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“A couple of nice little shops inside - but empty apart from that.”
Review of Pavilion

Pavilion
Ranked #36 of 63 things to do in Torquay
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Owner description: This newly renovated pavilion is located along the seafront promenade, giving visitors easy access to the beaches and Fleet Walk shopping within walking distance.
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A couple of nice little shops inside - but empty apart from that.”
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Whilst staying in Torquay, we had a look inside the Pavilion. It was more or less empty, apart from a couple of little units, and an interesting display about the history of the building. Bought some lovely little presents to take home. Didn't visit the cafe upstairs, but it looked it's quite popular. Noticed a artist by the entrance, doing portraits, which looked really good.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
“So Sad.....”
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Having lived in Torquay from the mid '60s I remember the Pavilion as a thriving theatre, I went to my first Rock concert there, later it was a skating facility and now it's an indoor market...trouble is that many of the units are empty.......so sad..

ATB,J.

Visited August 2012
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Midlands
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“deserted”
Reviewed 16 August 2012

business seems to be declining in Torquay, the Pavilion was half empty with hardly and visitors, what's going on there?

Visited June 2012
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Solihull
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“So sad”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Sad to see so many closed and empty units in the Pavilions. 20 years ago it was a thriving shopping mall. Pleased to see that the lavender specialist shop still in existence.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Richard E
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Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Lovely building, but that's all”
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Lovely building, beautiful location, but that's it. The shops in here should be high quality, specialized, quirky. They are not, and that's a letdown.

Visited July 2012
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