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The Hole In The Wall

$$ - $$$, British,
6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
+44 1803 200755
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Revisited here after many years & seemed just the same as we remembered. A great range of real ale on offer. Stayed for lunch, ham 2eggs chips & peas, just a typical pub meal, but well cooked real ham & real chunky chips. Absolutely delicious....More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this oldest pub in town (1540?). We sat in the back in a little alcove where the stone floor slopes and the beam ceilings are low. Excellent service and the young bartender was very helpful with describing the local beers. Really nice food. 10.95...More

Thank suzyloo99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Torquay for one night, we visited this restaurant on the advice of friends; we were not disappointed. We had an avocado and crab starter, with a lovely crisp salad, followed by a beautiful, tender steak, cooked exactly as ordered, washed down with a great...More

Thank Linz6bil9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub ticks all the boxes, friendly staff, good beer, and lovely food all served up in a pub full of character! Great place!

Thank CheppyJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable Sunday roast in somewhat old fashioned and comforting surroundings, loved it and great choice of food.

Thank Andrearaggers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here after reading TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. Friendly welcome. Good choice on menu. Food very tasty, plentiful and nicely served. Would definitely visit again. Don't be put off for by location and outside appearance. A great pub for food.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor. Its an absolute gem. Great staff great food . Don't miss trying it . It best to book in advance.

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit this pub every time we go to Torquay. Our most recent visit will be the last. After standing for some time we got seats only to be told a few minutes later by the landlord to move up and make space for some...More

1  Thank pEv67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we visit Torquay the Hole In The Wall is a must go to destination. Our visit last Sunday was exactly what we were expecting. Great food. Friendly staff. Lovely ambiance.

Thank Vealygood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a very memorable few hours here, having excellent home cooked meals, real ales and listening to a live band! We cannot speak highly enough of a proper English pub experience!

Thank derek0
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Astra515 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry not got back to you earlier, we have been in Whitby this week. In answer to your question is we don't know, they might finish at 5 ish.
steve t
26 November 2016|
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Response from torquayBristolluk | Reviewed this property |
It's not my pub thank god
8 November 2015|
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Response from philomena c | Reviewed this property |
no sorry did not see a wine list ,Did see small bottles which made wine expensive to buy .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Park Lane, Torquay TQ1 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 200755
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