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Bar Envy

The Old Town Hall Union Street | 1 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5PL, England
+44 1803 214474
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
25 Jun 2016
“local venue”
14 Nov 2015
“Just to be a nice place know a dump”
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American, British
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The Old Town Hall Union Street | 1 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5PL, England
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11 - 20 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 30 January 2014

After several recent visits to the Envy for coffee and the enjoyable company of Robert the owner, I decided to try his American hamburger and Mexican coffee. The hamburger was excellent - best I have had in a very long time. A juicy char-grilled home-made...More

1  Thank ditsywitsy
Reviewed 26 January 2014

A hidden gem! This small restaurant serves lovely home made meals. The owner takes pride in his cooking and seems passionate in giving people decent great tasting meals. Fantastic value for money too. Give it a try - you won't be disappointed! Hope to return...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I had an excellent lunch today at Envy, right in the middle of Torquay. The food was great and the owner was so friendly and enthusiastic about the food he prepares and providing great hospitality for his customers. Everthing I chose from the extensive menu...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 18 December 2013

This small, yet classy, place is right in the middle of town, yet always seems to be quiet. The food in this place is gorgeous and extremely cheap (£3.95 for a burger, chips, coleslaw, WHICH WERE ALL HOMEMADE!). The owner also spoke about a 3...More

Thank Ash B
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Stopped in here due to the weather , what a great find !! Beautiful , fresh food. Cooked to our taste, the chef was friendly and the place hada good atmosphere

Thank Chantilly27
Reviewed 9 November 2013

it,s not the ritz!! but you would,nt get a burger as good there.ask for extra cold slaw we loved it! cheer,s

Thank Kenny M
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Stopped by for lunch and really enjoyed it. I had the seafood pie, which was excellent. I also tried my wife's burger which was even better (it actually tasted of beef!). Had the lemon cheesecake for dessert; I'll definitely be returning for another slice! Service...More

Thank Mike I
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Really wanted to like this place. From what I could see, most of the negatives stemmed from the place being extremely understaffed. One person cooking burgers, making drinks, serving, clearing tables & taking the money appeared to be a recipe for disaster. Super-friendly service, but...More

Thank Frankie_112
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Just stopped off for a coffee because it was raining and decided to have a burger as well, glad to say it was the right decision. Coffee was superb and the hand made burger was as good as you get in the States. Friendly and...More

Thank Mel W
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I have been to Envy twice now and each time I have had lovely fresh food at good value for money prices. The atmosphere is so nice and the staff are friendly. They really do excell on the food with a cordon bleu style. The...More

Thank sharonteena
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Average prices
US$8
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Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Town Hall Union Street | 1 Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5PL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 214474
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Description
Affordable fresh food prepared to order. Range of American style Burgers (with Handcut chips and fresh Coleslaw) and traditional English dishes (Cottage Pie, Gammon with fresh Pineapple, homemade soups and Devonshire Clotted Cream Teas featuring Daily Baked Scones and homemade Jam). Newest offering 'Mrs Cobley's handmade Steak, Mushroom and Guinness Ale Pies', with Handcut chips and veg, 3.95 - and that's our most expensive dish!
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