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Small World Tapas

11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
+44 1803 431010
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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (63 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (13 reviews)
“croquettes” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Spanish, International, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best tapas we have ever had. Service was fantastic we rang asking for a table and they told us they were fully booked but they took our number down. Rang back half an hour later to tell us we had a table....More

2  Thank bristolboy89
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited a number of times and once again excellent service, excellent food (the sea bass special was absolutely brilliant) with a very varied menu and an excellent atmosphere. There is nothing that can be criticised. When booking I was asked if this was...More

1  Thank Richard186259
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love Tapas and are very glad we visited this fabulous restaurant. It has some unusual items on the menu e.g. the Caribbean Plantain salad but very delicious. My husband being Dairy & Gluten Free rarely gets many choices of delicious food however here he...More

1  Thank Shelagh J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came for lunch and were completely blown away by the service and the food. Each dish was thoughtfully created and flavours were fantastic - especially the chicken satay and the peanut butter and chocolate cake. Completely faultless and it was a joy to chat...More

Thank figlia79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passion, top customer service, fabulous and inventive food. This restaurant offers the perfect eating experience with a great variety of dishes. The host is so passionate about food and clearly knows how to treat customers, it was evident she truly appreciates people choosing their restaurant...More

1  Thank sweetcheeks001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit, after recommendations from friends . Service is unsurpassed by any other ive had . Friendly efficient and informative . The glasses sparkled as did the hostess. Music just at the right volume to chat . We had rose wine served in a chilled...More

Thank reet1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have literally just arrived home after a visit to this amazing little restaurant. The staff were friendly and couldn’t be more helpful, the dishes on offer all looked lovely and we had a hard time choosing what we were to have. But what we...More

Thank simbadoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault this little gem of a restaurant. Popped in with a friend for an early meal at opening time and managed to grab a table without booking (it is recommended to book here however). Having eaten tapas in numerous parts of Spain, expectations were...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here and again didn't disappoint. Although late due to taxi mix up, Sarah wasn't fazed at all. Food so delightful and staff so fantastic can't wait to go back

Thank SuziePaul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in Torquay for work and this place was rerecommended by the B&B. The place itself is well presented. Clean, comfortable and stylish. I asked for the vegan option and was surprised to see a full, separate vegan menu. Everything looked good, but I...More

Thank rave69uk
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2018|
Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Robert. Unfortunately, due to the size of the restaurant dogs are not allowed, unless service dogs. I'm sorry about that. Many thanks for your interest
11 February 2018|
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Response from Sara P | Property representative |
Hi Jenniford First of all, thanks for your interest in us :) We do have a variety of gluten free, dairy free, and all-kind-of-allergy-free dishes available. Very grateful you tell us in advance,as some of the members replied... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 79
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Abbey Road, Torquay TQ2 5NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 431010
  • E-mail
Small World is a dream in a pocket size. Our reserved but family atmosphere restaurant is one of the fewest places in Torquay where you can share absolutely everything. Because sharing is loving. And we love food. Quiet place where you can also peek at the kitchen while the Chef is cooking worldwide tapas. Not only Spanish, but from all around the world. We change the menu very often to offer you the best of every country. And if you feel like drinking a country as well we have a selection of wines, local beers, spirits and cocktails. We also have Free Wifi. We are not a chain. We are independent. We are FoodLovers
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