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The Shack

43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
+44 1803 294400
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

With the wife telling me she wanted a cooking free Sunday I checked Tripadvisor for suitable places to eat.I found The Shack and read all the reviews and booked.We have just returned from that lunch and all can say is that all the five star...More

Thank spurno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Shack after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. All I can say is that it was probably one of the best carvery's I have ever eater. You get so much meat, and there is lots to choose from, all the selection of vegetables on...More

Thank Suze P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the reviews, decided to give this a try. Close to the bars etc. just a 5min walk up from the Clocktower on the Strand. Nice welcome from the staff and also the lovely smell of food cooking in the open kitchen! Nicely decorated...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the Shack on TripAdvisor this week we were after a Sunday dinner close to where we are staying, the write ups were good so we thought let's go for it and all we can say is that it was the best carvery we have...More

Thank KeithH301259
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried out this place early one evening. The best Burger I have ever had, along with good service. Well worth the visit.

Thank David W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The best Sunday Carvery you could wish for. It lives up to every excellent review on Trip Advisor. All the meats were cooked to perfection and the selection of beautifully cooked veg was excellent. Staff were very friendly and very efficient. Taken up to the...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We arrived with tummies as empty as cavern mixed with an abandoned slate mine, but we knew the Shack would fill them to the brim! They didn't disappoint! The burgers are absolutely perfect and the only way to improve would be to win the lottery...More

Thank restaurantninja
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Don't be put off by the rather drab exterior. This is worth a visit if you want good, straight forward menu - burger and chips etc. In side it's a lovely atmosphere. Service was good and the food lovely. Definitely a place for a family...More

1  Thank Robin W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Came here on a Sunday for their carvery and was not disappointed! It was a bargain at £9.95 - you get to choose up to 3 meats (they had turkey, beef and gammon when I went) and you help yourself to the veg etc. The...More

Thank Bingzz
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Shack is a Wonderful Value for Money Excellent Food Restaurant in Torquay, just off the Harbour. It offers a Great Menu, Quality Food, Freshly Cooked, Excellently Prepared and Presented, and with a Great Team of Staff who are Polite, Courteous, and very Efficient at...More

Thank Robert V
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Pete W
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Response from Tim J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is - excellent value it is too.
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Response from sue G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - but I would be surprised if they do, apart from guide dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 294400
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