welcoming and accommodating. They have a good selection of beers and wines and well behaved dogs are welcome in the outside eating area and...More

1  Thank Devonian2222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb meal enjoyed in a well run pub with friendly staff and a good atmosphere. All food is freshly cooked and served piping hot. The views across the bay are stunning and may be seen from inside the restaurant area or out on the...More

Thank Ashcombe68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I decided to have some food here the other day. I was shocked how we were treated by who I understand would be the owner/landlady who was sat at the end of the bar. Most of the staff were pleasant and the...More

1  Thank Simon M
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were initially shocked at this review, but after a little research we established that you were the family with the child that kept noisily running around our dining room disturbing all of other diners who were trying to enjoy a relaxing meal, and also...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Buccaneer twice on our last visit to Babbacombe and had two lovely meals which were good value for money and freshly cooked as always. The atmosphere was like a traditional pub and the staff were very friendly and welcoming we would...More

Thank Maxwell S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently called in at the Buccaneer inn Babbacombe for drinks, a nice pub with friendly stafff. We would visit again.

Thank sugarbabe69
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Questions & Answers
20 May 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
We have Cornish Rattler and Thatchers gold. No dartboard.
8 December 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Yes 12-2.30.
Amanda G
5 October 2016|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
No sorry we do not have either.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Babbacombe Downs Road | Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 312661
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A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.
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