We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Restaurant at Orestone Manor

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rock House Lane | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4SX, England
+44 1803 328098
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

257 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 256: English reviews
Nyons, France
Level Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner here with two friends was one of the best tasting we can remember! My wife had the artichoke & truffle soup to start and it was apparently divine. I started with the scallops - lightly seared, delicate, cooked to perfection! I had the venison as a main course: it was absolutely delicious, tender, wonderful sauce, exquisite taste. Everything... More 

Thank garryb124
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother had a voucher for an afternoon tea. The setting and food were lovely! It was all fresh and very tasty. Service was a little slow to start but the staff were all very friendly and attentive. I did however go with my 3 month old baby. There was no baby changing facilities available. When I asked they just... More 

Thank Clare R
orestone, Owner at Restaurant at Orestone Manor, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thanks for your review, and thank you for the great suggestion. We don't have a wall with the combination of strength and space that would accommodate a fixed changing table, but we have now installed a portable changing table as you suggested. We hope to see you again soon, and please be assured your baby will now be... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High quality food, can thoroughly recommend, lovely flavours, scallops were perfect, as was the souffle. Lovely flavours all round.

Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a group of 11, we appreciate that we are often not always ideal customers for restaurants that cater well for smaller parties. What joy therefore, late last week to experience this excellent establishment where the service and attention was faultless in just about every regard and the food bordered on exquisite save for the assiette of desserts that was... More 

Thank Geoff B
Level Contributor
26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My wife had bought me a Gastro Pub voucher from Debenhams for Christmas 2015. We've had a busy year so not had chance to use it until now, but boy are we glad we waited. The voucher entitled us to a 2 course table d'hote dinner with coffee and petit fours. We upgraded to a 3 course meal paying the... More 

Thank Don B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a first visit to Orestone Manor and what a surprise and pleasure. We visited just for a cream team but were greeted as if we were long standing guests. The Manor is a beautiful building which the owners have managed to convert in to a first class hotel and restaurant located with fabulous views over the sea. If... More 

England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Came here for high tea and was very impressed by the service, atmosphere, and quality. We were asked whether we had particular preferences before the freshly-made tea was brought out, and nothing seemed too much trouble. The sandwich bread was springy and soft and the lemon drizzle cake was heavenly. There were huge amounts of jam and cream with the... More 

Thank Finzi_uk
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Booked the restaurant as a birthday treat for my mother-in-law's birthday and I can thoroughly recommend it! We had the 2 course set menu, which was ample for us. My husband had the squid, which he said was well cooked and not at all rubbery and the leek and potato soup was creamy and delicious. Mains included the venison steaks,... More 

Thank Nina H
Level Contributor
357 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We enjoyed our first visit and came back the other day for lunch as a party of four for lunch. As it was a celebration we enjoyed some sparkling drinks in the lounge before going through for lunch. Our order was taken in the lounge and the whole process was very civilised and set the tone very well. The menu... More 

Thank Clive F
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The medium rare filet steak was cooked to perfection and melted like butter in the mouth. I choose with it peppercorn sauce which complimented the steak extremely well. The meal was one of the best I have had in a long while. The restaurant is perfect for a romantic meal and the staff are polite and attentive. The martini crab... More 

Thank Mbec64

Travellers who viewed Restaurant at Orestone Manor also viewed

Torquay, English Riviera
Torquay, English Riviera
Torquay, English Riviera
Torquay, English Riviera
Torquay, English Riviera

Been to Restaurant at Orestone Manor? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$52 - US$52
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rock House Lane | Maidencombe, Torquay TQ1 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 328098
The Restaurant at Orestone Manor is set in a lovely Georgian building with views over the gardens and sea beyond. We offer informative, efficient,friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer a Fine dining and Set price menu as well as Light bites, Lunch, Afternoon Teas and Sunday roast Lunch options, using the best quality locally sourced ingredients. The new Brunel Lounge Bar is fully stocked and we specialize in Cocktails Most of all Friendly and Helpful Staff. Family run.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Restaurant at Orestone Manor and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Torquay, United Kingdom
2 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Restaurant at Orestone Manor staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?