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The Church House Inn

££ - £££, British,
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
+44 1803 558279
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tiger prawns” (7 reviews)
“fillet steak” (12 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken to 'The Church House Inn' by friends who had eaten there before, we were warmly welcomed on arrival and directed to our reserved table. Orders for drinks were taken promptly as were dining choices from an interesting menu. Our starters came quite quickly as...More

Thank Leckhampton_2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Pre-booked after reading the reviews and adored it! Greeted with a smile & have to say the staff were great! Before the Sunday roasts even arrived they provided the must haves of horseradish & mustard (normally restaurants ask after) and the food...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Four of us went for lunch - one of our friends was celebrating her 81st birthday. They had a struggle to find anything on the menu that appealed but opted for the chicken supreme with potatoes and vegetables. The breast of chicken and new potatoes...More

Thank Booksearch
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We enjoyed a quality mid week evening meal for two in this quaint pub. The dining area was appealing aesthetically and was quite busy, but the service was friendly and prompt, the food was a good restaurant standard, the wine list was above average and...More

Thank AlphaMan123
Reviewed 16 July 2017

As a family of three we had pate starter followed by a special chicken salad, tiger prawn starter and steak, and our son had the slow cooked lamb. All dishes were excellent and the struggle to pick a desert was also a challenge worth taking....More

Thank 2011__John__2011
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit now and each occasion has been a delight. I now take business guests to this restaurant as it is such a nice venue and the food Is great. Can not rate the place highly enough.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Church today , Sunday Liz and I went to the The Church Inn at Marldon near Paignton ,Torquay for Sunday roast today and was it good it was excellent, very friendly staff , nice owner and the very good food , as Liz cooks most...More

Thank Landlordphil
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Church House Inn is as charming as ever, the staff are welcoming, friendly and efficient. The menu is even better than what I remember and the food was excellent. I like to have a table in the bar as I like the atmosphere more...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went to The Church House Inn last Thursday with friends, who have recently moved to the area. We ordered from the special 'North African Night' menu. The food was really delicious and we would certainly make the journey from Plymouth to eat here again -...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Atmospheric village inn not far off the A380. We found it difficult to fault. Friendly & attentive staff. Food was a treat. Starters included grilled asparagus. - very nicely done.Also a very tasty crab & prawn tartlet. For mains we had the chicken dish which...More

Thank caleyboy
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Sorry do not understand question as it is a very smart pub with very good food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Road | Marldon, Paington, Torquay TQ3 1SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 558279
Quintessential English Village Pub serving delicious food 7 days a week. We use finest local produce where possible to create a mouth watering array of dishes. Our menus are based on locally produced products wherever possible & change on a daily basis.
All of our sauces are gluten free and we have a number of delicious puddings suitable for coeliacs.
Special Evenings and Events - see our web site for "News from the Inn" for details.
Busy Bar serving local Real Ale, Selection of Gins & a large selection of Wines, including 18 by the glass, & locally made soft drinks.
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