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The Old Market House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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The Old Market House is a contemporary restaurant in Brixham, Devon, a picturesque seaside fishing port. Our building is listed, and years ago played host to ship builders, an indoor fish market and a tourist information centre, amongst other trades. Now we serve fantastic meals harbour-side, with professional, friendly and efficient service from 12pm till late. Fancy a bite to eat with a beautiful view? We can do that! Our ground floor plays host to our bar and over 150 outdoor seats. Take advantage of St Austell Brewery's awesome selection of Real Ale (Tribute, Proper Job and HSD to name a few) and Cornish Lager (Korev) and the sun. Upstairs is our restaurant and balcony with full table service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Haven't eaten here for a while so decided to try for a change, was sorely disappointed with the overpriced lunch. I had the fish and chips (which used to be good) nice chips but the fish was almost non existent, just soggy batter hardly any...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jeannie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I popped into the old Market House for lunch this Saturday afternoon. We often pop in for coffee and always find the staff fairly pleasant, the food however is not quite so pleasant in our experience. Over cooked, greasy chips and a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the Mussels, were not disappointed, had a starter size for lunch , very good , 6 of us 2 had mussels, 1 had Brie, 2 had sandwich’s and 1 hummus , and 2 cheeses chips all very good and nice service , would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nige1945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in Brixham over the Christmas, visiting many of the bars and restaurants. In the Quay we visited The Old Market House. Our first visit was for dinner and a few drinks with a friend. The place has a wonderful feel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably arrived a bit late as 3 fav dishes no longer available but had a nice, well priced meal, friendly competent service and fab live music going on downstairs.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jaqc62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only had the mulled cider here but it was a nice, laid back vibe on Xmas day and the actual place looks nice outside and inside. It would be worth trying the food, to sample the dining area upstairs.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IOMtravelgirl
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Nice vibes. Lovely chilled music and customer Service. Just very expensive. Clean and outdoor seating. Have bands once in a while

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank C9336IXlaurenb
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Visited in December and thoroughly enjoyed the evening chatting and eating in a very welcoming and not crowed (which I guess it will be during high season). Defiantly speak with Bredon out trying the local gin !!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This pub/restaurant accepts dog in bar area, we visited on a cold November evening. We both had veg soup to start and fish n chips and grillled hake got main. Took a bit while after order but food was hearty, tasty and hearty. There are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Spiranian
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Great selection on drinks, super location, fantastic quality food... BUT overly priced, small portions, stuck up feel to the place, missing a welcome and a smile!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank adamdI5129IZ
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