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 Selected Comments in Torquay

Jon
 Nice pub
Thursday, April 5, 2018Rating: rosettes

TheTruth
 Builders Yard
Yes it is a pub.... well that's the positives out of the way. If you know the owner you are welcome if not watch out?!?! More of a builders / lads yard than a pub. glasses dirty, staff not interested. Interesting aroma
Tuesday, February 20, 2018Rating: No rosettes

Andy Clay
 Rude service
Was in union inn yesterday at plainmoor Torquay had issue with getting my pound coin from fruit machine! Came out from fruit machine! Land lady said it's not my problem! Phone up number on machine! Very rude! Won't recommending this pub! 0/10 Couldn't care less attitude!
Saturday, September 23, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Andy Clay
 Rude service
Was in union inn yesterday at plainmoor Torquay had issue with getting my pound coin from fruit machine! Came out from fruit machine! Land lady said it's not my problem! Phone up number on machine! Very rude! Won't recommending this pub! 0/10 Couldn't care less attitude!
Saturday, September 23, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Anon
 Change of Name
This bar is now known as Ryans Bar
Thursday, January 12, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Guy
 Great live music
The venue had great live music nights in the Blues Bar down stairs but the upstairs Hot Rock wasn't as good.
I believe it has closed down now, such a shame.
Monday, January 9, 2017Rating: rosettes

Rhiannon Jones
 Fantastic Food excellent value for money
Took our kids on grand national day and although the pub was busy and clearly under staffed we enjoyed a fantastic meal and our kids loved the outside play area.
Thursday, April 14, 2016Rating: rosettes

Mya connor
 
This pub is just amazing we are always packet with people and its always clean and have very polite staff the land lord and land lady are kaye connor and paul fellows we have a rating off 5 star for our food and it is so cheap if you are willing to come to a family orientated pub look no further!!
Saturday, March 19, 2016Rating: rosettes

Susan
 
My daughter and l went here for Sunday lunch yesterday , wow ! Absolutely gorgeous ! Can't praise it enough ! Food pipping hot, almost too much lovely service with a smile !
Monday, October 19, 2015Rating: rosettes

Peter Jegorivo
 Nice community pub
A lovely pub, I went in on a weekday so I guess it's different to when there is a match on. The Guinness tasted great and the bar staff took great care when serving it, ensuring it settles before finishing the pour. I was in there while the pool team were practicing and they were a friendly bunch, as were the locals, who were welcoming. Bar staff were chatty and welcoming, and had a good knowledge of the local area suggesting good restaurants and takeaways nearby. A pleasure to visit.
Friday, February 20, 2015Rating: rosettes

Sue Coysh
 
Best drink I have ever had! The landlord made some mulled cider, it was warming as was the pub, so friendly as a lady on my own I feel I could walk into the Crown and Sceptre any time.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015Rating: rosettes

Ruth DOYLE
 Disappointing meal
The Willow tree carvery was a big let down. I was given a childs' plate,with very little meat on,& ALL the veg was very undercooked.The sprouts resembled bullets. The chef needs a course in cooking-we will not be returning there,EVER.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Anonymous
 Under new management
Just to let everybody know there is a new landlord at the prince of orange. his name is paul fellows and he is a nice guy not a pr*ck like the last one...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014Rating: rosettes

Anonymous
 Dreadful
Stoppy landlady. Closed on a Saturday night. Ummm, Avoid! Very unfriendly. No wonder pubs are closing. Stick to the Wetherspoons in Torquay
Saturday, May 24, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Steven davis
 Landlord
I forgot to mention the name of the landlord is glenn kendall
Friday, February 7, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Steven davis
 Landlord
I was telling the Landlord that his pool table was not working as far as some coins that I put in the slot were concerned. I was saying to my friend it may be a scam as he did not want to look at the fault. But instead of being like a reasonable person he grabbed me really hard and threw me to the ground. My ribs still hurt. but what even surprised me more is that my mate asked him to stop and just touched his back and he gave my mate a punch in the face. Alex is to scared to make a statement with the police. I thought he was a bit strange when he served me a pint and burped. How did he get that pub was it back handers. My phone number 07446616076. if anyone wants to talk more about this matter
Friday, February 7, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Warren smart
 Crown and sceptre
Hi,after reading loads of comments about this pub it's with great sadness to inform you that Roy has past away.
Thursday, September 5, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Nicola Beacham
 An experince
This a local pub with good pub grub. The landlord is very helpful in spite of what has been written before the only truth I could find in previous comments was the lack of hair and a couple of tattoos. The locals are colourful which is why its and experience. I would say its is slightly over priced when you consider other pubs in the area.
Sunday, July 28, 2013Rating: rosettes

Amy
 
The owner is a fat ugly bald horrible man who shouts at women in front of their children for honest mistakes. Wont bd stepping foot in there ever again!
Thursday, April 11, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Luke Mollan
 Clean and friendly
Decent beers, nice and chilled. Staff friendly and actually willing to have a chat with you (rare thing these days). Good selection of bar snacks, Good pool table.

Overall i found it very friendly.
Thursday, January 3, 2013Rating: rosettes

Davud Tabb Brixham
 shit hole
Dead waste of time
Monday, September 24, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Sue Wilson
 Royal Standard
Lamb cutlets done in wine.
made our wekend once again top nosh at the Standard.
Monday, September 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

colin hunter
 the prince
the best pub on the planet bar none
Sunday, September 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

Shady
 Let the good times roll
Nice bbq this weekend looking forward to the hot weather and good company and of course the young ladies x and a good game of Euchre.
Friday, September 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

Dave Appleby
 Great Service
Very friendly gman behind the bar and cider was good also thanks to the young man who scored some weed for my wife.
Friday, September 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

Rachel Perryman Reddenhill rd
 top night
Had my Hen night at the Standard
and the girls booked me a stripper-gram Police officer they tried to keep it a secret but i overheard them.
imagine my suprise when it was a WPC
She flopped her breasts out and i thought sod it....so i licked the cream of them .
what a great night and thanks to the landlady for the music and the buffet and at leat it was another woman i got off with and not a bloke or my hubby to be would have killed him lol
Friday, August 31, 2012Rating: rosettes

OMVIVORE23
 Pasty Problems !!!!!!
While waiting for the exotic dancers
i ordered a cheese and onion pasty.
As i put it down to answer a call of a nature.
the Gipsy looking women behind the bar came and cleared my table
i was disgusted as i had only taken a bite and as it was hot was waiting for it to cool down.
The Gipsy looking girl would not give me a refund or another pasty
so i have barred myself from going in again
you have just lost one of your best customers and the girls will not be very happy lady,as i am one of the best tippers and i dont try and grope them in their secret places.
Thursday, August 30, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Jayne Haggar
 
Best Pub In The Bay
Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

Me
 me
Nikki is doing a fantastic job.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012Rating: rosettes

Trevor Bolt
 I NEED A MAN
is it gay friendly as am visting Devon next week.as my mum still lives in Exeter
Monday, August 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

Brook irvine
 
Maggie and I visitred Torquay and the Devonarmsbecameour local Nikki and Spence are doing a great job iots the best bar lunch we,v ever had good luck to you both
Sunday, August 12, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Kevin
 Jacket
Jacket Potato with curried beans washed down with a pint of natch
for under 6.00
cant beat that
Monday, July 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

Helen Harle
 Party Time
Saturday is party night at the Standard
see you Saturday Phil my little bunny rabbit for some dirty dancing.
Thursday, July 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

Helen Chamberlain
 Rock On Tommy !
When i was a little girl
Mum and Dad used to Take us to The Royal Standard when we were on holiday.
Really love the place and when i am not working and get time to watch my beloved Torquay United play
the Royal Standard is the place I Always head for first on my pub crawl.
Have known Tommy Day since i was a teenager (long time ago lol)
infact Tommy was the person who taught me how to play poker.
Rock on Tommy !
Monday, July 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

NICK BYE
 LOST WITHOUT THE ROYAL
ALWAYS USED TO GO IN THE STANDARD
WHEN THINGS GOT ON TOP OF ME THE ONE PLACE YOU KNOW THE GIRLS ARE GOING TO PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE.
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

Seb Ernst
 Down and Outs
went in the boot's and lace's social club was full of down and outs from the Leonard Stocks drop in centre.
Sadly Torquay's pubs like the Town is becoming a dumping ground for the people in Britain nobody wants.
Thursday, July 5, 2012Rating: No rosettes

PAUL BUCKLE OF LUTON
 Best Pub In The Bay
When i was down in Torquay
this used to be my hang out with loads of pretty girls and late nights.
Still miss it now got nothing as good in Bedfordshire.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

David Tabb (Brixham)
 loads of pussy
always a good night at the standard
Tommy is a right Laugh as are most of the customers.
lots of young pussy which is alwayas an atraction.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

Shelly
 Down Hill
The Union Inn
used to be a friendly pub full of Torquay United football fans.
sadly they no longer seem to drink in the Union.
a lot of the people in there are either from the drop in center Leonard Stocks and the only females seem to be the local ladies of the night who work the strip at Paignton and down town Torquay.
not a place i would recomend.
Friday, June 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Deano Denley (Exeter )
 Another great pub
Loved this pub
like a second home to me and me old mucker Tommy the landlord was allways a gentleman.
big portions of homemade food
loved the home made Devonshire pasties and the Whitestone cider
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

Paul Buckle
 Worth a vist
The gils are all very nice
i never saw any slags
just hot babes.
Monday, May 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

Harry
 
and also haunted
Monday, May 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

Lisa Buley (Brixham )
 
went to one of their South African evenings. wish i hadn't you can see why they call them the boers.
the food was also undercooked
and the lady was hard to understand.
Monday, May 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mark & Paula showers
 Liver is amazing.
we live in Derby so we visit whenever we are in Torquay which is every 3 months or so. The Dumpling is by far the best pub/ restaurant to go to. The beer and ales arn't the best but that is outweighed by the delicious food and hospitality......
Pub of the Year owner - Derby
Thursday, April 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

David & Julia Turner
 Delicious
Went to the Devon Dumbling on the 17th March 2012 at 19:00 hours table 11. the atmosphere was fantastic and the food was delicious. Full marks for the owner's chef and staff, will be going back again and again well done.
Saturday, March 24, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Naomi Landman
 
Hi Eric, We are 5 adults from South Africa coming to England in May. On the 24th of May we will be sleeping over at The Trouville Guesthouse an we will definately visit your pub. It is on a Thursday,so will be able to enjoy some jazz. Looking forward to meeting you.
Sunday, March 18, 2012Rating: No rosettes

red
 now Shut and derelict
Tuesday, February 21, 2012Rating: No rosettes

jamie
 
now Called Old Skools one of the best Bars in the bay great value beer and food
Tuesday, February 21, 2012Rating: rosettes

Dave Hart
 proper pub
Visited the Devon Arms for a few Pints one afternoon, great welcome friendly locals. Landlord/Barman made us very welcome
Sunday, February 19, 2012Rating: rosettes

Luke Haywood
 Nerz
Went here when I was 14, got wankered as the barman is a top lad!!

Thanks again to the arms!!
Saturday, January 14, 2012Rating: rosettes

Jenny and Mark
 Excellent Value
The Devon Dumpling has been a lifeline to us since we moved to the area a month ago. We've been so busy decorating, we've relied on the pub for our main meal of the day 2 or 3 times a week and have never been disappointed.
The pub is so popular we've had to book a table a few times, but usually a table comes free around 8 o'clock. The staff are always friendly and the food is excellent value- the small steak for just over a fiver is wonderful. They are happy to adapt the menu e.g. if you don't want chips or potatoes you can have fresh veg instead- good for the waistline and just as filling.
Because the pub is popular the atmosphere is great too. We'll definitely be seeing in the New Year here.
Saturday, December 24, 2011Rating: rosettes

Jo Carpenter
 New Owners!
It's good to see the Prince of Orange open again with new owners. It is welcoming, with friendly staff. Good luck to Glenn and Lynne
Wednesday, September 21, 2011Rating: rosettes

Jilly Lunn
 
Where do I start, fantastic atmosphere, especially on a Tuesday/Thursday and Sunday nights when the very talented guitarist plays!!! Great range of Real Ales, friendly staff. It really is the best place to spend an evening in Torbay!!!!!
Thursday, August 11, 2011Rating: rosettes

ash
 upstars
how much is it to have a go up stars??
Tuesday, July 5, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Linda Stanley
 
When I visited Torquay last year, my brother and I enjoyed quite a few visits to the Devon Arms, the proprietors were fabulous, friendly people, and we had the time of our lives there, it was the best time in Torquay.
Sunday, June 5, 2011Rating: rosettes

Linda Stanley
 
I ate there a lot when I visited Torquay last year, the food was fabulous, and it had great ambience. A friend and I sat where pirates of long ago must have sat. Its well worth a visit.
Sunday, June 5, 2011Rating: rosettes

paul miles
 looking 4 ward 2 this pub
im going to torquey may 30th and look 4 ward to comeing here the reviews look great 4 this pub
Saturday, April 23, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Don and Kate
 
Roy Heather and young dave Wheeler have made my trips to torquay so special sadly havent been back for a while but fond memorys of great ales local cider and perrys good craic and a welcome that i can only describe as homely crab sarnies if you need a bite to eat has made this the only pub i care to use when visiting my inlaws love the place a lottery win and its mine
Sunday, February 20, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Alison Hernandez
 Cheap and cheerful
A good range of home cooked food on the menu to suit all tastes.
Friendly people and nearly always busy so a great atmosphere. I am lucky to have such a good local pub.
Monday, August 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

Barry Landers(Sweden)
 A real pub
If you want a real pub with real beer and brilliant service look no further.
Monday, August 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

paul
 avoid this pub
food is ok but big big problem with drugs
Friday, May 28, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Keep it local
 Better than before by far
New Owners have purchased the restaurant/pub in May 2010 and the food is far better than before. I have eaten there about 5 times now and it is just getting better. The new managers have gotten rid of all the old pre-made dishes and are sourcing local fish, meat and veg. I over heard one of the chef's discussing the bread they will be making on site soon too.
I am loving the Tavern more than ever now
Friday, May 21, 2010Rating: rosettes

Tony Davidson.
 
Excellent food,especially fish and liver dish.I visited in 2009 with a friend.Elsa Whittaker who eats there regular,and was really impressed with the whole set up.
Monday, April 19, 2010Rating: rosettes

Nigel Wiltshire
 Sport
Excellent pub for all sports - a real atmosphere!.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009Rating: rosettes

Andy
 Surely the best pub in the country.
Amazing food, wonderful atmosphere and the friendliest people work there. Working in Torquay for a couple of weeks and they genuinely looked forward to seeing us every night. I hope to come back to Torquay and enjoy this place again.
Friday, December 11, 2009Rating: rosettes

Barry&Marlene Jones
 
This as to be the top pup in Torquay, top staff, top food, top owners wonderfull couple make you feel like your part of there family, reccomended to all travellers
Tuesday, October 13, 2009Rating: rosettes

Val Buhagiar
 Fantastic
Just to say what a wonderful karaoke night we had at the Devon Arms. Has to be the best karaoke in Torquay. Daniel is fantastic. If we lived in Torquay we would be there every week
Sunday, August 2, 2009Rating: rosettes

Mr. J. Anderson
 helpful staff
When my family and myself were at your carvery on Sunday. One of your staff members, (Helen i believe.). Was very helpful with her local knowledge of Torbay. This has helped my family to an enjoyable stay here in Torquay.
With thanks,
J. Anderson.
Thursday, July 30, 2009Rating: rosettes

Albert Thompson
 Best Of British
Last summer ( 2008 ), my wife, daughter and myself, went across from Northern Ireland to Torquay, for our holidays.

We went to The Thatched Tavern twice, for lunch, and it was absolutely fantastic.

Their menu is varied, and not too pricey, with a great choice of desserts too. They also stock a very good choice of ales/wines.

The only down side, is, the bus service, at night from Torquay Town Centre, is not great, which is why we opted for lunchtime visits.

Their staff are first class, as were the locals, and my young daughter received a very hospitable welcome.

Well worth the visit - try their home-made pies ( proper pies ).

10 out of 10. Will be back again. Best Of British.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009Rating: rosettes

tracey hunt
 
great visit to a real local pub, the landlord was very friendly and gave my friend and i a set of otter beermats each that we were collecting. we had two very pleasant trips to the devon arms during our stay in torquay.
Friday, April 24, 2009Rating: rosettes

jane
 lovely pub
Great food relaxed surroundings and the landlord and landlady are brilliant
Tuesday, March 10, 2009Rating: rosettes

jim donnelly
 
havent been in torquay in near 20 years used to live beside the manor inn at hilldrop terrace drank in the mannor inn many times i didnt think it would still be there it says something when a pub can hold its own that many years especially this day and age
Tuesday, December 2, 2008Rating: No rosettes

marie
 
the phone number has changed to 01803 408735
Tuesday, November 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

Steve Rawson
 disgusted
Do the slags stillhang out there, I thought this was torquay not amsterdam, the girls are rank, me & my mates wouldn't even pay 5.
Friday, August 29, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Roger Keen
 EXCELLENT CARVERY
Monday, August 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

Steve Goss
 Top 100 Pub
Voted by The Publican Magazine 'The Clocktower' one of the best 100 Pubs in the U.K. in 2008. Well done everybody.
Friday, July 18, 2008Rating: rosettes

emma rock
 discriminated against by having a baby
we had visisted this place from many recomendations, walked miles to find it, pub had only 3 customers in, told when we got inside that they hadnt got a licence for children!!!!! no such thing exsists, my baby was fast asleep and caused no noise but were asked to leave, it was a shame because behind us were a party of 12 who changed there minds when witnessing that... we only wanted a bite toeat and half a lager..
Friday, June 13, 2008Rating: No rosettes

happy jack
 good beer great crowd !
I love the post horn , its a proper pub, nigel keeps his beer well and theres always something going on.

2 a pint all day sunday, i'm well happy ! ;>)
Wednesday, January 31, 2007Rating: rosettes

edgy
 real live music
on a thursday they have a couple of guys playing guitar and stuff.

we go there at the end of the night and have a really good laugh.

the beer is kept well and the landlord is a right laugh.
Friday, January 19, 2007Rating: rosettes

Sandra
 Excellent, suits all occasions
Lloyds is a great bar. The staff are really friendly, the food is good and the drink is possibly the cheapest in the bay. There is a mixture of all ages and a DJ at weekends. A great place to go for lunch or to start a night out.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007Rating: rosettes

misc
 
Now a Lloyds bar. Ok during the day put turns pretty grim at night with loud music banging out.
Sunday, January 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Mark
 WONDERFUL
A lovely little pub tucked just off the main drag. Fantastc atmosphere and fantastic food.
Sunday, January 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

pete
 
went in on a sunday and it was 2 a pint all day across the board wicked!!!! music and atmosphere was good also traditional little pub....not many left
Friday, December 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

sam
 love the birds !!!
I went there one night and this stunnin bird asked me back to hers..
what a night....
Thursday, December 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

syd
 Great little pub - full of life !
Great locals pub, jam nite / open mike on a thurs evening,
karaoke on fridays
Good beer. Fit birds.
get in there and enjoy the atmostphere...
Thursday, December 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

Master M Bates
 brilliant!
i went there for my mums birthday last tuesday.Tthe food was great, the new owners are so friendly, so are all the staff. the food was brilliant! we will definatly be going there again!
Monday, December 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

N/A
 where is the hot rock and blues
BORING!!!!
ROUGH!!!!
Monday, November 13, 2006Rating: No rosettes

anon
 Disgusting
The floors are sticks. The toilets are appauling! It should not even be on the best pubs website
Monday, November 13, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Elle
 101% food and service!
The nicest pub in Torquay, they have new owners. The service was spectacular, the waitresses trained, very polite and easy to talk to. We did not have to wait long for our food, the presentation on the food was great. The menu is amazing, there is such a variety of wonderful foods. A very friendly pub. The new owners and 100% better than before. As soon as you walk in there is a smiling face either the lovely bar maid or the hilarious bar man welcoming you. Very much recommended.
Monday, November 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

denis
 local
im local & its one of the pubs ive been in
Saturday, October 21, 2006Rating: No rosettes

lou
 hi
this is a gr8 pub but last week im sure i got myself banned i was total idiot sorry hehe xxx but ye this is top pub bit expensive but still top xxx
Monday, October 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

gary plainmoor
 peaceful pint
i popped in for a pint with my grandad in law and some of his relations from brum.we all thought it was a nice peaceful venue and enjoyed the booze on offer.then the woman turned up and said come on time to go,so that person complaining about a dog should think themselves lucky.
Thursday, September 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

John Clayden
 The licensee alias Basil Fawlty has now left
New people have taken over today (Tuesday September 12, 2006)
Tuesday, September 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

chris Lye
 GRAET PUB !!!
I live in paignton, and the hole is the only pub in torquay that I go to
Wednesday, September 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Graham
 Excellent
Friendly Staff, great beer, live music was brilliant! All this in a lovely looking traditional pub. Best pub in Torquay without a doubt
Wednesday, August 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

manuel
 too quiet
sound system in this place is sadly lacking and choice of music a little predictable. pleasant little place but could do with a major refurb....ditch the christmas lights til christmas maybe?
Saturday, August 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

manuel
 Thatched Tavern Inn (aka Fawlty Towers)
Funny that this place is in Torquay, Basil Fawlty is alive and well and managing this place!. Service is appalling. Waitresses are not trained, have no idea of how to deal with the public (or even speak english!). Manager has many problems, mainly psychological. Fantastic location but spoiled by rude and rubbish management. Apparently it was our fault that the table was not cleared...that no cutlery was provided with the deserts...and that the waitress could not find our table.....KEEP AWAY!!!!!
Wednesday, August 9, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Eric
 NEW LANDLORD
Hi
My name is Eric and i am the new landlord! We now have entertanment every night of the week and have brought JAZZ back evey Thursday! we still run a FREE entry QUIZ on Tuesday Nights! We have just started Karaoke every Sunday!!
Come on for a great night any time of the week dont be shy give us a try!! Food served all day every day!
Monday, July 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Roy
 Lovely Pub with new landlord
What a refreshing time we had at the Devon arms with Eric the new Landlord.
Tuesday, July 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Stuart Duck
 Hmmmm!!
Freddy obviously is lying!! Either that, or he was in a different pub!!
Sunday, June 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ron
 Service is poor
Waited a hour for a meal, after main course no one came to take our order for desurts- when we complained the owner/manager told us: so wat, the rudest man i have ever met- doesnt desurve the business.
Sunday, June 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

Gill Wood
 watch out for the public car park clampers
pretty good all round.
Monday, May 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

Julian Hill
 Paradise
We visited on May 6 & 7 2006, great food, great location, teriffic staff. We provided the cabaret (Grace the magician) Any chance of another booking
Sunday, May 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

John Williams
 m
One of the very best pubs I have ever visited, the food was great, the wine and beer was great, the landlord and landlady were very pleasant and the staff were efficient and eager to help
Thursday, May 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ben
 great night out!
had fantastic evening up stairs on 22nd April,especially the Girl in pink bikini! All my party with me enjoyed it,ready for more next time we are up!!
Sunday, April 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

mark beazley
 this pub is houses now but the pub used to be grea
this pub is houses now but the pub used to be great
Tuesday, April 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

bob
 Not There
Basically this place is shut, demolished and is not a block of flats....says it all!
Tuesday, April 11, 2006Rating: No rosettes

tina nelmes
 hello
i love your pub betty
Thursday, March 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

Redge Campbell
 Great Memories
25 years ago my girlfriend (now wife) and I spent a lovely spring weekend at the Cary Arms. Over the years we have cherished two brown coffee mugs given to us by the owner at the time. Sadly one of them has just broken. Any chance they still exist?
Sunday, February 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

mrs e a cheeseman
 excellent and clean
we visited here in august, the food was out of this world. we will be visiting again in april, as we will be on holiday.
Sunday, February 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

PADDERS
 FIRST CLASS
GREAT VALUE MEAL. GOOD BEERS, GOOD SERVICE. BEST EVENING WE HAD IN TORQUAY.
Tuesday, February 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

dave campkin
 uurrgghh
not a nice visit.staff were rude they would only speak to the locals (im not one) and the beer was dreadful .. never again for me
Thursday, January 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

dave
 at last a real pub
what a nice pub,landlord went out of his way to talk to me (complete stranger) friendly customers and staff who obviously cared about the beer as it was lovely
Thursday, January 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

dave campkin
 Great pub one of the best
one of the best real pubs ive ever been into.. bar staff were friendly there was live music the beer was great and no doormen as appently the pub has never needed them
Thursday, January 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

sam
 great night out
Great night out, fantastic singer on.
Friendly bar staff and good relaxed atmosphere
Wednesday, January 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

freddy
 truly miserable staff
been in a few times always dead and nobody even says hello an awful welcome to torquay
Tuesday, December 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

minto
 THIS HORSE NEEDS PUTTING DOWN
Well, it's hard writing a review of a place that's so bad without worrying about being sued. So,try it. See how not to run a pub. But somebody must like it-it survives.
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: No rosettes

minto
 IRISH WELCOME
Now in the capable hands of Kath and Paddy -late Saemus O'Donnells-
this is a fine local with good grub and good choice of ales. Three pool tables and a very spacious bar and lounge make this a great place to be day or night.
Garden at rear for those two days of summer. Enjoy.
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

minto
 BARKING MAD
Very comfortable pub with friendly Management and staff, but no food except high season.
Maniac dog runs up to you barking like crazy.Every time this happens someone has to calm the mutt down. Must put a lot of strangers off.
They have a family room but children tend to be in the bar area and nothing is said, Pity.
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

minto
 UNFRIENDLY
You have to have been a regular for seven years before you get an 'hello, how are you?@ in this place.
A few locals hang about the bar whispering and peering over their shoulders at any strangers who happen to have ventured in. Terrible.
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

minto
 STAND A PINT
Not enough chairs and tables to sit at during the day so soon fills up. Bad if you want to eat. However you can sit uotside during the two days of summer taking in the traffic fumes.

Food and drink standard OK
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

minto
 PUSH CHAIR FREE
Great pub as children not allowed -so has that real pub atmosphere.
Manager can be a bit iffy at times but the food is of good quality and ample portions too.

Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

anig
 furb
loving the pub quizs
Sunday, October 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Whitney
 ABSOLUTLY AMAZING
In the summer as well as the winter there are fantastic views and a warm friendly atmosphere!!!!!!!!! South African family and hold South African evenings which are great
Wednesday, October 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Brian tthe snail
 The Old Mill
best pub I have been to in Torquay. Was run by a friend when I last went in 2002, not sure now though have lost touch with friend. Customers are friendly staff are also.
Will be back in there soon.
Friday, August 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

ANON
 DISGUSTING
FOUL PLACE, FULL OF KIDS, FLOOR STICKY. GRIM.
Saturday, August 13, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Lucy
 Great all round pub
Fantastic food during the day, had the best steak I'd tasted for ages! We went back in the evening and listened to some quality tunes! Great pub, A+++++!
Saturday, August 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Julie Cashmore
 Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This little pub on the main road through Babbacombe has the most fantastic atmosphere. It has a skittle alley, pool table and darts and good ale!
Jacky & Graham the landlords are in a class of their own.
Try it, you won't be disappointed.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Tim Follett
 New owners of Little House
Did you know that this bar is now called the Old Albert.
With its friendly staff and modern vibrant atmosphere this is a great place to be.
Thursday, June 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Acton
 Hot bar staff
good atmoshpere, relaxed in the day, pre club party at night.
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Acton
 Lets all go to the Prince
Good beers, cool landlord, pool, darts, cards, what else to need from a pub.
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Acton
 Good food and drink
Excellent service teamed up with great British food and wide range of good drinks to suit everyone. Good place for lunch dates without spending a bomb.
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Acton
 What a location!!!
Excellent location with awesome views of the sea and coast, an amazing setting for a refreshing beverage on a hot summers day or during a storm, you can't lose. Good food too!!!
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Acton
 Not bad
Excellent spirit range for the serious drinking and a pool table, thats great!!
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Matt Acton
 Old School!!!
This pub rocks, a true old school pub, glad theres still one about.
Friday, May 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Peter
 Large local pub able to cater to all age groups
Good Food.
Two main bar areas, one traditional pub with live entertainment over weekends. Phone Simon Banks (Licencee) for details. Large concert room available for hire.
Tuesday, May 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Andy
 How's it going
I met you in 2003 and I found it to be a really friendly pub albeit with a barmaid that had relations in NZ, thta was bloody good,the only thing I'm pissed off about is I did'nt get the squiggles for Tracy. If you read this e-mail me See ya Andy
Sunday, March 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

CHRIS LAMBERT
 FRENDLY CHATTY PUB MADE VERY WELCOME EVERY YEAR WE
FRENDLY ATMOSPHERE DARTS AND POOL MADE VERY WELCOME BY JEFF THE OWNER 6 YEARS AGO STILL GO IN EVERY YEAR WHEN WE GO ON HOLIDAY ALWAYS REMEMBERS YOU LIKES TO TALK FOOTBALL LOCALS ARE OK AS WELL
Sunday, March 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Stuart Duck
 Brilliant time
Thanks guys for making me feel very welcome. It's always a bit of a downer travelling alone, but you really made my holiday! I will be back before Easter (hopefully!)
Drop me a line anytime, let me know what's going on!!
stu
Friday, February 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

marie harris
 very good pub
i go there every day
Wednesday, October 6, 2004Rating: rosettes

scott
 great bar
great bar, very attractive lady who works there!
Monday, September 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Lesley Wootton
 Recommended
FOOD, SERVICE AND AMBIENCE IN THE RESTAURANT IS FIRST CLASS. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Monday, September 13, 2004Rating: rosettes

darren bearne
 excellent pub. local and very friendly
Excellent pub, local and very friendly
Tuesday, August 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

anon
 you'll av a fun time there i did
youll have the best time of your life
Tuesday, July 13, 2004Rating: rosettes

anon
 best
best time ive had with the bar staff
Tuesday, July 13, 2004Rating: rosettes

lee mullins
 best pint of abbot ive ever tasted
very nice town pub. the draught is excellent. even the piano is in tune
Tuesday, July 13, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chelsea
 Welcoming,friendly pub with wonderful views
Situated across from the Downs in Babbacombe,they have wonderful views and a fantastic atmosphere!
The landlord and family are great and are ever so friendly South African family!
Saturday, July 10, 2004Rating: rosettes

Margaret Skea
 fantastic! Great Food, Great Welcome
One of the best pub, restaurants we have eatin in. Great menu at reasonable prices. Good atmosphere.
Saturday, July 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Bob Tucker
 A real gem of a pub.
Almost on the seafront, though hidden away, the Hole in the Wall is a real gem - a truly traditional little pub, with several real ales and an outdoor seating area.
Thursday, July 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

q
 Fun
Fun
Friday, January 4, 2002Rating: rosettes

all kirsty mates
 oh dear
it was a good fun pub but i am sorry to say that it has a very bad feeling to the place
Wednesday, June 20, 2001Rating: No rosettes

rachel
 good value
clean looking pub with good deals on food &drink .good real ale
nice staff.
jd wetherspoon pub always a good vist
Wednesday, June 20, 2001Rating: rosettes


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