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Below Decks

Unit 4 Beacon Quay, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
+44 1803 411106
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (27 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Unit 4 Beacon Quay, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited twice- once for food, once just for drinks. Great staff, good beer, gin, and wine, decent food too. Great location on harbourside.

Thank ChrisBartram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to Below Decks. Not warm enough to sit on the harbour side so found a table in the restaurant. Red onion and tuna baguette and a chilli jacket potato. All good. Nicely presented with salad. Tables could have been a bit tidier and...More

Thank Ali264163
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Took a random night out with my wife to below decks tonight and had a fabulous time. If you're not going here for a chilled night out your missing a trick. Great food great staff and the best atmosphere. Recommend it 100%

Thank BurnseyDHM
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a very clean well presented cafe, The food is excellent along with a wide selection of drinks.

Thank Chappellsford
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Needed a nice breakfast to keep us going for the day. Out of season thought it might be a problem. After a few false starts we happened on this great little place. Choice was great. We had mushrooms on toast and poached eggs on toast....More

Thank andyh20
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Nice, warm and welcoming on a cold morning. We enjoyed a tasty well-cooked breakfast. Decor is lovely too with a maritime theme in-keeping with its location. Definitely worth a return visit.

Thank DevonNightowl
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had breakfast today great service and food from two great guys Dave and James. Did not know you where there will be back again. Thanks for a great morning. Maybe I will try lunch next time the menu looks great.

Thank Lovejoy43
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Really pleased with our lunch here. We had sandwiches, the portions were very good and served with extra portions. Very tasty too.

Thank Annie D H
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food in BD is lovely and the paella is fantastic, great music and great atmosphere, visit here regularly. Would recommend but best to book as can get extremely busy.

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Went two weeks ago could not eat the squid as dark brown and over cooked although some pieces were ok. Maybe left overs from lunch and refried I don't know but not nice. I had fish of the day and my wife had mussels. Mussels...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 4 Beacon Quay, Torquay TQ1 2BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 411106
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