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Memories Bistro

68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
+44 1803 322224
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Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (17 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Memories again this weekend it was as good as ever, we both had Scallops for starters followed by fillet steaks with a red wine and mushroom sauce, Superb.

Thank Elizabeth T
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks Elizabeth T for taking the time to write us a very complimentary review. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this lovely restaurant again tonight our meals were first class yet again food was cooked beautifully couldn't fault a thing.The service was warm and welcoming.Thankyou so much for a beautiful meal. This really is the best restaurant in the area .

Thank JulieDabinett
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks JulieDabinett for taking the time to write us a very positive review and for rating us as the best restaurant in the area, it is so nice for us to read such praise. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only open Friday and Saturday evenings, but well worth some pre-planning and booking in advance for this small old-world bistro, with some of Torquay's best food, especially their always fresh fish, excellently and simply prepared. Starters and desserts are also high on the memorable scale....More

1  Thank craigelachie
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you craigelachie for praising our bistro so highly. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had been trying to book a table here for quite some time but it is always fully booked . It was certainly worth the wait from the beautiful fresh home cooked food to...More

1  Thank beau148
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you beau148 for taking the time to write us a very complimentary review we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time at Memories Bistro, and before we left we have booked to visit again. From the minute we entered we were made to feel oh so welcome in this small but amazing bistro. Our friends had visited before and had told...More

Thank Amanda G
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Amanda G for your truly fantastic review of our Bistro, we were so pleased to read that you and your party really enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing I did after booking accommodation for our recent holiday in Babbacombe was to book a table at Memories as I knew having been on our previous stay hat it gets booked up quickly. This time I went with my husband and father...More

Thank Coral65
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Coral65 for taking the time to post us a very complimentary review it is always nice for us to have such nice guests as yourselves we very much look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had an 11OZ Turbot fillet (Only £16!) Extremely fresh. Beautifully cooked very simple cooked to perfection. Don't miss the equally good John Dory and for afters the Coconut tart. Thank you a wonderful meal!

Thank Mark H
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks Mark H for your very complimentary review of our Bistro, we look forward to your next visit. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

As always, this is simply the best food in Torquay. Fantastic meal, thank you Gordon and Hazel................

1  Thank Cathy R
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Cathy R for your very complimentary review, such high prise indeed. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We've been trying to visit memories for ages but it's always booked up. We finally went this weekend and it was well worth the wait. Hazel is the perfect host and the restaurant is a little gem - we loved the decor. The food was...More

2  Thank bobwantsabanana
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks bobwantsabanana it is so nice to read such nice comments on our food and our restaurant, we hope to see you again very soon. Gordon & Hazel

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our first trip to Memories on Friday and we will definitely be going again! Hazel was very welcoming and helpful regarding the menu. Her husband Gordon is the chef and he prepared a most delicious meal. We had all fish dishes, crab cakes, scallops, brill...More

1  Thank Kate W
gordonw21, Owner at Memories Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Kate W for taking the time to praise our food and service so highly. Gordon & Hazel

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Melissa C
6 June 2016|
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Response from Chris b | Reviewed this property |
We went tonight and they had a couple delicious sounding vegetarian options
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Elizabeth P
13 April 2016|
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Response from Eddie W | Reviewed this property |
Same as Stephen K said. They only open on Friday and Saturday evenings, probably from around 6pm. This is one very popular small restaurant with excellent food and service. It pays to book well in advance, although you... More
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Neil C
26 June 2015|
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Response from gordonw21 | Property representative |
We always have two options, we currently have Beetroot Bourguignon and Red Pepper & Garden Pea Risotto Cakes with a Roasted Red Pepper sauce.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 35
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Fore Street | St. Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 322224
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